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Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


This can be a time-consuming process, but fortunately several tools have been created to make this easier for online teachers and instructional designers. Cons: Relies on your own expertise/patience to create and add captions. To create captions, you’ll need to use other tools or engage fee-only services such as 3Play , Amara or Rev. Integrates with most web video providers.

What is LTI?


Learning Tools Interoperability, or LTI, is a standard published by the IMS Global Learning Consortium that makes it possible to integrate platforms such as Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Blackboard or Canvas with third party tools and vendors such as CourseArc. What kind of integration is possible with LTI? CourseArc eLearning Tools IMS StandardsLTI 2.0 gradebook

Free e-Learning books


Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. => Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Have you thought about teaching online but for some reason haven’t done it yet? Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. After working for a Web company that developed learning management systems and created custom elearning for corporate clients, Ellen escaped to the non-profit world where she led her trade association into online learning. Learn from the experts! Get new ideas and tips! Thanks.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront With Xical you can produce web-based slide shows, tutorials, tests and whatever else you can think of that can make use of integrated rich media, such as audio (speech and music), video, animations or interactive visual diagrams and the likes. Create free educational games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds! The answer is simple. Powered by Blogger.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

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Since basically anyone can offer a free open source system, if they have the technical skills to create such a platform, I went about and developed requirements to be part of the process. . Features include social with profiles, inbox, e-mail notification, file storage aka file repository, SCORM, course authoring tool,  supports IMS, QTI, assessment tool, announcements, backup manager, blogs, polls, analytics and I could go on. . #4 Opigno. Everyone loves free, especially with software. 100% free but with limited features (if you want those gone you pay for it). Criteria.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. It may be creating beautiful experiences that are easy to use and that provide speedy answers. Live mobile streaming video will continue to grow and integrate with communication, collaboration, and learning strategies. Michael Allen.

The Ecosystem of Learning Technologies: 8 Points For Immersive Training


shift is being reported by researchers in the ways that learners are approaching their learning materials and adopting practices which integrate learning with the rest of their lives. Make this discovery an integral part of your learner analysis. Integrated: These technologies are developed to suit individual needs. The question is, why would we want to observe this phenomenon?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

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Me: Im an instructional designer. create eLearning. Playground Mom: [weak smile] Me: I create training for companies thats delivered on the computer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). find that most people understand once I tell them I create training on computer or something like that. usually say "I create training that genuinely helps people do their jobs better." billbrandon had this comment on Twitter: I usually just tell em Im a writer. create learning material. What do you say? We move on. Is it me?

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Reality: User generated content will supplement the formal content development process and create efficiencies in Subject Matter Expert (SME) contribution, knowledge capture, and content review. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. The Web 2.0 Social CM Media?

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. App Inventor - (mLearning) App Inventor for Android allows people with minimal programming experience to create simple, personal apps for Android devices. You can create a quiz app to assess your employees knowledge.

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?


eLearning developers believed the paper described exactly how learning platforms and authoring tools should create, package and import xAPI courses. Different tools create packages in different ways, which creates confusion and misconceptions about how a package should be defined or interpreted. The IMS Global Learning Consortium have focused on these standards in particular.

AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning


You had to use that vendor’s tools to create e-Learning that worked with that LMS, or your content wouldn’t play. The lab combined the work of existing standards organizations like the AICC , IMS and the IEEE LTSC into a cohesive reference model. Without these standards, integrating e-Learning content between vendors and tools would be a costly and time-consuming process.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies


And as communication with their group and coordination is also done online through messaging, forums, file sharing, emails, IM, etc., eFrontPro, as a leading Talent Development platform, has numerous tools to help you implement your team learning strategies by creating a succesful group learning training program. That, apparently, is how people best learn things too.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning


For me it is unacceptable that eLearning organization create courses that they do not have voice. Google has integrated eSpeak, an open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, in its online translation service Google Translate. Before I present you the list I would like to answer two important questions: 1) Why not use Human voice over? As of version 4.3,

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 18-20, 2012 International Conference on Creating, Connecting and Collaborating through Computing , 10 th , Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, California, USA.

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


note : Epignosis has created a module that provides integration of BigBlueButton conferencing in eFront Open Source Learning Management System. note : Epignosis has created a module that provides integration of Dimdim conferencing in eFront Open Source Learning Management System. like the results I'm able to create a Amplify a LOT better than Ning, for instance.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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This will become one of the biggest features in 2012 – especially with people wanting to create simulations without being an e-learning developer. PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Listen, Authorware is dead, so why create a product that is trying to bring it back to life with your own product? The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing.  Desktop.

Flash Quiz Tools

Tony Karrer

client wanted to create online quizzes that would live inside of a larger site. But, I could quickly link to the sites to find out more and finally recommended that they should look at: Articulate Quizmaker allows you to easily create Flash-based quizzes, surveys, and assessments. Adobe Captivate is the easiest way to create professional-quality, interactive simulations and software demonstrations in Adobe's Flash format. Respondus StudyMate is a Windows authoring tool that lets you create numerous Flash-based activities and games using four simple templates.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning." The folks at Kineo wrote a piece on the future of rapid e-learning tools, summarizing "our view is to give potential authors [SMEs] some easy to use but well structured templates which will give instructional integrity to how they develop their learning."

