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					Free Webinar – February 2010                          Free Learning
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       Manage Your Learners for Free with
               ALISON Manager

                        Ivan Morrin
                  Head of Training, ALISON


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                                  Free Learning
                              for the Workplace




  1
Introduction to ALISON




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The World has a
Problem with
Basic Skills
Training…

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ALISON is a Powerful Solution                                    Free Learning
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                                - High Quality Courses in a Variety
                                of Subjects

                                - Interactive Streamed Multimedia

                                - Always Available and Self-Paced

                                - FREE!

                                - Speedily and Conveniently Up-
                                Skill and Manage Learning
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ALISON - Educate Yourself, for Free                   Free Learning
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             LEARN
                     FREE
                               MANAGE



                                        PUBLISH



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How ALISON Makes Money                                             Free Learning
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Attracts individuals and
organizations to one central free      Types of Revenue
access and free virtual classrooms
service. Charge for premium services   B2C    - Advertising
(hosting, training etc).

                                       B2B

  INDIVIDUALS
                                              - Content
                                              - Hosting
                                              - Testing
                                              - Support
ORGANIZATIONS
                                              - Merchandise
                                              - Training (Webinars)


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ALISON Flash Testing                                                             Free Learning
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                                                     Types of Revenue

                     Step One: Learner presents Certificate
                     of Completion which states the student has
                     achieved 80% in online assessments.

                     Step Two: Learner can be challenged
                     any time, anywhere by being asked to
                     sit an ALISON FLASH-TEST.


                     Achieve > 80% Certification Verified!!!

                     Achieve < 80%     (i) Did not study as stated
                                       (ii) Forgot what they learned!
E.G. - Typing Test

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Progress to Date - Registrations             Free Learning
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300,000 Learners
spread across
235 Countries &
Territories




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Progress to Date – Alliances/Publishing Partners                  Free Learning
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  IT Literacy




  English Language                     Health & Safety




  Distribution




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Learning on ALISON – My Account                               Free Learning
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                                     Click a link to get a list of
                                        course offerings.
                                     Read About or Contact
                                        ALISON
                                     Join a discussion forum.
                                     Download a record of your
                                        courses.
                                     View the number of
                                        certificates you’ve earned
                                        for course completions




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Learning on ALISON – Courses and Categories                            Free Learning
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                              Click on Courses to get a list of course
                              categories.

                              If improving your IT skills is a
                              priority, click on Digital Literacy and
                              IT Skills.




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2
ALISON Manager




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (1)                               Free Learning
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                                        Click the link to “Manage a group
                                        of learners” on the course home
                                        page, in this case that of
                                        ALISON ABC IT.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (2)                             Free Learning
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                                        The Free ALISON Manager -
                                        Order Form page loads. Scroll
                                        down to enter your order
                                        details.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (3)                               Free Learning
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                                        A very short and simple form to
                                        complete.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (4)                              Free Learning
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                                        Click the “Course:” drop-down
                                        menu to select any ALISON
                                        course to create the Group for,
                                        in this case, ALISON ABC IT.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (5)                             Free Learning
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                                        Then create a Group Name, an
                                        enrolment key (or accept the
                                        auto-generated suggested key),
                                        choose the size for the Group,
                                        and finally, click NEXT.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (6)                               Free Learning
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                                        The Free ALISON Manager –
                                        Confirmation page loads, check
                                        the details are correct, and then
                                        click CONFIRM.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (7)                             Free Learning
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                                        The Thank You page loads
                                        confirming the Group has been
                                        created. Then scroll down to
                                        see your options from here.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (8)                            Free Learning
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                                        Click “Create another GROUP”
                                        if you wish to repeat the
                                        process, or “Go to ALISON
                                        Manager” to see your new
                                        Learning Group.




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ALISON Manager – Creating a Group (9)            Free Learning
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                                           The ALISON
                                           Manager
                                           “Organizer”
                                           screen
                                           loads, with
                                           your new
                                           and any
                                           existing
                                           groups
                                           displayed on
                                           the page to
                                           the right.




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ALISON Manager – Inviting Learners (1)            Free Learning
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                                           Use the panel
                                           provided
                                           under each of
                                           your groups
                                           to add the e-
                                           mail
                                           addresses of
                                           all those
                                           you’d like to
                                           invite to your
                                           group. Once
                                           you have
                                           added each
                                           address, click
                                           the “Invite”
                                           button to send
                                           the
                                           invitations.


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ALISON Manager – Inviting Learners (2)            Free Learning
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                                           Confirmation
                                           of which e-
                                           mail
                                           addresses
                                           have been
                                           sent an invite
                                           is indicated
                                           on the page
                                           to the left.




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ALISON Manager – Inviting Learners (3)                                Free Learning
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                                         The e-mail sent by ALISON to
                                         each invitee contains a direct link
                                         to the course on ALISON
                                         containing the correct group and
                                         enrolment key information.


                                         It also contains a link to register
                                         with ALISON should the learner
                                         need to do so, as well as a clear
                                         record of the course, group name
                                         and enrolment key should that
                                         information be needed by the
                                         learner at another time.




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ALISON Manager – Inviting Learners (4)                   Free Learning
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                                         Simply clicking on that
                                         link will bring the
                                         learner (if already
                                         registered with
                                         ALISON) to the
                                         Enrolment page for the
                                         course and the group,
                                         as well as populate the
                                         enrolment key field on
                                         the learner’s behalf.
                                         They then click the
                                         “Enrol in Group” button
                                         to proceed and start
                                         the course as part of
                                         your ALISON Manager
                                         Group!




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ALISON Manager – Inviting Learners (5)                          Free Learning
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                                         Once Group enrolment has
                                         taken place (or rejected in
                                         favour of independent
                                         study) the course
                                         module/lesson outline
                                         pages load, the learner
                                         chooses a topic, and the
                                         learning content is loaded
                                         within their Web browser.




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ALISON Manager – Functionality                           Free Learning
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                                 Immediately upon
                                 completion of any learner
                                 activity, the progress data is
                                 available to you within the
                                 various screens and
                                 functional areas of ALISON
                                 Manager.




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ALISON Manager - Functionality            Free Learning
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Live Demonstration of Data
Retrieval and Reporting in
an ALISON Manager Group




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     3
Question and Answer Session




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Thank You                                                      Free Learning
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            For further information please contact:

                         Ivan Morrin
                  Head of Training, ALISON
                  imorrin@alison.com



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