Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

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. CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED.

Taking cmi5 adoption further by developing a Conformance Test Suite

Rustici Software

For the last 18 years, some of the most important work we’ve done at Rustici Software has been the standards-based efforts we’ve worked on with the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL). In 2010, we were awarded a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) from ADL to modernize SCORM Communication, an effort that became known as Project Tin Can, and ultimately xAPI.

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July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

This Flash Player (Frash) Runs On iPad. This post talks of one such player – Frash – that runs Flash content on iPad/ iPhone in a Safari browser. This post talks about the three important things from the 2 nd part of the mLearnCon workshop – Planning Framework, When To Use Mobile Learning and ADL Mobile Learning. Future Of Flash Is Open Source. Know more about Adobe’s various open source initiatives here.

Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

I want to encourage it by keeping it as open as we can AND by making it possible for the best approaches, not just the best spin, to find adoption. We can take this open specification and transform it into an international standard that will catalyze data interoperability across systems. there are as many (or more) open source LRS options as there are commercial options.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. Open Source LRS. Is there an open source LRS? Answer: There’s four different Open Source LRSs that I’m aware of: Learning Locker , ADL LRS , lxHive and TinMan. If you’re looking to get started with xAPI on a limited budget or want to do a lot of development yourself, an Open Source LRS is a good option.

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Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

That said, for a freebie -and yes, I said freebie (open source) it has a lot of power. 4 Kookabura Studios – Professional Presenter X – another fav of mine back in 2010 and still a strong player in 2011. To give you an example, the free version is ADL SCORM 2004 certified (many commercial paid ones are not). While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Sure there are over 100 vendors in this industry and probably 95% you have never heard of and whom have great products that can meet or beat the big players. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. What I would do, if I wanted to use an authoring tool in my system, use a free open source one with strong functionality.

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. The Return on Peer Review - elearnspace , June 14, 2010 Martin Weller – a long time advocate for openness in education, demonstrating through practice rather than hype – discusses the return on peer review : Peer-review is one of the great unseen tasks performed by academics. Best of eLearning Learning.

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