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?

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. Adobe Captivate webinar Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 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 [.].

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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. Integrate a webinar.

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. Webinars

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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. In this webinar, with Jim Kirkpatrick, Ph.D., Learn to turn any content into professional graphics using PowerPoint, free and low-cost tools, and a few tricks the pros use.

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Webinar: How to Rock the New Features in Storyline 3

eLearning Brothers

During the course of the webinar a number of questions were asked and answered, but there were also some key ones that weren’t addressed that we’d like to address here: Closed Captions. Answer: While we touched on this during the webinar, it should be addressed here. 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.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Let’s hope the new crop of March webinars will help us catch up… Spread out over 31 days, there’s a huge selection. 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. Free for ATD members) You can no longer take a one-size-fits-all approach to frontline leader development. Webinar

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? July offers plenty of great webinars—check them out! 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? Webinars

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.

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. Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The Down-and-Dirty Realities of Modern Learning: Beyond Buzzwords (free for ATD members) You know the buzz—from “embedded” to “micro” to “agile.” This webinar will look at: Ills that plague our industry.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

There’s a webinar for that. You bet there’s a webinar for that. 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. Consequences include risk of legal action, significant costs in penalties, damage to brand reputation, and more. Webinars

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.

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.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

If you’re missing work and need a quick way to plug into some new L&D ideas, why not spend an hour watching a free webinar? Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: DEMO: Changing the Way Learning Is Created and Delivered with Xyleme (Free for ATD members) Xyleme is the learning content management system (LCMS) of choice for visionaries who are looking for innovative ways to change how learning is created and delivered. Top 25 websites for free graphics.

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 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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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.

Always On, Always Available Learning With Chatbots (and Training Magazine)

Learningtogo

You’ll save money with a list of free or very low-cost sources for the tools and training you need to build your first bot. Events Featured LearningToGo Blog Upcoming Events WebinarsYou can’t be available to provide coaching and feedback 24/7, but an intelligent chatbot can!

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/10/2011 Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners The most of you already know that I am a great fun of open source software and free e-Learning resources: 14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools 8 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools 31 Free e-Learning Books However, sometimes it worth to spend money especially if you are a beginner.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

REGISTER FOR THIS OCT 26th WEBINAR! Several decades ago, software companies began offering no-cost access to products for a limited time (or with a limited feature set), hoping to drive more demand for the premium version in the long-run. As market advisors and content publishers at Talented Learning, we rely on a freemium approach to showcase our thought leadership through webinars. Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us.

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?

Free Animated Gifs for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Who doesn’t like free and animated.gifs? Recently, the AppSumo site gave away free animated.gifs via Lordicon. The offer no longer exists, but the Lordicon site still has a pack for 50 free animated gifs. Use Free Animated Gifs As Header Graphics.

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Non-Profits: 13 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Improve Your On-Demand Learning

Spark Your Interest

recorded webinars. Low costs of delivery for you as a non-profit. Cost savings for the learner. Many non-profit organizations assume that they have to give things away for free. They see the cost as a sign that this has a higher value than a free item.

Professional Development for L&D – Learning To Teach Online MOOC Augmented by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

How much will it cost ? LTTO can be accessed free but an optional verified Coursera certificate is available for cost 63 dollars. Learning Café & KnowledgeWorking views MOOCs as high quality, low cost learning resource which should be used for employee learning. It offers in most cases high quality low cost learning content. L&D Capability Learning Cafe Webinar MOOCsAtWorkFrequently Asked Questions.

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The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

Moodle offers a free online learning management system that allows you to create your own programs with its scalable and secure tools. Free, but you may need to upgrade your hosting and server plans, as well as hire a developer to fully customize the tools. Although Chamilo is entirely free, you may need a developer to help you set up your modules. Free, open source software. Free and open source. Free and open source. Low-cost.

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. Here are some ideas for free and low-cost ways to support a learning culture: Look for free webinars or training events. No much money to throw around?

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LTTO+ Professional Development Course for L&D by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

How much will it cost ? LTTO can be accessed free but an optional verified Coursera certificate is available for cost 63 dollars. Learning Café & KnowledgeWorking view MOOCs as high quality, low cost learning resource which should be used for employee learning. It offers in most cases high quality low cost learning content. L&D Capability Learning Cafe Webinar Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) Plus ideastoaction MOOCs

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

It isn’t uncommon for offices to be spread across the country (or even the globe) as companies try to place their employees in the most cost-effective locations, or expand their talent pool outside the home office. In addition to the costs of traveling, there is also an increase in the amount of time it takes to get all employees trained on a new policy or procedure. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs.

LMS Pricing Models in India: Selecting the Best LMS which Fulfills your Learning Needs

PSB

Self hosted LMS is accompanied by certain expenditures, which include: Infrastructure – This is an ongoing cost as equipment will have to be repaired and also replaced, if required. IT support and setup costs – Setting up an IT system will incur considerable costs.

Tips for Developing a Course that Fits Your LMS

Bottom-Line Performance

Register for our free webinar this week on one low-cost solution, Moodle. At BLP, we work with many different learning management systems for our various clients. The only thing they all have in common is that invariably they are nothing like the one we used the week or month before. Because we want to make sure our courses work perfectly with the LMS, we’ve started asking a series of questions at the beginning of every e-learning project.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

High and rising cost of healthcare. It is quicker and more cost-effective to scale up. E-Learning for Health and Webinars. Webinars are a solution that many organizations have put in place to deliver aspects of their training.

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Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

It isn’t uncommon for offices to be spread across the country (or even the globe) as companies try to place their employees in the most cost-effective locations, or expand their talent pool outside the home office. In addition to the costs of traveling, there is also an increase in the amount of time it takes to get all employees trained on a new policy or procedure. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs.

Elearning applications

eFront

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! This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution.

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

Open-source application: Now a day most organizations both corporate and non-corporate are looking for open-source applications because of onetime cost, quick setup, low cost, user-friendly, and highly customizable. Outsource: You can outsource eLearning development to experts to create high quality courses in lesser time which can save development costs. – Free Webinar.

Pricing Your eLearning Materials: Subscription versus One-Time-Fee Models

Web Courseworks

Additionally, this pricing model offers members with a low-cost way to gain access to the eLearning materials they want—especially if you offer a monthly subscription. For example, selling recorded webinars is ideal for subscription pricing because the entire package of webinars has more perceived value than individually priced webinars. This might also lead to repackaging webinars into ten-minute micro-learning segments. Quality & Creation Costs.

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)

learnWorlds

LearnWorlds comes with many free resources, beautiful landing pages, and sales pages, integrations, and many other marketing features that help you successfully launch a course to boost employee development and employee engagement. Start free trial. -->. Start free trial.

Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue

G-Cube

Off-the-Shelf e-Learning content publishers, technology-driven training providers, and everybody in the e-Learning space is under pressure to maintain the pace of content design & development on the new platforms at the same cost. Added to the woes are the rising costs of infrastructure, talent war for skilled manpower and the competition to deliver high quality content at a lower cost. Cost of Production.

e-Learning Glossaries

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning. E-Learning Glossary - Imperial College London Barrier-Free eLearning When participating with WSU, College of Engineerings Barrier-Free eLearning program, you may be introduced to new terms and concepts. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

There are organizations that choose a really free format for this. But what about costs and return on investments? We do this at very low costs. We will co-host webinars, set up Q&A sessions, write blogs or participate in your program in any way that adds value. I’m talking to learning managers each day about the 20 in 70:20:10; about knowledge sharing and about user generated learning that can facilitate this.