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. 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.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? It has a free and a low-cost version. Low cost.


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Q&A: We can’t afford to build a website AND app for our LMS. What are the low-cost app alternatives?

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

App builders, while cost-effective, don’t keep up with the changes we make on the browser app, and we’ve found that they result in a disparity between the browser and mobile. A kick-ass app-like mobile site. Reader’s letter.

Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. Also, my guess is that looking at License costs is probably a bad idea here since quite often there are services, hosting, etc. costs that can exceed license costs. So, help on effective all-in low cost LMS solutions would be good.

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. The site lets photographers submit their photos who hope to get further (paid) business due to exposure on the site.

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).

Moodle Pros and Cons Update

eLearning Blender

Joe Deegan Reporting - There is no simple way to run a site wide report with users grades in multiple courses. You are stuck going into each course site to view one courses grades at a time or using the overview report to view grades for one user at a time. - It would be much easier if there was a way to manage groups site wide rather than on a course by course basis. The shear number of sites and courses on the web is HUGE.so

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. You are stuck going into each course site to view one courses grades at a time or using the overview report to view grades for one user at a time. It would be much easier if there was a way to manage groups site wide rather than on a course by course basis.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


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. Morgue File An easy to use free photo site. All photos on this web site are public domain.

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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. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. We’ve integrated Flash animations into Moodle home pages and replicated clients’ existing web sites. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required.

3 Years to 5 Online Courses and a Successful Membership Site with Becky and Jeremy Launder


Learn about the journey from 3 years to 5 online courses and a successful membership site with Becky and Jeremy Launder in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS. Now they’re working together on their online training site they founded in 2017. This site is really beautiful.

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eFront sites to check out


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 eFront sites to check out Here are a few eFront sites you might check to get a few ideas about your own implementation. link] Turkish educational site [link] Chinese learn English site. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

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Characters for eLearning

eLearning Blender

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. I am working on an eLearning project where I will be using a character that will be the learners tutor throughout the module.

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Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

These are both self-hosted sites now, although my blog was on WordPress.com for many years. You can use a free WordPress.com site as your portfolio as a job seeker, but you’ll have to host your samples somewhere else. Shared hosting starts at $2.59/month , so it’s quite affordable to get your own site and have full control. Free and Low Cost Hosting Options. Come people use template sites like use Wix, Weebly, or Squarespace.

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


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.

Types of Life-Changing Systems


A low-cost exoskeleton frame is currently being tested by the firm Lowe’s. The continuing future of manufacturing could be entirely distinct – it could go to this web-site also allow the creating of bodily organs or other medical essentials.

Get Skilled to Create Engaging e-Learning

Integrated Learnings

Post those on the corporate site. Work with Jordan to put the face-to-face training in Adobe Captivate so we can roll it out to the rest of the organization at low cost. But every day many of us bite the bullet and put something out to either satisfy a low effort request or a ridiculous timeline. This can be done from a combination of online learning sites like Lynda.com , training classes at web conferences, and formal training classes by tools vendors.

Gain Buy-In For Augmented Reality Training: Importance And 3 Steps To Take

Roundtable Learning

Schedule An Immersive Learning Demo Or On-Site Visit With An Experienced Organization. By scheduling a demo or on-site visit with an organization that’s experienced in AR training, you can gain a better understanding of how AR could work for you.

TCC08: Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking

Experiencing eLearning

Many businesses consider time on social networking sites wasted, but not all. Mass subscription with low/no barriers to entry. Free or low-cost, available to all online, use task-specific tools. Social networking sites will continue to be important, but they require active leadership. Google Sites for the wiki. Plaxo–aggregating from multiple social sites. Social networking sites will reflect changing roles in online engagement.

Online Marketing for Elearning Part III: Advertising


Content marketing is low cost but highly effective. Once they’re on your site reading your content, you’ll have a better opportunity to introduce them to your course. A lot of the ad platforms we mentioned will include metrics that help you see how successful your campaign was in terms of drawing new visitors to your site. Are you ready to put some money behind your marketing? Here’s how to start.

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7 Easy Ways to Gamify Your LearnDash Course


The add-on is free for all LearnDash users, so long as you have an active license of LearnDash installed on your site. On the backend of your WordPress site, navigate to LEARNDASH LMS > ADD-ONS Locate the Achievements add-on and click “Install Now.”

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Manufacturing Sector Training Challenges That E-Learning Can Help You Overcome


It is effective on a range of levels, including low cost of delivery. With e-learning content, training doesn’t have to be undertaken in large groups for it to be cost-effective. Training in manufacturing companies can be costly.

Is data archiving a feasible solution?

