The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules. Based on pricing models, customer types, special features, and support, here is our list of the 5 best open source learning management systems. You can also easily change content and assign it to different users. Open edX.

An Open Source Environment for E-Learning Content Development

The E-Learning Curve

I though it would be interesting to discuss open source environments, and how they be implemented in an e-learning context. Tags: OpenOffice.org content authoring content development e-learning e-learning ecosystem gratis libre debate learning technology open e-learning environment open standards e-learning development open source oss software

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An Open Source Environment for E-Learning Content Development

The E-Learning Curve

As I'm in the process of updating my website ’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS), I though it would be interesting to discuss open source environments, and how they can be implemented in an e-learning content development ecosystem. Context When I began developing my website and blog, I decided to use an open standards approach during the course of their initial development, as much for philosophical as for financial or any other reasons.

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.

Open Source E-Learning 4: KompoZer Web Editor

The E-Learning Curve

Today's open source e-learning toolkit component is a website authoring tool called KompoZer. Tags: REL authoring tools content authoring content development e-learning elearning content open e-learning environment open standards rapid elearning web based training web-based learning benefits of e-learning kompozer open source rapid e-learning

Open Source E-learning Development 2: Image Manipulation

The E-Learning Curve

The second open environment authoring tool highlighted in this series is an image editing application, GIMP. Tags: content development e-learning e-learning ecosystem learning strategy open standards e-learning development GIMP gnu image manipulation program graphic design open source

Open source e-learning development tools 22: Xerte Rapid E-Learning Suite

The E-Learning Curve

In this penultimate post in the series, I want to talk about Xerte , a suite of tools for the rapid development of interactive learning content. Open source e-learning development tools 22: Xerte Rapid E-Learning Suite is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning content development learning object media open e-learning environment open source software rapid e-learning xerte

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Open Source E-Learning Development 6: NeoOffice for Mac OS X

The E-Learning Curve

open source NeoOffice productivity Tags: authoring tools content authoring content development e-learning elearning content open e-learning environment use of elearning utilities elearning content. NeoOffice is a full-featured set of office applications (including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs) for Mac OS X.

A Toolkit to Develop E-Learning in an Open (XML) Environment

The E-Learning Curve

This post will focus on the range of tools that you need to develop e-learning content in a (relatively) open environment. Tags: content authoring content development e-learning elearning content open e-learning environment open standards e-learning development elearning toolkit open source

Open Source E-Learning Development 20: Reusable E-Learning Object Authoring & Delivery Suite

The E-Learning Curve

The Reusable Learning Object Authoring and Delivery (RELOAD) project is an initiative which develops tools to facilitate the use of learning technology. Open Source E-Learning Development 20: Reusable E-Learning Object Authoring & Delivery Suite is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning ADL content development e-learning tools IMS RELOAD SCORM spcifications standards

Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

Having discussed two key components of this Open Environment for E-learning; an XML-based authoring and content-generation tool, and an image-manipulation application, today I will discuss an XML-based productivity suite - a word processor, spreadsheet application, and presentation tool called OpenOffice.org. One of the main benefits of using XML-based tools (as we will see in a future post) is that it facilitates a "create once, reuse many times" approach to content objects.

Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

Having discussed two key components of this Open Environment for E-learning; today I will talk about OpenOffice.org. Tags: OpenOffice.org authoring tools content development e-learning elearning content open standards e-learning development e-learning industry e-learning toolkit ISD open e-learning environment organizational development

Start this 2019 by the hand of the Top eLearning Companies in India

Paradiso

We have prepared this list with the companies that we think, are the better options to look for training , content , development , IT solutions or eLearning matters in India. Competencies: Define the competencies that your students must achieve in order to develop specific skills. Mobile Learning: it opens the learning process up further by providing access to learning content on and offline and in any device is convenient – computer, tablet or smartphone.

E-Learning Development Toolkit: A Complete List of OSS and FTU Applications

The E-Learning Curve

So at last I have reached the conclusion of this E-Learning Curve Blog series of posts about Using Open Source and Free-to-Use software for E-Learning. E-Learning Development Toolkit: A Complete List of OSS and FTU Applications is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning content development learning object media open e-learning environment open source software rapid e-learning six principles of open environment toolkit

E-Learning Development Toolkit: A Complete List of OSS and FTU Applications

The E-Learning Curve

So at last I have reached the conclusion of this E-Learning Curve Blog series of posts about Using Open Source and Free-to-Use software for E-Learning. E-Learning Development Toolkit: A Complete List of OSS and FTU Applications is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning content development learning object media open e-learning environment open source software rapid e-learning six principles of open environment toolkit

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. Sophia Peters provides another interesting post entitled Deciding Between Open Source and Proprietary Software? Proprietary software has closed standards that hinder further development. Content can check in, but it can never leave.

Open Environment E-learning: DocBook and XXE

The E-Learning Curve

In his remarks, Brent reinforced my own view about the viability of open source-based e-learning development; he said that I truly do believe that there are enough OpenSource tools out there that we can be creating completely opensource learning solutions/environments. Once people get past their initial fears and the stigma, the Open Source learning development community will grow exponentially.thanks for keeping the Open Source movement alive in eLearning.

