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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

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. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

Important Features of an Ideal Rapid Authoring Tool

CommLab India

What is the best rapid authoring tool in the market? How do we choose the right tool that will provide the maximum return on our investment? Well, the answer to these questions is that the choice of a rapid authoring tool is based on your training development needs. Different companies use different parameters to evaluate the tools. So, you need to balance the cost aspect with other important parameters listed below while selecting a tool.

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How to Add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS Support to Your WordPress LMS Website to Deliver Interactive Content via eLearning Authoring Tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade

LifterLMS

Learn how to add SCORM, xAPI, and LRS support to your WordPress LMS website to deliver interactive content via eLearning authoring tools with Pankaj Agrawal from GrassBlade. It allows you to host your eLearning content which you can build in any authoring tool.

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. =>

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. Elluminate is a really nice tool but not open source.

SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

eLearningMind

According to the DoD Strategic Plan for ADL Initiative created in 1999, the DoD’s vision was to. harness the power of the Internet and other virtual or private wide-area networks (WANs) to deliver high-quality learning. DoD Strategic Plan for ADL Initiative, 1999, p.

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SCORM 101: The Definitive Guide to Choose a SCORM Compliant LMS

learnWorlds

It works as a protocol that defines how online learning content is created, developed, and used to be compatible with the various eLearning software products. Alternatively, SCORM authoring tools can export a course as an HTML5 folder to upload into your LMS.

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SCORM Cloud vs Learning Management System comparison

Paradiso

The quality of the content determines the success of your virtual training programs. SCORM Cloud is a tool used to test the SCORM packages developed for Learning Management Systems. This has a really important impact because the software developers can enter this platform to perform quality control of the content packages. Use an ADL-conformant Learning Record Store (LRS)+. Authoring tool: Create your own eLearning courses compliant and easy.

A SCORM-Certified LMS Helps Companies Score

TOPYX LMS

To put it plainly, SCORM is recognized as an authority, if not the authority, for learning management systems. It was during that year when President Clinton signed an executive order that led to the creation of Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), the initiative that SCORM comes under. The 4 th edition of the Shareable Content Object Reference Model is packed with language that third-party vendors and software developers are familiar with.

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xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY

MakingBetter

Riptide Software has been a big supporter of every xAPI Camp with really compelling cases studies and incredible enthusiasm over the mission of getting people into the conversations they need to have around xAPI. Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) continues to be a huge supporter of the community as the current stewards of the spec itself. We are so thankful our sponsors make it possible to produce an event that is high quality and super valuable for its participants.

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Elearning applications

eFront

It enables universities and colleges to deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote students. CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). elearning tecnología-educativa software

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Rewind briefly to a day in 2010, when the dew was still fresh and early morning sun filled the meeting room at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). Instead, the team at ADL actually paved the way for the Actively Narrating Technical Interface-Sharable Content Object Reference Model – otherwise known as the ANTI-SCORM. Fortunately, the ADL effort wasn’t a total loss. Content authors have nearly unlimited ability to collect related information.

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of xAPI. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”.

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

Aaron, can you tell me a little bit about your background and how you became involved with ADL? Two months after my layoff, a company called CTC recruited me to work for ADL. My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. I worked with ADL from 2003-2006 and participated in the Technical Working Group afterwards. This work informed the conversations with several current and former ADL friends.

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Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality. Strictly speaking, the vendors sell a license to use the voice software rather than selling the voice itself.

What is Tin Can API?

LearnUpon

The SCORM specification was introduced by ADL in 1999. SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. is still the most popular authoring standard used in eLearning, its weaknesses triggered the development of the Tin Can API. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”.

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Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. An API (Application Programming Interface) is a set of functions and procedures that allows two different pieces of software (or applications or even gadgets) to “speak” as well as exchange information (data) with each other. Rustici Software believed that “learning happens everywhere”.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. An API (Application Programming Interface) is a set of functions and procedures that allows two different pieces of software (or applications or even gadgets) to “speak” as well as exchange information (data) with each other. Rustici Software believed that “learning happens everywhere”.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

It is also important to realize that despite a thorough analysis and well-formulated learning objectives, the quality of the instructional content is still critical. You have many important decisions that need to be made ranging from issues related to the use of technology to required facilities to instructional design to software development and media production. IT professionals including network engineers, software developers, database engineers and technical support staff.

Top 10 LMS Forecasts for 2015

eLearning 24-7

One of the most interesting items which presents to me an unknown variable is CMI-5, a compliance standard (formally with AICC) now headed up by ADL. I as many folks constantly referred to xAPI as Tin Can, but recently say in the past month, I found out that Tin Can was a trademarked name by Rustici Software. Specifically: Ability to build games or some “game version” within the LMS – either via a built-in authoring tool or as a standalone feature.

Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

Using just these 3 elements we can produce a high quality variation of an eFront theme with minimum changes and increased readability. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

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. Update 11/23/2010: suggested by Ellen ) eLearning Pulse is an independent online community focused on serving learning and technology professionals, from instructional designers to software developers to project managers. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

eFront Contests

eFront

All entries will be judged based on their depth, originality, quality, usefulness and objectivity. Modules can integrate eFront with various third party software systems or extend its functionality. Create a video or animation highlighting and describing the eFront software and post it on Youtube, Metacafe or Vimeo. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

Interview on lms-selection.com

eFront

At that time we got a fund to prototype an eLearning tool with a few advanced characteristics like automatic lesson-student matching and artificial intelligence components to aid the learning process. We also felt the need to integrate advanced collaboration tools to the platform using new technologies. This trend led through time to the integration of several Web 2.0/AJAX tools to the system.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Kineo has recently worked on creating a classroom management add-on for a corporate client and has a fabulous Moodle reporting tool. If you want to do testing, use something that already links to a tool that feeds your Oracle or SAP behemoth. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success. I've seen some very impressive uses of google analytics as a measurement/tracking tool for web-based training.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2010 This post is a new kind of thing for me. Spark Your Interest , June 3, 2010 June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. He says its important that instructional designers understand the tools and technology that are out there (as an architect understands building materials), but an instructional designer should be tool-independent and "technology-agnostic". Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools?

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. APIs offer incredible possibilities for learning professionals to extend the power of present day learning systems and tools. Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people).

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. APIs offer incredible possibilities for learning professionals to extend the power of present day learning systems and tools. Tin Can API is a new and evolving learning technology specification (from ADL – the SCORM people).

eLearning Cyclops: Signs of Being in e-Learning Hell #eLearningHell

eLearning Cyclops

To prove it they provided sample SCORM 2004 content which they offered as a diagnostic tool to demonstrate how sequencing totally worked in their LMS. It was the very same Sequencing and Navigation content examples that I had authored for ADL, and while they didn't work, they assured me that I was reading the instructions wrong that described the expected experience -- the same instructions that I, in fact, helped write when I developed the content. eLearning Cyclops.