CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

Apache Lenya - Document management, Collaboration, Compliance, records management, business process management, business rules management, retention management, indexing, search and file transfer. While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet.

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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

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.

Connection Error in Slide Video

Adobe Captivate

All you need to do is publish the project and upload the entire publish folder to the server – Some cases just a web server (IIS, Apache etc) and other cases to an LMS. There has been some threads in user forum about the connection error which learners get in Slide Video. I got a chance to closely analyze many of these specific issues and in all the cases it turned out to be server configuration problems.

Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

Learning Cafe

The software behind the web site is based on LAMP (Lamp, Apache, MySQL and PHP) and the application it uses is WordPress, one of the most popular blogging application. The world of learning has been buffeted by the GFC and its after effects. Almost all forms of learning have been impacted.