Top 5 Free and Low-Cost Adobe Captivate 9 Alternatives

JoomlaLMS

Adobe Captivate 9 carries the Adobe name, giving it instant recognition. Like all products, however, even from Adobe, its popularity relies on its usefulness. Adobe Captivate 9 boasts a wide range of features: Blog articles

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

An LMS that offers social learning, reporting tools, single sign­on options, e­commerce capabilities, mobile accessibility, and language localization is a complete package, and in some cases, costs a lot of money. Per-User Fees Raise the Cost of a Learning Management System.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? It has a free and a low-cost version. All quiz results are available in the free version.

Want Good E-learning Translations, Quickly, at Low Cost? Here’s How You Can

CommLab India

CAT software come with built-in memory tools that help ensure consistency in the translation and go a long way in reducing costs. Review the translated e-learning course for quality : Now, an internal team conducts a quality check on the translated online course to ensure it is error-free.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free? For free. (I’m Here are just a few: It’s free. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Free must mean sub par, right? You raise some excellent other issues: the mindset around free being subpar, IT support, and intended usage.

Moodle Pros and Cons Update

eLearning Blender

Click Here to Contribute to the list of Moodle Pros and Cons Moodle Benefits Moodle Drawbacks Open Source - Free to download and lots of great plugins to customize to your needs. - Tags: Moodle LMS eLearning Low Cost eLearning

Moodle Pros and Cons

eLearning Blender

Moodle Benefits Moodle Drawbacks Open Source - Free to download Reporting - There is no simple way to run a site wide report with users grades in multiple courses. Tags: Moodle LMS eLearning Low Cost eLearning

Free Learning

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche had a great post If learning was free that raises questions that need to be continually asked by learning and development around the issues of Free. How differentiated is the content that we produce from all of the Free Learning that's otherwise available?

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Why Moodle?

eLearning Blender

However, when it comes down to it, Moodle met most of the requirements I had listed out and met those requirements at the lowest cost by a long shot. Many LMS vendors provide trial versions and in Moodle's case it is a free download anyway so you can test out the full version at no risk.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Unfortunately that’s not always the case, but if you’re looking for some quick-hit training that’ll give you some great productivity ideas (instead of a sugar rush), check out the list of free webinars being offered for April. Uncover the organizational and personal costs of avoiding feedback.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, January 8, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 4 Keys to Enhancing Your Healthcare Culture (Free for ATD members) A healthcare company’s culture has a tremendous effect on the patient experience, and ultimately your survey scores.

Just in the nick of time!

eLearning Blender

Tony posted links to free downloads of Snag It and Camtasia. Post about free Snag It and Camtasia downloadsJust as I was looking into purchasing Camtasia Studio by Tech Smith I came across a blog posting on Tony Karrer's eLearning Technology blog just in the nick of time. I have been a long time user of Snag It and love it for screen shots. It is very handy for creating software training materials.

Open Source is Not Cheap, Leave Alone Free

Upside Learning

We’ve known this all along that Open Source is never cheap, leave alone free. The reason they say – it’s free or at best, comes at a low cost. We keep meeting prospects who are considering Moodle as their first LMS.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects.

Chronically Underfunded E-Learning

eLearning Blender

I have already played around with a free authoring tool called Course Lab. So far I have been very impressed with Course Lab especially since it is a free product. And here's the twist, how do I do it for free? So, even though it's cheap, it's not free. I'm hoping that this book leads me to the promise land of effective e-learning at the low, low, price of FREE

Serious Games

eLearning Blender

Several inventive sales leaders developed round robin tournaments and awarded the winner with a free lunch. If you have read my previous posts Proving ROI in Training and One small step for eLearning, a giant step for the company you know that we are focusing on improving product knowledge amongst our sales staff. One of the methods I decided to implement to improve this deficit in product knowledge is online games.

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We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

There are a ton of free hosted solutions that will most likely get the job done for us. At this point I am leaning towards a free hosted solution that will let us get started and prove the value of a Wiki. It's obvious that a Wiki would be a great help in my organization. A few years ago we started using SharePoint and now we are SharePoint junkies. The problem is that our SharePoint intranet has grown so immensely that it is now difficult to find information you need in a pinch.

