Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

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. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile.

A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? We take a look at 8 popular tools and suggest some questions to consider when doing your research. First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? Which is the best HTML5 authoring tool for you?

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10 free test maker tools

Ed App

Today, we are going to compare 10 different free test tools that vary in functionality from simple forms to those with courses, testing, and advanced analytics. . Test Tools With Free Online Training Courses. First, we will look at 3 free online training platforms that include course catalogues, testing, and authoring. These testing tools give you the most functionality of any on our list. #1 Feature list: 50+ authoring templates (no coding required!).

E-learning tools and technologies used in online training

Your Training Edge

Games, videos, slideshow are all part of an online teacher’s e-learning tools. With the use of right tools you can feel as you are inside the classroom. For instance, you can add a whiteboard on your video conferencing tool, or you can do screen-sharing while still using a microphone and making some comments. For example, software like PowerPoint or Flash can make any presentation look awesome. It is a solid e-learning authoring tool for creating e-learning courses.

10 Training Tracking Tool Options To Boost Team Learning

Continu

If you’re in the market for a new learning software provider, a training tracking tool is a must. We’ve broken these out into categories to more easily digest which of these training tracking tools is the best fit. Continu is a training tracking tool that offers a versatile cloud-based interface. It is one of the only LMS companies offering a blended learning tool for both online and classroom training. Streamlined tools for easy workflows.

How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy

LifterLMS

Learn how to start an online coaching business with software entrepreneur coach Dan Martell creator of SaaS Academy. One key aspect of the sale for Chris is that Dan had three successful companies along with some failures along the way, which is really important to look for in a business coach. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS. He’s my business coach.

How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

In one example from my experience as a coach, an otherwise highly skilled senior manager started to lose client-facing opportunities, unaware that certain traits — in this case extreme soft-spokenness and lack of eye contact – while not unusual in his native culture, were not viewed positively in the American business environment, but no one wanted to offend him by pointing this out. Leadership Development coaching Majority Culture multicultural workforce

5 authoring tool examples to help you make the best choice

Elucidat

Choosing a content authoring tool may not feel like an easy process. With so many factors playing their part, you can find yourself juggling between several different software choices. So, how do you find the right tool for you and your team now, and a few years down the line? We’ve put together some elearning authoring tool examples to help you make the best choice. Content authoring tools come in all shapes and sizes.

Top online learning tools for successful solutions

Elucidat

You’re only as good as your tools. There’s certainly no shortage of great platforms, tools and technology for you to choose from. To make the right choices, you need to know what these tools can deliver. So, here’s our lowdown of the online learning tools you can use for successful digital learning. Our top four types of online learning tool. Let’s take a closer look at each type of tool. Authoring tools. Content curation tools.

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. =>

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 2) Collaboration Tool Offers. Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work Solutions. Course Authoring and Delivery. 2) COLLABORATION TOOL OFFERS.

When to Coach and When Not to Coach

CLO Magazine

Add coaching to my already busy schedule? These are common responses from leaders when they’re asked — or told — to add coaching to their already overloaded plates. All over the world, leaders are using coaching to gain a competitive edge. But does coaching solve every problem one might encounter in the workplace? Determining when coaching is a good investment can be challenging. He needed a coach. Barbara needs a coach. He needs a coach.

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

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. fxSolver is a mathematical tool developed by a learned-mathematicians and experienced programmers. This software lets you solve engineering and scientific equations.

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

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. Elluminate is a really nice tool but not open source.

Add Coaching to the Leadership Toolbelt

Training Industry

Some of these tools include effective communication, inspiring, directing, creating vision, strategic thinking, building relationships, adaptability, drive, execution and emotional intelligence. Coaching is a relatively new tool for the leadership toolbelt. Like all the other leadership competencies mentioned, coaching is not the only tool for leaders; however, it is an important one. This step in the coaching process is key.

Open ended questions to be marked by a teacher

Adobe Captivate

I need to create activities that students can complete online and then receive feedback from their writing coach. The post Open ended questions to be marked by a teacher appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question "Elearning authoring tools" q&as questionWe are creating online writing activities for middle-school students. They should be able to go back and improve the writing piece over several rounds of feedback.

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Could an Open Learning Platform Work for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

What methods, tools, processes and procedures will be most beneficial to the organization and make learning successful? Enter open learning platforms. Editor’s note: The author works for a learning platform company.] Rather than focusing solely on individual development, like traditional learning management systems do, open platforms allow CLOs to create a collaborative environment that involves employees, as well as current and prospective customers.

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Organisational Complexity and Implications for Leadership and Coaching

Learning Cafe

In some organisations coaching sometimes sits awkwardly in the Learning and Development function – being seen more as an “ad hoc” tool used by HR rather than a standard tool for training and development. However, a number of authors in the coaching arena, for example Tony Grant and Elaine Cox, point to very strong correlations between adult learning theory and coaching principles. Learning & Performance coaching complexity leadership

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/10/2011 Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners The most of you already know that I am a great fun of open source software and free e-Learning resources: 14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools 8 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools 31 Free e-Learning Books However, sometimes it worth to spend money especially if you are a beginner.

