Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

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BigBlueButton is a free web-conferencing tool with text chat, audio and video capabilites, a virtual whiteboard and many more presentation and conferencing features. Yugma free web conferencing allows anyone, anywhere to instantly share their desktop and ideas online with others. Your Yugma Free web conferencing account allows you to invite up to 20 attendees Using WebHuddle , you have options and flexibility.

Web Conferencing Services

Tony Karrer

32 per min per user More than 15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y [link] Yugma N As needed Basic service is free, premium rates vary by number of attendees Up to 10 for free Premium service up to 500 N Y (long dist. I found a Google doc via delicious that I have a feeling wasn't intended to be public, but it has such a wonderful comparison of the various web conferencing tools that I felt compelled to copy it here and as a new Google Doc in case the document goes away.

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Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

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Very very impressive, with mega features including desktop sharing, audio/video, whiteboards, along with remote administration tools, a moderating system, and a tool for importing documents in 32 different formats, integrates well with Moodle, but you do not need to have Moodle. Yugma - free up to 20 participants, other options available but are fee based. Red5Chat -video, audio chat functionality – Flash driven.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

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Cammy, This is Austin from Yugma (www.yugma.com). Id just like to invite you and your readers to also check out Yugma, our web conferencing and collaboration application. CNet recognized Yugma this year by selecting us as a finalist in its 2007 Webware 100 Awards. Best regards, Austin ——— Yugma Marketing Team www.yugma.com 3:34 PM Steve Wexler said. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below. I would expect the document to continue to grow and change, but thought it would be worth having it available in a text format as well (so I can find it when I need it).

Elearning applications

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CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). MLOAT - (Authoring Tool) Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool enables content experts to easily combine video, audio, images and texts into one synchronized learning object.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

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Download audio and podcasts. Create.mp3 or.m4b (Audio Book) recordings (in English, French, Spanish and German) of any text content on your computer or mobile phone.

Facebook for e-Learning

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At the same time you can add documents, PDFs, add MP3 audio to make webinars! News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ".