Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

TinCan Demystified

eFront

engine and more than 16 months for the SCORM 2004 / 4 edition. A nice side-effect of the messaging system is that any enabled device or program can send Tin Can API statements (mobile phones, simulations, games, real world activities etc.). This openness is very important and in our point of view, the biggest benefit that TinCan brings to the world. eLearning Learning Open Source SCORM standards tin-can tincan

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Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

For smart vendors, a blog is not another way to manipulate you with product marketing messages or achieve keyword dominance in search engines. 10 Common Myths About Open Source. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. Weekly posts explore multiple topics, including best practices in onboarding, compliance training, social learning and LMS reporting, and of course, definitive open source thought leadership.

How Corporate Giants Rely on Human Skills to Get Ahead

Degreed

But this isn’t just a mantra for the search engine and the software. Openness demonstrates to your employees that you believe they are trustworthy and have good judgment,” proclaimed Laszlo Bock, Google’s former SVP of People Operations. Openness isn’t just for software, though.

Software Courses Sell Really Well

LearnDash

For example, I once provided some consulting for SolidProfessor.com and they built a very successful company creating training around engineering software. Another good example is OSTraining , which focuses on courses around the open source software market. Creating effective training around software requires a lot of work but the rewards are second to none.

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

Massive Open Online Courses, online academies & software have sprung up as the most logical evolutionary entities that can help students focus on self-driven instructions, customized content and resource management. This is a huge computational search engine. Students, researchers & entrepreneurs fondly refer it to as the ultimate answer engine. For all purposes, its user-interface resembles that of popular search engines. 12: Engineer’s Toolbox.

Focusing on corporate training creates expert employees

Docebo

Graña y Montero is a group of 26 engineering and infrastructure services companies that operate in 7 countries across Latin America. From having new employees assigned to an experienced employee, job shadowing that person to gather the knowledge they needed to perform their role effectively, to what The Academy offers nowadays, including their virtual classroom , Graña y Montero put emphasis in the training of its employees. From Open Source to SaaS.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

The powerhouse of a complete learning technology solution, an LMS is a fundamental component of an effective learning strategy. This is especially common for software and technology companies who need to effectively onboard users so they can use their product. Open Source: Generally, open source learning management systems are free and online-based.

Combining CPD and compliance management for a more robust training experience

Learning Pool

The problem with that is usually the training isn’t wholly relevant to every single employee and no matter how many times it is delivered, it isn’t always effective. .

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! Traditional instructor led training is expensive and, in some cases, difficult to track its effectiveness. eFront - (LMS) eFront is a user friendly Open Source Learning Management System, visually attractive and SCORM certified!

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Effects, filters, overlays, simple to expert tools. Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more. An open-source screen recorder built with web technology. Hare – Search engine for open browser tabs.

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23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Free Music and Sound Effects for eLearning Courses.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

According to Mike Welsh , L&D partner and people engineer @Facebook, Facebook’s key L&D objectives are to promote respect and foster a culture of continual learning. Facebook is well known for their effective and personalized L&D programs. To identify and source top talent. Mid-to-large size tech companies can make use of open-source or paid SaaS LMS (learning management systems) such is YouTestMe , Litmos or WorkWize.

Looking for an LMS? Here’s how to tell if it’s good, better, or best.

Docebo

And, in a market where there are literally hundreds of open source, on-premise, SaaS, and cloud LMS vendors and e-learning platforms – each with their own set of standard features and optional upgrades – choosing the right LMS can be more overwhelming than buying a car.

Interview: Micro Agility Featuring Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic EdTech

Magic EdTech

Can you begin by sharing your perspective on the role of digital learning and engineering solution providers in the technology sector? For many of our clients, digital technology still did not represent the main source of income whereas for Magic digital technology is 100% of our income!

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

Paradiso

In the eLearning environment, it is essential for the eLearning Companies to keep in contact with the users and clients to receive feedback that will help them rethink their platforms and make them part of a pleasant, safe and effective experience when conducting online training programs. Learning Paths: You can build Learning Paths according to the students’ needs, and provide a more effective eLearning process.

Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

The Open Source Foundation aims to develop technology for expediting the adoption of ePUB3 and the Open Web Platform by the Digital Publishing Industry. It strives to deliver leading-edge functionality that is fully specified, free, open, and interoperable. Readium aims at networking and coordinating between other similar open-source efforts. 8 Highly Effective Digital Publishing Strategies. What is Readium?

Top 6 Paradiso LMS Alternatives and Paradiso LMS Competitors in 2021!

PSB

However, when you run your requirement on search engine there are few other alternatives that pop up aside from Paradiso. Listed among Paradiso LMS competitors, Moodle is an open-source learning management system that is user-friendly. Introduction.

Top 6 Paradiso LMS Alternatives and Paradiso LMS Competitors in 2021!

PSB

However, when you run your requirement on search engine there are few other alternatives that pop up aside from Paradiso. Listed among Paradiso LMS competitors, Moodle is an open-source learning management system that is user-friendly. Introduction.

