10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

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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. So, What Will it Cost Me? ON-DEMAND WEBINARS On-demand webinars are a great and cost-effective way to train your employees - as they can access the content anytime, anyplace.

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

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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.

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Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

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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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Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. This is a single integrated search, allowing users to bookmark their photos with private and public tags, and increasingly we will be offering advanced searching options , rating systems and other tools. You can search for photos, see which photos are the most popular, and which ones have the highest ratings or the most downloads. Low-cost download options. (7)

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Photos + Movement = Photeo (Part 1 of 3) by Stephen Haskin and Megan Torrance

Learning Solutions Magazine

This three-part series will show you how to use the low-cost photeo technique appropriately in. A photeo is a video-like experience that creates a sense of movement and emotion out of still. photographs, short video clips from other productions, music, and narration. Readers in North. America may be familiar with photeos from Ken Burns’ series on Public Television, “The Civil War.”. eLearning. Design Strategies Development Strategies Graphics Media

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Characters for eLearning

eLearning Blender

The other option I am considering is going away from the cartoonish look and taking photos of an employee of the company. I am working on an eLearning project where I will be using a character that will be the learners tutor throughout the module. I am toying with the idea of creating a cartoonish character and in my research I came across SP Studio which is a very cool site that makes it easy to create custom south park cartoon characters.

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Tracy Parish: Actual Rockstar

bozarthzone

In that time I've watched her emerge as a leader in our industry, offering practical-real world help for those working on limited budgets through her dazzling aggregation of low-cost tools and products, to helping to lead the Toronto Storyline user community , to helping run the Canadian eLearning Conference. Here's one of my own favorite photos, taken on a day we snuck away from a conference to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Proud to be in KC

CD2 Learning

With a healthy economy and relatively low cost of living, young professionals can afford to buy single family homes if desired. So there you have it, some of the reasons that we put up with low temps, ice, and snow to make this area the corporate office for our technology company.

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

In the pursuit to make life smoother and more comfortable, man has tapped into the potential of AI and invented auto-driven cars, smart sensors to capture spectacular photos, and home assistant devices.

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What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

Ann Rollins and Myra Roldan: Low-Cost, High-Impact AR Experiences. Photos. Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Once again, it was a great experience. I had fun meeting people like Judy Katz, Tracy Parish, Cammy Bean, and Clark Quinn in person who I have known online for years, plus seeing people again from last year. Now that I’ve had a few weeks to process and reflect, I want to summarize some of what I learned.

Elearning applications

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The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

Also videos have more emotional appeal than animations or still photos. Low Costs: Video production costs have come down drastically in last few years. With camera phones recording a video is a breeze and at almost no cost. Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. I agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix.

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The #Realities360 Conference Backchannel – Curated Resources

David Kelly

5 easy, low-cost ways to do AR & VR in your classroom by Jaime Donally. How to share 360 photos for viewing on Oculus Go or any other VR headset without installing an app. This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the Realities360 Conference being held June 26-28 in San Jose, CA. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

E-learning is not a low cost alternative, especially if it is not aligned with the organization's strategic goals. ( photo credit: Mr_Stein via photopin cc. We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.). Online college courses are being promoted as the panacea for producing more college graduates and strengthening the workforce.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

First, publishers gain from reduced costs of publishing. It is relatively simple to publish an interactive eBook, and once published, you can make any number of copies you want at no additional, or minimal, overhead costs.

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Future technologies now

Learning with 'e's

HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience. The latest virtual reality headsets were enjoyed by many who were fascinated by how low cost headsets, combined with iPhones or Android phones could create such rich and immersive experiences.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

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Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

Flash is a ubiquitous tool to put various artifacts – PowerPoints, documents, photos and actual video clips – on a timeline. It follows that firms are producing more video learning due to the low cost of the ‘Record once, sell many’ model that’s inherent in video distribution. Affordability – typically costs about the same as a book. I’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life.

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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e-Learning Glossaries

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Incorporating Virtual Reality Content, Tools, and Devices into Learning Solutions

Adobe Captivate

In today’s world of technology, virtual reality is most recognized with products such as Samsung’s Gear VR with Controller which has a consumer cost at around $129.99 Also, choose from a variety of low-cost Google viewers. Photo: Article Photo by Bradley Hook from Pexels , Retrieved from Pexels.com at [link].

Why tablets will make the human race just… smarter.

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My own niece, 18 months old, figured out how to see videos and photos on my tablet, after playing her favorite games. The tablet is where we actually seek information, we do the heavy reading, where we watch video and photos. Austerity and budget cuts push everyone to low-cost tools, preferably “mobile” (as in “easily transferred”) and do not require other facilities, like a computer lab, power or tech support.

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The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

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How to Overcome Government Performance Management Challenges

Avilar

Institute Low-Cost Awards. Certificates of appreciation or accomplishment, award pins, office banners or a photo wall of fame are all creative, low-cost ways to make recognition visible to others. On paper, it looks like the federal government has the right formula for performance management – an ongoing cycle of planning, monitoring, developing, rating and rewarding employee performance.

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

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DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

TechSmith Camtasia

What They Said : In an effort to bring more connectivity in emerging markets, such as Africa and India, this high-powered, low cost device will be launched this fall for $99. Another nice little feature they announced allows you to use the Chromecast to show your photos on your TV when you are not consuming content, much like electronic photo frames. You can set that up by designating a G+ photo album to play on your Chromecast. (I

Flip your class or training with video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Annelies Ranzijn ( see photo) shared the experiences of Inholland with weblectures and I shared the experience of En nu online with the use of video within an online learning program , together we covered a beautiful range from professional to amateuristic use of video and everything in between. Amateur recording are perfect because they are low cost in situations with smaller numbers of participants and content changing rapidly, eg policy.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

While these examples are not considered to be web apps, this method might work for you, with benefits in low cost and not trivial functionality. Some examples of hybrid apps are BBC Olympics app , Wikipedia app , and Forbe’s Photos and Videos app. Most costly, difficult to build, but the fastest– with full control over. John Park is my guest blogger.

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Facebook for e-Learning

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On a class group page you can add links, videos, discussion threads, photos, create events and send group messages. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ".