April 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

We talked on various topics in April – from LMS to Augmented Reality, from Games to AS 3.0 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Debates if Moodle or any other open source LMS is really free. Read it to find out what all costs one needs to consider when comparing Open Source with a Commercial LMS. Tools for Developing Augmented Reality Applications. With 29 new posts, April has been the most active month on our blog.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 - Part 1: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

Limestone Learning

What do you think of when you hear the words “augmented reality”? What about “virtual reality”? If augmented reality brings information to you, virtual reality brings you to information. Layar , Aurasma , Zapworks , Eon Creator AVR , ARToolKit (open-source) and AugmentedPRO. " Winnats Pass " by John Clift is licensed under CC BY 2.0. This is Part 1 in our series on the 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 blog post series.


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What Is Mixed Reality Training? Everything You Need To Know And 3 Examples

Roundtable Learning

Healthcare is one of the top sectors expected to see the most investment in mixed reality (MR) development. By utilizing both augmented and virtual reality, MR creates a unique learning environment that simulates the real-world and allows for realistic interactions to occur. .

Code & Pixels: Transforming Learning through Technology

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

The Research & Development Wing provides the latest technology related support to the development team and researches on the latest tools, open source products and also prepares Quality Assurance Documents to support Quality Check. Augmented Reality, Virtual reality, Simulation-based Learning, Game-based learning are being used in the education sector globally. Established in 2012, Code & Pixels Interactive Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (C&P)

Google’s Stadia holds promises in Serious Games, VR and Mixed Reality

Playware Studios

What if I told you that Stadia is open source? The fact that it is open source means innovation and collaboration that draws on a pool of talent and know how that is far beyond any single company could muster. Articles Blog Technology Augmented Reality Cloud Computing Mixed Reality Serious Games simulation technology Virtual RealityGoogle recently announced , It’s next-generation gaming platform.

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Transforming Learning through Technology

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

The Research & Development Wing provides the latest technology related support to the development team and researches on the latest tools, open source products and also prepares Quality Assurance Documents to support Quality Check. Augmented Reality , Virtual reality , Simulation-based Learning , Game-based learning are being used in the education sector globally. Source: [link]. Established in 2012, Code & Pixels Interactive Technologies Pvt.

Geoff Stead – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Learnnovators: We see a lot of promise in capabilities such as Mobile Augmented Reality, Near Field Communication (NFC), and QR Codes holding for ‘contextual mobile learning’. Qualcomm develops an open source toolkit called Gimbal that lets you extend these to inside a building too. Work with your IT team to make sure you get the optimum balance between security and openness.

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


The technology behind QR Codes is available as open source. Bleam : This is a fast reading 3-dimensional QR code that is more accurate and fully customizable.This patented technology is highly superior to traditional QR Codes and even offers support for integrating Augmented Reality (AR) features. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes.



The technology behind QR Codes is available as open source. Bleam : This is a fast reading 3-dimensional QR code that is more accurate and fully customizable.This patented technology is highly superior to traditional QR Codes and even offers support for integrating Augmented Reality (AR) features. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes.

eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog

Upside Learning

The Right Way To Go About Open Source LMS. The Right Way To Go About Open Source LMS. Augmented Reality in Learning. Top 5 Traffic Sources. As we knock on 2010’s doors, it’s a good time to look at what we did on this blog in 2009. We started this blog in March 2009 and in its 10 month existence has more than a 100 posts. The blog now has about 500 subscribers and has received more than 53000 page views and more than 200 comments.

8 Benefits of K-12 LMS in Shaping Education

Hurix Digital

For instance, an education system or K-12 institution should have a proprietary system configuration for LMS adoption, while an open-source solution is preferable for an organization. As big data, AI, and augmented reality are advancing rapidly, so is the K-12 LMS.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now? Open Source is Not Cheap, Leave Alone Free. An Augmented Reality Future. One week into the New Year it’s the right time to look back on the year gone by. So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. We have pulled these up based on social signals (views, comments, twitter and more).

Showing the World

Clark Quinn

However, a recent chat in the L&D Revolution group on LinkedIn on Augmented Reality (AR) surfaced another idea. The systems exist: Layar commercially, ARIS in the open source space (with different capabilities). One of the positive results of investigations into making work more effective has been the notion of transparency, which manifests as either working and learning ‘ out loud ‘, or in calls to Show Your Work.

[Case Study] Using Photogrammetry to Immortalize a Historical Landmark


Augmented Reality (AR). Revisiting the importance of versatility mentioned earlier, this model can also be viewed in Augmented Reality, an XR technology increasingly used in universities worldwide. Virtual Reality (VR). Related articles: Virtual Reality 101.

An explanation of cmi5 in (mostly) plain English

Rustici Software

xAPI came along and was designed to track all kinds of learning activities across different technologies that often sit outside of an LMS, like mobile apps, gaming, simulations, virtual reality and augmented reality. Source: ADL cmi5 Specification.

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

OpenSimulator is released under a BSD License, making it both open source, and commercially friendly to embed in products. Participants can choose from a range of display options including PCs, handheld augmented reality devices, or holographic and large Immersive Display environments. Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out. OpenSimulator or OpenSim Building in OpenSim. OpenSimulator is a 3D Application Server.

