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

Kapp Notes

If you are thinking of creating an educational game but don't want to invest a lot of money, you can try out these free software programs (or free for 30 days in some cases), some are 2D and some are 3D. The programming language is concise and the tools are easy to master.

Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

The exercises use HTML and JavaScript to implement their interactivity, but you do NOT need to know anything about these languages in order to use the programs. The program will create the Web pages for you, and you can then upload them to your server.

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Daily Bookmarks 03/16/2008

Experiencing eLearning

tags: freeware , graphics , tools. Painting program, free and paid versions, with great looking brushes and tools. Connectivism Blog > Pedagogy First? Whatever. Annotated. tags: connectivism , context , pedagogy , technology. George Siemens argues that rather than starting with pedagogy for making instructional decisions, we should start with context.

Teaching and learning C online

Moodle Journal

I feel that C as a structured introduction to programming has a lot to offer students new to the subject area. One of the many issues that arise when you teach any programming language I have found is going to be that of a compiler.

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Tune-up Your E-Learning Workstation for the New Year

E-learning Uncovered

In the past year has it gotten sluggish, slower to open certain programs, exhibiting more nagging errors, and generally not up to par? There are a variety of commercial software programs available for computer tune-up that combine a broad set of maintenance utilities in one package. Once installed, most of these programs have a “one button” option to run all the core utilities and clean-up and optimize your computer. Freeware maintenance software.

Top 10 Tools for Rapid eLearning

Rob Hubbard

GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) – fantastically named piece of freeware that works on most operating systems for photo retouching, image composition and authoring. by Tess Robinson, Director, LearningAge Solutions.

Set Variables With Interactive Sliders – Part 5 Additional Resources

Adobe Captivate

7-Zip – This is the program I use for creating and extracting zip files. It also strips out any freeware that piggybacks on a lot of free stuff out there. This is the fifth and final part of the series for adding a slider to your project that will update your variables. If you have not seen the first four, you may want to get caught up. Part 1 – Introduction. Part 2 – HTML and CSS. Part 3 – Adding File to the Stage. Part 4 – The JavaScript.

3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses


Videos continue to be the centerpiece of an eLearning program. The biggest challenge eLearning program designers face is acquiring new, copyright free videos for their courses. Several freeware programs are available for video recording, such as HyperCam.

Great Women of Web 2.0 Talk

Kapp Notes

Hot Potatoes is not freeware, but it is free of charge for those working for publicly-funded non-profit-making educational institutions, who make their pages available on the web. Check out the Hot Potatoes licensing terms and pricing on the Alice is a 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. I really enjoyed my talk the other night with the Women of the Web 2.0.

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Headed to DevLearn? 8 Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

Knowledge Guru

After this session, you’ll know how to use learning campaigns for your training, learning, and education programs. You will take a look at commercial software and freeware to begin designing VR and 3-D learning environments.

Less Time? Less Money? Think ELearning Authoring Tools

CommLab India

Because of this feature, even if you don’t have any programming or coding knowledge, you can still go ahead and create an online course. There are however, many freeware and lesser known authoring tools that might just do for you.

How to Get Your Training Presentation From Good to Great With Images, Audio, and Video


PowerPoint varies more than most software programs across versions and platforms, so the instructions below are deliberately generalized so as to be applicable to everyone. Photos, sound files and video clips are always great ways to liven up great presentations.

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye LMSs

eLearning 24-7

It looks like freeware. I also know IT/IS directors who do not even know any programming languages let alone CSS. When you think about it, it really isn’t part of their role to know programming languages and not even for some of their folks. Maybe these systems believe that their platform is open source and everyone knows coding and programming.