Alternatives for Dimdim

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Top 20 viral videos Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim On January 9, 2011, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart Now that Dimdim, the free web meeting/conferencing tool has been acquired by Salesforce and no new accounts are being accepted, I have been asked for suggestions for alternatives. Reply Tweets that mention Alternatives for Dimdim -- Topsy.com says: January 10, 2011 at 2:13 pm [.]

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Dimdim Meeting Portal : 3.0.0 Beta

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Dimdim Meeting Portal : 3.0.0 I got my invite to the dimdim beta. Moodle + DimDim = Very cool learning management, development, delivery for the little guys. Beta Originally uploaded by Brent Schlenker Yeah!

Dimdim. Another Web Conferencing Tool

Take an e-Learning Break

I am checking out DimDim , another web-conferencing tool. Setting up a meeting in Dimdim is very easy. You can kick off a meeting immediately or schedule it for later (including recurring meetings). The product lets you conduct online slide shows using PowerPoints and PDFs. You can annotate as you go and let users mark up, too. You can also work on a shared, multipage whiteboard. Or you can share your screen, which is useful for demos.

Learning Tools Directory 2011

Jane Hart

Some tools have disappeared or died (eg gnolia), others have been acquired (eg Dimdim), some have changed their name (eg twine to evri), and some have changed focus and no longer offer what they once did. I’ve just spent the last few days overhauling the Learning Tools Directory.

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Top 20 viral videos

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Walk the Net Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos On January 8, 2011, in Uncategorized , YouTube , by Jane Hart I was alerted to a list of top viral videos by a recent article in the Guardian.

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I can’t get in, they can’t get out

Spark Your Interest

So, we “collaborate&# using workarounds or web-based solutions like Dimdim (which work fine for some situations, but those clients that actually want to do videochat, I’d need to upgrade beyond free, and haven’t done that, since I already have Skype, which they can’t use at work). . One thing that I’ve noticed over the past few months is the challenge that an organization firewall presents for someone like me.

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The Learning Professional’s toolkit – what’s essential?

Spark Your Interest

some kind of web collaboration/webinar tool – ( dimdim or others) most have similar features and as long as you’ve actually DONE a webinar, not just listened to one, you’ll have picked up a bunch of experience! June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#.

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

eFront

Dimdim delivers synchronized live presentations, whiteboards and web pages while sharing your voice and video over the Internet - with no download. With the Free edition you can get 10 person meetings, 1 way video, standard support, Dimdim branded rooms, and public meetings.

The Shorty Awards

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

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The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Dimdim. The forward thinking folks at Dimdim created an application that is completely in the cloud. Dimdim has an open source version so developers can integrate it with other software. Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy?

Walk the Net

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

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Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

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100 things to watch in 2011

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

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The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Web conferencing services like DimDim now offer the equivalent of WebEx. Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Which is still a whole LOT of money. And “in times like these…” Why pay for a pricey LMS when you can Moodle or Drupal or Sakai ? Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free?

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Web Conferencing Services

Tony Karrer

I found a Google doc via delicious that I have a feeling wasn't intended to be public, but it has such a wonderful comparison of the various web conferencing tools that I felt compelled to copy it here and as a new Google Doc in case the document goes away. I also noticed that Wikipedia has a page - Comparison of web conferencing software - but it doesn't have pricing and a few other columns.

Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

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Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Learning Visions , June 26, 2009 Other Top Posts Around Open Source dimdim - World’s FREE Virtual Classroom (Open Source)! 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. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile.

2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Advertise here Recent posts Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net The Shorty Awards 100 things to watch in 2011 EmbedPlus : enhanced YouTube embedding The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Twitter RT @danroddy : Watch THE Jimmy Wales live from Bristol today @ noon www.bristol.gov.uk/jimmywales

Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

eLearning 24-7

DimDim - up to 5 participants, other options available but are fee based. I have a real issue with vendors who charge extra – via a license with their “partner&# or otherwise for a web conferencing – and thus ability to offer webinars, in their solution. It should be free – 100%. No license fee, even though it is integrated into your solution, no extra cost – since it is integrated with your solution.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Elearning applications

eFront

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!

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Web conferencing services like DimDim now offer the equivalent of WebEx. The observation that Moodle or DimDim are not supported by any company per-se isn't quite right, most of these products have a commercial entity behind them, for example Moodle.org is controlled by Moodle.com and they sell support as well as control the source code. DimDim has about eight other open source projects embedded into it for example.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Last Weeks Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar:

Learning Visions

My weak connection probably contributed to my choppy audio delivery, but all in all things went smooth with DimDim. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/08/2010 ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter eFront is an LMS commited to international standards. Through time we offered support for SCORM 1.2

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Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

DimDim - Still a little rough around the edges, but a great, free tool. My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams.

E-learning on a shoestring

Clive on Learning

Get a license to Webex, Elluminate or something similar (perhaps even a free web conferencing tool like DimDim) to provide the capability to run live online sessions. E-learning in the workplace used to be the preserve of the large corporate or public body. Only they were able to afford the necessarily substantial investments in learning platforms and content development and had the large audiences against which these investments could be amortised.

Out-Teach Your Competition: 37signals’ Ideology Meets Online Training (Part 2)

Mindflash

DimDim – Free web conferencing tool. “Instead of trying to outspend, outsell, or outsponsor competitors, try to out-teach them.”. Think about it this way: There will always be a competitor with more money for advertising, marketing, and expensive client dinners.

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Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

eFront

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 ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects.

e-Learning Glossaries

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning. e-Learning applications and processes are constantly changing and evolving, and the e-Learning community has members all over the world. These two facts make communication and common understanding of e-Learning issues hard to follow.

The gradebook module

eFront

Out-Teach Your Competition: 37signals’ Ideology Meets Online Training (Part 2)

Mindflash

DimDim – Free web conferencing tool. “Instead of trying to outspend, outsell, or outsponsor competitors, try to out-teach them.”. Think about it this way: There will always be a competitor with more money for advertising, marketing, and expensive client dinners.

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Extensions on RSS module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 8/02/2010 Extensions on RSS module eFront had for some time now an RSS module that could fetch and present an RSS feed inside a lesson or on administrators panel.

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

eFront