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

LOW-COST, HIGH-IMPACT LEARNING

AthenaOnline

This is why many organizations are searching for lost-cost, high-impact learning solutions. Something quick, cost-effective, and oriented toward implementation. For a free demonstration you can go to our remote work page , which covers working in a hybrid or remote environment.

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Save Your Budget: Curated Free & Low-Cost Tools, Resources

Learning Solutions Magazine

Save Your Budget: Curated Free & Low-Cost Tools, Resources. bill-brandon. Fri, 01/31/2020 - 00:00

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. Thankfully, Software as a Service (SaaS) LMSs are making these all ­inclusive packages available at unbelievably low costs. A Software as a Service LMS is a hassle­-free way to tap into LMS intelligence without having to deal with hardware or hire IT professionals.

The Best Free And Low-Cost LMS Design & Content Resources

Dan Keckan

In this article, we’ll share our most favorite free resources to draw in your learners and cultivate a culture of learning. Learning Management Systems Corporate Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks Free eLearning ResourcesHow can you build an engaging, interesting Learning Management System under budget? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Ways to Avoid Low-Cost LMS Challenges

EthosCE

That’s why you may be considering a low-cost LMS. A low-cost LMS will likely provide limited (if any) data collection tools or analytics services. A low-cost LMS is unlikely to offer the task automation services that save your team time and protect workflow. An enterprise-grade LMS will take on these tasks for you, freeing your staff to focus on program development. The post 3 Ways to Avoid Low-Cost LMS Challenges appeared first on EthosCE.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

So, What Will it Cost Me? In terms of pricing, Microsoft PowerPoint (standalone, not including full Microsoft Suite) will cost you about $109, for 1 user (both PC and Mac) in the Microsoft Store, but you can shop around and check out other vendors such as Amazon, Overstock or Office Max/Depot. If you're looking for free alternatives, check out Zoho Show or Google Slides. So, What Will it Cost Me? So, What Will it Cost Me? So, what will it cost me?

Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects

Adobe Captivate

While you or your organisation might subscribe to one or several online image libraries such as Getty Images, iStock Photo or even Adobe’s own photo library, in this post I’d like to highlight three low-cost (or even free) photo resources that let you search for and access photos instantly. Unsplash is a well-known photo library that lets you use images for free (and without attribution) for personal, as well as commercial projects.

What are some free, open source, or low-cost authoring tools to create e-learning modules?

QuoDeck

When you think of creating eLearning, you are thinking of SCORM modules or a full platform. If you are thinking of Scorm creation, I would recommend building on PowerPoint and using an add-in to convert to basic SCORM. If you can afford it though, Articulate and Captivate are spectacular for authoring. As an alternative, I would also like to invite you to try QuoDeck to create a mobile learning platform.

eLearning eSeminar: Low Cost – High Quality Avatar Animation 4 Scenarios

Adobe Captivate

The eSeminar on Avatar Animation for eLearning with low to no cost tools is now available and of course free as always on demand. You’ll find the eSeminar here: [link] Creating scenario based training presents us with both a wonderful opportunity and a significant challenge when it comes to asset generation. In this eSeminar you’ll [.]. Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

How a Low Cost LMS for CME Costs You More in the Long Run

EthosCE

When it comes to software, however, the difference is that a low cost LMS platform rarely offers the kind of value that you need to support your organization’s goals. Bargain LMS platforms often provide value that matches their low, low price. From emails to transcript importing, low cost LMS platforms rarely provide task automation tools that allow your staff to focus on member services more than data entry and verification.

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

eLearning 24-7

In my experience, small businesses (500 or less users) are the ideal audience for a low cost system. This does not mean that anyone who has more than 5,000 users should be a system in the low cost mode, but rather these systems are definitely suited to this business size. Are there low cost systems for the education market? Low cost systems are typically SaaS based (then again, the LMS industry as a whole is more SaaS based than hosted on your servers).

Schools turn to eBooks for low cost, convenience and engagement

Aptara

Schools turn to eBooks for low cost, convenience and engagement. The advancement of eBook technology offers school systems exciting opportunities to engage their students in a convenient, cost-effective way. They also provide an easy way to give students more access to books: The school district helps students download public-domain eBooks, putting an abundance of free materials at their fingertips.