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


Celtx creating a storyboard! News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects. Your storyboard template format could be either Word or PowerPoint. Thanks!

Answering your LMS Questions

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How many of you have had hundreds of comments as a result of these questions, and than rather than solve it, create only more confusion? Integrates with Workday. Virtual classrooms, which is the same as virtual meetings or webinars – often seen with an integrated platform such as WebEx, GoTo Meeting or their own proprietary one. M/C, T/F, Matching questions – many now offer question banks. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. Can integrate with various HRIS or ERP systems including Oracle, SAP, Lawson. How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? 

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 24-25, 2013 The Carnegie Conference: Integrating Traditional and Digital Marketing Strategies , Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA. link] January 28-29, 2013 Integrated Strategic Planning and Resource Allocation , organized by Academic Impressions, San Diego, California, USA. Clayton R. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] Mlýn , Czech Republic.

e-Learning Glossaries


Therefore, I have created the following list of e-learning glossaries. Glossary of Online Learning Terms Connie Malamed has created a glossary of online learning terms at her blog the eLearningcoach! ISITE Designs e-Learning Glossary e-Learning Glossary The glossary is actually a wiki created by the eLearning Networks members. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning. In other words, they need to “speak the same language&#.

Focusing on Objectives with Abstraction in Gamification

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Our concept was to turn the experience into a travel adventure, taking learners from stop to stop, integrating challenges with time for participants to get to know each other. For another project, we created a subway map game to teach learners how to set up their computers. For a simulation on project management, for example, we created a realistic representation of the learner’s desktop, including email, IM, and resource libraries —tools utilized frequently on the job. Should your learning game be highly realistic or completely abstracted from reality? Paris?

M-Learning Message Home

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Saying that you support TinCan or any of the other terms, can create confusion in the consumer’s minds (consumers meaning new clients and not their learners) because it can imply that the vendor supports on/off synch. They have integrated the API into their tool, platform, and so on.  That’s it.  I should note that some vendors are bypassing TinCan and creating their own API to use with mobile devices that will mimic TinCan. It has been around for a long time, but IM is quickly changing in the mobile landscape.  jumping on the bandwagon. They have an app.

Facebook for e-Learning


On a class group page you can add links, videos, discussion threads, photos, create events and send group messages. Facebook was not created to be used as a learning environment and for sure I wanted more learning features! Flashcards You can create flashcards to help you study on Facebook. Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application! See what they think!

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] January 11-12, 2011 Committee on College Teaching and Learning Conference: Student Motivation and Active and Integrative Learning, 10 th annual, Niagara University, Niagara, New York, USA. link] January 18-20, 2011 International Conference on Creating, Connecting and Collaborating through Computing , 9 th , Kyoto, Japan. You can contact him at: link].

eLearning Conferences 2012


link] January18-20, 2012 International Conference on Creating,Connecting and Collaborating through Computing , 10 th , Institutefor Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista,California, USA. link] February22-24, 2012 International Conference on Openand Distance e-Learning : Creating Spaces and Possibilities, 1 st ,Manila, Philippines. link] March21-23, 2012, Forum on Education Abroad :Tracing the Experience - From Inquiry to Integration, 8 th annual,Denver, Colorado, USA. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. link].

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity


For any person-to-person communication that needs to be more “real time”, invest in an business-focused instant messaging (IM) service like Slack. properly executed on-boarding program helps with the smooth integration of new hires in your company, and allows them to better understand their new position, to get a feel for your company and their career prospects in it.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront


For more info check the related wiki article: [link] 2) You can create tests with qualitative characteristics A very strong feature of eFront is the ability to create pools of questions and combine them to tests. Although you can create tests by selecting questions one-by-one eFront offers a very powerful engine for building tests with qualitative characteristics.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video,  audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. Learning Tools Interoperability is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. This scenarios are created  by using a combination of software and hardware.

Will at Work Learning: FREE Research Report on Feedback

Will at Work Learning

Ive created, Id like to think, the seminal research review on how to give learners feedback, written in a way that puts feedback in perspective, that goes deep into the fundamentals to give readers clear mental models for how feedback works. And now, instead of selling this document, Im going to try an experiment, and give it away. Delayed feedback creates a beneficial spacing effect.

Learning Developments: I'm not yet Captivated by Lectora

Learning Developments

Jan 13, 2009 Im not yet Captivated by Lectora Im putting together a self-paced web-based training course for how to order textbooks using a PeopleSoft application. Im using Lectora to develop a SCORM package that will eventually be imported and used in the LMS. The course will contain several simulations I am creating in Captivate 3. Specifically, I want to find the status and grade that the flash application has assigned to the learner. I am trying to use some flash Ive created in Articulate Quizmaker and Captivate. So, test1Score becomes Vartest1Score.

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