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When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?


– this is what a client’s IT Manager commented after looking at technology requirements sheet of our Wizdom LMS in a presentation last week (It’s built on.Net, and uses Windows Server, IIS, & MS SQL/Oracle as back-end platform). How about open source vs. proprietary LMS’s?

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

eThink Education

In last week’s recap of the Learning Technologies 2019 conference in London, we included a few exciting new announcements from both the eThink Team and Moodle HQ, including the launch of Moodle Workplace. What is Moodle Workplace? What is Moodle Workplace?

Moodle: the LMS for everyone

Course Index provide a suite of services around Moodle. What is Moodle? in education and computer science and has since become the world’s most popular open-source learning management system. In fact it’s ideal because it’s free and open source.

April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Below are our Top 10 posts for the month, each accompanied by a quick brief: Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs. Lists top 13 blogs that we follow for LMS and learning technology. The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Why Moodle Customization to Reflect Your Company Branding

CommLab India

Why Moodle Customization to Reflect Your Company Branding. Many organizations customize Moodle, an open source LMS, according to their requirements. Do you know you can customize Moodle to reflect your company’s brand? Why do you need to customize Moodle.

My Moodle Test


Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. Sophia Peters provides another interesting post entitled Deciding Between Open Source and Proprietary Software? Does your company use an open source ERP system, or perhaps SAP or Oracle?

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

Learning Visions

Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? And “in times like these…&# Why pay for a pricey LMS when you can Moodle or Drupal or Sakai ? 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. There’s no vendor who creates Moodle per say.

LearnX Platinum and Gold Awards for DynaMind eLearning!

The eLearning Nomad

Best New Technology Implementation – eLearning Adopter. Together with one of our clients, World Vision Australia, DynaMind eLearning received the Platinum Award for Best New Technology Implementation (eLearning Adopter) and a Gold Award for Best Online eLearning Model in the 2014 LearnX Asia Pacific Awards. We use the open source learning management system Moodle to develop eWorkshops.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. Open Source Software. Mobile Technologies.

eThink’s 2018 Year In Review

eThink Education

In 2018, our Moodle & Totara experts received almost 12,000 support tickets (!) Moodle Partner Growth. eThink continues to expand our Moodle client base and work closely with Moodle HQ to extend the product and support Moodle adoption and the open-source community.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Mozilla’s Open Badges project is working to solve that problem, making it easy for anyone to issue, earn and display badges across the web through a shared technical infrastructure. From Mozilla’s Open Badges wiki page. Is Your Organization Ready?

The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

MOODLE. MOODLE is the acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. Though MOODLE was conceived as a learning platform for institutions in the education sector, it is widely used by companies. Learning Technology LMS

Games and Learning

Moodle Journal

I must admit to being a fan of infographics and so when I came across one for the Moodle vle the other day I thought I must include it in my next blog posting. Not sure really weer am with the idea of Game Based Learning (GBL),but then I have yet to try it out.

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On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, and as a result, more effective.


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).

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LearnUpon – The best LMS in Australia


In October 2016, we opened our first official Australian office in Sydney and expand our support team. The cost of LMS deployment can be unnecessarily high and open sourced solutions do not suit many corporate LMS nee ds. Open source LMS solutions.

Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide


Online learning is similar to distance education provided by organisations like the Open University where students are based off campus and interact with tutors and other learners asynchronously. Technology has the potential to engage and motivate learners more than ever before – and with an intuitive learning management system, you could see interaction and subsequently results improve. Totara Learn is an open-source, scalable and configurable LMS.

Why Getting a Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin was Worth the Effort

Web Courseworks

Professor Knox, who retires in May, opened my eyes to the value of formative evaluation. I adopted it immediately into my practice. Moodle: Being energized by a former extension chancellor, Don Hanna, and his Technology in Higher Education course; he chose to use an open source CMS rather than the university sanctioned one. This system, called Moodle, has become the core of a new SaaS delivered LMS product we market to associations called, CourseStage.

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The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives


Their platform is easy to use, doesn’t over complicate the implementation process, and keeps up with changing technology. Slack, Okta, OneLogin, HRIS (Workday, Oracle and others), SCORM, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Open API. and Ajax technologies.

LMS - Learning Environment - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Classroom as a Learning Technology. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Rapid Learning Management Systems - eLearning Technology , October 20, 2009. Moodle is now certified SCORM 1.2 Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters - Kapp Notes , October 23, 2009. Personal Learning Environments - Concept not Tool - Learning Technology Learning , October 16, 2009.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Learners who suffer from sensory, intellectual or technological difficulties will need assistive technology to successfully access and complete their training courses. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years.

14 Best Practices for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

There are seven important readiness factors you must consider before implementing e-learning – psychological, social, environmental, human resource, technological, financial, and content readiness. Choose your LMS – open source or commercial.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010. Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources - eLearning Technology , October 25, 2010.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Working together with core learning technologies, these solutions draw learners in, and keep them coming back for more. It also provides ecommerce capabilities that integrate easily into broader technology ecosystems.

6 Smart Steps for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

Aspects of readiness include your employees’ ability to adapt to technological challenges and accept self-paced training. Technological Readiness: This indicates the level of skills your employees need to handle the technology that using e-learning requires.

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

We now have tools like Moodle (a virtual learning environment), they add extra dimensions to e-Learning. Social constructivism principles are at the fundamentals of Moodle. He mentioned Dr. Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR Model of the Technology Adoption Life Cycle. Technology acts as direct tool substitute, with no functional change. Technology acts as direct tool substitute, with functional improvement. Technology allows for significant task redesign.

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

Learning Visions

Huge market Experimentation going on in this area People starting to use it and its going to get bigger (although it wont replace other media) Good for specific applications: folks in the field, product training, reference material to support a course, sales Assessment uses in mobile technology (drill and practice) In the participant poll, 1 person said "we are now using mobile devices"; 39% said "we are researching mobile"; 24% "no interest in mobile"; the rest not sure.

The Ultimate Guide to E-Learning and Its Localization


The technological boom and swift evolution of smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices contributed to the better positioning of the industry and lead to coining terms such as mobile learning, micro-learning, gamification, etc.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

Learning Visions

In the "Appropriate Use of New Technologies" session with Keith Resseau, a large percentage of the audience had never used blogs or wikis. Rapid e-Learning tools are being adopted by companies, but they still want someone else to produce content for them. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi.

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. Oy.Sometimes I just want to give IDs a big hug and remind us all that we are a critical lynchpin in the learning technologies value chain.we Or I ask them if theyve ever had to learn how to do something using technology.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

Even difference in time did not cause a problem or hiccups thanks to the technology and group. Business, in many ways, has been slower to adopt. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. Image Source: Apple UK. eLearning Technology. Technologies is second which is an obvious dominant theme.

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Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

How open-source platforms can be optimized to inspire a culture of learning in the workplace that aligns with business objectives. How open-source Moodle and Totara offer the flexibility, scale, and functionality to provide a scalable and interoperable learning platform.

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. Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Social eLearning Design - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The Classroom as a Learning Technology. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation Backchannel Multitasking - eLearning Technology , October 29, 2009. Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning - Upside Learning Blog , October 29, 2009. Moodle is now certified SCORM 1.2 Technology Adoption Continuum: Types of Adopters - Kapp Notes , October 23, 2009.