Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

As of version 6.2, Hot Potatoes is available for Windows (except 95), for Linux running Wine version 6.3 Tags: plugin Moodle hot potatoes content development question freeware criterion test I blogged recently about the development of the Nanogong and the Riffly audio-visual plugins for Moodle 2.0. Today, I'm pleased to announce that an old - that is, well-established -Moodle plugin is now freely available.

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.


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Just in the nick of time!

eLearning Blender

I recently used the demo version of Camtasia to complete a software simulation project and it worked out great. Just as I was looking into purchasing Camtasia Studio by Tech Smith I came across a blog posting on Tony Karrer's eLearning Technology blog just in the nick of time. Tony posted links to free downloads of Snag It and Camtasia. I have been a long time user of Snag It and love it for screen shots. It is very handy for creating software training materials.

Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results


Within the eLearning development plans , teams build in milestones to review each Sprint (interim course deliverable) and every Iteration (a version of the course) so they can fine-tune their approach for the next Sprint or Iteration. Leverage technology, in the form of tools such as JIRA Software systems , some of which, such as Taiga and Freedcamp , are open-source and freeware that you can use without obligation. Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon.

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Teaching and learning C online

Moodle Journal

If the institute make use of a licensed product, as we do, then students either have to purchase it, or make use of a freeware or trial version. This year in both our FE and HE programmes in Software Development, I am using C as the principle language. 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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Set Variables With Interactive Sliders – Part 5 Additional Resources

Adobe Captivate

The CPTX File – This was made with Captivate 2017 so, I guess, don’t try to open it with an older version. You can, however, use the other files to recreate it in your own version, if different. It will automatically pick the right versions and install them with out all the need to go to a million different sites and click NEXT, NEXT, NEXT just as many times. It also strips out any freeware that piggybacks on a lot of free stuff out there.

5 Easy Ways to Share E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

This solution is similar to the Google Drive version because all you need to do is share a URL link. What you need to do: Download and install Cloudberry Explorer (freeware). I use FileZilla (freeware) which lets me easily upload and manage my content. To share elearning courses via a learning management system or Articulate Online is common.

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

Kapp Notes

Game Maker comes preloaded with a collection of freeware images and sounds to get you started. The ability to have characters run is now includes as a standard function and the in-game default font has been changed from previous versions for easier reading. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Sometimes circumstances are such that there is no money to spend on tools, and your IT department or personal policies may be such that you are not willing to download freeware. The free version, in addition to recording audio, offers undos, normalization of audio levels, fade ins and fade outs, control of audio quality, and control of export format. Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course.

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. You may have to convert – downloadable shareware and freeware converters are plentiful – particularly if your content was recorded on a smartphone with a proprietary format. Photos, sound files and video clips are always great ways to liven up great presentations.

Less Time? Less Money? Think ELearning Authoring Tools

CommLab India

There are however, many freeware and lesser known authoring tools that might just do for you. The best option is to download the trial version, use it, and see if it works for you. “See any detour as an opportunity to experience new things.” ” - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. You have been delivering training in the traditional, face-to-face classroom environment.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

100% freeware software. Though there is no specific paid version of Free Screen Video Recorder, you can purchase a license that covers all of DVD VideoSoft’s software, which includes the Free Screen Video Recorder. the website admits to there being a bug and offers a “workaround” until the next version. There is no paid version of CamStudio. Ezvid is freeware video and screen capture software. free version is extremely limited.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

A German site (English and German versions). This Australian site links to free stuff in Australia and worldwide, like fonts, freeware, etc. (4) Weird - after posting, I just saw a post in my blog reader from HeyJude - Find free images online - my list! She points me to (I don't have time to clean this up. Sorry.) Mashable's 90+ Online Photography Tools and Resources.

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