Creativ Technologies

Although data archiving is required due to compliance issues, companies can get rid of on-site backup and opt for cloud data servers that charge as the volume of data stored grows. Amazon’s web service stores the data at low costs. Costs of cloud.

The 5 Best Tutor Scheduling Software in 2022


They can also use the interactive elements on the site to conduct one-on-one live classes via video conferencing and instruct pupils. From their tutor dashboard, they may control the entrance costs, themes, descriptions, scheduling, banners, and participant count.

Why is eBook security software integration crucial for publishers?


Publishing and distributing content online is relatively simple today and involves very few overhead costs. Protects your revenue: Online publishing can ensure huge reductions in costs. So if they get shared on peer-to-peer sharing sites, you will lose revenue.

ROI: E-Learning on a Shoestring

Kapp Notes

I talk to many clients who wonder how they can afford to develop and deliver e-learning when budgets are being cut, staffs are being reduced and the cost of e-learning development software keeps rising. She has written a book titled E-Learning on a Shoestring which describes how you can implement low cost solutions to cover basic e-learning needs.

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Elearning applications


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. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: android app for learning , bigbluebutton , corporate e-learning blogs , free e-learning , low cost e-learning for small business , low cost e-learning solutions , mlearning , open source e-learning Reactions: 2comments: Alexei said.

DevLearn 2022 – Rewind

eLearning 24-7

An extensive development site is included, it is pretty extensive and covers just about everything – from examples, coding and minimum requirements. I use it for the FAL web site. Content isn’t low cost.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?


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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More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

I usually get my images from Fotolio or iStockphoto but there are dozens of good stock image sites. The new Microsoft Office site has a lot of the same images you’d buy from vendors like Fotolio available for free. The new site also has a lot more up-to-date content so you’re not stuck with some of the older clip art (unless of course you’re designing a retro course on using Clippy). One of the things I do is subscribe to sites like AppSumo and Mighty Deals.

How ProProfs became a “Multinational Startup” – Killer Startups interviews founder Sameer Bhatia


Killer Startups, a user driven startups community, recently interviewed ProProfs CEO and founder Sameer Bhatia, who told the story behind ProProfs and how it went from a low-cost quiz making tool to a multinational startup providing comprehensive online tools such as LMS software , online survey software and training software , which help instructors and educators create advanced online training and educational programs.

eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Could the LMS be used for new employee orientations, site-specific safety training, internal policy management, and sign off? When pricing an LMS, keep in mind that the number of users who will access the LMS will likely affect your licensing costs. Permissions, level of maintenance, and ability to make changes on-the-fly can all affect the cost of LMS implementation and the staff resources required to administer online learning courses.

Social Learning: Part 2

Take an e-Learning Break

The learning idea I took away from this site is a good example of to incorporate good resources from other websites into your training. Of course, you'll need to check the links on a regular basis - the Internet is an ever changing tool - but you can take advantage of really great information at a low cost. [link] This video led me to an interesting website that has great links on how to help your family and friends reduce your environmental impact.

How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File

Rapid eLearning

I use it quite a bit to do screenshots for uploading to various image sites. Those are two free to low-cost options to quickly get the text from previous e-learning courses. Many of you have to convert old Flash courses to HTML5. All you have is the published course but not the original source files. It’s easy enough to extract the media (like images and video) from the published output.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?


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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How to Pick a WooCommerce Developer (& why it Should be a WooExpert)

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

WooExperts offer end-to-end services and specialize in all things WooCommerce, from large-scale site builds and custom development to complex integrations and store optimization. You can easily find a developer to fix your store at a low cost on a freelancing website like Upwork.

Snake Oil and (April) Fools

Clark Quinn

For April Fool’s of this year, we (the Internet Time Alliance , with large credit to Jane and Harold) posted a message on our site: The Internet Time Alliance (ITA) has spent much of the past year on a mission. And we really believe that the benefits – a more positive workplace, a more nimble organization, greater innovation and problem-solving – significantly outweigh the relatively low costs.

5 AdWords Marketing Tips for Your Online Course


And because advertisers only have to pay for the people who click on their ads, it’s a great way to control your costs for effectiveness. There’s not much point in restricting your audience if your chance of converting them is just as low as if you were using a broad match. If you’re not bidding on your branded keywords, your competitors might do so instead, diverting your traffic to their site. They’re low cost and high conversion.

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

Talented Learning

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. Many low-cost marketing automation tools and marketing-savvy learning platforms now support specialized packaging, pre-scheduled content subscriptions, coupons, discounts, bundles, branded promotions and more. Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us.

How can Virtual Reality Training change your Business?


Military leaders are gradually turning to virtual reality solutions as a way of making training more functional and cost-effective. . VR not only provides the feasibility to imagine a virtual car prototype at scale 1 but also to set up interactive cross-site design inspections.