eLearning on a Shoestring

January 25, 2017

The costs associated with eLearning development can add up quickly. There are costs attached to design, development, project management, evaluation, tracking, and more. For many organizations and individuals, the costs can quickly add up to more than the available budget allows. And yet, you still have to get your job done.

This Spotlight explores a number of ways you can reduce your costs while still creating learning experiences that accomplish their goals. The targeted sessions examine the four Ts of eLearning on a shoestring: tools, techniques, tips, and tricks, all of which combine to help you increase your productivity while decreasing your costs.



8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time

Tracy Parish

Tracy Parish
Education Technology Specialist
Southlake Regional Health Centre

101: Free Must-Have Tools for Your eLearning Toolkit

 The increasing availability of cloud-based applications and other free tools makes it easier than ever to create and develop learning experiences that don’t have to cost a bundle. Learn more.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Jane Bozarth

Jane Bozarth
eLearning Coordinator
State of North Carolina

201: Beyond Bells and Whistles: Strategies for Creating Great eLearning at Any Budget

Big budgets and expensive tools aren’t the key to developing effective solutions—it’s strategy, processes, and people’s overall approach. Learn more.

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Sam Rogers

Sam Rogers
Snap Synapse

301: Shoestrings, Bootstraps, and Videos

Video has a reputation for being expensive and time-consuming, but this doesn’t have to be true, thanks to the HD cameras on modern smartphones and laptops.   Learn more.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Pacific Time

Debbie Richards

Debbie Richards
Creative Interactive Ideas

401: Getting Great Project Management Without Breaking the Bank

Strong project management is essential for creating eLearning projects that are both on task and on time. Thankfully, pricey tools aren’t the only path to effective project management. Learn more.

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