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. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest.

Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS

The E-Learning Curve

Drupal is an open-source Content Management System (CMS) freely available under the GPL. Open Source E-Learning Development 9: Drupal CMS is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Very much like platforms like Moodle and Joomla!,

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Canvas - Web developers can now create 2D drawings controlled by JavaScript. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. The working draft of HTML 5 indicates a need to find suitable open source code which works on all browsers without licensing or patent fee. This would help the web developers display data in structured formats and make it easier to implement.

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HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Canvas - Web developers can now create 2D drawings controlled by JavaScript. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight. The working draft of HTML 5 indicates a need to find suitable open source code which works on all browsers without licensing or patent fee. This would help the web developers display data in structured formats and make it easier to implement.

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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

WordPress Development: The Preferred Choice For Businesses Today

eLearning Industry

WordPress, the open source CMS, is constantly astounding businesses with its ever-evolving technology, tools, and resources. WordPress development is considered one of the easiest processes to customize a website in today's era. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Design Tips Mobile Learning Design Mobile Performance Support Responsive eLearning Design

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

Paradiso

The Top eLearning companies in India are ready to receive 2019 with new versions of their products and releases of new specialized services for companies that are interested in increasing their workforce and training capacity. 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. Top eLearning companies in India.

eLearning: Top Posts of 2009 - Upside Learning Blog

Upside Learning

Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs. The Ten Commandments of eLearning. Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development. eLearning Development: How long does it Really take? eLearning Development India: Results of Salary Survey. eLearning Development India - The Unofficial Salary Survey 2009. HTML 5 and eLearning Development. The Right Way To Go About Open Source LMS.

Readymade vs Custom eLearning development- Which one is better?

Pinlearn

With a massive demand for eLearning courses in different areas, it’s now a fact that starting an eLearning platform like Udemy, Coursera, Lynda, etc. However, this idea also puts the eLearning entrepreneurs in a dilemma – “whether to buy a ready-made eLearning software or custom eLearning development?”. What is a custom eLearning software? In short, you need custom solutions to implement corporate eLearning within an organization. .

Updates On HTML5 From Google I/O

Upside Learning

At Google I/O event last year HTML 5 capabilities were demonstrated to developers for the first time. This year at the Google I/O some important announcements have been made which will make HTML 5 development easier across different browsers. . On day 1 of the I/O Google has made many announcements like release of open source, royalty-free video format WebM, Chrome Web store, opened up Google Wave, released open source Font API and directory etc.

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Our Blog Turns One Today

Upside Learning

We have focused our articles on eLearning , Mobile Learning , Learning Technology , Innovation , Future Technology , & Future Learning – domains that we specialize & operate in and domains that our readers like to read about. Choose Titles Carefully: Our post on iPad ( iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry ) did not go down well with some sections on the web. Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning. The Ten Commandments of eLearning.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Cost of development of new programs not previously offered. eLearning Industry , an online publication specializing in the Learning and Development sector, has published an eBook article about the different LMS Pricing Models that differentiates between: Cloud-Based LMS Pricing Models (metered per learner, use or active learner). Free/Freemium (open source).

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How to build an online course website from scratch and questions to answer before that

Elligense

According to research , the global elearning market is going to grow at a CAGR of around 7.0% This creates a massive opportunity for business and tutors to create online courses and elearning platforms. In this guide, we will cover all the aspects of building an elearning website. 3 ways of building elearning website There are 3 main ways you can build a website for your online course: use LMS(Learning Management System), SaaS solutions or code from scratch.

Join the debate on multi-device learning

Sponge UK

Multideviceweek, hosted by award-wining elearning company, Sponge UK, will bring together experts, tips, data, blogs and articles about all aspects of multi-device learning. As part of the event, founding members of the world’s leading open source responsive framework, Adapt will be answering questions about the technology in the first ever Adapt Hangout on Tuesday, October 6.

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Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

Managing classroom training is much more complex than eLearning. Which application do you need: Learning Management System (LMS): It helps manage classroom, eLearning and blended learnings. For eLearning you need an authoring tool to create and upload in LMS. Out-source: You also has an option to outsource it to an external vendor to provide support. Choosing the development platform. Authoring Tools for eLearning Development: Choose the Best One for You!

