Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eXe The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. 1] Although eFront integrates a number of content and test development features.

Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.

Dashe & Thomson

Train Your Client On Training by Paul on January 31, 2011 in Instructional Design , Training Development In the enterprise learning industry, when you sit down with a client to discuss an opportunity, oftentimes the client has a good idea what they want. Differing notions of how training should be developed have been analyzed and batted around their office for some time, whether for a new ERP system or a change in operational procedures.

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Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

LearnUpon

As we approach the end of our SCORM series, in many ways it’s just the beginning for eLearning content standards. While SCORM has dominated the field since it was developed, there are now new kids on the block. This final post provides a perfect opportunity to look to the future of eLearning content development and consider the road ahead. Pitched as a successor to SCORM, xAPI became widely adopted pretty quickly.

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Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Social learning is all about providing more flexible and responsive ways for delivering this knowledge through user generated content, engagement, and feedback. The 5 Myths of Social Learning: Myth #1: User-generated content in social media platforms will replace formal content development processes. The obvious point here is that due to assessment, certification, and regulatory issues, training content will still require formal development processes.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). CDN (Content Delivery Network). CMS (Content Management System).

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

In her article, she makes the following assertions: Open source software has grown to include […] an adherence to established standards, which is a high priority for open source software development. Proprietary software has closed standards that hinder further development. once people get past their initial fears and the stigma, the Open Source learning development community will grow exponentially.” Content can check in, but it can never leave.