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

Paradiso

If you plan to manage all the manifestations of the open source yourself, keep in mind the costs plus the time you’ll be spending on administering the open source, rather than focusing on running your business or your training department.

Top Open Source Learning Management Systems

Designing Digitally

Title: Opingo Description: Opingo is a SCORM compliant LMS that is built on Dupral for both individuals and businesses looking for an easy-to-use, highly scalable system that can be integrated into other enterprise systems.

Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Open Elms - Support for articulate, captivate, targets business. 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.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

Some of the popular open source LMSs available in the market are MOODLE, SAKAI, ATutor, Canvas and many more. Organizations should consider these options after assessing their training needs, business objectives, and the learning requirements of employees.

UPDATED: Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Open Elms - Support for articulate, captivate, targets business. 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.

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. The company behind eFront has a clear business model, which is always a plus as it helps to ensure sustainability of the product. This article has been reposted from the Wyver Solutions blog. The original article may be found here: [link].