Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning
JANUARY 16, 2011
This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => No software to download or install.
John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
At IBM, John was awarded a patent for software design for his work in developing operating systems. John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market. Learnnovators: Lectora 16, with the Responsive Course Design (RCD) feature, is a remarkably simple, yet an exceptionally powerful desktop authoring tool. How well has this platform been faring in the market? .
Year in Review: 5 eLearning Reports to Read before 2016
DECEMBER 30, 2015
A reputable MOOC, coming from the universities, or platforms like edX, could be integrated with corporate development plans. Author John Leh , CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning , discusses the tools and technology needed to engage extended enterprise users across the organization. “
LMSs that kick ass - OutStart
JANUARY 23, 2009
By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. Rather we see social media platforms and LMSs as two distinct systems. LMSs control, track and report on formal learning initiatives while a social media platform enables rather than controls informal learning.
Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations
JUNE 17, 2009
I’ve been slicing and dicing our Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase and doing some online research in response to a question about collaborative rapid authoring tools that developers in multiple locations can use. After looking at the Authoring Tool KnowledgeBase I went to my LinkedIn and Twitter network. PRIMARY type of content is online courses, CBT, conversion of existing content, presentations (and not tests/assessment, games, simulation tools).
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
JUNE 26, 2009
Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. Kineo has recently worked on creating a classroom management add-on for a corporate client and has a fabulous Moodle reporting tool. If you want to do testing, use something that already links to a tool that feeds your Oracle or SAP behemoth. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success. Moodle is an awesome tool.
Trends that Will Shape E-learning, M-learning and LMSs in 2017
JANUARY 2, 2017
Several e-learning software vendors such as Articulate, Adobe, and Trivantis are enhancing the game-based learning development capabilities of their products, to meet this growing demand. The trend of using analytics software will permeate the training function as well, in the new year.
MyUdutu: One of those best kept secrets in e-learning authoring tools
OCTOBER 14, 2009
I’ve used a bunch of desktop authoring tools – Lectora, Dreamweaver, Authorware, Captivate, and Articulate to name a few. I haven’t really used a lot of web-based authoring tools though. I had used the tool once a couple of years ago for a class and watched a demo of their Facebook integration over a year ago. Some other tidbits in bullet points:: Any platform – Mac, Linux, Windows environment.
Future of Learning Technology – 2015
MAY 7, 2010
Establishment of Flash as the de-facto development platform for custom eLearning creation allowing use of streaming audio/video over the web. Evolution of authoring tools like Articulate to become better & easier to work with reducing the cost of development.
Award for all awards
OCTOBER 3, 2011
I like Brandon Hall. CODiE – in one category under “Software”, 32 awards are available, at least two winners per award, one has three: 65 winners – some of the awards do not fall under “e-learning” CODiE – under “Education”, 23 awards are available, at least two winners per award, a couple have 3 winners. Social Learning Platform/Product/Solution. Mobile Learning Platform/Product/Solution.
Go Slow, Quickly: Make the Move to Mobile
JANUARY 22, 2013
The successful early adopters got up to speed on the new tools and technology; they researched the best examples, discovered the good design principles and experimented. Assign your team to research the tools and find examples. Allen Interactions: The ZebraZapps tool was created to ensure mobile content has LMS connectivity. The next version is being built in Haxe, an open source, high-level language for delivery on every platform including Apple iOS.
Knowledge Direct LMS Receives Top Honors
MAY 26, 2011
Digitec wins the coveted Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Award for their best-in-class learning management system (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Feature-sets unique to the platform include: • An integrated course catalog with built-in marketing components. •
A welcome to Elearnity Vendor Perspectives
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 31, 2012
Called Vendor Perspectives (slightly ironic as 'vendor' is very much a US expression, where we tend to say 'supplier') the service provides intelligence about available solutions to potential buyers in all the usual product and service categories, including custom content providers, authoring tools, learning management platforms, etc. UK-based learning and talent analysts Elearnity have come up with a new service geared specifically to the UK and European e-learning market.
4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not
APRIL 4, 2016
Fresh out of university, I worked as a content developer and designed and authored hundreds of hours of online courses. As an analyst a decade later, I wrote industry reports about learning management systems, authoring tools, and other technologies. Installed software was hot.
A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
The Brandon Hall Group''s report, "The State of Learning & Development 2014: Coming of Age," emphasized the expanded role that blended learning plays in corporate environments. Why you need a unified content development platform.
Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017
JANUARY 10, 2017
Implementing the right platform for the delivery of online education and certification programs will result in a range of benefits for your association. These applications may include, for example, social media applications or eLearning content authoring tools.
Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]
DECEMBER 15, 2016
A learning platform used to do – it had the ability to target a specific group of learners and provide a nice catalog, dividing into groups of courses and targeting groups of people to push out the right content. Intelligent learning platforms matter: the system works for you.
Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue
MARCH 28, 2012
Delivery platforms are seeing a paradigm shift from desktops to mobiles & tablet computers, operating systems are transiting from Windows to Android and iOS, programming tools maturing from Adobe Flash to HTML 5, Rapid Authoring tools are also going through a metamorphosis and so on so forth.
eFront Wins Learning Technology Award
MAY 3, 2010
Based on a coherent approach to human capital management which keeps the workforce actively engaged, the eFront Enterprise platform offers the means of aligning learning programs with business goals to cultivate employee skills and knowledge associated with business performance.
Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
MARCH 19, 2015
ABOUT DAN PONTEFRACT (Author, Speaker, Chief Envisioner). Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Brandon-Hall ‘Gold Award in Strategy & Governance’. Dan: I’ve always stated that for an organization to mature and adopt a more open and collaborative ethos, it must put behavior before tool, and form before function.
E-Learning for Newbies
OCTOBER 9, 2008
Tools of e-learning - authoring tools, systems (LMS, LCMS, Live Online Learning, social media). Methods, processes, delivery channels for e-learning - synchronous, asynchronous, blended, distributed, performance support tools, etc.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter
MAY 18, 2009
Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. Twitter is a powerful platform for resource sharing, community building and connection.
The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs
NOVEMBER 21, 2010
By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general. Update 11/23/2010: suggested by Ellen ) eLearning Pulse is an independent online community focused on serving learning and technology professionals, from instructional designers to software developers to project managers. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.
Cloud service and deployment models
NOVEMBER 5, 2009
Cloud Software as a Service , or SaaS (pronounced “sass ) has been the term used by learning management system providers for several years to described their hosted service model. Another service model is Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS). NIST defines PaaS as: The capability provided to the consumer is to deploy onto the cloud infrastructure consumer-created or acquired applications created using programming languages and tools supported by the provider.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games
APRIL 9, 2009
Electronic Software Association -- trade org for game developers in the US Gama Sutra Game Developer Magazine Timeline/Team to Develop? are 2D and is a good learning tool, the 3D world does take this to a altogether different place of enagement and interaction.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: As eLearning Ripens on The Vine
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
In my early days, I wrote a lot of software training courses. eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.
Google-Assisted â€œSearchâ€? Learningâ€¦but pls donâ€™t say â€œaccording to Googleâ€?
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
While some would argue that a Google search is not â€˜real learning,â€™ search (and other) tools from Google appear to have pedagogical uses. How you harness the potential of this â€˜quick â€˜n dirty,â€™ ubiquitous search platform depends, of course, on how you use it and what tools you use beyond its basic search capability. The ubiquity of the platform is what makes it worthy of consideration for supporting workplace learning.
Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Generation21
NOVEMBER 28, 2008
I spoke with John Stearns from Gen21 about the social media tools and technologies his organization is incorporating into their LMS. What social media tools are you guys incorporating into your LMS? To that end, core collaborative features in the LMS cover the key aspects of social media - collaborative authoring, wiki's, messaging, message boards, interactive web environments, content rating, library, etc. This post is part of the Friday series "LMSs that kick ass.
A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel
JANUARY 20, 2016
We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. Austin: mLevel (short for “mastery level”) is both the name of our learning platform and our company.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems
DECEMBER 6, 2007
Project Sun Microsytems Brandon Carson, instructional designer Project: New Hire Experience “Join the Network Sun has put a real focus on telecommuting -- many employees dont work in an office. Wiki Platform Using Web 2.0 Not truly a collaborative learning platform.
Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog. presentation ‘ Twitter in Education &# this one looks into the uses of Twitter, rather than the tool. If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate?
Low Cost LMS - Help Needed
FEBRUARY 10, 2009
The development of e-Learning is being done through Captivate, so I do not need a system with authoring capabilities. inexpensive ("learning management system" OR lms) 2007.2009 filetype:pdf ~inexpensive ("learning management system" OR lms) 2007.2009 filetype:ppt This netted some interesting material including the following list that is the list in the Brandon Hall report.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems
JULY 10, 2007
Karl Kapp: Assisted with survey questions.wrote an essay on 3D tools (with Tony ODriscoll). 61% wanted a side by side comparison of tools. 50% of respondents indicated that they thought they could use their tools to greater potential. Which tools do you primarily use?
Lectora User Conference Showcase: Ellen St. Pierre
MARCH 20, 2012
Authoring Tools. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Powerful & Easy Authoring. -->. Online Authoring Anytime, Anywhere. -->. Additionally, Ellen is a Lectora Certified author. Forum. Logins.