Moodle and eFront side-by-side

eFront

This article has been reposted from the Wyver Solutions blog. The original article may be found here: [link]. With eFront’s recent string of awards , I thought it was about time I took a look at this relative newcomer to the open source Learning Management System market. For many years, Moodle has been most people’s port of call when looking for an open source LMS (or Virtual Learning Environment in the education sector).

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. A Course-instance can share the same lessons with its father, have unique instances of the lessons or have a different set of lessons all together.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Image Source: Apple UK. Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE - eLearning 24-7 , July 27, 2010 I have a real issue with vendors who charge extra – via a license with their “partner&# or otherwise for a web conferencing – and thus ability to offer webinars, in their solution.

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Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

It’s a great source of data that starts to build a story around what I’m trying to understand. In addition, the expanding free access to open source journals and sources such as Wikipedia have fundamentally impacted how information is accessed.

IDEA: Crowdsourcing Course Content

LearnDash

open-source coding with multiple contributors). Wikipedia takes a crowdsource approach to its articles. Imagine a scenario where you have a public repository available so that people can contribute to different lessons and topics of your course.

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10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Dimdim has an open source version so developers can integrate it with other software. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools. It’s a free and open source application with templates and plugins for enhancements.

The gradebook module

eFront

The gradebook module uses a formula to convert scores for activities to an aggregated lesson score at a range from 1 and 100 - and subsequently to a grade (e.g, As a professor now we have to activate the gradebook module for lessons.

Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

This article will focus on what you need to know to leverage your Learning Management System (LMS) if you’re facilitating Learning and Development for a government organization. . Learn more about using open-source to deliver a scalable, secure, future-proof government training program.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Join us to learn how open-source learning platforms, like Moodle and Totara, not only make it incredibly easy to integrate innovative elearning tools and strategies for an enhanced learning experience, but allow you to future-proof your LMS investment for years to come.

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Training: Spaced Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    In an article first reported in Scientific American in 2005 , R. Douglas   In a previous article I wrote about Knowledge Guru and the use of repetition in eLearning. The article explored if the simple act of repetition is the key to learning. One of the comments I received about that article (from someone at Knowledge Guru, in fact) said that repetition is only part. In an eLearning setting you might do even shorter lessons. )

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20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

Massive Open Online Courses, online academies & software have sprung up as the most logical evolutionary entities that can help students focus on self-driven instructions, customized content and resource management. This online resource pool houses many valuable openly licensed textbooks. Khan Academy has a diverse catalog of lessons on an array of subjects such as classical music, cryptography, SAT coaching, differential equations, linear algebra, etc.

From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

eFront

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.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., In this regard, it is so inspiring to see organizational culture going “open source”!

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SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

The e-learning has become a prominent source of education, and the progress of technology is embracing the people with advancements in the learning mediums. Various e-learning platforms allow tutors to post lessons and courses in various formats; videos are one the bests.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

1) You can issue commands directly from the search box Many people dont know that you can use the search box to issue commands for e.g., editing a user or changing a lesson. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. . Self-esteem : These are rewards that create prestige and are a very valuable source of motivation. They, too, are a great source of motivation for older learners.

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 1

Your Training Edge

Over a series of two articles, we’ll explore the qualities of good MOOCs, especially as they related to workforce and corporate learning. In this first article, we’ll look at some overarching qualities of good online education, and in the next we’ll examine some more course-specific factors of MOOC success. Although true MOOCs are open for anyone to take, it’s still essential to keep the target audience in mind when designing the courses.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. . Self-esteem : These are rewards that create prestige and are a very valuable source of motivation. They, too, are a great source of motivation for older learners.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Performance Learning Productivity

I believe the L&D profession can take some lessons from both of these Charles Dickens stories, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. That means an attitude of openness and collaboration - joining others on a journey of understanding.

Arming Kids with Laptops.works

Kapp Notes

The article explains that student writing scores have improved on standardized tests since laptop computers were distributed and that the students' writing skills improved even when they were using pen and paper (how quaint), not just a computer keyboard.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com)

Mark Oehlert

This article correctly takes to task people who will vehemently oppose a game having never played it. The hard lesson is that people do learn in games but what they learn mainly comes from a personal place - a place constructed by their own experiences, background and mental states. So for me a really telling point in the article that kicked off this little rant, is this: "Blaming video games meant that the shooters were set aside from other violent youth.at

9 Elearning Authoring Tools: Comparison and Review

Elucidat

In this article, Steve Penfold reviews nine leading elearning authoring tools. Check out our full article about Adobe Captivate. This setup opens up a lot of possibilities when no coding is required; authoring actions are entered via a selection interface.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

Just Google the phrase “LMS software” and you will see thousands of links to different products, services, and articles claiming to offer an eLearning platform or an LMS tool. This article aims at clearing the same though. Trust me, you will know after reading this article that why can’t you afford to overlook these features in your personalized LMS software. Open-Source & Code Customizability. You cannot customize a closed-source LMS.

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

In part one of this two-part article, “Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning,” I discussed the importance of getting started with employee-generated learning.

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

Challenge to Learn

Source of theory Ruben R. We added assessments to see if the learner learned his lesson well. We have set our first steps on the path of game based learning and virtual worlds in order to offer learning in a more attractive way and let people experience more instead of just reading the lesson. But it is still a one way street, there is no connection between the source content and this user generated content.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

The narrowed search options include "Articles, including patents" and "Case law". Have popular articles read to you by trained voice actors. universities, Coursera offers MOOCs or massive open online courses for free. We are big fans of online tools here at OpenSesame.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

H5P is a free, open-source, elearning authoring tool for smaller cloud-hosted activities. Price: Free, Open-Source. Also, you can add sound comments, a record of your voice, give more detailed directions, and manage the number of students who are watching your video lessons. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links. Questions come in varying form, open or close type and different variations.

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. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010. Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon - Ignatia Webs , February 25, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Open up the Navigation. Open for use?

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. Side note: Here’s a link to an article about the Westjet hackathon. But this knowledge management team captures all of that output, and they have what they call a lessons implemented register.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

The book builds on the 4C/ID model described in the 2002 article that John Curry linked to. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Internet Time Alliance: what’s in a name?

Jay Cross

The story is documented in eLearn Magazine : Several years ago Jay Cross (lead author of this article) realized that while he championed social learning in books and conferences, he did most of his work in solitary. Jane Hart and Cross linked arms and were soon joined by Clark Quinn and Harold Jarche (all co-authors of this article). The following year, Jarche and Cross had offered online, open-source “unworkshops&# that stretched from Tokyo to Tel Aviv.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

These two resources came to mind: For more on the spacing effect, be sure to read this 2006 article by Lars Hyland: Less Learning More Often. Dan Roddy recently shared a link to a great article on tips for writing in a more conversational tone.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

See the article in the New York Times: Online Schooling Grows, Setting Off a Debate Despite enthusiastic support from parents, the schools have met with opposition from some educators, who say elementary students may be too young for Internet learning, and from teachers, unions and school boards, partly because they divert state payments from the online student’s home district. The K-12 market is pretty wide open though, so theres lots of opportunities for rapid growth there.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world - Ignatia Webs , June 15, 2010 First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. You’re tasked with outlining an eLearning lesson.

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