Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers.

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Association Learning System Rankings

eLearning 24-7

The Association market is by far, IMO, one of the top three markets, that as a vendor, you should be in. In the past, I’ve always listed the association mkt within the B2B/Customer Education, because it does fit nicely within. Before diving into the rankings and the explanation on this new approach to rankings, here are some interesting factoids about the association space. There are Professional (which most folks are aware of) and Trade associations.

eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

These are online courses offered to the masses, often for free. Why, you ask, would an association want to create a MOOC? It’s like the concept of “freemium” games where a game is free, but the add-ons have a small fee. An association can leverage this free course model to increase membership and attract more people who are willing to pay for educational offerings in the future. Trends in eLearning come and go, but a good LMS is forever.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. tool seem bewildering, but there are some.

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Although I didn’t join the associations that put these things on, I voraciously ate up the content they were offering, as often as my employer would allow me to attend. I have since moved on, from marketing minion to marketing maven, but have never forgotten the associations that taught me a thing or two. I often lament that “if only I’d had more time and access to the tools that would have helped, I could have made a bigger difference.” Will I need a tool to do that?

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

For years, associations have played a critical role in addressing the skills gap problem by providing professional and continuing education for their members. In the past, highly-specialized, industry education was provided through association annual meetings and educational sessions. But due to increased travel costs, many associations are seeing lower attendance at their annual meetings. Of your association members and potential members, how large is the possible market?

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

G-Cube

Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. In this article, I’ll share 8 top tips for using rapid eLearning authoring tools for eLearning gamification. How To Use Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification. The answer is rapid eLearning authoring tools that cut costs and development times. Everything is already integrated into the eLearning authoring tool.

10 Safety Training Software

Ed App

Safety training software is an invaluable tool allowing training managers and L&D leaders to effectively build, manage, and optimize a safety training program that will protect their workforce from any potential health and physical hazards associated with the nature of their job.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

Here are a few points to consider before making a choice for your association: “Is the eLearning well-designed?”. These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. Both programs are designed as presentation tools, so either one should be able to fill that role. Prezi does have a free account level available, so even if you already have PPT it’s possible to access both programs without paying any more than you are now.

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Every week, like clockwork, I get a call from someone who wants me to recommend an LMS for their association or small business. Sometimes LMSs offer some basic course development tools, but it’s not a core LMS function. Now that the buyer knows that an LMS is not a course development tool, s/he will realize that buying an LMS before building courses means paying for something that isn’t going to be used for a while.

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

Prior to 2020, many associations relied heavily on in-person tradeshows, seminars and on-site training because they were historically popular offerings for both the association and the member. Many associations are discovering they are now behind their for-profit competitors.

Authoring Tools and Lectora Online Q&A

Trivantis

Recently, Lectora® Online was listed in the “ 5 Top E-learning Content Authoring Tools for Corporate Trainers ” by Software Advice. We sat down with the review’s author, Brian Westfall, Senior Market Research Associate, for a Q&A on authoring tools, cloud software, responsive design in mobile training, and more. Q: What are some software selection best practices? Q: How can authoring software address common pain points for SMBs?

3 Ways Authoring Tools are Transforming Learning for Enterprise

Ed App

Optimising learning for enterprise entails the use of a good authoring tool for effective employee training. . Authoring tools are software programs, enabling companies to effectively train their workforce through the seamless creation of microlessons. We have sifted through mounds of information to gather the top three ways authoring tools for enterprise are transforming employee training in the workplace. Benefits of a rapid authoring tool.

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. In this post, I shall give a brief rundown of 20 free educational resources for students. A vast majority of books are available for free in digital formats. fxSolver is a mathematical tool developed by a learned-mathematicians and experienced programmers.

What Are the Short-Term and Long-Term Costs of an eLearning Authoring Tool?

gomo learning

We believe that eLearning tool pricing should be as easy to understand as the tool itself. Why Is It Worth Investing in an eLearning Authoring Tool? Most importantly, an authoring tool can save your organization a lot of money.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. One of our authors who was just getting started with elearning never before had had the need to record audio—and asked for advice on tools. This article lays out some of your options, focusing on simple voice-recording tools for your personal computer. But can download tool. With a moderate spend and can download tool.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re at a loss as to how to get everything you want out of summer and still be productive, you might find some inspiration in a free webinar or two. PT: L&D Planning and a Post-COVID 19 Environment (Free for ATD members) The pandemic has changed where and how people work.

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Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again. It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. The Rise of Authoring Tools.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Co-authored by Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems. Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. This is where associations and digital badges come in. Why Look to Associations? But associations have them all.

