Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

Open source software is a great example. 10 years ago we would occasionally cross paths with corporate LMS buyers who were evaluating commercial systems side-by-side with open source platforms. Early open source learning systems were viable for academic applications.

Open-Source LMS Myths Debunked

eThink Education

Learning Management Systems are either built using open-source technology, closed-source technology, or a hybrid mix of both. Open-source software contains freely available code that can be redistributed or modified. Myth: #1: Open-Source Platforms Lack Security.

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Podcast 23: Open Source LMS Advantages – With Lars Hyland of Totara

Talented Learning

EPISODE 23 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Open source development methodologies are rapidly transforming every corner of the software community. But when should organizations choose an open source LMS platform as the backbone for extended enterprise learning ?

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. E-learning platforms that offer the MOOCs with their regular programs are MOOC platforms. Before delving into the details of best open-source eLearning software and MOOC platforms, let me mention a few stats that would help you have a chuckle: To launch edX, Harvard and MIT invested a whopping $60 million. Ultimately, MOOCs have made eLearning introduction into traditional learning programs so feasible.

Why You Should Choose an Open Source eLearning Platform?

Pinlearn

However, here, I am aiming to drive a little deeper and explain why you should choose an open-source eLearning software for your company. In short, we will see how an open-source eLearning platform can make thing easier and implement cutting-edge training and development programs in an organization. What is an open-source learning management system? To understand open source eLearning software, let’s take the example of Android.

Signs Your LMS Administrators Might Need Open-Source Support

eThink Education

One of the major benefits of an open-source Learning Management System (LMS) is multiple hosting options. So how do you determine whether your team can continue to host internally or if they’d benefit from open-source vendor support?

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.

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. These devices are supported using MLE Moodle, an opens ource plugin for iOS and Android. This is when code optimization, caching and other expert solutions from Harbinger - ranging up to cluster server deployment- come handy.

Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

By creating one appropriately-tagged XML-based master document, content can be refactored as a printable manual, an HTML-based guide, a PowerPoint-type presentation, and integrated into an e-learning content delivery platform, all based on one set of source XML-based information.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

Focusing on corporate training creates expert employees

Docebo

Delivering training programs to more people at the same time with the Docebo online enterprise training platform. The evolution of their training programs has been ongoing. From Open Source to SaaS. Since starting its corporate training program, the company has faced a number of challenges typical to those of other fast-growing companies. With Docebo , the company has expanded the reach of its training programs by four times.

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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.

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter

Cloudshare

He also engages with the industry, retweeting important news stories and his thoughts on the Microsoft Insider program. You can see from his tweets that he has much to say about the new features and improvements to these various programs.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

10 Common Myths About Open Source. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. But what challenges should you expect as you expand your customer onboarding and training programs?

Open Source E-learning Development 2: Image Manipulation

The E-Learning Curve

I’m still researching this topic: there are many sources to reference and data to be interpreted – and of course, the socio-economic landscape is still changing apace. Now read on… The second open environment authoring tool highlighted in this series is an image editing application.

Planning to Buy an LMS? Here’s Some Expert Advice

CommLab India

Firms can also consider open-source LMSs such as MOODLE. This is especially important when firms go in for an open-source LMS. Many open-source LMSs have limited capability to support mobile learning programs.

What’s a Certified Moodle Partner? Advantages of Working with an Expert Moodle Host

eThink Education

One of the reasons Moodle is so widely adopted, and one of its primary advantages, is that it is open-source and free to download. This means that the cost to support Moodle is much cheaper than the proprietary closed-source solutions on the market.

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

With more than 160 episodes of his own podcast, Helping Sells , he is one of the best-known experts in this field. As one of the world’s few customer education experts, how would you describe the state of the industry? Lessons learned from real-world programs.

Creating Online Social Learning Membership Sites with Web Development Agency Owner, BuddyPress Expert, and StudyChurch Founder Tanner Moushey

LifterLMS

Learn about creating online social learning membership sites with web development agency owner, BuddyPress expert, and StudyChurch founder Tanner Moushey in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. And if not done right, it can just be a source of frustration.

