Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Dokeos - Offers user synch with HR management systems such as Oracle and SAP. Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. This is not an all encompassing list, rather I have listed a wide swath, that you may wish to consider, including ones that are intriguing. Nor are they in any specific order. This is part one. Part two discusses some pros vs. cons on Moodle and open source LMS/LCMS in general. ILIAS 4 e-Learning. Pojosoft.

UPDATED: Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Dokeos - Offers user synch with HR management systems such as Oracle and SAP. A list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. They are not in any specific order. These are the newest listings (6-2-10). Ectolearning – Open learning environment, with collaboration tools plus LMS – for Education/academia. offers test capabilities based on rubrics.

The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms

CommLab India

Dokeos. Dokeos comes with an inbuilt course authoring tool. Jim is the L&D manager of a large multinational company. Recently, his boss informed him that the training budget for the new year has been slashed by 15%, as part of the company’s cost-cutting measures.

Test LMS

Clark Quinn

The eLearning software I saw was: ATutor Claroline Docebo suite Dokeos DrupalEd Interact Moodle SyndeoCMS It also has a bunch of content management systems, a CRM (SugarCRM) and others. In the past, I've had a few posts around how you can test your courses under an LMS: SCORM Test Test SCORM Courses with an LMS One of the problems cited was the lack of available LMS test environments.

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How to choose an LMS

eFront

You might already have stumbled-upon Moodle, Dokeos, Blackboard, Saba or Sumtotal. So, you are looking to buy an LMS. You have definitely stumbled-upon eFront, otherwise you would not be reading this message.

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10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch - They missed Drupal

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Have you heard of Fle3 , Dokeos , or eFront ? Okay, so Drupal was not specifically created to support education and e-Learning. However, its a powerful open source web framework that has grown a supportive developer base over the years and is getting much more user-friendly.

Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle

Learning Rocks

Dokeos Interestingly OSLiving doesn't even list educational establishments as the potential userbase for this LMS. The demo site of Dokeos set up by Kineo featured a chat room and even a virtual classroom. In the brave new world of the freelance e-learning specialist that I find myself from January, I will be exploring at least Dokeos as it seems a very interesting proposition. *1

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

Learning Visions

Hi there, I'm taking the opportunity to mention Dokeos here, as its lead developer, because it seems unreasonably ignored from the open-source LMSes sphere, and it has the same price-ranges for services than Moodle. However, it has a lot of reporting features, it recently developed web services which have enabled links to an Oracle system for automated registration of users from an organizations' HR module, and to Drupal (see Dokeos module in the Drupal repository).

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.

Moodle and eFront side-by-side

eFront

Yes, there are many others, such as Atutor , Dokeos and Sakai , but they just haven’t had the same impact as Moodle. This article has been reposted from the Wyver Solutions blog. The original article may be found here: [link]. With eFront’s recent string of awards , I thought it was about time I took a look at this relative newcomer to the open source Learning Management System market.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

There are other free alternatives to Moodle available as well, like CourseSites by Blackboard, Sakai, Latitude Learning, Dokeos, eFront, Schoology, and ILIAS. I think you’ll agree with me when I say: A learning management system for business can break the bank for a small company on a tight budget. But, it doesn’t have to.

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