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. The post Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects appeared first on eLearning.

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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

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MorgueFile.com offers stock photographs in high resolution digital. Stock Exchange offers high quality images taken around the world by amateur photographers. TurboPhoto provides free stock images from 10 categories all of which are in the public domain. Its purpose is to provide a set of those graphics most basic and useful for low-level language-teaching, and at the same time, to make them as easily searchable as possible. Low-cost download options. (7)

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

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 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.

Revamp Your HR Processes in 2020 For a Resounding Success!

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As the new year rolls into the middle of the first month it is time for the leaders in the HR department to take stock of their processes and come up with new ideas to revamp them. It is a low-cost but effective way to increase engagement.

Elearning applications

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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.

More Than Ping Pong: Employee Benefits That Actually Work

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Check out some of these low-cost, highly-effective perks employees actually want. Flexible work hours. The ability to telecommute. Adequate vacation and sick days. Offsite activities. Casual work environment. Ergonomic work stations. Open concept environment. Visually stimulating art and décor. The right talent sees past the silly perks and puts more stock in where they’re headed past break time.

More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

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I usually get my images from Fotolio or iStockphoto but there are dozens of good stock image sites. When you’re working with limited resources you’ve got to find places where you can get good free or low cost assets. Keep your eyes open for places where you can get free or low cost assets. Considering that the question comes from those with limited budgets I’ll offer a few ideas on low cost solutions. They sound good and they’re generally low cost.

7 Free Handwritten Fonts for Your E-Learning Courses

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Font Stock. Or where do you find free (or low cost) fonts? I like to use handwritten fonts in my courses. They work well when I add them to speech bubbles, callouts, or captions. I also like the contrast a handwritten font adds to a more formal design. It comes across as a personal note—something I need to focus on.

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Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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Here’s an Easy Way to Manage E-Learning Projects

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If you use a similar low-cost or free solution, let me know. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Managing all of the to-do lists and activities for your e-learning projects can be really time time-consuming and a pain. I’ve worked in organizations where it seemed we spent more time managing the bureaucracy related to the project than we actually spent on it. Someone asked what I use to manage projects.

Tony Bingham #ASTDL20 keynote

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McDonalds Stock prices have been on a steady rise above the S&P since they chose to invest hugely in learning and development. Robert Niblock, Lowes – employee engagement is critical – engagement is as important as knowledge Most CEOs say that they feel the cuts that they made and we’re still doing ok. Today I’m at ASTD’s New England Regional Conference: Learning 2.0 Don’t get left behind in lovely Westford, MA.

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How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

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This is an issue I run into quite a bit because I get some of my graphics from those low cost (or free) stock image sites and often they only provide a.PNG version of the file. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do.

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4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

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Much like data-heavy slides, occasionally it can be hard to avoid creating a text-heavy, boredom-inducing slide and sourcing for the perfect stock image to tell the story just isn’t practical. 5 Super-Easy Techniques for Removing Backgrounds from Stock Images. What free or low-cost tools are you using?

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10 Tips for Better Troubleshooting & Technical Support

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If you don’t use Articulate 360 yet, there are all sorts of other screencasting options that are free or low-cost. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. I’m really proud of the e -learning heroes community. It’s active and filled with so many helpful people. I’m always amazed at how willing they are to answer questions and how quick they are to respond.

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E-learning in the Healthcare Industry

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The cost of establishing and maintaining physical training centers, for example, is high, as is the difficulty in meeting changing demands due to constantly changing trends in disease treatment, medical technology, and drugs. It has extremely low costs to setup, update and run courses related to traditional, classroom based learning. With e-learning it is easy, and cost-effective, to incorporate interactive and multimedia capabilities to the training courses.

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How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

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Stock Image Sites. There are a dozens of stock image sites where you can buy low cost images. If you pick the right tools, get access to some low cost assets, and predetermine some of your course structure, you’ll be on your way to success. Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible.

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How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

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just about anyone can create professional-quality videos with little more than a good screen recorder/video editor, a low-cost microphone, a webcam, and a smart phone. Your whole team should be making videos.