Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im Mrs. Dalloway

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Im Mrs. Dalloway Im just back from vacation and still trying to make the transition back into work mode. Im disturbed to report that Im The Poisonwood Bible. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart Jane Hart asked me to add my own top ten list to the mix. Im not a techie -- far from it. Im an instructional designer with an emphasis on writing and schmoozing. For the most part, I like tools that are easy to use, easy to learn, look good, and create good-looking output. Google Alerts A nice adjunct to Google Reader; Im always discovering something new via my "instructional design" alert.

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. =>

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.

Elearning applications

eFront

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). LAMS - (Authoring Tool) LAMS is a revolutionary new tool for designing, managing and delivering online collaborative learning activities. elearning tecnología-educativa software

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Google Desktop, Sidebar and Dual Monitors

Learning Visions

So, in the interest of trying to be more of a geek and trying to play hard with all the new tools that are out there, I went ahead and installed it. Back to the Google Desktop -- Im playing around a bit with the searching capabilities and am seeing the light. Im struggling a bit with figuring out how to set the preferences so that it searches where I need it to search (I save most of my files to a shared network drive; not locally).

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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.) Synchronous e-Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. Then again, perhaps Im missing something. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

Just as water will always find its own level by the path of least resistance, individual learners, working in collaboration and unhampered by the precepts of authority, tend to do an excellent job of finding and sharing what they need to know efficiently and effectively, even if they don’t necessarily know what they are looking for to begin with.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

Im guessing youre designing online distance learning courses. Im in the weird place of for-profit education, which really has characteristics of both market sectors. Having just a bachelors degree seems to be fine as long as you arent working directly for the universities (Im not sure about K-12 online). If "distance learning" means instructor-led online courses to you though, then yes, thats what Im doing.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In the same article, Thompson quotes Jane McGonigal, a game designer and author of Reality is Broken , to help us understand why games work. Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World?

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Different tools; different projects; different expertise. Im wondering if we should be talking about tiers of instructional design. Work with 3D tools like Second Life. Craft distance learning events for college credit that pull together elements of both asynchronous and synchronous learning experiences. Today Im feeling more like a hazy purple. Im wondering if in the carpentry example if a master carpenter would agree with you?

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take.

Dashe & Thomson

For those of you that don’t know Jeffrey, he’s one of the foremost sales speakers and writers in America today; author of The New York Times best sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling and The Little Gold Book of YES! Before I left the Dashe & Thomson office for the Airport Hilton, I had already received several emails containing sales tips, links to sales videos Jeffrey had created, and a free trial to Jeffrey’s new CRM tool.

Jeffrey Gitomer's Reciprocation: The Old Give and Take…and Take

Dashe & Thomson

For those of you that don’t know Jeffrey, he’s one of the foremost sales speakers and writers in America today; author of The New York Times best sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling and The Little Gold Book of YES! Before I left the Dashe & Thomson office for the Airport Hilton, I had already received several emails containing sales tips, links to sales videos Jeffrey had created, and a free trial to Jeffrey’s new CRM tool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gender

Learning Visions

As e-Learning strategists and practitioners pushing these cutting edge tools, weve got to make sure that the tools suit the audience. Im going to Maine. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Im curious what other folks experiences has been. Im so happy to see you post this up. Im struggling with this right now. Im not on to trying to source another college or university to try out. In the academic field, I presume one is designing both asynchronous and synchronous distance learning experiences. I fill a support role and bide my time trying to finish a degree Im not really interested in.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

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. Under her guidance, the association was able to offer its first asynchronous Web-delivered course, and its first synchronous Webinar. e-Learning Curve by Michael Hanley Michael Hanleys blog covers topics such as e-learning, web-based e-learning, technology in education, e-learning tools, learning 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Updating My Blog

Learning Visions

Rather than making a big switch to another tool, which just seems like an enormous pain in the tuckus, Ive decided to work with what I have -- which is Blogger. Cammy--thanks for the compliment. :-) Im digging the new look and what you did with the banner. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, July 26, 2007 Updating My Blog Lately, Ive been having blog envy. Wordpress and Typepad blogs look moh bettah to me.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A Deserted Second Life

Learning Visions

Im definitely interested in getting myself in there and would like to arrange a meeting of bloggers, if youre interested. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My 100th Post

Learning Visions

Well, lets just say that theres no denying now that Im almost 40. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

Im a Word power-user and love all the little tricks and shortcuts. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Ive been asking various questions about technology and tools in order to get a sense of where people are at, while also soliciting ideas and input for improving the use of technology to support learning throughout their member organization. Im not sure how this relates to danah boyds recent blog article on Viewing American class divisions through FaceBook and MySpace. Im a major geek, yet I avoid Second Life and continue to be skeptical about its use in elearning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Sales people cant remember all the products -- can you provide a quick tool to find the right product for a customer? How to get up to speed: See/read what others have been doing Play with examples and tools Ask questions Participate Words of wisdom from those who have gone before us: Make sure people know how to use the device Make access to info easy Keep learning bits short Not everything should be ported to mobile device (can be way too congested).