Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option

Association eLearning

You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. Free and open source. Well hold the phone because if it sounds too good to be true, it’s because open source isn’t all it claims to be. What does open source mean?

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules. Free, open source software.

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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. Customized Open-Source Learning.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. The list is followed by free open source software that mimics and can even beat – IMO some of its more well known competitors – that you might use when building your WBT. MOS Solo - Content authoring tool. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. Xerte - Open source tools for e-learning developers and designers.

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

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). Mobile Learning Tools. This is not affiliated with the Mobile Learning Engine program further down below. MLEX – Mobile Learning Experiment - software tool designed to create a single web page viewable on standard or small sized displays. MySCORM - SCORM content authoring tools.

Open Source and Free: Mobile Learning Tools, M-Learning Systems, SCORM

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of various open source and free tools including: m-learning, testing web pages in browsers, mobile learning systems, SCORM and the lame PENS (IMO). Mobile Learning Tools. This is not affiliated with the Mobile Learning Engine program further down below. MLEX – Mobile Learning Experiment - software tool designed to create a single web page viewable on standard or small sized displays. MySCORM - SCORM content authoring tools.

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

Highlighting innovation and creativity amongst users of both Open Source and Enterprise editions of the Learning Locker® LRS, the first year of the Awards proved popular with learning analytics enthusiasts from a diverse range of industries and disciplines.

Open Source E-Learning Development 6: NeoOffice for Mac OS X

The E-Learning Curve

NeoOffice is a full-featured set of office applications (including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs) for Mac OS X. open source NeoOffice productivity Tags: authoring tools content authoring content development e-learning elearning content open e-learning environment use of elearning utilities elearning content.

Free eLearning Badge. We support Free eLearning Resources

eFront

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

Therefore, as we move forward, we all must consider when, how, and why we integrate the tools that we do into our classrooms. => for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver.

Top Programs For Webinars

LearnDash

One of the challenges in elearning is creating a course environment that is engaging to the learner, designed in a way that makes them feel like they are not left on their own. I should note that not all elearning programs are conducive to this method. training training tools

Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

Training is no more a thing that revolves around traditional paradigms; rather it includes amazingly innovative and more fruitful technological tools and smart strategies that we could only think of in the past. New tools like social networking and web 2.0

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

Unicorn Training

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind. That said, it’s daunting to figure out just how to do mobile eLearning right , and building mobile training apps is not necessarily the easiest thing in the world.

Be an HR Superstar: Secrets to Effective Workplace Learning

eThink Education

Open Source vs. Closed Source Technology. Within the eLearning market, t here are both open-source and closed-source LMS solutions. Close d -source products are proprietary software. Blog closed source integrations LMS integration open source

5 FREE Tools For Instructional Designers

LearnDash

Instructional designers know that the tools they use allow them to get creative with how they develop their elearning. However, for someone that is just starting out in this field, these tools aren’t always accessible. Free Tools For ELearning Development.

Vote for The Best of ELearning 2011 Awards

eFront

Are you going to vote for The Best of Elearning 2011 Awards? Each year the Elearning Magazine allows professionals involved in the eLearning industry to nominate eLearning products and services. eFront fans help eFront to earn its 1st honor as the Best of Elearning! =>

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

Luckily, there’s eLearning authoring software for that. Because an eLearning authoring tool can help you create cool online courses fast — and without breaking the bank. In this post, we’re taking a look at 11 content authoring tools to make your courses shine.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

I havent gone very far but I like the sound of this: " OpenLaszlo programs are written in XML and JavaScript and transparently compiled to Flash and, with OpenLaszlo 4, DHTML.The OpenLaszlo APIs provide animation, layout, data binding, servercommunication, and declarative UI.

What is the Moodle Educator Certification Program and Why Should You Attend?

eThink Education

Brought to you by the Moodle HQ team, the Moodle Educator Certification Program teaches Moodlers the most important tips on how to leverage specific tools within the platform in order to create successful eLearning programs and meet instructional goals. Open Content.

Free-to-use e-learning development 15: Wink Screen Capture Tool

The E-Learning Curve

Wink is a screen capture and presentation creation program that enabled you to create screen-based demos and tutorials. Free-to-use e-learning development 15: Wink Screen Capture Tool is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning content authoring flash open source software rapid elearning screencasting wink

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Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. The developers from the eLearning industry constantly create and design new concepts that change the way people learn and teach. Custom writing service NinjaEssays is the tool you need.

Tool of the month: interactive video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This time the tool of the month is not one but no fewer than five tools. I also experimented with Vialogues to facilitate a conversation around a video source. However, the meetup opened up a whole new world of interactive video. elearning interactive video

Best LMS Features and LMS Tools for Mid-Sized Enterprises

Hurix Digital

Technology and learning today go hand-in-hand, prompting more and more organizations to find and invest in the best LMS tools to support their corporate training or academic learning goals. Related: 7 Reasons Why You Should Revamp Your Old eLearning Courses.

TinCan Demystified

eFront

If you are somewhat interested in eLearning and unless you have been living on a deserted island for the last year you probably have already heard about the TinCan project. Perceived simplicity is a core ingredient of the new offering and a major adoption point for LMS and authoring tools developers. 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.).

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Such a tool can streamline and standardize the training across the enterprise in a big way. Before we get into the details of this type of software and how to develop an employee training program , let’s understand the basics of employee training.

The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

I’m a recent convert, perhaps on the path to open source evangelism.) Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. According to an eLearning Guild survey conducted in 2007 , 18% of corporations are using Moodle now. I think the time for open source is now.

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

ProProfs

The most important principle for designing lively eLearning is to see eLearning design not as information design but as designing an experience. – Cathy Moore, eLearning and training expert. What is an eLearning Authoring Tool?

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Companies also have several options for how to integrate MOOCs into their training programs. Many organizations offer prepackaged MOOCs, and this is a very good option for workplace skills, professional development, and other parts of a training program that don’t require company-specific content. The Saylor Foundation offers a Workplace Skills Program that includes courses in computer literacy, professional writing, and time and stress management.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

ICDTranslation

An experienced instructor, great content and the right authoring tool. You need a tool that facilitates the creation of learning content without having to worry about the technical issues. Top 5 E-Learning Software Tools. Shift eLearning.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools. Her site, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies , has some wonderful resources on learning tools, social learning, and more. We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. So here’s a list of our favorite tools for creating custom content for clients: 1. MS Word: This is our preferred tool for storyboarding.

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My first and only authoring tool.

Adobe Captivate

I went through a long line of frustration trying to rely on open source software and here came Adobe Captivate. My first (and only) authoring program. There were some people who tried to ‘convert’ me to other authoring tools, but they weren’t successful. But it is a tool, so it doesn’t do the job for us. The post My first and only authoring tool. appeared first on eLearning.

Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

Government training programs, in particular, often focus on the typical workplace learning needs related to compliance, job skills and leadership training, security, and staying current with industry trends and needs. Security is one of the top concerns for a government training program.