Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

That’s why I invite innovation leaders to share updates in these 30-minute audio sprints. For example, today we welcome a leader in the open source learning community, Brian Carlson , Co-Founder and CEO of eThink Education. Open source learning systems are widely used.

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.

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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.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => Download audio and podcasts.

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Good post by Harold Jarche - Where are open source learning applications? In it he points to the learning space and says that the current status of open-source learning applications is: Innovators - Elgg Learning Landscape and several others Early Adopters - Moodle and a few others Early Majority - nobody Late Majority - forget about it I would tend to agree with him that there are relatively few open-source learning applications, but would add a few thoughts.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

The tendency is to adopt a methodology where there is minimal dependency on each other while developing elearning content. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. While there is quite a buzz on the high quality audio / video presented through Silverlight, it lacks an essential aspect i.e. synching audio with the animating graphical content on stage. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Twitter (Personal) I'll admit I was a late early adopter. Since it is USB it bypasses any sub-standard laptop audio circuitry so giving you a great portable studio, even on a netbook. It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me. evaluation rapid tools marketplace articulate c4lpt Moodle LMSs elearning wikis open source silly excitement thought leaders social learning

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My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Twitter (Personal) I'll admit I was a late early adopter. Since it is USB it bypasses any sub-standard laptop audio circuitry so giving you a great portable studio, even on a netbook. It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me. Tags: evaluation rapid tools marketplace articulate c4lpt Moodle LMSs elearning wikis open source silly excitement thought leaders social learning

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

The tendency is to adopt a methodology where there is minimal dependency on each other while developing elearning content. Audio / Video synching Another aspect is the use of audio / video in the content. While there is quite a buzz on the high quality audio / video presented through Silverlight, it lacks an essential aspect i.e. synching audio with the animating graphical content on stage. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Elearning applications

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! However, nowadays small and medium size organizations struggle to adopt an expensive e-Learning solution. eFront - (LMS) eFront is a user friendly Open Source Learning Management System, visually attractive and SCORM certified!

How to Build an Online Education Website Like Udemy

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In an eLearning context, if you want to build a successful education website like Udemy, you can take a few leaves out of their book, adopting the principles and implementing the features incorporated by the site. No surprise that this is the model adopted by Udemy.

Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

Over the last few years, one of the most prominent trends in online learning and development has been to shift lots of learning materials and content online in the form of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). While an audio is evidently a critical part of the learning, the blend of visual and sound content enables the viewer to grasp information in an easier way, in particular, the information that is visual inherently [5].

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5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

These events are often a main source of revenue for many associations who use them to provide exclusive education, networking, and growth opportunities for members. For example, one LMS may integrate better with your content source(s) than others.

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

Spark Your Interest

This results in increased learning and adoption, and fewer errors. For example, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are often free versions of university offerings. This level of online course could include images and graphics, video and audio, and test questions. And it could include an animated video, customized audio, complex drag and drop interactions, simulations, stories and scenarios and multimedia. This might include: Authoring tool source file(s).

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

The rise of mLearning has also driven adoption of the Tin Can xAPI eLearning content standard which can track far more learning activities than older standards like SCORM. Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized.

Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

Upside Learning

Last but not least, we shouldn’t discount the continuous adoption of technology, just like we moved from regular wire-line phone services to wireless data predominant services, we will move from using smart-phones to wearable personal computing devices. From experience, we know early developer adoption comes at a price. Should we tie into developing for clearly proprietary platforms or wait for open source wearable computing options to emerge on the market.

Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

The Open Source Foundation aims to develop technology for expediting the adoption of ePUB3 and the Open Web Platform by the Digital Publishing Industry. It strives to deliver leading-edge functionality that is fully specified, free, open, and interoperable.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. Backup your computer’s hard drive – used by early adopters, but the general mass wasn’t using it for this reason. Free open hard drive space – especially with video hungry files.

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

Learning Visions

I’m a recent convert, perhaps on the path to open source evangelism.) Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. But the beauty of open source is you can customize it. I think the time for open source is now.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

In our first blog on the evolution of digital first publishing Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing , we discussed how the publishing industry led by decreased sales in education textbooks initially adopted a general digital first workflow. Adapt : In 2014, three European companies (Learning Pool, Sponge UK, and Kineo) rolled out Adapt, a free open-source elearning HTML5 authoring tool that supports the development of responsive courses.

Games and Learning

Moodle Journal

I was particularity interested in the '' Top plug-ins in the last year'' which were Poodll and Aardvark In case you have seen these two plugins before Poodll is free and open source and has designed around the needs of language courses. The feature comprises a collection of various plugins for the Moodle vle that include audio player, recording audio and video clips, draw pictures directly in real time.