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E-Learning, the Cathedral and the Bazaar: Courseware Development Approaches | E-Learning Curve Blog

The E-Learning Curve

or Top-down versus Bottom-up approaches to content design. Tags: Libre Gratis debate cathedral and the bazaar content development e-learning open standards e-learning development gratis libre debate open source oss software

E-Learning, the Cathedral and the Bazaar: Courseware Development Approaches

The E-Learning Curve

or Top-down versus Bottom-up approaches to content design. In his 1997 essay The Cathedral and the Bazaar , open source evangelist Eric S. Raymond suggests that the closed-source world cannot win an evolutionary arms race with open-source communities that can put orders of magnitude more skilled time into a problem. open to the point of promiscuity. Having more co-developers increases the rate at which the software evolves.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. Clearly Apple is backing HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for developing future web applications. Is it ready for eLearning Development? More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development? in Flash Based eLearning Development?

HTML5: What’s the buzz?

Infopro Learning

It is a non-proprietary and open source, free for all to use. The advance in technology from Flash to HTML5 paved the way for Content Modernization – transforming old content to new delivery formats to create a more dynamic learning experience for today’s workforce. 3 Key reasons to move your eLearning content to HTML5. About the author: Brenda Fernandes is a content quality analyst with InfoPro Learning, Inc.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. As I discussed last time, non-linear editing applications are media editing tools which can randomly access the source material - and that’s it.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity. A document can be opened into a window, which represents a paper copy of the document placed on the desktop. Since it was first developed at Xerox PARC in 1970, the desktop metaphor has been extended and stretched, so that items not found on a 'real' desktop (like a trash can) are now displayed onscreen.

Enews Reader Responses: Politics of LMS Implementation and The Basics of Games

Vignettes Learning

Story: A senior executive in-charge of e-Learning wants to proceed with the content development and refuses to synchronize his plans with IT/Tech Support department. "I e-Learning content and LMS delivery should be a one and all solution, cohesive , and strategically sound. Using an open-source CMS like Moodle can provide enough interim functionality to deliver courses, monitor results and produce the reports necessary for the business case.

HT2 Labs to Partner with Kineo for Learning Technologies 2019

HT2 Labs

Developing on the wider conversation of ‘learner experience’, and whether the ‘perfect’ learning experience can be constructed, both HT2 Labs and Kineo will be exhibiting their more recent workplace learning innovations. HT2 labs will be exhibiting Curatr LXP , the Learning Experience Platform , the latest development in the HT2 Labs elearning ecosystem, offering compelling online learning that helps organizations to align their workforce with their business strategy.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

Think of a commercial training company as any for-profit entity that sells proprietary learning or continuing education content delivered via instructor-led training, online courses or blended learning. In a commercial training environment learners want the freedom to browse, buy and consume learning-related content at will. Learner experience and content are the lifeblood of brand positioning. That’s a hefty expense before investing even one dime in marketing or content.

Content Models and Mobile Delivery

Clark Quinn

I’d sought him out because of how he was developing mobile. Using content models to separate out the content from how it gets rendered for display, he’s creating more flexibility across devices. Hybrid uses DITA , a standard for wrapping definition around content, to develop their content. He presented powerful arguments to use this open source topic-based approach.

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Code & Pixels: Transforming Learning through Technology

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

He has executed more than 25000 hours of content and developed training software for various sectors including Defence, Insurance and Banking, Health and Pharmaceutical, K-12 and more. He has a strong command over various tools & technologies of e-learning domain and has designed, developed and executed hundreds of Content Development Life Cycles. Curating Creative Content. Established in 2012, Code & Pixels Interactive Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (C&P)

Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

When it comes to the Agile eLearning development, however, those five letters – A.G.I.L.E. Instructional designers familiar with the conventional ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation) methodology will know that it is a serial way of developing eLearning content. This helps to give top priority to serious matters that could impact timing, quality or performance issues with content or delivery. Be open to embrace change.

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Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). The reason was simple– it was an easier way to achieve the multimedia integration needed to deliver engaging content over variety of media (standalone CD based and then transitioning to web based). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

When we began analyzing this market six years ago, many vendors thought they could create the perfect extended enterprise solution by adding a shopping cart and content pricing to their existing employee-focused LMS. Content authoring. New year. New decade.

8 Best LMS Options to Enable Online Course Creation for your Employees

Hurix Digital

Image source – talentedlearning. Image source – learningrevolution. Image source – finances online. The platform allows you to categorize content into different learner groups based on metrics such as department, skill sets and hire date.

Transforming Learning through Technology

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

He has executed more than 25000 hours of content and developed training software for various sectors including Defence, Insurance and Banking, Health and Pharmaceutical, K-12 and more. C&P’s major strength is the development of sophisticated and customized contents to industries in various verticals. There are 3 Technology divisions in the company– Software Development wing, Content Engineering Wing and Research and Development Wing.

Create richer learning and talent development experiences with H5P in eFrontPro 4.4

eFront

In this post we will explain what H5P is, why it’s important, how can you use H5P in eFrontPro content, and why we consider it the flagship feature of the new release. H5P is a content creation toolset — a set of libraries and tools that help content creators to create rich web-based interactions. You can select among several already provided components, pick the one you like, and add it to your eFrontPro content. Adding an H5P widget to your eFrontPro content.

Interactive journals can enhance STM research

Aptara

Uninformed, low-quality and misguided research can hinder STM's progress toward innovative developments. However, digital publishing platforms, such as open source and interactive journals, offer advanced capabilities and solutions that help alleviate some of these concerns. Accessibility and reproducibility are important elements of STM publishing, considering scientific advancements and developments rely on building on the findings of other previously conducted research.