The Future of Open Source CMSs like Joomla in eLearning

OpenSesame

The integration between content management systems (CMS) and learning management systems (LMS) and use of popular open source CMS as an alternative to complex LMS is a hot topic. Selling eLearning Courses Creating eLearning Courses

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

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UPDATED: Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Joomla LMS – This is different than the content management system – Joomla. Tags: LCMS LMS Moodle Open Source Uncategorized e-learning elearning joomla A list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. They are not in any specific order. These are the newest listings (6-2-10). Ectolearning – Open learning environment, with collaboration tools plus LMS – for Education/academia. offers test capabilities based on rubrics.

Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle for Retail Giant Tesco

Learning Visions

Kineo has just deployed a Moodle/Joomla learning portal for 400,000 staff at Tesco, the world’s third largest retailer. Read more about Kineo’s Tesco Moodle/Joomla Online Academy.

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.

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

eLearning 24-7

Joomla - A good friend of mine, Chris Bond, CEO of Bluewater Learning, who is also very knowledgeable on CMSs, loves it. 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. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever.

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Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Open Source E-Learning Development 10: Joomla! Social media trends for 2010 , November 3, 2009. Social media trends for 2010 , November 3, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 30, 2009 to November 6, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Online Seminars. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, November 10, 2009. From Blah to Aha! Ten Best Practices for the Virtual Classroom. Wednesday, November 11, 2009.