Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

ATutor – This open source LMS puts forth a decent amount of features like email notifications to file storage. The most highlighted feature of ATutor is its user-friendly UI, which makes it an ideal tool for beginners.

Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Atutor. Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. This is not an all encompassing list, rather I have listed a wide swath, that you may wish to consider, including ones that are intriguing. Nor are they in any specific order. This is part one. Part two discusses some pros vs. cons on Moodle and open source LMS/LCMS in general. ILIAS 4 e-Learning. Pojosoft. Docebo - Integrates with external systems such as video conferencing and HR systems.

5 Free Learning Management Tools to Administer Your Online Training

CommLab India

ATutor. Despite these positives, ATutor, like most open-source course management applications, requires technical expertise to install and get started. Bob is the training manager of a large multinational pharmaceutical company.

UPDATED: Other Open Source LMS Solutions

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Atutor. A list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. They are not in any specific order. These are the newest listings (6-2-10). Ectolearning – Open learning environment, with collaboration tools plus LMS – for Education/academia. offers test capabilities based on rubrics. Sloode - Multi-user virtual environment of Second Life® with the Moodle® learning-management system, Can be used in corporate and education.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

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So having a browser check is a good idea. #5 ATUTOR. Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. 100% free but with limited features (if you want those gone you pay for it). 100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products).

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

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April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Moodle and eFront side-by-side

eFront

Yes, there are many others, such as Atutor , Dokeos and Sakai , but they just haven’t had the same impact as Moodle. 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.

Breakthrough eLearning: eLearning That Doesnt Break the Bank

Breakthrough eLearning

ATutor) Presentation software (e.g.

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

For a look at true content interoperability, not to mention the other standards is supports, ATutor provides Content Packaging, Question Test (QTI), and Common Cartridge importing, exporting, and authoring. Even if you don’t use ATutor as your primary LMS, it can be used as a content authoring tool to create content that can be imported into moodle or bb or other LMSs. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.