Get the Benefits of Employee Training with Lower Costs

Pract.us

Formal training, which includes highly structured classes, courses, videos or games often come in expensive packages with high costs for development and instruction. And that high cost-to-benefit ratio may keep many businesses from developing any form of training. Informal learning combines low cost with strong results. Informal training keeps costs low. And in return, you get all the advantages of a training program with much lower costs.

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Getting Your Staff Excited About Learning: 5 Best Practices

ProProfs

Your employees need to participate in training, but it can’t cost so much as to skew your financial ratios. That’s why a lot of nonprofits shift the cost of training , including professional memberships, onto their workers. My brain hurts! .

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. Despite its low cost and flexibility, Moodle’s weaknesses can make it a costly choice for companies with conflicting needs and requirements. ROI (return on investment): A ratio of the profit accrued by an investment versus the cost of the investment.

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

Learning Cafe

By 2015, mobile application development (AD) projects targeting smartphones and tablets will outnumber native PC projects by a ratio of 4-to-1. 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.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I mentioned a few free (or low cost ) graphic editors if you don’t already have one. If you hold SHIFT and then click and drag from the corner, the image will scale up or down without changing its aspect ratio. If you do this, keep in mind, you’re not limited to the default aspect ratio in PowerPoint (4:3). If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest.

Australian Online Training Best Practice Guide for Regulators and RTO’s

ENROLO

High integrity online training costs. 2.4 Multi choice wrong ratio. In some cases this is leading to low cost and low quality, online learning outcomes as well as giving online training a poor reputation. Many employers have experienced lack of knowledge and poor skills form students who have gained qualifications from low-integrity, low-cost online training and may mistrust all online qualifications.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Although this movement away from Flash will generate cost and complexity for eLearning professionals, LearnUpon offers their customers a number of alternatives including support for HTML5 content delivery. Despite its initial low cost and apparent flexibility, Moodle’s is actually quite expensive to maintain and adapt over time.