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. Free for personal use !

7 Free Handwritten Fonts for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I shared ways to use the handwritten fonts as well as some speech bubbles and free hand-drawn graphics that you can download and use with the fonts. But Skippy Sharp isn’t a free font. That’s when using free fonts comes in handy. Free Font Sites.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => Free text to speech.

Engaging eLearning on a Budget: Tools Roundup by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Free and low-cost tools are available to help eLearning developers create engaging content without breaking the bank. Here are some suggestions for budget-friendly video, animation, and polling tools. Design & Development Tools Getting Started

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

Recent Comments Blog Archive ▼ 2011 (3) ▼ January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs Free e-Learning books Facebook for e-Learning ► October (3) Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meet.

A Free Tool & Free Graphics to Simplify Your E-Learning Course Design

Rapid eLearning

Considering this, the goal is to find as many free or low cost graphic design solutions as possible. There’s a free version and an inexpensive paid version ($19). Whether you use the free or pay versions of the application, it is a handy little tool.

Free-form responses on MOOCs+Business

Jay Cross

Free-form responses. Available anytime and free. I was impressed how they could use free text responses to qualify the progress of my learning. Opportunity to learn, free, go at my own pace, take or stop when I want. To learn a lot of interesting thigns from great professors in great universities, for free. Their reach and low cost. n=20, Business+MOOCS Survey 2/25-26/2103. What is positive about MOOCs?

5 Small Business Tools and Resources to Fuel Growth

GO1

Lucky for you, there are thousands of free and low-cost small business tools and resources available online that can help. Wouldn’t you love to grow your business fast but without spending a ton of money?

The C4LPT Learning Store

Jane Hart

At the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies (C4LPT) I’ve provided a variety of free resources for many years now on workplace trends, technologies and tools – notably the Directory of Learning Tools and the Top 100 Tools for Learning lists.

4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

Mindflash

Ideally these tools are easy to use and help me to create better-looking, highly effective content more quickly – and free is always good, too. It’s always better to show than it is to tell and Screenr is the best of the best in the growing arena of free screen capture tools.

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Consider some low-cost training strategies. Even the most cost effective program wastes resources if you aren’t training people in skills that improve your business. Surprisingly, one of the most cost effective ways to develop employees is to train all the time.

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4 Things to Consider Before Outsourcing Rapid E-learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Are you a training manager seeking to develop effective e-learning programs in quick time at low costs? It enables the development of e-learning courses swiftly and with less cost. Learn When to Outsource and How Much it Will Cost Through Our Calculator.

Why the Real Cost of Your Learning Management System is Higher Than You Think

Absorb LMS

Nothing serious, and these were tasks I could take on myself so the costs would be minimal. I learned an important lesson from owning that home: Low cost of purchase. Low cost of maintenance. Low level of effort. They then experience significant cost savings.

Why the Real Cost of Your Learning Management System is Probably Higher Than You Think

Absorb LMS

Nothing serious, and these were tasks I could take on myself so the costs would be minimal. I learned an important lesson from owning that home: Low cost of purchase Low cost of maintenance Low level of effort It’s pretty hard to get all three.

Webinar: How to Rock the New Features in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

There are number of free or low-cost options for creating caption or subtitle files. The one I used was a free version called Subtitle Edit. Last Tuesday, I teamed up with fellow eLearning rockstar Bill Milstid to discuss some of the cool new features in Storyline 3.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

A Year’s Worth of Free Resources for e-Learning. If you’re planning to develop some e-learning this year and you want to try it out before committing to an expensive software program, check out these free resources.

Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments

Upside Learning

While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free. We can construct our very SLE using these free tools. She covered the major tools that can be used to create a Social Learning Environment for free or at a low cost.

DIY Graphic Design Tips to Give Your eLearning a Visual Refresh

SHIFT eLearning

The good news is, with the variety of handy and often free or low cost tutorials, tips and tools to be found online, you don’t need to be a rocket scientist when it comes to design. It’s no secret that people do a great deal of learning through what they see.