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Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I've been too wrapped up thinking about interactivity to pay attention to the pains learning managers must go through for making their Moodle implementations effective. 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. Business Reports How do you assess the effectiveness of a course delivered?

TinCan Demystified


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. TinCan also claims improvements on another commonly required but rarely delivered functionality – the ability to complete learning objects offline and synchronize when you get online.


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How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

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As a whole, brick and mortar colleges are absolutely horrendous when it comes to effective business processes. Why deal with an open source system that will cost you more than you think, when one that is turnkey will suffice. Include m-learning and focus on vendors who are moving to online/offline synch with tablets. In today’s higher education e-learning world, synchronous based learning rules.

Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

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Out-source: You also has an option to outsource it to an external vendor to provide support. Here we have two options to choose from: going for either Commercial or Open-source? Open-source application: Now a day most organizations both corporate and non-corporate are looking for open-source applications because of onetime cost, quick setup, low cost, user-friendly, and highly customizable.

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


Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. Synchronous learning: Instructor-led learning in a virtual classroom setting.

Make Your LMS Mobile Compatible in 4 Easy Ways

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Here are four effective ways to make that possible. As MOODLE is an open source LMS , it has many features. For example, if a user is from the HR department, based on the profile, synchronizing the LMS with the organization’s systems will direct him/her to HR related courses. The most preferred and cost-effective option is to use the MOODLE native app as it has an open source framework.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

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A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. Free open hard drive space – especially with video hungry files. What makes Dropbox so effective? Works even when offline. eyeOS, is 100% free and open source. .


10 Best Learning Software in 2020

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This infrastructure ensures the availability of learning materials, synchronous and asynchronous communication between all actors involved in the learning and teaching process, monitoring participants’ progress, and implement other activities important for the success of learning.

How To Create An Online Language Learning Website Like Verbling


It’s a rapidly growing market, mostly due to the globalization of economies and cost-effective online learning solutions going accessible to all. offers free language courses with an optional subscription plan for an ad-free and offline learning experience. It’s 100% customizable, Comes with open source-code, Can be self-hosted on a web-server, And you can get 100% ownership by paying a one-time cost; no recurring fee at all.

Choosing the Right LMS: 6 Essential Aspects You Can’t Ignore

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Delivery can be online (with continuous Internet access being essential), offline (no requirement of Internet), delivered via mobile devices (mobile learning/mLearning), synchronized, or asynchronized. There are several types of LMSs ranging from cloud and installed, to open source and commercial. Buying a learning management system (LMS) is a big decision and an important investment for many organizations.

TalentLMS for Android: The Content Downloader – Part 3, Architecture


Although there are more delightful open source projects used by TalentLMS for Android, this article only mentions the ones that were essential for the development of the Content Downloader. In the case of TalentLMS, Realm helped a lot with all offline aspects of the app and really made a huge difference in the Content Downloader implementation! Designing the schema of Realm effectively, and other Realm tips. Understanding Realm: Version Retention and Synchronization.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. An instructional designer typically uses an authoring tool to develop effective course content that achieves specific learning objectives. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Open Source Software.