What is LTI?


Learning Tools Interoperability, or LTI, is a standard published by the IMS Global Learning Consortium that makes it possible to integrate platforms such as Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Blackboard or Canvas with third party tools and vendors such as CourseArc.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools


This can be a time-consuming process, but fortunately several tools have been created to make this easier for online teachers and instructional designers. Cons: Relies on your own expertise/patience to create and add captions. Integrates with most web video providers.

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Free e-Learning books


Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. =>

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Making Change by Cathy Moore In this blog, youll find practical ideas that will help you create lively, powerful e-Learning for adults in the business world.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


xical.org With Xical you can produce web-based slide shows, tutorials, tests and whatever else you can think of that can make use of integrated rich media, such as audio (speech and music), video, animations or interactive visual diagrams and the likes.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

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Since basically anyone can offer a free open source system, if they have the technical skills to create such a platform, I went about and developed requirements to be part of the process. . 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. Everyone loves free, especially with software.

Is Your Onboarding Process Ready for the Class of 2017?

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The manager assumes the new hire read the policies on day 1, while he was expecting more guidance to come in-person, or via text or IM. Not all content is created equal when it comes to the onboarding process, and you will want to look specifically for content that is: Relevant and Up-to-Date.

The Ecosystem of Learning Technologies: 8 Points For Immersive Training


A shift is being reported by researchers in the ways that learners are approaching their learning materials and adopting practices which integrate learning with the rest of their lives. Make this discovery an integral part of your learner analysis.

LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?


Creating training content for your employees from the scratch isn’t an easy task. In the past, after a course was created, one would need it to export in one of the industry-standard formats then finally import the result into an elearning tool. Supports integration.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. It may be creating beautiful experiences that are easy to use and that provide speedy answers. What does the future of eLearning hold?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

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Me: Im an instructional designer. I create eLearning. Playground Mom: [weak smile] Me: I create training for companies thats delivered on the computer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). I find that most people understand once I tell them I create training on computer or something like that. I usually say "I create training that genuinely helps people do their jobs better." I create learning material.

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. In this way, instructors are free to use the exact content (some or all of an IMS CC cartridge) and their platform of choice(LMS, blog, social networking site).

Elearning applications


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. You can create a quiz app to assess your employees knowledge.

AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning


You had to use that vendor’s tools to create e-Learning that worked with that LMS, or your content wouldn’t play. The lab combined the work of existing standards organizations like the AICC , IMS and the IEEE LTSC into a cohesive reference model.

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?


eLearning developers believed the paper described exactly how learning platforms and authoring tools should create, package and import xAPI courses. The IMS Global Learning Consortium have focused on these standards in particular.

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


For me it is unacceptable that eLearning organization create courses that they do not have voice. Google has integrated eSpeak, an open source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, in its online translation service Google Translate.

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


note : Epignosis has created a module that provides integration of BigBlueButton conferencing in eFront Open Source Learning Management System. note : Epignosis has created a module that provides integration of Dimdim conferencing in eFront Open Source Learning Management System.

eLearning Conferences 2012

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link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

Train your team online: Boost workplace productivity with group learning strategies


And as communication with their group and coordination is also done online through messaging, forums, file sharing, emails, IM, etc., In fact, eFrontPro can be easily integrated to Slack , the most popular business chat app, that your company may, or may not, be already using.

Flash Quiz Tools

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A client wanted to create online quizzes that would live inside of a larger site. But, I could quickly link to the sites to find out more and finally recommended that they should look at: Articulate Quizmaker allows you to easily create Flash-based quizzes, surveys, and assessments. Adobe Captivate is the easiest way to create professional-quality, interactive simulations and software demonstrations in Adobe's Flash format.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

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One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning." They can save time; create a more efficient process. The SMEs had to create the storyboards. They can save time; create a more efficient process."

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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This will become one of the biggest features in 2012 – especially with people wanting to create simulations without being an e-learning developer. PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Listen, Authorware is dead, so why create a product that is trying to bring it back to life with your own product? Potential is there, but you do not have to buy a third party product to integrate into your own.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


Celtx creating a storyboard! News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning !

e-Learning Glossaries


Therefore, I have created the following list of e-learning glossaries. Glossary of Online Learning Terms Connie Malamed has created a glossary of online learning terms at her blog the eLearningcoach! ISITE Designs e-Learning Glossary e-Learning Glossary The glossary is actually a wiki created by the eLearning Networks members.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 24-25, 2013 The Carnegie Conference: Integrating Traditional and Digital Marketing Strategies , Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.

Answering your LMS Questions

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How many of you have had hundreds of comments as a result of these questions, and than rather than solve it, create only more confusion? Integrates with Workday. Virtual classrooms, which is the same as virtual meetings or webinars – often seen with an integrated platform such as WebEx, GoTo Meeting or their own proprietary one. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. Can integrate with various HRIS or ERP systems including Oracle, SAP, Lawson.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2


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. This scenarios are created by using a combination of software and hardware.

Facebook for e-Learning


On a class group page you can add links, videos, discussion threads, photos, create events and send group messages. Facebook was not created to be used as a learning environment and for sure I wanted more learning features! Quiz Monster Create your own quiz Facebook application!

The ongoing work of learning standards


With the advent of Flash, many authoring tools started creating output that could be played by the Flash player, which meant you didn’t need special software to use the courses (if your IT org would support you having it).


Focusing on Objectives with Abstraction in Gamification

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Our concept was to turn the experience into a travel adventure, taking learners from stop to stop, integrating challenges with time for participants to get to know each other. For another project, we created a subway map game to teach learners how to set up their computers. For a simulation on project management, for example, we created a realistic representation of the learner’s desktop, including email, IM, and resource libraries —tools utilized frequently on the job.

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M-Learning Message Home

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Saying that you support TinCan or any of the other terms, can create confusion in the consumer’s minds (consumers meaning new clients and not their learners) because it can imply that the vendor supports on/off synch. They have integrated the API into their tool, platform, and so on. I should note that some vendors are bypassing TinCan and creating their own API to use with mobile devices that will mimic TinCan. In 1982 or thereabouts a wonderful movie debuted.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] January 11-12, 2011 Committee on College Teaching and Learning Conference: Student Motivation and Active and Integrative Learning, 10 th annual, Niagara University, Niagara, New York, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2012


link] January18-20, 2012 International Conference on Creating,Connecting and Collaborating through Computing , 10 th , Institutefor Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista,California, USA. link] February22-24, 2012 International Conference on Openand Distance e-Learning : Creating Spaces and Possibilities, 1 st ,Manila, Philippines. Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R.