Rustici Engine and Rustici Dispatch are now IMS certified

Rustici Software

Rustici Engine and Rustici Dispatch have officially passed the IMS Global certification testing for Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI). Engine’s integrated content player has the ability to import LTI links and launch into various LTI tools.

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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. 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.

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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.

10 tips for using eFront

eFront

Then just unzip on the server. 3) [professor] Use the open-source version to create locally lessons and then just upload them to you distant server. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

We installed MediaWiki on our local server a couple of weeks ago and Ive been using it to record everything I can for my e-Learning strategy project. Im a Word power-user and love all the little tricks and shortcuts. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, July 06, 2007 I Heart My Wiki I have finally thrown myself into the wiki waters. And I love it. Bye bye Word.

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27 Best Online Learning Platforms (updated 2022)

learnWorlds

Best Authoring Tools. Unlike online learning platforms, online course platforms are cloud-hosted software that allows instructors to create online classes or individual lessons uploading education material that they have created using text, image, video, PDF files, and audio.

10 Best Tin Can API LMS of All Time

ProProfs

Similarly, you can create an online course with an authoring tool and host it in a separate LMS, easily track learning from a central place and even store all the learners’ activities in the form of a database in a learning record store (LRS). Software integrations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Mostly software training, with bits of process and product information thrown in for good measure. Lots of software interactivity. Schedules dont always work out, so more often this is a one-on-one tour of the software and the content notes with the trainer. The client takes all the screen captures because we cant have access to the software. The client IT team downloads all the files and puts it on their servers and the thing is live.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. At one time it was all – “on your own servers” or nothing. 1 – offers quite a bit for teachers including the ability to create a course catalog and courses, assessment tool and has a mobile app for Android.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well. I think Tonys Big Question of this month on being stuck, speaks about how people feel in such setups :) Im waiting to get more traffic in my blog before I throw questions on IDs into tech writing.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

You have many important decisions that need to be made ranging from issues related to the use of technology to required facilities to instructional design to software development and media production. IT professionals including network engineers, software developers, database engineers and technical support staff. Phase 4: Software Development. Environmental (hardware, software, bandwidth, etc.) Learning Content Management and Authoring Systems.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Authoring Tool. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards. Open Source Software.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

For more info and additional options on this tool check: [link] 3) You can integrate eFront with Facebook, Wordpress, Joomla, LDAP or Amember Either through our Social layer, or through the help of our users community, eFront can be integrated with a variety of other systems. If yes, then eFront offers an important facility that can speed up your site: the ability to serve an eFront theme from a distant server.

Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

Here's a recent one to get me started: Is it mandatory to use SCORM while developing an E-learning Software? Most of the time, it's to handle cross-domain issues, i.e., learning content is on different server than learning management. There are a bunch of other standards by ADL (who is responsible for SCORM ), IMS , IEEE LTSC including CORDRAâ„¢ , LOM , Meta-data , etc. Note: ARIADNE, AICC, IEEE LTSC, and IMS all participate in ADL's work on SCORM).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Instructional designers can take the tools and create a good learning experience or not. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS. Collaboration Software Learner generated content (instead of teacher preparing things, learners put things online and edit together.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Tools?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

Im going to quote heavily from the article here, inserting my own thoughts along the way. Subject matter experts are embracing the more sophisticated rapid e-learning tools which allow server side development with international collaboration and “instant&# course deployment. Is it really the SMEs using the tools? Why should companies go with e-Learning vendors when rapid e-Learning tools are available? Next, the author provides a short case-study.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

The ones who may not are those who identify themselves as “Training mgt systems and alike” – because they are really focused on the course authoring tool and are not a LMS in the true sense of the word. Built in course authoring tool – gaining steam – some are now moving to a partnership with a 3rd party course authoring tool – Personally, I’d rather use my own 3rd party authoring tool than one built in.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Off-the-Shelf Content: Help!

Learning Visions

Say, if youre purchasing a course library from SkillSoft or some other vendor: If a client has their own LMS, do they purchase the courses outright and host them on their own servers? Im trying to advise a client but I have little to no experience in this area. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 04, 2007 Off-the-Shelf Content: Help! I have some questions that I am hoping someone can answer for me.or

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

Im cammybean on deli.ci.ous -- try adding me to your network and make a for: cammybean list. Technical Infrastructure -- servers, software, etc. The agenda went a little something like this: Welcome Introductions (Have everyone introduce herself and discuss role/stake in the project) What is e-Learning (I talked a little bit about what e-Learning is and isnt, some of the tools available).

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

An LCMS can be considered to be an LMS that includes an authoring tool. If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS. A software platform that manages the administration, delivery and reporting of online training. Learning Tools Interoperability is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium.