A few of my favorite things

Web Tools for Learners

UDUTU - coolest online course development tool I’ve seen. EXE -open source self paced modules. open source web 2.0Like most people who develop and manage training for a living, especially at small to medium sized companies and non profits, I have learned to do a lot of work using free and open source software tools. I will explain how I use these tools in a series of posts but for now I just want to list some of them in case you want to check them out for yourself.

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

Then I went on to show about 12 tools in more detail – some of which would probably make it onto a top ten list (Flash, Captivate, Articulate, and Lectora) – the remaining tools trying to hit at some of the other options out there (Smart Builder, eXe, Udutu, Thinking Worlds, Raptivity, Flypaper, Mohive, and Atlantic Link). After my session at ISPI earlier this week, someone commented that what would have really been useful is a list of the top 10 authoring tools in the market.

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

In fact, we use open source here for our web content management. A great one is Udutu [link] – a free online application. Exe is a nice open source desktop SCORM authoring tool: [link] Moodle 2.0 Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning.