10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATIONS It's no surprise that PowerPoint , Google Slides , or Zoho Show are the major players when it comes to presentation platforms. 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?

Training and Education for Millennials through Gamification

Your Training Edge

Fantasy Election 2012 ( [link] ) allowed players to build a fantasy ‘dream team’ of candidates and to compete against others in a virtual league, social media was utilized as a measure of engagement. In the workplace “game,” more than three-fourths of Millennials think they are smarter players than most. Many organizations are considering implementing gamification, primarily because of the relatively low cost involved to implement and the expected outcome of positive results.

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Progress on Management Training Program

eLearning Blender

I also had a little trouble removing the control bar from the flash player but the support staff quickly responded with a solution. Months and Months ago I mentioned how I am starting my first larger scale eLearning project in a posting titled Manager Training Program. I am now knee deep in the project and learning a lot along the way. I designed and developed a prototype for the first course and it is under review now.

5 Keys to Success With the Knowledge Guru Game Platform

Knowledge Guru

Legend is the optimal choice if you want to break up game play throughout the day and have players focus on a single topic per play session. You can have players complete a single world within the game, which would include all the day’s topics. However, if you overload your game with too much content, you will hurt your players’ ability to remember. The result is player fatigue and overload on their brains.

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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.

5 Keys to Success With the Knowledge Guru Game Platform

Knowledge Guru

Legend is the optimal choice if you want to break up game play throughout the day and have players focus on a single topic per play session. You can have players complete a single world within the game, which would include all the day’s topics. However, if you overload your game with too much content, you will hurt your players’ ability to remember. The result is player fatigue and overload on their brains.

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Challenges In Serious Game Development For Corporate Training

Wizcabin

All of these platforms provide different gaming experiences for learners/players. On the other hand, if the game is not VR, players tend to have access to it via multiple platforms, including mobile devices or PCs. Opting for cost-effectiveness.

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SCORM Cloud- Will It Really Change The Game?

Upside Learning

Low cost of SCORM player. In addition to my comments on point 2, if you are using the SCORM Cloud with your LMS which doesn’t have SCORM capability I am guessing that along with the pricing (based on registrations) there would be cost of integrating your LMS with the SCORM Cloud. Based on what I read here – SCORM Cloud pricing –to be honest it is not low. Read this news about SCORM Cloud going live on Monday 7 th June.

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How to Sell Online Courses On Your Shopify Store (Guide)

learnWorlds

Apart from the ability to educate other people through your knowledge, you also get to generate another stream of passive income at a low cost. We have said it before and will say it again: There is immense potential in selling online courses.

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Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

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. LearnItFirst.com enables its users to view their videos on everything from computers to smartphones to mp3 players, and the videos can be watched anytime, anywhere. I’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life.

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5 inspiring scenario-based elearning examples

Elucidat

At the end, those low-stakes decisions are played back with commentary on what they might suggest about the learner’s responses in higher-stakes situations. A low-tech interactive scenario makes a big, potentially daunting, topic accessible and engaging. Why it works: It combines Elucidat’s video players, rules, branching, social polls and layout designer to immerse the user in each emotionally-charged scenario.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Along came the internet and duplication, packaging and shipping costs gave way to low-cost digital delivery on the internet. Adobe Flash started as an internet player that eliminated browser incompatibilities and provided simple animation. For many companies developing simple “page-turner” eLearning courses, the loss of Flash and the addition of authoring tools only lowered costs and shortened development time. Part 3 of Part 4.

eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

Most importantly, big LMS players are indifferent when it comes to such customization projects as they do not justify the cost. Cost of ownership. It is not only the license that costs more, every interaction with Sumtotal whether for support or training is expensive. Low cost of ownership. eFront is cheaper than Sumtotal in a number of ways (initial and recurring costs, infrastructure, specialized support cost, training etc.).

Daily Bookmarks 06/19/2008

Experiencing eLearning

The euphonium player who uses a joystick to control the valves was especially intriguing to me as a former band teacher. Global Education On a Dime: A Low-Cost Way to Connect | Edutopia. ZaidLearn: University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE! Huge directory of links to free educational resources–open courseware, open educational resources, and general resources. Mostly higher ed. tags: openaccess , education , highered , e-learning , creativecommons , free.

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Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Along came the internet and duplication, packaging and shipping costs gave way to low-cost digital delivery on the internet. Adobe Flash started as an internet player that eliminated browser incompatibilities and provided simple animation. For many companies developing simple “page-turner” eLearning courses, the loss of Flash and the addition of authoring tools only lowered costs and shortened development time. Part 3 of Part 4.

Strengthen the Backbone of Your Sales Performance Part 1

Training Industry

As the layers of management flattened, they have grown to involve procurement as a more integral player in the decision process. Common language includes:—“All vendors are the same” and, “your product is a commodity”—language crafted to diminish any differences between a low-cost bid from a competitor and your value-rich offering. Hence, if you do win the battle of the competing vendors, you are now a source of cost-savings and no longer a business partner.

Assessment Automation v’s Validity of Assessment

ENROLO

This can be useful, but ultimately, it’s a bit like trying to understand a tennis match when you’re seeing only one of the players and one side of the tennis court.”. This can lead to a cost-focussed view of assessment, and with that, risks to learning outcomes – for example, through oversimplification of questions to reduce assessment costs, or reduced quality of assessment and feedback.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #3

Upside Learning

But the typical gestural system involves use of expensive cameras and special gloves or color tracking tags onto finger.Some smart students at MIT have figured out how to turn a typical LCD into a low-cost, 3-D gestural computing system. The ability to play different roles giving players varied perspective is also extremely innovative. Device tag support in HTML 5.

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Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

The complexity and cost of real-time reporting put it far out-of-reach for all but the largest and wealthiest organizations. Of course, other digital economy players recognized the same opportunity. In fact, with nearly instant data so widely available at such a low cost, it seems that yesterday’s time-to-insight advantage has nearly evaporated. Although I’ve spent my entire career in marketing and communications, measurement has never been far away.

Paper Bag Solutions – Providing Quality Paper and Bag Making Services to Customers Worldwide

Learnloft

Now, this is also a big business opportunity for many other small and big players. Their products are also popular world-wide, they are well known for their quality and low cost Paper Bag Solutions.

Classroom vs LMS: the battle for the future of education

eFront

There would even be opportunities for new startups and innovations to take over established players — the only thing that will be missing would be the record year over year industry growth we see now. The certification business for example has largely moved to e-learning solutions, enabling it to offer its courses at low cost to a worldwide market, and to easily adapt to the changes in curriculum that inevitably come with each new product version.

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. Government supervisors are key players in this transition, starting with the individuals and teams they manage.

Assessment Automation v’s Validity of Assessment

ENROLO

This can be useful, but ultimately, it’s a bit like trying to understand a tennis match when you’re seeing only one of the players and one side of the tennis court.”. This can lead to a cost-focussed view of assessment, and with that, risks to learning outcomes – for example, through oversimplification of questions to reduce assessment costs, or reduced quality of assessment and feedback.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

But with so many players and nonstop change, it’s tough for any given buyer to find the best solution for their particular needs. I’ve seen complex global corporations assume that a simple, low-cost SasS solution will suffice. If you add-up the high cost of maintenance, duplication of content, lost efficiency and lack of user engagement, it’s easy to make the business case for LMS consolidation.

10 Ways to Lose at Selling Learning Systems: For LMS Vendors

Talented Learning

The reasons why they buy and don’t buy are often subjective are much deeper than any feature, function or cost. Don’t forget to itemize plenty of low-cost options that are actually mandatory, so buyers are forced to untangle these features and debate the merits and cost of each. With so many niche players and so many ways to apply learning platforms, you’re likely to face stiff competition from across the spectrum.

Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

By 2015, low-cost cloud services will cannibalize up to 15% of top outsourcing players’ revenue. The low impact predictions is unlikely to directly impact learning but must be on your radar. The highly respected information technology research and advisory company Gartner has made the top 10 enterprise technology predictions for 2012.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

Here are three ways technology is providing upside assistance: Lower complexity and cost: Traditionally, the transition to an LMS was notoriously deliberate, time-consuming and expensive. Those realities meant that decisions were driven more by cost savings than the interests of learners. But modern learning technology is far more accessible and much less cost prohibitive. These are low-cost, simple solutions.

When is a LMS not a LMS?

eLearning 24-7

Low cost – again there are plenty of LMS vendors out there whose pricing is comparable and in some cases lower. Let’s take a quick look at some of the players in this next gen of lite learning management systems who may pitch themselves as not a learning management system. Over the course of the past few months, I’m seeing something. Okay, not something but SOMETHING. It just isn’t going away.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. This kind of holistic business learning strategy has potential not only to pay for itself, but also to transform L&D from a cost center to a profit center. Decreased new store/dealer onboarding costs.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning - Mobile

We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions , but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets.

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eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

Most importantly, big LMS players are indifferent when it comes to such customization projects as they do not justify the cost. Cost of ownership. It is not only the license that costs more, every interaction with Sumtotal whether for support or training is expensive. Low cost of ownership. eFront is cheaper than Sumtotal in a number of ways (initial and recurring costs, infrastructure, specialized support cost, training etc.).

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? It's going to be tough for me-too tools to push out these players in the corporate market. 7 - Niche Tools Emerge and Get Traction in Niches So the caveat to the above statement about the big players getting bigger is that I believe we will see more and more niche tools get traction. Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course

OpenSesame

In addition, OpenSesame has developed a SCORM video player that converts any video files to SCORM trackable elearning courses. There are lots of low-cost and free tools for screen capture and audio, including Camtasia , Quicktime and Screen Video Recorder.

Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

If you want an HCM, that CoD is a definite player and one you should consider. The Low Price Scale Box. Some of the solutions that use this model start at a low number of users. It is designed to focus first on small business or small organizations, in other words, low user bases. T he solutions that go this route of bundling low user bases are using the numbers to their advantage. Oh, and the total cost per year is 24K.

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

learnWorlds

For students, a subscription costs anywhere from $40 USD all the way to $80-$90 per month. Udemy Business makes course creation possible for everyone with free or low-cost course tuition options. There is no setup cost.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

eLearning 24-7

This is to say that 90% of features most folks seek are nearly universal in a LMS – low cost or otherwise. People often ask me why I seem to dog the big players in the space, ala SumTotal, Cornerstone and alike. The reasons include: They aren’t the only players in town. LMS vendors are continuing to add some very unique features in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. These expand past the standard feature sets, which I call 90/10.

Creators’ Guide to SEO Success

learnWorlds

That would be irrelevant, low-priority, or keywords without any searches. For example, if you teach a tennis course, a query like “how to hold a tennis racket” is relevant to your course, but “best tennis players” might not be very relevant. How to Get Links for Free (No-Cost Ways).

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