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

Talented Learning

For example, today we welcome a leader in the open source learning community, Brian Carlson , Co-Founder and CEO of eThink Education. Join us as we discuss the latest developments in open source learning systems. Open source learning systems are widely used.

Switch from Moodle to Moodle Alternatives enriching your learning experience

PSB

Most educational institutions use open-source platforms such as Moodle, which provides a highly customized and effective learning environment. Why should you look for moodle alternatives ? Top 8 Reasons To Look for Moodle Alternatives.

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TalentLMS Alternatives and Competitors

PSB

This blog “Top 10 TalentLMS Alternatives and TalentLMS Competitors” speaks about TalentLMS and its competitors and alternatives through which readers can select an alternative to TalentLMS if they wish to change the LMS or want some other LMS as per their business requirement.

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. =>

The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives

Continu

Here are a few of the cons and reasons to consider MindTickle Alternatives. Now that you know some of the challenges, here are 10 great MindTickle alternatives. Slack, Okta, OneLogin, HRIS (Workday, Oracle and others), SCORM, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Open API. Blueprint Methodology to ensure teams successfully adopt and use of software. JoomlaLMS is a learning management system that uses Open Source Joomla!

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.

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Twitter (Personal) I'll admit I was a late early adopter. My client of choice is Echofon, nee Twitterfox, simply because for all the fact that the alternatives seem all to be written in Silverlight or Air, they don't seem to add a great deal of actual factual functionality over this tiny plug-in for the 'Fox. It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Is there an alternative to Flash? The tendency is to adopt a methodology where there is minimal dependency on each other while developing elearning content. The open source implementation – Moonlight for Linux – is still in development. Silverlight’s universal acceptance and adoption rate is not satisfactory yet. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Is there an alternative to Flash? The tendency is to adopt a methodology where there is minimal dependency on each other while developing elearning content. The open source implementation – Moonlight for Linux - is still in development. Silverlight’s universal acceptance and adoption rate is not satisfactory yet. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

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

eThink Education

In the midst of COVID-19 , many associations are seeking alternative options for member collaboration with the cancellation or postponement of important conferences and meet-ups. 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 might include: Authoring tool source file(s). H5P – an open-source tool that builds e-learning and is tightly integrated into CMS tools, such as WordPress and Joomla as well as open-source LMS’ Moodle. Adapt Learning – an open source tool similar to Articulate Rise.

Introducing Moodle Workplace: Moodle HQ’s Latest Solution for Organizational Learning

eThink Education

It allows users to further maximize open-source Moodle by tailoring their LMS to support learning goals that align with business objectives. It’s important to note that this is not a shift or a pivot to the pro-ed market and doesn’t take away from its historic importance or massive worldwide adoption at academic institutions. With another open source option in Moodle Workplace, this trend will only continue to grow.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Is there an alternative to Flash? The tendency is to adopt a methodology where there is minimal dependency on each other while developing elearning content. The open source implementation – Moonlight for Linux - is still in development. Silverlight’s universal acceptance and adoption rate is not satisfactory yet. Elearning development tools: only Adobe?

Mobile Content Management Solutions: Why Simple File Storage Is Inadequate

Zunos

For example, customer facing teams like sales often need to customize documents like a sales pitch for each prospect , which is usually done manually (copy the file, rename it, open it, go to each field that needs customer data and enter it manually).

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

Bottom-Line Performance

Source: [link]. If you design all your courses—mobile or desktop—with a better usage of space, you’ll see an improvement in training outcomes and learner adoption rates. One of the alternatives to an authoring tool is something you may never have considered before: a website. You can use an open source framework like WordPress, complete with an extensive user community and easy-to-use plugins.

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Learning Record Store (LRS) Guide: Basics You Need to Know

KnowledgeAnywhere

The Experience API is also popularly referred to as project Tin Can, or Tin Can API, and is an Open-source eLearning stipulation developed after SCORM and AICC. The LRS was first adopted in the eLearning sector in 2011 seeking to transform eLearning specifications.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

Here are a few models companies can adopt to use MOOCs for competency-based training: Verified certificate programs. The biggest player in the digital badge arena is Mozilla Open Badges—using this open-source platform, organizations can develop and issue badges to individuals who have demonstrated specific skills or pieces of knowledge. But with the widening skills gap, more companies are embracing alternative training models.

The Best eBook Platforms for the Post-Readium Era

Kitaboo

As a result, the digital publishing industry is currently facing a great challenge and is actively searching for alternate solutions to substitute Readium. There are a number of alternative reading systems based on Readium technology (ReadiumJS, Readium SDK and/or Readium LCP) available.

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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.

How To Start Teaching Astrology Classes Online?

Pinlearn

Growing an astrology business requires adopting many technologies, including offering personalized services to your students. The second one and the most cost-effective and best alternative approach is to launch your own customized online tutoring platforms using a ready-made script.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Read More:- Compelling Reasons to Adopt LMS for Employee Onboarding. #4. This means that even if your first language is not English, you can still use an alternative language such as French, Spanish, or Japanese to impart training. Advanced tracking and reporting is another feature you should find in an employee training software, regardless of whether you go for open-source or a hosted version.