Coaching vs. Consulting: Find the Perfect Balance to Get Buy-in and Results

CLO Magazine

Chief learning officers should consult as well as coach stakeholders while partnering with business units to develop learning strategies. But to improve their influence and results they’ll need to clarify the difference between coaching and consulting, and find the right balance for each initiative they lead. Both coaching and consulting begin with a well-defined problem, challenge or opportunity that is causing pain for the other party. Coaching is more of a dialogue.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

25 eLearning tools you need to have

LearnUpon

It’s not much of a stretch to argue that an eLearning professional is only as good as their best tools. So we asked members of our development, customer support and design teams to recommend the top eLearning tools they can’t work without. Best productivity tools for eLearning. Tool: Trello. What it does: The team has tried many project management tools at LearnUpon, including Asana , Basecamp , and Dapulse. Tool: Google Drive. Tool: IFTTT.

Helping Consultants, Experts, and Coaches Smash Through Personal and Professional Plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn

LifterLMS

Helping consultants, experts, and coaches smash through personal and professional plateaus with David Shriner-Cahn in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. This mindset helps you keep an open mind, and when solving difficult problems that often is the fastest path to finding a viable solution. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant

LifterLMS

Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. This is a concept author Seth Godin talks about. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS. That’s a perfect turning point for coaching, any kind of business coaching.

Monetization, Production, Growth, and Advertising for Course Creators, Coaches, and Consultants with Michael Greenberg

LifterLMS

We dive into monetization, production, growth, and advertising for course creators, coaches, and consultants with Michael Greenberg in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. He started out in software development and majored in economics in school. At Call For Content Michael works with coaches, consultants, and podcasters to help them take effective action for their businesses. Chris Badgett: Yeah, so private coaching or service?

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Many of these tools and services are free or have a free trial period, which can encourage you to experiment in a small way at first. Each tool fulfills at least one of these criteria: encourages collaboration; enables user-generated content or input; provides a way to share; and facilitates informal or formal learning. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option. Google Collaboration Tools.

Product Review: Liquid Authoring Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

Product: Liquid Authoring. Liquid Authoring, a new rapid content authoring tool from Landmark ASP, tries to bring together easy to use functionality with advanced capabilities. Something called Liquid Coach, located on the dashboard, when clicked opened up a browser within the system. Liquid Authoring has a “collaboration&# feature, but I have no idea what is in it, because access was denied.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

Learn how education entrepreneurs can transcend a crazy busy lifestyle with executive career and mindset coach Elizabeth Pearson in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Elizabeth is an executive career and mindset coach, and she’s also a program developer in the sense that she helps people move through a process. In 2016 Elizabeth launched her coaching business part-time while leading a skincare company as a C-level executive.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

A good starting point is to choose e-learning tools that are simple enough to pick up and use instantly. Advanced tools go hand in hand with additional features, but they give less control to third parties who manage the content. Instead of fearing technology in higher education, nurturing an open mind towards different forms of e-learning can help educators take back control of their classrooms and content while also keeping university administrators happy.

Halloween Edition – Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

Makes me thrilled to know that this system, tool, solution, content really does what it says it does, it works, it delivers, it provides people with the essentials, to make their learning and training exceptional. . And frankly, makes no sense in today’s training world, especially when they have the ability to connect with BI tools. . Top three authoring tools for 2019. gomo learning – SaaS authoring tool which comes with analytical data.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? Should it be facilitated via coaching and mentoring? Did it open with a list of learning objectives and conclude with a test? Therefore it is extremely important to have some sort of evaluation tool available to gather that information. When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it?

Learning in a Managing Minds Company

The Performance Improvement Blog

Unless a company is making a basic change in the way it manages people, the tools will never have an impact on the way people think, act, and grow every day, and they won’t boost performance or drive business results. All L&D tools and technology can be utilized in this context. Technology is and will continue to be an integral part of managing; people need to use the tools available today, and look for and be willing to adopt any tools developed in the future.

Learning in a Managing Minds Company

The Performance Improvement Blog

Unless a company is making a basic change in the way it manages people, the tools will never have an impact on the way people think, act, and grow every day, and they won’t boost performance or drive business results. All L&D tools and technology can be utilized in this context. Technology is and will continue to be an integral part of managing; people need to use the tools available today, and look for and be willing to adopt any tools developed in the future.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

Grrr, screams the latter term you can’t say out loud along with you wanting to have your favorite sports team fire their coach and toss them onto a dirty mattress in the dump of your most despicable/loathed town/community near you. . As I always say, if I want to learn about Labels in Excel, why would I want to start off on how to open the file? Authoring Tools going everywhere but nowhere. Desktop authoring tools that are well still on the desktop.

Project-based Learning and Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In Flipped Classes with Captivate I described how I used the application for students in software training. It wouldn’t have been possible without my favorite tool, Adobe Captivate and the LMS to post the eLearning courses and be able to follow up. Although… Twitter became a very important tool as well. The ‘virtual’ building company wanted to proceed to the setup of the Follow up workflows, both for budgets and time management, using the same software.

A brief fun trip into the world of 360 learning.

Adobe Captivate

Raising five kids, coaching 2 soccer teams and being the only instructional designer/developer in our organization I don’t have much time available to play as much as I would like. This is just a sample where I was testing out the software and what some of the options were. Once opened I created 3 pages, with the second page being a 360 slide. It was simply my raw attempt, in a short amount of time, exploring the tools and having some fun.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint’s designed as a presentation tool. They’re Just Tools That Build Multimedia. Vendors design tools with features. But if you can step away from what the vendor calls the product and how they present the features, you’ll learn to get more value out of the tools. Essentially the tools create multimedia content regardless of how they’re designed. The key is to understand what the tools can produce and then figure out different ways to use them.