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Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

10) Should we test systems with a proof-of-concept or pilot program before jumping into implementation and deployment? Some LMS companies depend on third-party experts to implement their solutions. Welcome back to our “Ask Me Anything” column!

Think Like a Start-Up, Act Like a Product Manager

CLO Magazine

Above all, L&D must stop creating learning content and instead start directing employees (subject matter experts) to do so. Most e-learning programs involve at least four tracks: content, design, technology and marketing.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts time. Cost due to impact on training programs. Re-work of existing training programs. Cost of development of new programs not previously offered.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. Learners: They’re on the receiving end of learning initiatives (after all, they are to whom training programs are intended).

eThink Education Named a Certified Premium Moodle Partner Eligible to Support Moodle Workplace

eThink Education

Launched last month, Moodle’s new Certified Premium Partner Program serves as the first extension of their Partner Program since its initial launch 15 years ago.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Putting the Demand Back in On-Demand Learning

Learning Visions

One of my very smart and witty clients said that in a conversation we were having the other day with a group of his internal subject matter experts. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Make the Most of New Moodle Features with eThink Academy

eThink Education

Aside from working with eThink’s team of Moodle experts who have experimented with the new features of Moodle, this course will allow you to collaborate with and learn from other Moodle educators, instructional designers, and Moodle administrators.

Leveraging an Open Learning Ecosystem to Support Corporate Learning

eThink Education

Open-Source Learning Management Systems. In particular, b y choosing an open-source LMS , you gain multiple benefits that allow you to build a n effective , dynamic and integrated learning ecosystem. Moodle is the most widely used open-source LMS in the world.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

photo by tanakawho Whats been lighting up my life this week is when I hear a Subject Matter Expert say, "Lets cut that. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

The eThink Impact: How We Support the Moodle Community Globally

eThink Education

As the world’s leading open-source Learning Management System (LMS) , Moodle empowers millions of educators wit h a highly functional, flexible, and interoperable digital learning solution that’s flexible enough to meet needs across all educational levels and industries.

What is an LMS? The Basics of Learning Management Systems

eThink Education

If you have ever taken courses online or attended an online training program, you’ve most likely worked with a Learning Management System or an LMS. Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS. Closed-source options typically provide an out-of-the-box eLearning platform.

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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!

eThink Education Moodle & Totara LMS Solutions Now Available in AWS Marketplace

eThink Education

Speak with an expert to explore eThink’s LMS offerings. eThink Education provides a fully-managed eLearning solution including cloud hosting, implementation, integration, consultation, and management services for the open-source Moodle , Moodle Workplace , and Totara learning platforms.

eThink’s 2018 Year In Review

eThink Education

In 2018, our Moodle & Totara experts received almost 12,000 support tickets (!) eThink continues to expand our Moodle client base and work closely with Moodle HQ to extend the product and support Moodle adoption and the open-source community.

Totara vs. Moodle: Which LMS is Right for You?

eThink Education

When evaluating eLearning solutions or Learning Management Systems (LMS) , you’ve likely come across a few open-source options. But how do you determine which open-source LMS will be the right solution to help you build and streamline your learning ecosystem?

5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

When providing training for professionals, a flexible, interoperable, and scalable digital learning solution can provide anytime, anywhere access to learning and support the success of your programs for the long term. Consult experts to help navigate the LMS market.

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

Commercial training companies must consider other challenges, as well: Selling the program is the key pillar of the business. There are also specialized, strategic service providers who help buyers leverage learning platforms from other vendors or via open source.

HT2 Labs and eThink Education Partner to Bring Next-Generation Learning Software to the Workplace

HT2 Labs

Combining eThink’s high-touch and robust open-source learning platform solutions and HT2 Labs’ innovative, next-generation learning software, this collaboration equips learners with an exceptional professional learning experience. eThink Education provides fully-managed solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learning Management Systems (LMS) including cloud hosting, implementation, integration, consultation, and management services.