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Open source e-learning development tools 22: Xerte Rapid E-Learning Suite

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In this penultimate post in the series, I want to talk about Xerte , a suite of tools for the rapid development of interactive learning content. Open source e-learning development tools 22: Xerte Rapid E-Learning Suite is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning content development learning object media open e-learning environment open source software rapid e-learning xerte

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

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Xerte. Xerte is perfect for developers of interactive courses, who want to create refined content with some minimal scripting. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down. If you are trying to design an eLearning course, you need to keep the entire process as organized as possible. Audacity. Ninja Essays. VIDIZMO. INOVAE.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

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Xerte The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for e-Learning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials. eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. The answer is simple. No signup, no passwords, no charge! M.Ed. [1]

Elearning applications

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Xerte - (Authoring Tool) The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for e-Learning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials. Traditional instructor led training is expensive and, in some cases, difficult to track its effectiveness. However, nowadays small and medium size organizations struggle to adopt an expensive e-Learning solution.

Ten tips to build interactivity

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Xerte – This open source – and, thus, low cost – authoring tool from the University of Nottingham is gaining popularity among further and higher education establishments. Interactivity is a key component in the learning process. While it’s relatively easy for a teacher in a classroom to interact with the learners and, by ‘reading’ the situation, involve them in the learning process in the most effective ways, it’s much harder for those producing online learning materials. You should cater for different preferred learning styles. Don’t ‘push’ information at them. By Bob Little.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools 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 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Come on guys are you serious! As of version 4.3, YAKiToMe !

Free Storyboard Templates 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 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. All the credit goes to donators! => Your storyboard template format could be either Word or PowerPoint. Thanks!

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. I am sure that the most of us work with tight budgets and limited resources. Morgue File An easy to use free photo site.

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e-Learning Glossaries

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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. e-Learning applications and processes are constantly changing and evolving, and the e-Learning community has members all over the world. These two facts make communication and common understanding of e-Learning issues hard to follow. It is important that e-Learning professionals, researchers, experts, and learners have a common basis in order to communicate effectively. to version 3.6.6 Powered by Blogger

Free e-Learning books

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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => 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. The boundaries between traditional face-to-face courses and completely online courses are beginning to blur.

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

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Guys the most of you find these posts a valuable resource for the e-Learning community. As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. BigBluebutton * is built for Higher Education. The project is hosted at Google Code.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. The following list is in chronological order. Enjoy! => > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Please share it with us by leaving a comment! by Cathy on 09/21/2010 Do we really need narration? Thank you for your comment.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Jeff Goldman e-Learning Designer and Developer. social learning - experimentação. Thx Chris. As SR.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

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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. I encourage you to click on the links below and read the posts you find that match your interests and needs. By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general. Learn from the experts! Enjoy! =>

Facebook 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 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". 50% of Facebooks active users log on to Facebook in any given day. Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events. Thanks.

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

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 9/22/2010 5 things you (perhaps) dont know about eFront Through time eFront has become extra feature rich. However, any added functionality comes with an increased level of complexity as well; a complexity that can hide a function in favor of another. to version 3.6.6

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

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Xerte - Open source tools for e-learning developers and designers. Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. The list is followed by free open source software that mimics and can even beat – IMO some of its more well known competitors – that you might use when building your WBT. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. Jelsim - e-learning simulation software – create in java – can be used in corporate, semi target education. MOS Solo - Content authoring tool. LAMS - Very, very nice solution.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

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April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. You can never keep up with it all, but access to many experts who are also finding and sharing the lastest tech tools make it much less daunting.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

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I've added Xerte and RWD Info Pak. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! I am working on a presentation in a few weeks about eLearning authoring tools. A high level overview for learning and development types who dont actually use the tools, but want to know whats out there, when you might use it, and some of the pros and cons. Now, Im not much of a tool user myself. Ive got some understanding of tools. Experience counts. Any experience. Go on. Try it!)

Extensions on RSS module

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/02/2010 Extensions on RSS module eFront had for some time now an RSS module that could fetch and present an RSS feed inside a lesson or on administrators panel. However, until now we could not expose data from eFront as an RSS feed. Well, things have changed.

E front v3.7 - architecture

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 5/01/2010 E front v3.7 - architecture The eFront team is proud to publish a presentation on the eFront v3.7 Extensions Architecture: E front v3.7 - architecture View more presentations from Epignosis. Posted by ???????? ?. ??????? at 8:00 AM Email This BlogThis!

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/08/2010 ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter eFront is an LMS commited to international standards. Through time we offered support for SCORM 1.2 and IMS Common Catridge and with version 3.6 we offer support for the latest iteration of SCORM 2004, its 4th edition.

eFront sites to check out

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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] Highly affordable Voice (Singing), Piano, Music Theory, and Songwriting online classes from Berklee College of Music graduate.

From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/24/2010 From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6 With the pace that new versions of eFront are released is easy to not get enough information of improvements and new futures that have been added since the initial version 3.6 release back on January. Version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

The gradebook module

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 7/23/2010 The gradebook module The brand new eFronts gradebook module combines results from online activities (tests, participation, projects) and offline activities (written tests, teacher judgment,) to produce grades for users. Lets see a practical example. to version 3.6.6

Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

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Using just these 3 elements we can produce a high quality variation of an eFront theme with minimum changes and increased readability. Rounded corners Rounded corners produce a friendly look-and-feel for our page elements. Before CSS3 we would need to work with images or javascript to produce a round box effect. CSS3 introduces the border-radius element which comes to remedy this situation.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 6/01/2010 Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3 eFront 3.6.3 which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. We have made several interface and language changes to facilitate this move with minimum impact on upgrades.

eFront Wins Learning Technology Award

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 5/03/2010 eFront Wins Learning Technology Award We are thrilled to announce that eFront won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for technology excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses category. chairman of the Awards program.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook. Posted by ???????? ?. ???????

10 tips for using eFront

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 10 tips for using eFront Here is several practical tips for making your eFront experience more enjoyable 1) [professor] Zip and upload multiple images. Then just unzip on the server. This process is much faster than uploading one file at a time. It is much faster!

eFront Contests

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 6/09/2010 eFront Contests We are running 4 contests throughout this summer which brings a nice opportunity to get rewarded for using eFront. I copy here from the contest announcement. We will simultaneously host four contests with the same opening, closing and judging dates.

Interview on lms-selection.com

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/22/2010 Interview on lms-selection.com Recently, we had the change to discuss with Sébastien Fraysse, the Webmaster behind lms-selection.com about eFront. Sébastien will post this interview on his website soon (translated in French). The development team works on minor 3.6+