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.

Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Offering your formal training content in the same place as the other sources should be part of your plan. Alternatively, you can look for more effective alternatives to the options your learners are already using. The truth is that new technology is being adopted faster than ever. This chart from Asymco shows the relative rates of adoption for various technologies since 1900.

14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

Even after the decision to implement e-learning in your organization, you might still face some barriers that will prevent its successful adoption or leveraging its benefits. Choose your LMS – open source or commercial. Invest in an open source LMS such as Moodle or use the internal servers in your intranet to host courses. Implementing change is an organization is not an easy task. It requires careful planning and meticulous execution to succeed.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

Here’s how you can replace these expensive textbooks with technology in the classroom: Adopt a Subscription Model. Use Open Source eBooks. If educational institutes start adopting OERs in classrooms, students will be able to save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on purchasing textbooks and rental subscriptions. By providing alternate means of acquiring learning resources such as OERs, K-12 libraries etc., Increase in Textbook Prices Over the Years.

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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.

What is eLearning?

LearnUpon

It’s also used by organizations to train their partners and customers to increase adoption, retention, and ultimately, revenue. There are several different types of LMS’s that you can choose from, such as cloud-based, open source, commercial, and installation-based. It offers an alternative to paper-based learning and contributes to a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly workplace.

Beta Program, Email List, Acquisition - A Case Study in What Not to Do

Tony Karrer

When a company asks people to participate in a beta test, are they not identifying the group of people who are most passionate about your product and who are early adopters? what exactly is the company trying to say to these passionate early adopters? Discussion of alternative products starts on the list. List of 10 competitors including open source are being discussed. There are plenty of good alternatives out there, and they all output the same types of files.

eFront Contests

eFront

We will simultaneously host four contests with the same opening, closing and judging dates. Contest Dates Opening date for receiving entries – 1st June 2010 Closing date for receiving entries – 31st August 2010 Dates for judging winning entries – 1st-16th September 2010 Announcement of winning entries – 17th September 2010 For more information or any queries regarding these contests, contact us on contest@efrontlearning.net.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010. Towards an alternative e-learning - Onlignment , December 13, 2010. Adoption - trainingwreck , March 25, 2010. Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon - Ignatia Webs , February 25, 2010.

6 Smart Steps for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

The factors you should consider include the legal issues that need to be dealt with before adopting an e-learning culture, such as policy and contract issues, intellectual property, and the language and cultural needs of learners. Invest in an open source LMS such as MOODLE or use the internal servers in your Intranet to host courses. Another alternative is to buy off-the-shelf courses.

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. It offers most of the video output formats supported by popular online tutoring software open-source, cloud, or social media. If you are seeking a cloud-hosted LMS software for your online courses, Talent LMS is a perfect alternative to choose. Moodle is an open-source education software.

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. Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. We make them available to our members via our Web sites and from other Web sources, sometimes for free and sometimes for a fee. Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore - Kapp Notes , April 13, 2010 Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out. The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

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. It offers most of the video output formats supported by popular online tutoring software open-source, cloud, or social media. If you are seeking a cloud-hosted LMS software for your online courses, Talent LMS is a perfect alternative to choose. Moodle is an open-source education software.

July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. How NPR is Embracing Open Source and Open APIs - OReilly Radar , July 16, 2009. Free Alternatives to Photoshop With All the Bells, Whistles, Filters, & Layers - ReadWriteWeb , July 21, 2009. Adobe Unveils New Open Source Initiatives Targeted Towards Media Companies , July 20, 2009. 12 Companies Targeting Early Tech Adopters , July 12, 2009.

Top eLearning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

eLearning adoption is growing steadily across the globe in the last few years. With newer technologies and devices, the approach and mode of eLearning adoption are changing rapidly, too. In the year 2018, more organizations will invest in content curation, as its potential in creating an alternative and reliable source of providing standard learning remains strong.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Some schools are comfortable encouraging students, faculty, and adminstratoin to use consumer apps on the open web. But beyond making alternative social network connections available, a school with no internal networks is pushing its consitutents out into the street. A handful of universities have adopted some aspects of web 2.0 Open source “social network in a box” software is under development that will cost less than a nice learther sofa.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

She’s a great source of information and I think you’ll really enjoy this. And there are a lot of organizations starting to realize they need to be in the digital space, and they’re asking their people not to think traditionally about their industry, but to adopt this different mind set. People are not going to respond defensively, there’s going to be open discussion around the questions, and the issues, and the concerns that they raise.

Global forces

Learning with 'e's

The key implication of this was that as a homogenous 'group' of consumer-actors, we would all adopt a common identity, as we were subsumed into an ever shrinking world. OK, so open source software, rival news channels and other fast food chains are now vying for supremacy and Facebook is mopping up many of the other social networks, but you get the idea. Image source Global forces by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

I try not to use the term Instructional Designer as my opening line anymore :-) because, like you, I get the whats that stare. If there is a follow up question, it opens the door for a bit more depth. As a result, even in educational institutions, technology related decisions impacted by training and integration (adoption rates) often do not include instructional designers which often understand the user base in more depth or detail: their use habits, tendencies, attitudes etc.