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.

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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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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 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 !

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.

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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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

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.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

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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?

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.

Seven ways that video can transform learning at work

Clive on Learning

Whereas once video cameras cost many hundreds, if not tens of thousands of pounds, they are now integrated for no additional cost in computers, stills cameras and mobile phones. And where once video editing could only be carried out by skilled engineers in elaborate editing suites, it can now be accomplished, often with equivalent production values, with free or low cost software on PCs and even mobile devices. Video is very much the medium of the moment.

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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.

Here’s an Easy Way to Manage E-Learning Projects

Rapid eLearning

It’s easy to use and free. The free plan gives you one power-up. For the most part, the free option should be fine. Also, check out this free e-book on how to manage e-learning projects. If you use a similar low-cost or free solution, let me know.

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.

Elearning applications

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year!

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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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. A USB microphone can be purchased at a relatively low cost and still produce great content. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3.

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

CommLab India

Feel free to play around with the controls on the top left corner of the screen. With its immense possibilities to provide a very immersive and engaging learning experience – at a very low cost, organizations have started using this technology to provide very successful training. .

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

For example, those who invest a lot of money into their health may receive the incredible return on investment of a disease-free body. The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. eLearning is not free.

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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

Learning videos - anyone can do them, but that doesn't make them easy

Clive on Learning

Some of these cameras work really well in low light, removing or at least reducing the need for professional lighting. Post-production of video, if you're bothered with that at all, can be carried out on a tablet or with free or low-cost computer software. Yes, the barriers to entry have been considerably removed, at least in terms of cost. Last week I explained why video trumps e-learning , at least in certain situations.

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.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

It’s free! Here’s a good, low-cost option for quick conversion of your existing Captivate-based projects for tablets. If you are a Flash Pro CS6 user, you can add this free (yes free!) This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. A USB microphone can be purchased at a relatively low cost and still produce great content. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3.

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

This is an issue I run into quite a bit because I get some of my graphics from those low cost (or free) stock image sites and often they only provide a.PNG version of the file. This is something I covered in this blog post on how to edit free vector illustrations.