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

Various elearning development companies are integrating the popular social media services like Twitter, YouTube etc. These social media elements can also be integrated in the elearning courses or applications developed using Flash technologies. However, they open sourced it later for the ease of updating. Developed by Adobe and Facebook, this API is fully supported by both. both of which are developed & supported by YouTube itself.

eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

What makes Firefox different from other browsers is it being open source and highly customizable using Firefox add-ons. We have found several of these add-ons to be really helpful in the eLearning development. Here I list some of them: Flash Switcher – Adobe Flash being the most commonly used development tool for Upside Learning, testing Flash content in different versions of Flash Player is a pain. Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development.

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?

Investing in the Best Online Learning Platform for Education

Hurix Digital

The eLearning landscape is rapidly evolving as more and more institutions and universities recognize the benefits that the online learning platform brings to learners. Put simply, they are integrated systems that enable secure, web-based training and eLearning using a simple and intuitive user interface. eLearning platforms make it easy for educational institutions to structure all of the information in one place in an organized manner, making it accessible to all users.

Today’s New Learning Strategy. Are You Ready?

Aptara

One of the most difficult tasks in developing a strategic learning road map is understanding the key areas of learning impact. Understanding today’s organizational impacts requires a knowledge of learning globalization, mobile workforces, social and adaptive learning, outsourced training, open source and Cloud technology, gamification, responsive design, digital content expansion, video integration, and multi-generational learning. . Today’s New Learning 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). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

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). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

Implementing eLearning appears to be a minefield because a lot of investment and time goes into shifting training from the classroom to e-learning. A successful eLearning implementation requires careful consideration of the process you follow, the team you choose, and the technology you use to design, deploy, and deliver courses. Let’s see what it takes to enter the eLearning bandwagon. In this phase, the team scales up the course design and development process.

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. ADDIE has been around since 1975 and has successfully served the eLearning industry since then. Be open to embrace change.

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Top 5 Online Course Platforms for Educational Institutions

Hurix Digital

Also Read: Learning in the Times of COVID-19 – How to Develop Your Online Learning Material. Top Online Learning Development and Delivery Tools. SAP Litmos: This cloud-based continuous learning platform is based on open API architecture and has pre-packaged connectors that allow you to connect SAP Litmus into your existing ecosystem. Here’s more on the Importance of Digital Curriculum Development in Higher Education. Best eLearning Solutions for Digital Natives.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L. Many instructors and course developers feel that it’s essential to offer learners mobile options. The movement from desktop to portable devices has had a big impact on the development of online learning content. Instructional designers increasingly need to develop responsive mobile learning content that can adapt to the many devices learners now use. Success elearning

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project.

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). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web.

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I create eLearning. I have even had the light bulb go on once I let them know that I developed eLearning. I try not to use the term Instructional Designer as my opening line anymore :-) because, like you, I get the whats that stare. So I simply say I develop eLearning or training. Once I said I was an "Interactive Learning Developer."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Visions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Learning Visions Im Cammy Bean and this is my little corner of the world where I talk about instructional design and topics somewhat related to eLearning. Most of that time, Ive worked for eLearning vendors: companies that design and develop eLearning programs for a wide variety of corporate clients. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation).

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I think the gender divide matters when we develop elearning, and I can confirm that it exists for me personally. Im a major geek, yet I avoid Second Life and continue to be skeptical about its use in elearning. If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 5-9, 2009 National Staff Development Council , St. link] December 8-11, 2009 International Symposium Open, Distance and e-Learning (ISODEL): Education in Digital Era – Continuous Professional Development for ICT-Based Learning, hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of National Education, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. into Your e-Learning Mix , eLearning Guild Online Seminar.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] development/courses/ registrar101.cfm January 28, 2009 eMarketing Techniques Conference, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas, USA. link] February 16-18, 2009 Open Source Singapore Pacific-Asia Conference and Expo, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore.