Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools.

Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle

Learning Rocks

I've recently become a fan of Open Source Living , a site that rounds up the best of the many and varied OS apps that are out there. Moodle is of course THE open source e-learning item of the moment*1. I hate that term, but if that means it helps manage classroom learning (so is a true LMS rather than an LCMS) then that's cool. The demo site of Dokeos set up by Kineo featured a chat room and even a virtual classroom.

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Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle

Learning Rocks

I've recently become a fan of Open Source Living , a site that rounds up the best of the many and varied OS apps that are out there. Moodle is of course THE open source e-learning item of the moment*1. I hate that term, but if that means it helps manage classroom learning (so is a true LMS rather than an LCMS) then that's cool. The demo site of Dokeos set up by Kineo featured a chat room and even a virtual classroom.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. In 1993, I had a group page on CompuServe, where my high school students could share information with other high school students around the world. Does your LMS/LCMS vendor offer these? Virtual Worlds/Reality - Second Life. I left out social analytics, since with a LMS/LCMS it would be needed, so why list it as a social media offering?

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. Ipad, Entourage EDGE, Camangi WebStation, Freescale, Amtek, Asus,Open Peak’s Open Tablet, ExoPC Tablet, Fusion_Garage Joo Joo, Ubuntu Linux SmartQ, EAFT MagicTile. APIs, Open Source, HTML5.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Virtual Worlds/Reality - Second Life. Open Source/Mashups - APis, open source – while open source and APIs are not social media, they will enable multi-faceted social media features and capabilities. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning social learning social media lms vendors Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly.

The top 10 elearning LMS platforms & software available right now

Elucidat

Keep track and stay compliant: Reporting provides an audit trail and removes a degree of human error that could open you up to risk. LMS vs Learning Content Management System (LCMS): There’s some crossover between LCMSs and LMSs. USPs: Easy-to-use; Customer-centric; World-class support.

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

Those seeking world-class solutions go to the Best of Elearning! Claro LCMS. Kenexa LCMS Premier. Virtual Classroom. Virtual Classroom. Virtual Classroom. Virtual Event Platforms. Virtual Environments. Open Source Solutions. Executives Nominate 100 Solutions Across Expanded 30 Categories for Excellence. Elearning! and Government Elearning!

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Anyone, anywhere in the world can buy your course. Accepts any courses built in any content authoring tools that are SCORM & AICC compliant – so you can upload and sell your courses that you built in Articulate, Captivate, even open source authoring tools (but they must be standards compliant). You open the product. I love innovation. It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights.

20 Free Learning Management Systems

Ed App

EdApp is a completely free mobile-first training solution , used by some of the world’s leading organizations, including the United Nations, Mizuno, Shell, and Marley Spoon to train teams large and small around the globe. It allows you to create a virtual campus for your training.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Tips for Teaching Synchronous Virtual Classes. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Open Source E-Learning Development 5: Media Capture - The E-Learning Curve , October 14, 2009. Helpful — Free — Resources for Finding LMS and LCMS Vendors - aLearning , October 11, 2009. CCK09: does Connectivism want to change the world? Other Sources. Best of eLearning Learning.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Interestingly, it's Xyleme - an LCMS vendor that is sponsoring the site.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 5 Tips to help you Plan your Next Presentation - Free as in Freedom , April 26, 2010 “Presentation is the ‘Killer Skill’ we take into the real world. We make them available to our members via our Web sites and from other Web sources, sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. Why Twitter is so powerful - Learning with e’s , April 3, 2010 There are two types of people in the world.

E-Learning 101

eLearning 24-7

This term is often interchanged (without people necessarily knowing it) with online learning and virtual learning. Systems (LMS (sometimes people call it a portal), LCMS, CMS, Traning Mgt or Online Authoring, Platform) – Talent mgt systems are starting to enter as well, but as a whole they are still a standalone away from e-learning. Genres (Mobile learning, Social learning, Game based learning, Virtual Worlds). This post is dedicated to my father, Frank J.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

An instructor guides learners through a course in a real-world environment such as a classroom or meeting room. LCMS (Learning Content Management System). Like an LMS, an LCMS manages the creation, storage and delivery of eLearning content. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). This is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

That is what is going to be written in virtual graffiti in years to come. For some reason they seem to think that the authoring tool for LCMS wouldn’t be used by the LMS (you have to see their product line). Anyway, you want the e-doceo content manager , regardless if you are using a LCMS or a LMS or LP or a web server or just like to buy things and keep them for a rainy day. It is not a free open source authoring tool. – in case you were wondering.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

There are over 25 social media types – types include social networking, live casting, game platforms, virtual worlds, web conferencing, social bookmarking, social network aggregators, social news aggregators, blogs, app sharing (inc. One other interesting note, I have yet to see a LMS/LCMS that incorporates social bookmarking in their product. LMS/LCMS – 20%. If you have a LMS, LCMS, CMS or Learning Portal: Offer some type of social learning?

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

The world of teaching and learning is transforming. Technology has gradually motivated us to not only demolish the hurdles of the traditional education system but to also conduct seamless virtual collaborations irrespective of the geolocations. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. Virtual Whiteboards – for online collaborations. Moodle is an open-source education software.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

There are over 25 social media types – types include social networking, live casting, game platforms, virtual worlds, web conferencing, social bookmarking, social network aggregators, social news aggregators, blogs, app sharing (inc. One other interesting note, I have yet to see a LMS/LCMS that incorporates social bookmarking in their product. LMS/LCMS – 20%. If you have a LMS, LCMS, CMS or Learning Portal: Offer some type of social learning?

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

The world of teaching and learning is transforming. Technology has gradually motivated us to not only demolish the hurdles of the traditional education system but to also conduct seamless virtual collaborations irrespective of the geolocations. Software like LMS, Authoring tools, and Virtual Whiteboards to create engaging instructional designs. Virtual Whiteboards – for online collaborations. Moodle is an open-source education software.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

And not much surprise about the hot topics this month - although a bit surprising that LCMS cropped up? Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon - Ignatia Webs , February 25, 2010 Exactly what it says - Mobile Moodle coming soon. Nor am I a great fan of pseudo-psychology or simple models, even though the world of L&D is littered with them. Wright paper on how to select an open source LMS. LCMS (12).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Then the world wide web. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS. Global Networking (finding any info at any time from all over the world) Artificial Intelligence (affective computing, computer can personalize based on who you are) Peer to Peer Technologies (instead of teacher being in charge -- people are learning from each other.

Reflecting on Xyleme Voices: The Industry Luminaries We've Talked To

Xyleme

Micheal Hanley: Wonderful advocate for open source technologies. Charles Jennings: What a thrill is was to interview this real-world CLO. Ann Kwinn: Ann gave some great tips on the virtual classroom that I still use today. As your blog reflects, you really are so very passionate about open source and standards, that we wanted to use the podcast as a way to explore these topics even further. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

has just announced that with the latest version of it's LCMS instructional designers can kick-start iPhone courseware development. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « This is a test of Jott. Main | Ive had some reports of this blog hanging up.anybody else having issues? » June 10, 2008 Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?