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Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

On the other hand, pages are opened and they are used more for promotion and branding. At the same time you can add documents, PDFs, add MP3 audio to make webinars! Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

The goal of the Horizon Project is to look not just at when technology is viable, but when we’ll have about 20% adoption rates. Process: October: open up to the advisory board. brainstorming: lots of wikis, blogs, social networking, audio/podcasts. Combines all the info from your travel sources into one place and gives you the important parts. Open source audio hardware [link].

Optimizing Your LMS to Enhance Learner Experience

eThink Education

This shows the widespread adoption of eLearning tools in the workplace. For companies looking to optimize the learner experience, the adoption of a highly flexible and interoperable open-source LMS has proven quite valuable in creating sustainable, dynamic training programs.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Knovio — enhance presentations with audio and video. OSQA — free, open-source Q&A software. Piwik — open-source analytics platform. Cytoscape , TouchGraph — data visualization tools, most useful for very large datasets, such as those generated in massive open online courses (MOOCs).

LearnDash vs Teachable vs Thinkific – Comparing Top 3 LMS

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Multimedia lessons – audio, video, images, text, etc. However, if you want to change any WordPress functionalities to suit your needs, you can easily access the code and make edits since its open source.

What is an LMS?

LearnUpon

To help you decide which is for you here’s an explanation of them: Open source versus Commercial. Open source LMSs are ‘free’ and commercial ones incur a cost. Open source LMSs require a lot of set up, hosting, maintenance and upgrades to keep afloat. Benefits of cloud-based/Saas software include: Higher adoption. The search for an LMS is a little confusing at first. At LearnUpon, we like to simplify things.

Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

WalkMe – What is it with “Digital adoption” and transformation hitting the scene for e-learning? Audacity – It is a free, open-source audio tool. My initial post was going to be on a completely different topic today, but I decided to shelve it for another week, because of something that I saw on Linkedin this week. First off, Jane Hart put this together from whereas folks voted for the tools they use for learning.

Upgrading learning management systems: What to look for

Aptara

New strategies, systems and solutions are constantly being adopted, introduced and deployed in the workplace. According to the source, the corporate sector is leading this increased demand due to its need for affordable training solutions. For example, they now consist largely of microlearning modules, are delivered to mobile devices and incorporate a wide range of interactive and multimedia content, including video, audio, quizzes and games.

What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

It’s also used by organizations to train their partners and customers to increase adoption, retention, and ultimately, revenue. Development of Multimedia – As eLearning progressed, the ability to integrate elements such as images, videos, audio and graphics proved to be a more reliable way of keeping learners engaged compared to traditional learning. It’s likely that anyone who uses eLearning will tell you how impactful and convenient it is.

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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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Often contrasted with the ADDIE process, the Agile design method emerged in the 1970s and became widely adopted in the 1990s. It’s essentially a set of rules for xAPI which narrows the overly wide specification to increase adoption in the industry. In eLearning, this relates to the training of your partners and customers to improve product adoption, increase customer retention, and maximize support resources. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Open Source Software.

Success of new products hinges on training material delivery

Aptara

Adopting the latest information technology solutions lends companies a competitive advantage. To really take digital content to the next level, a number of interactive technologies, media and features should be incorporated, such as gamification, video, audio, etc. This is why it is also recommended that companies use open source architectures and HTML5. . Success of new products hinges on training material delivery.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

While offline digital learning has been around for decades, the adoption of online tuition software solutions could only be seen from a few years ago. There is a massive collection of effects for videos as well as audio. It offers most of the video output formats supported by popular online tutoring software open-source, cloud, or social media. Moodle is an open-source education software. The open-source version is free to use.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

Fastest growing markets for early adopters: tablets & PGPs. Some enable audio, video, plus more.epub is the standard format used by nearly everyone including Apple, but not Amazon who is still in proprietary mode. Well, considering that I’ve heard from sources that ADP has been sniffing around the LMS space, I wouldn’t say it is so far-fetched. Again, open source programs exist today that you can use as a feature within your LMS.

The Rise of the Webpage

AXIOM Learning Solutions

By 2013, he had cobbled together enough open source content management (CMS) functionality and learning widgets to have a pretty good solution. Audio/video widgets. One issue with web page paradigm adoption is changing the hearts and minds of the tool users. It’s the year 2010. The slide as the eLearning basis was quite mature and advanced tools had been created to make the slide highly interactive. However, there was a huge issue looming.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Whereas if higher risk (development of entire course), people more likely to use non-open source tools. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.