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. How can you get good translations of your e-learning courses? What does it take to render your online learning content into the desired language(s), rapidly, with minimum expenditure?

Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012

eFront

This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning projects for 2012 that will help you implement a low cost eLearning solutions => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another Free or Open Source eLearning project that needs to be mentioned! Voki - a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

Top 10 Tips for Drama-Free Virtual Sales Meetings

Allego

The value of a reliable and drama-free platform cannot be overstated. A landline phone connection can be invaluable and is a low-cost alternative that will ensure your ability to immediately pivot to the dial-in number if your internet connection is lost.

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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. - if teachers can look past the fact that there are a lot of choices, working with Moodle to build content is easy - Joseph Thibault ( MM - GC ) The Real Cost - Upside Learning wrote a good post highlighting some important factors to take into consideration before implementing Moodle.

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 Making the decision to go with Moodle over other Learning Management Systems can be a very difficult decision, especially when you don't have the experience to know the benefits and drawbacks of Moodle.

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.

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. Going through these steps helped me come to the conclusion that Moodle would fit the needs of my organization at the lowest cost. Tags: Tools Moodle LMS Low Cost eLearning

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => You can read the full text of the book here for free.

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. In an attempt to advise our clients to choose an Open Source LMS after doing proper home-work, we have written these articles: The Real Cost of Free (Open Source) LMS. To me this is outrageous sums of money to be spent on something you probably got attracted to in the first place because it was ‘free’.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re in self-analysis mode, you might benefit from checking out a free webinar or two. PT: Elevating Women and Diverse Talent: The One Critical Strategy Most Companies Miss (Free for ATD members) One in four women are now considering leaving the workforce.

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Free learning & development webinars for November 2021

Limestone Learning

If you just need to change gears for an hour, why not try a free webinar? PT: Leverage Your LMS to Support Rapid Growth (Free for ATD members) A typical LMS is known for delivering training. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars? “ Tree, grass, fog ” by ???

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Thinking Outside the Course: Free Tools for Making E-learning Better

Mike Taylor

It is *CRAZY* cold around here today but that won´t stop us from exploring a mountain of great free tools that can make your elearning better. Later today, I´ll be part of the eLearning Guild Spotlight event, ¨ Get the Best Free Tools to Make Great eLearning ¨. Attend the Free Tools for eLearning Spotlight, and come prepared for a full day immersed with the latest and greatest—and FREE—tools that you can use in your work. 301 Free Tools and Tips for eLearning Design.

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. Big publishers are having problems as the cost of distribution goes towards zero and as that brings along a ton of competition from the low end. How differentiated is the content that we produce from all of the Free Learning that's otherwise available? Total cost: zero.

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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.

Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

This month’s crop of free webinars offers tons of hints and suggestions for our new modes of work. Because coaching’s a just-in-time, customized approach to development, it’s far more cost-effective than more prevalent one-size-fits-all approaches to learning.

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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.

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. To start hosting your own meetings you have to sign up for FREE.

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 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. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Free Stock Photos (Update 10/28/2010: suggested by Queralt Suñé ) Nearly 100% of their Royalty Free photos are Free Download.

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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. But I also produce a number of low cost professional development resources, which includes [.].

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT: Developing Employee Resilience Through Coaching (Free for ATD members) We don’t have to explain how difficult and unrelenting the demands on employees have become. These are traditional learning habits, costly processes, and antiquated skills. Implement low-cost nudge campaigns.

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. 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.

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. 1001 Free Fonts. Free (with Conditions). But one problem is that free isn’t always free. Seven Free Fonts. Bonus: free fonts in the community.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, March 1, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Becoming Leadership Fit: Techniques to Build Your Leadership Strength, Flexibility, and Impact (Free for ATD members) Being leadership fit is about operating at your personal best—for you and those you lead. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

And if all you’ve got is an hour, why not spend it well, with a free webinar? Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Building an Effective Coaching Culture Within Your Organization (Free for ATD members) Awareness of the power of coaching has increased significantly in recent years, as demonstrated by world-class surgeon and writer Atul Gawande’s recent TED Talk, “Want to Get Great at Something? Use cases, best practices, and humour included free of charge.