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. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools.

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

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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.

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

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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. =>

Open source instructional design

Clive on Learning

The book I chose was, to be fair, a short one, the intriguingly titled Open Source Instructional Design by Nathan Eckel (IntelliDesign, 2009). Using the ‘open source’ model (the term is borrowed from software development rather imprecisely but captures your attention), the designer provides the subject expert with very basic design skills and proceeds to act as a coach and helper side-by-side with the expert.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

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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.

Free e-Learning books

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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. =>

Managing the Self-Directed Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

Pink uses the example of programmers providing open source code for no pay because they were motivated by the idea of providing free software for the world. Managers should encourage this and create a safe environment where people can be open about their strengths and weak­nesses without being criticized or judged. Coaching Employee Engagement Learning Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning

Managing the Self-Directed Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

Pink uses the example of programmers providing open source code for no pay because they were motivated by the idea of providing free software for the world. Managers should encourage this and create a safe environment where people can be open about their strengths and weak­nesses without being criticized or judged. Coaching Employee Engagement Learning Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. One click and it opens the official profile submitted by the guest. IT Coaches and Directors Librarians Mac Podcasting Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PCA Behind the scenes peek at the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast.

Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

Open source and additional tools. If you want to use open source tools, check out Adapt and H5P. This is quite bit more than just building a portfolio, but the IDOL (Instructional Designer and Online Learning) Courses Academy combines self-paced work with an online community and weekly coaching calls. Everyone working in instructional design, learning experience design, or elearning should have a portfolio.

What to Write First in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

You may also choose to include some more instructional feedback or coaching. The open source tool Twine is my favorite for writing scenario drafts and creating quick prototypes. Writing branching scenarios can be intimidating or overwhelming.

Is Your Online Course Platform Limiting Your Potential?

LearnDash

You get a good idea for an online course so you jump to a hosted (closed source) course builder. Need private coaching sessions? When in doubt, choose open-source. When in doubt you should always choose open-source solutions. If you choose a hosted course platform then you are limiting future growth. There is a common scenario in the online course space that I see nearly every day.

Elearning applications

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

This L&D program goes deep into teaching best practices in leadership – using case studies, coaching circle exercises with executive team members and team building. To identify and source top talent. You can organize meetups, coaching circles or even one-on-one sessions or peer-to-peer learning. Mid-to-large size tech companies can make use of open-source or paid SaaS LMS (learning management systems) such is YouTestMe , Litmos or WorkWize.

Info you need to know – To Boost Success

eLearning 24-7

Digital coaching and/or mentoring. Digital coaching and mentoring. The learner gets on a webcam and talks to the coach/mentor. The mentor/coach responds via text within the system. That is a great method for coaching. I moved several months ago.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

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How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates) DigiTale s by Bernajean Porter Storyboard Templates and Resources by MinuteBio Really Fast Storyboarding for E-Learning Projects by Dr. Thomas Welsh ( MSWORD document containing storyboard ) Open Source Software for Storyboarding Celtx is an open source software that you can download and use it for free.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

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For example, the people aged 50 or more reported being more interested in mentoring and coaching than other techniques, while millennials seemed to prefer microlearning, with high emphasis on short video tutorials. With various open source alternatives for learning, it doesn’t make sense for the company to make its own virtual platform. Today, you will find apps for culture, coaching, management and mentoring that are becoming even more sophisticated.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

In Docebo, for example, social learning activity can be tracked based on activities in the Coach & Share module. Open Source: Generally, open source learning management systems are free and online-based. Users can modify the source code to suit their needs and establish a consistent look-and-feel for their learning platform, as well as the content that lives within it.

What to Write First in Branching Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

You may also choose to include some more instructional feedback or coaching. The open source tool Twine is my favorite for writing scenario drafts and creating quick prototypes. Writing a branching scenario can be intimidating or overwhelming. Unlike a linear course, it’s not as easy to know where to start writing. Do you write the endings first? Do you write all the mistakes first? Do you start at the beginning and then flesh out each path as you write those choices?

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 26, 2020

Mike Taylor

Learning moves at the speed of conversation. If we want faster learning, we need to start by removing the physical and psychological barriers between people. Create more channels not more content. Mark Britz. Happy Friday! The days are getting longer and warmer.

What You Need to Know: Online Training vs. Traditional Training

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They can field questions, add users, coach employees , and review metrics with ease to ensure everyone is on the right track. Due to its open-source library of aggregate content, LXPs offer a much broader range of training content.

e-Learning Glossaries

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10 Training Tracking Tool Options To Boost Team Learning

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Slack, Okta, OneLogin, HRIS (Workday, Oracle and others), SCORM, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Open API. Brainshark offers sales enablement software that helps businesses with training, coaching, and the content needed to prepare sales teams.

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Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

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And, in a market where there are literally hundreds of open source, on-premise, SaaS, and cloud LMS vendors and e-learning platforms – each with their own set of standard features and optional upgrades – choosing the right LMS can be more overwhelming than buying a car.

Everything You Need to Know Before Setting Up an Online School

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

These are sometimes also known as Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) sites because they allow hundreds or even thousands of instructors to create their courses and sell them. Example: an individual-owned coaching school or masterclass.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

Docebo

And, in a market where there are literally hundreds of open source, on-premise, SaaS, and cloud LMS vendors and e-learning platforms – each with their own set of standard features and optional upgrades – choosing the right LMS can be more overwhelming than buying a car.

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Extensions on RSS module

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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.

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. Khan Academy has a diverse catalog of lessons on an array of subjects such as classical music, cryptography, SAT coaching, differential equations, linear algebra, etc.

Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Do you want to become a coach? Let’s talk a little bit about tech and get into open source. So talk about the open source angle and just to give people an idea like WordPress, the software is open source.

The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives

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If you are considering MindTickle for onboarding, coaching, sales enablement or learning, weigh your options before selecting this platform. Slack, Okta, OneLogin, HRIS (Workday, Oracle and others), SCORM, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Open API. Brainshark offers sales enablement software that helps businesses with training, coaching, and the content needed to prepare sales teams. Video coaching and role-playing training. Sales training and coaching.

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Choosing between Moodle and a SaaS learning platform like aNewSpring

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Both platforms enable trainers, coaches and teachers to communicate, hand out assignments and give feedback to their students. Moodle, being an open-source platform, gives you the feeling that you’ll be more independent in how you use it compared to aNewSpring. Moodle is open source, but it’s not free. Moodle is an open-source platform. Choosing between Moodle and a SaaS learning platform like aNewSpring.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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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CAC Teams: A New Day

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Phase 2 will incorporate an open source gaming engine (licensed to A New Day) for the 3-D online learning experience, as opposed to commonly used 3-D online environments such as Second Life. An avatar will serve as a guide to coach the learner through the content of each module. During Phase 2, A New Day will use an open source gaming engine (Quake III) to create a 3-D multi-learner online learning environment.

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