Open-Source Learning: How Moodle Makes Learning Accessible & Adaptable

eThink Education

Open source , for many, is a bit of a nerve-racking term. Open source as it pertains to Learning Management Systems (LMS) essentially means that the code is freely available for anyone to download and use anytime and anywhere in the world.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

So, when I sat down to talk with Dr Asheesh Choksi, technology consultant and architect, about Moodle, he gave me a 12-point program to add value to Moodle - which was quite an eye opener. The learner should download the course, go and learn in offline mode, take tests and synchronize the results when net is connected back. This can be done using Google Gears to some extent, or with the Harbinger Offline Player all the way up to SCORM compatible tracking.

Open Source LMS: Hidden Costs for Associations

WBT Systems

Many associations have, at some point, considered the benefits of choosing an open source LMS for delivering their education programs. Hidden Costs of an Open Source LMS. Case Study: Limitations of an Open Source LMS.

Moving from an open-source to a commercial LMS – the story of Transactel

eFront

They looked into different solutions and used many different open source solutions but finally settled on the eFront open-source Community edition. They needed a tool that could support the different initiatives the company had, as well as keep an efficient track of the scores obtained in the lessons. To download this customer story please click here or check it out on Slideshare: Transactel customer story from eFrontLearning.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Using Adapt, an open-source. tracking true outcomes.

8 Popular Features of Moodle LMS for Corporate Training You Should Know

Hurix Digital

Developed in 2002 by Martin Dougiamas, Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) LMS is today the world’s most popular and most used learning management system , primarily because it is flexible, open source, and free to download.

Vote for The Best of ELearning 2011 Awards

eFront

In its 7th year, the balloting period is open and you can vote your favorite eLearning product or service in 26 different categories. Open Source and Professionally Supported => All editions of eFront are offered with their source code.

Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3

eLearning 24-7

For the download version, it goes directly to the product. Download Software. Openmark All, seems to push towards academia, but can be used in corporate market, unknown types of questions, unique approach whereas feedback is the key, interactive process, question choices, exist – open source. testCommander K12, A, PY, M/C, O, lots of features, can print tests for paper exams, wizard based, embed images, track unanswered questions, can be used online, offline.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. There are thousands available, ready for download and you do not have to manipulate the code, or for some you can, it is completely optional. These are just examples that do exist today and available to download, with many showing examples on respective directories.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way. Unless you plan to add some APIs (since they are open source, you could) to create reports on some data or do robust data collection, it is not going to happen. Later today, I will post a page on my site that contains an extensive list of free open source CMSs, for you to click and view. Offers a portal download component, too.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Using Adapt, an open-source. tracking true outcomes.

Free xAPI HTML5 Video Player

Learning Dojo

One other thing I have been working on a lot lately has been creating various new templates that can be found on my downloads page. I wanted an easy way for someone who does not know code or xAPI to track a video. I really just wanted a simple way to track video with xAPI.

Best Ways to Deliver Online Learning Courses to Employees

Hurix Digital

Effective Monitoring and Follow-Up : Most LMS also incorporate features that allow training managers and administrators to track each learner effectively and also provide feedback for improved learning outcomes.

10 Benefits of Moodle based Learning Management System (LMS)

Hurix Digital

Besides providing online features, this LMS is able to support offline learning and includes features for tracking, recording and assessing offline events along with online ones. Reporting and Tracking. What is an LMS?

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Moodle – The King of Affordable LMSs

CommLab India

Moodle is an open-source learning management platform. Furthermore, the source code of this application is open to all, and this means you can tweak it as you want, to meet your unique learning management needs. This feature makes Moodle unique among open-source LMSs.

Introducing Moodle Workplace: Moodle HQ’s Latest Solution for Organizational Learning

eThink Education

Lastly and most commonly, small and large businesses use Moodle to not only onboard, provide continual training, and track and report on the learning progress of their employees, but also to provide training to external users such as customers and channel resellers.

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Migrating to a Cloud-based LMS

ProProfs

If yes, then chances are you have experienced difficulty in handling processes like installing regular updates and downloading new software. If we talk about open-source LMS, it is extremely expensive whereas a cloud-based LMS is cost-effective as it comes in various pricing models.

How to choose an LMS for your Company

Paradiso

Possibly the first major decision you will face while choosing the best LMS for your endeavour is, if you’d want to adapt an open-source LMS, like Moodle, or purchase a custom LMS from a vendor? Tin Can is the next step in tracking learning that take place outside of your LMS.

5 Reasons to Opt For Moodle LMS

CommLab India

It is a cloud-based, open source software, that can meet many of your training requirements. Learn how well you can use Moodle to meet your training needs by downloading our free e-book How to Harness Moodle LMS Efficiently to Meet Your Training Needs.

How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

It’s open source software built by volunteers. Download Audacity here to get started. It’s simple to remove some of the ambient noise from your audio track using Audacity. The track should be ‘cleaned’ of unwanted audio, and ready for you to use.

Looking back – the last 12 months at eFront

eFront

By EOY 2013 eFront had over 150000+ downloads and more than 1000+ customers worldwide – all thanks to you, our users and customers! 2013 Awards in the category ‘Best Open Source Solutions.’ To read more about it check out this post or just download the eBook directly!

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Despite sounding like the son and daughter of some bohemian celebrity couple, they are actually two different incarnations of the same thing, and that thing is an open source LMS which is used by million of people worldwide and is ‘free’ to get hold of.

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LMS Selection Checklist: How To Choose The Best One?

ProProfs

They come with the proven capability to track and monitor the performance of the learners and offer comprehensive reports to instructors confirming the training has been successfully completed. Cloud-based LMS or Open-source LMS? Download reports of course takers.

Make Your LMS Mobile Compatible in 4 Easy Ways

CommLab India

This will help your organization provide learners uninterrupted access to learning and training; moreover, you can track learners’ progress without obligating them to sit at their desks. As MOODLE is an open source LMS , it has many features.

LMS Vendors: How to Select the Right Vendor for your Goals

Hurix Digital

While there are many types of LMS available, the most popular is the Moodle-based LMS , an open source, free to download, flexible, user-friendly eLearning platform, supported by a global community and with over 68 million users worldwide from all types of organizations.

5 Critical Questions To Ask Potential LMS Vendors

KnowledgeAnywhere

Open-Source: This option requires a lot of technical knowledge. Open source LMS providers publish their programming online for free and companies can take that programming and configure it the way they would like and use it.

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Despite sounding like the son and daughter of some bohemian celebrity couple, they are actually two different incarnations of the same thing, and that thing is an open source LMS which is used by million of people worldwide and is ‘free’ to get hold of.

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10 Reasons to invest in a cloud based LMS

Paradiso

There was a time when all an LMS did was play back elearning content and track passes or fails. The open-source “free” LMS ends up being far from free, as these companies realise – too late – that the deep customizations needed and lack of support mean that it isn’t free at all.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

TalentLMS

After 220 episodes in one year and over 430K downloads, we’ve settled on a configuration we like. The secret is that you want TWO TRACK recording. Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. A tall track makes it so much easier to edit!

Moodle and Corporations: A Match Made in Heaven or Terrible Twosome?

Paradiso

It’s is open source and free, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t costs associated with it. Going to the opening of a new bar and getting a free beer is one thing, but downloading Moodle as a free, fully-functional LMS?

Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology.

What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? Types, Features & Everything Else

ProProfs

They are either cloud-based/hosted, open-source/self-hosting, or free eLearning authoring tools. As a one-stop learning management system (LMS), it allows instructors to create and share online courses as well as track and assess learning progress effortlessly.

New Features of Moodle 3.1 that Make it the Favorite of Learning Experts

CommLab India

Moodle, the open source Learning Management System (LMS) released its latest version – 3.1 – in May 2016. Bulk Downloads of Resources. The bulk downloads feature makes it easy for learners to download multiple resources at a time in a zipped folder.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

The primary difference is in how that knowledge is delivered, tracked and managed. A system administrator who is responsible for keeping track of training completion. In this case, there are two clear options to evaluate—an open source learning management system and a SaaS learning management system. Open source learning management system. The biggest upside: Using an open source LMS is FREE! 4 Track Your Training More Effectively.

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What’s in a Moodle

Spicy Learning

Private sector ears pricked up when they heard that Moodle was adaptable, easy-to-use and above all, open source. Basic functionality like downloading updates and plug-ins and connecting to different devices isn’t easy with Linux for a novice (this was long before I had any programming know-how). The open source party was rocking, but there were no invites for average users. SCORM assessments , progress tracking, certificates?