The Best eLearning Authoring Tools: Review and Features


Open-source. Many such solutions are SCORM-compliant and allow content developers to quickly produce courses with text and images, drag ’n’ drop features, multiple-choice and matching, and open text questions.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Social networks and open source content were introduced and wildly accepted. Augmented reality. Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s? It is truly remarkable how things have evolved so rapidly. When writing this post, I’ve been amazed how quickly technology is progressing and how it is starting to impact the methodology of content delivery. Without a doubt, eLearning is evolving for everyone.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. Augmented Reality and Kinect. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. There are consumer locations that have implemented augmented reality without using a mobile device to view it. Augmented reality opens those doors. Expect a few commercial vendors to jump into the augmented reality space for e-learning.

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know


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. Companies can use this open-source tool for faster team collaboration, group chats and one-to-one messaging.

10 LMS for Franchises

Ed App

Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies and solutions are also available. Virtual reality and augmented reality solutions. Forma LMS works as an open-source content development platform that can help you meet the specific needs of effective franchise training. Open LMS is individually crafted for all types of organizations, like franchises.

10 LMS Providers

Ed App

Celebrate learning milestones with Custom Achievements —whether that’s completing a lesson or a course, scoring specific points, earning Stars, or even just opening the learner app! What makes this LMS stand out is that it’s an open-source type of LMS so you can further customize its features.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Open Source Software. Open Source software products for eLearning, for which the source code is freely available, are becoming widely accepted. An increasing number of organizations are taking advantage of Open Source products, like Moodle and Sakai, for Learning Management Systems and authoring tools, like Udutu, for course production. Open Source apps are usually free to download, which makes online learning more affordable.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

You’ll find excellent guidance from sources like Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs , along with online courses from sites like Coursera, Digital Marketing Institute and LinkedIn. 10) Open Source Gains Legitimacy in Extended Enterprise Learning. New year.

LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?


In a car dealership, the training will focus more on hands-on practice tasks and interactivity-driven multimedia lessons (with access to augmented reality). Cloud-based LMS or Open-source LMS? For many, an open-source LMS may appear as an attractive option as compared to the cloud-based LMS. When you choose to go for the Open-source model, the cost of ownership will escalate, add to the burdens of your IT team and it isn’t easy to manage.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

What always stuns me are vendors who state they know what their learners want, but in reality have no clue, because they themselves do not see the technology and its usage among the masses. A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. Reality.


2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

There are other projects underway to solve it, including the MedBiquitous Activity Report standard and (in a sense) the Mozilla Open Badges project. The Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida (the Silicon Valley of simulation), is, a source tells us, leaning toward specifying xAPI (see below) as the standard for LMS-simulator communication. When we open that can of worms, we’ll know we’ve reached the trough of disillusionment.

Computer Aided Learning: From pre-history to where we’re at in late 2018

Ed App

Now computer aided learning means learning on mobile phones , virtual reality and augmented reality in addition to desktop and laptop computer interaction. Source. Source. Source. Source. Source. Source. Virtual Reality-flavoured computer aided learning is already possible thanks to easily-available headsets and interactive systems such as Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

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. Augmented Reality, Future for eLearning? Augmented Reality (118). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

What is an LXP – The Definitive Guide

Origin Fractal LXP

Microlearning, gamification, virtual reality, augmented reality are just some of the intriguing tools deployed to make training engaging on an LXP. Most LMSs are open-source and are extremely vulnerable to security threats and breaches.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. Open Content Potential But There are Challenges This year I spent quite a bit of time looking at where and how open content could get leveraged in different ways. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 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. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Interactivity meets reality. Open up the Navigation. Open for use?

Build your multi-device strategy in 6 questions

Sponge UK

Offering your formal training content in the same place as the other sources should be part of your plan. Being open to different approaches and technologies means working with people and systems that are versatile. Businesses are increasingly moving towards open source software based on accepted standards. Virtual reality, augmented reality, wearables or the Internet of Things could all end up being hugely important to your training.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In this regard, it is so inspiring to see organizational culture going “open source”! Companies such as InMobi are open-sourcing their culture to enable mutual sharing and learning. What is the significance of ’open sourcing’ culture in this age of Working Out Loud (WoL)? Sahana: An “open source” environment is essentially driven by inclusivity and meritocracy. Open cultures are based on transparency, participation, trust and communities.

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LMS Vendors: How to Select the Right Vendor for your Goals

Hurix Digital

While there are many types of LMS available, the most popular is the Moodle-based LMS , an open source, free to download, flexible, user-friendly eLearning platform, supported by a global community and with over 68 million users worldwide from all types of organizations. The LMS they choose should include extensive and innovative features such as gamification and augmented reality.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

All the Open source systems – again you must add TinCan API on your own. Latitude Learning – only if you have the open source solution and you must add TinCan API on your own. Augmented Reality. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed.

Top eLearning Trends For 2018

Adobe Captivate

Virtual and Augmented Reality are currently the hottest modes of implementing training. Virtual Reality has been there for quite some time now. However, with Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality added to the mix, we have exciting new possibilities in the immersive learning space. These smart apps will help learners to learn as they go and augment learning in the “moment of need”.

Making Sense of Responsive E-Learning Design


The reality is that responsive design is part of the equation for certain types of content; and it’s a consideration moving forward. We are excited to see the emergence of a new (open source) authoring tool for developing responsive e-learning content. Augmented with the powerful functionalities of mobile devices (such as Augmented Reality, BlueTooth, WIFI, Geo-location, Geo-tagging, Geo-fencing), learning can become really powerful. The Quote.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Image Source: Apple UK. Augmented Reality for Learning - eLearning Technology , July 26, 2010 A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning. 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.