Showing the World

Clark Quinn

One of the positive results of investigations into making work more effective has been the notion of transparency, which manifests as either working and learning ‘ out loud ‘, or in calls to Show Your Work. the architectural or engineering features of a building or structure. The systems exist: Layar commercially, ARIS in the open source space (with different capabilities).

e-Learning Glossaries

eFront

It is important that e-Learning professionals, researchers, experts, and learners have a common basis in order to communicate effectively. E-Learning Glossary - Imperial College London Barrier-Free eLearning When participating with WSU, College of Engineerings Barrier-Free eLearning program, you may be introduced to new terms and concepts. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

Code & Pixels: Transforming Learning through Technology

Use of IETMs for Navy Air Force Defence

There are 3 Technology divisions in the company– Software Development wing , Content Engineering Wing and Research and Development Wing. It emphasizes on understanding and analyzing the real needs of the client’s business and then provides cost-effective solutions in form of content. Its Software Development & Content Engineering Wing executes work orders/ Projects. Established in 2012, Code & Pixels Interactive Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (C&P)

Saffron launches new social learning platform

Saffron Interactive

The product is based on the open source Elgg social networking engine. There are two key advantages to basing this new product on open source technology,’ says Toby Harris, LMS product manager at Saffron. The second is cost-effectiveness. Just like our bespoke e-learning courses, the source code becomes the property of our clients and we won’t charge any fees per user.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

Upon completion of any activity on the mLevel platform, this JSON file is sent over to the platform and is prepared for processing through the various event-state engines to provide analytics. When a statement generation engine is executed to turn some sort of data into these statements, there are various types of additional metadata that can be provided to help the reporting engine provide to most detail that it can to enhance the viewer’s analytical experience.

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Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

This open source toolkit enables you to produce interactive learning materials in a productive online environment. Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, so you probably have come across eLearning audio that needs some work. As a result, you will have a highly-effective tutorial that will enhance the quality of your online course. This flexible eLearning software offers a simplistic, but effective way of creating online modules.

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

Panda 3D Image from a game created in Panda3D Panda 3D : Panda3D is a game engine, a framework for 3D rendering and game development for Python and C++ programs. Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including commercial ventures. It allows you to make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3D games. Eclipse : Eclipse is a free to use 2D game engine.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Google is the most popular web search engine, and frequently described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever need. The open source WordPress software is also available to download and install on company servers. The always-on feature of Skype means that you can keep conversations open and ongoing with individuals as well as groups of people throughout the day – and yet at the same time, have the ability not to be disturbed when required.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

You'll learn: How VR enables effective training and the myriad of VR use cases. Join us to learn how open-source learning platforms, like Moodle and Totara, not only make it incredibly easy to integrate innovative elearning tools and strategies for an enhanced learning experience, but allow you to future-proof your LMS investment for years to come. Some of the core ideas associated with open-source approaches can offer interesting new directions for L&D teams, too.

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4 Ways Your LMS Can Help You Close Sales

LearnDash

On the contrary: content marketing is one of the most effective ways to grow your marketing audience and convert sales. If you’re using a closed-source LMS on a hosted website builder, look to see what publishing tools you have. On the other hand, an open-source LMS like LearnDash, which runs on WordPress, not only offers all those content options, but also gives you access to thousands of plugins to expand your content publishing opportunities.

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Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In 2010, Steve Jobs himself wrote “Thoughts on Flash,” an open proclamation on the Apple website outlining the six major reasons iOS would not support the platform, heavily citing both crippling performance and security concerns. Made up of three kinds of coding ingredients (HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Javascript), HTML5 will function as an open-source version of Flash. In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead.

CAC Teams: A New Day

Kapp Notes

Phase 1 will incorporate a role-playing style engine referred to as, Choose-Your-Own-Path (CYOP). This engine will promote active learning by engaging learners to make key decisions in order to progress through the training. Phase 2 will incorporate an open source gaming engine (licensed to A New Day) for the 3-D online learning experience, as opposed to commonly used 3-D online environments such as Second Life.

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Designing eLearning Programs for Competency-Based Training

ScholarLMS

Year after year, we find that engineering graduates mostly prefer jobs in IT and other core sectors, but just a handful of them have the necessary skills. What makes CBT Effective?

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

Publishers have a number of entrepreneurial solutions to increase their effectiveness in the digital publishing environment. Adapt : In 2014, three European companies (Learning Pool, Sponge UK, and Kineo) rolled out Adapt, a free open-source elearning HTML5 authoring tool that supports the development of responsive courses. Ready content engines and reusable widgets and frameworks – TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE TIME TO MARKET.

Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

Before CSS3 we would need to work with images or javascript to produce a round box effect. Actually, there are dozens of wide spread techniques to produce the round corner effect (for example, check [link] ) – which by its turn is a clear signal that there is no perfect solution. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

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. Click the ‘IE tab’ (shown below) to change rendering engine. It is useful in situations when while the browsing the web you came across some good animations, sound effects, or video, you can use this to search the cache quickly using filters and extract the files to store them for future reference.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

"In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach. However, the best games are designed for entertainment and noteducation, and while they teach effectively, their designs are notexpressed in educational terms that could be used by designers ofinstructional games.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

Upon completion of any activity on the mLevel platform, this JSON file is sent over to the platform and is prepared for processing through the various event-state engines to provide analytics. When a statement generation engine is executed to turn some sort of data into these statements, there are various types of additional metadata that can be provided to help the reporting engine provide to most detail that it can to enhance the viewer’s analytical experience.

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