10 HIPAA Compliance Software

Ed App

Designing and administering a regular compliance training program consumes a significant amount of time and resources, especially without the proper tools on hand. This is why working with reliable HIPAA compliance software has become an absolute necessity for compliance officers.

How Does A Good Authoring Tool Benefit You?

Ed App

A good authoring tool is determinant of the degree of success your organization’s training strategy obtains. A variety of authoring tools are available to employ, however their quality varies amongst key players in the industry. Good authoring tools tend to harbour specific features which make them effective for training employees. EdApp’s authoring feature provides users access to a plethora of tools to contribute to training success.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts. Why Look to Associations?

Online Industrial Training Tools & Tech to Know About

Convergence Training

Industrial companies and other organizations have been making increasingly common use of online training and different technologies associated with online training for some time now. Workplace Scheduling Software. Safety Management Software . eLearning Authoring Tool.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => for Associations!

Top 10 LMS software

Ed App

There are dozens of LMS software on the market, but there are only a select few that truly stand apart from the rest, based on the ease of use along with effectiveness. To help narrow down the best tools for you and your teams, discover our picks for the top 10 LMS software below.

What to look for in an authoring tool

Ed App

The authoring tools that learning management systems ( LMSs ) are equipped with are key to creating useful and engaging eLearning content for your staff. The more sophisticated the authoring tool the easier and less time consuming it is to create content. A good authoring tool will also make it easy for you to update this content and have it redistributed to the end learner. So here are some tips for what to look for in an authoring tool.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

If you’re stuck inside because it’s too rainy for a walk, why not use the time for a free webinar? In this session, Becky Pike Pluth, President and CEO of The Bob Pike Group, will model effective use of the most common tools across online platforms.

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LMS for Nursing Associations

Association eLearning

State associations around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate nursing professionals on everything from nursing fundamentals to handling psychiatric emergencies. Recently, nursing associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and pre-licensing courses online. Includes a built-in, easy-to-use eLearning authoring too l to help you quickly create online learning content your learners will love.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

If you can catch a breath this month, give yourself an hour to attend a free webinar. PT: Debunking Myths about Certification (Free for ATD members) Wondering about the best way to advance your career? Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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LMS for Marketing Associations

Association eLearning

State associations and education providers around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate marketing professionals on everything from social media to advertising and public relations. Recently, marketing and public relations associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and core knowledge courses online. We understand the unique needs of marketing and public relations associations.

10 Best Learning Software in 2020

Ed App

The learning software needs to follow modern technical standards, to be modular, flexible, and scalable (in line with the increase in the number of users) and be in line with the needs of the target group. Gephi is an open-source graph and network analysis tool. Sign up for free today.

Introducing Data Driven Authoring

Ed App

EdApp was the first learning platform on the market to introduce Machine Learning into authoring with the release of our language translation module that provides the live translation of courseware into more than 100 languages within a few clicks. Data driven authoring is our next revolutionary move in the further advancement of microlearning. Released today across the platform, authors will see live usage data associated with each template in our unique template library.

Free L&D webinars for March 2021

Limestone Learning

If you feel sunny and ready to learn something new, why not sign up for one of the free webinars being offered this month? PT: Personalize Knowledge Delivery with a Digital Adoption Platform Digital transformation has led to a rapid proliferation of software applications in enterprises.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

If you’re seeking some motivation, look no further than this selection of free webinars for November. At the end of the session, you’ll have all the tools and techniques you need to design and develop your own elearning games. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry. Only a few years ago I was writing about how smart associations were adopting LMS technology as a foundation for continuing education programs. But since then innovation has erupted all around and leading-edge associations are now embracing a full “tech stack” approach to differentiate and comparatively sell more content. The Modern Association LMS: Why Here And Now?

Introducing Author Profiles and Ratings, now accessible in our editable content library

Ed App

Following this exciting growth, we are thrilled to introduce an improvement to our fully editable content library by adding new author profiles and rating capabilities. Author Profiles. In addition to Author Profiles, learners now have the ability to rate courseware.

How to write a training manual with a microlearning authoring tool

Ed App

A microlearning authoring tool would have helped! Furthermore, if rules, procedures, or other regulations change, a training manual using a microlearning platform can be the most effective tool to use when disseminating this information to one’s employees.

LMS for School Executives Associations

Association eLearning

State associations around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate school executives on everything from leadership development to educator effectiveness. Recently, school executives associations have discovered the advantages of offering CE, professional development and training courses online. Includes a built-in, easy-to-use eLearning authoring too l to help you quickly create online learning content your learners will love.