Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

I already have spoke ad naseum about the pros and cons of any free open source platform, so my criteria on what I feel are the best 10 free open source systems are presented below. The reason I state “free” open source, is because “open source” itself is not necessarily free. I’m not talking about your customization of it, rather that with some companies they charge for you to use their open source code.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. The project is hosted at Google Code.

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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. In this post I am not going to talk about open source learning management systems such as eFront [1] but rather dedicated open source "authoring tools". I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

UPDATED: Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

A list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. Ectolearning – Open learning environment, with collaboration tools plus LMS – for Education/academia. Open LMS. Edu2.0 – Targets education.extremely simple LMS, hosted online. Open Elms - Support for articulate, captivate, targets business. Olat - IMS Learning Impact ‘Leadership Award’ 2009 for best open source learning platform.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

» March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #2.in

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning to Work, Working to Learn

Learning Visions

Monday, March 16, 2009 Learning to Work, Working to Learn This post is my contribution to this months Work/Learning Blog Carnival hosted by the venerable Dave Ferguson. This go-round, Im at the other end of things: in a much-needed lull between projects, taking a breather. Opening my eyes, looking around, and seeing what I can see. Reading Im still in the midst of The Adult Learner by Malcolm Knowles et al.

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! This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution. The project is hosted at Google Code.

27 Best Online Learning Platforms (updated 2022)

learnWorlds

An online course platform is a type of learning management system (LMS) that online instructors can use to create, host, deliver and sell online courses. Platform #5: edX & Open edX. EdX.org (course marketplace) and Open-edX are two sides of the same coin.

Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans

eFront

Visit the eFront price-list for hosted and non-hosted versions: - [link] - [link] Exclusive facebook discount to be applied on these prices. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch fo. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Cloud-based LMS is quicker and cost-effective to install compared to self-hosted learning solutions. LTI is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. LXP is a tool that enables end-users to capture, share and consume content using internal and external sources.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. Im excited to go to as many sessions as I can. Im excited to pick peoples brains. Im excited to get feedback on our products and services (yes, my company will have a booth). Im interested in personalities -- hearing from some of the notables in our little blogging community.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

It offers an open, friendly and flexible learning environment with the ability to create personalized learning paths for students. Currently there are more than 600 options of different LMS platforms out there (ranging from open source LMS to proprietary) with numerous LMS features.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired. When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

This site allows users to set up and maintain a discussion-forum using the open-source Vanilla Forum software, which can be hosted on your own server for extra security, if desired. When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

10 Best Tin Can API LMS of All Time

ProProfs

Similarly, you can create an online course with an authoring tool and host it in a separate LMS, easily track learning from a central place and even store all the learners’ activities in the form of a database in a learning record store (LRS). Ability to draw content from various sources.

Moodle Pros and Cons Update

eLearning Blender

Click Here to Contribute to the list of Moodle Pros and Cons Moodle Benefits Moodle Drawbacks Open Source - Free to download and lots of great plugins to customize to your needs. - You can "open" your Moodle, but most installations require registration, and even more courses require course passwords (enrolment keys) - Joseph Thibault ( MM - GC ) Actually, it is possible to set up a Moodle site so that anyone can read without registering and without login.

eFront Contests

eFront

We will simultaneously host four contests with the same opening, closing and judging dates. Contest Dates Opening date for receiving entries – 1st June 2010 Closing date for receiving entries – 31st August 2010 Dates for judging winning entries – 1st-16th September 2010 Announcement of winning entries – 17th September 2010 For more information or any queries regarding these contests, contact us on contest@efrontlearning.net.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 8-11, 2009 International Symposium Open, Distance and e-Learning (ISODEL): Education in Digital Era – Continuous Professional Development for ICT-Based Learning, hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of National Education, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. link] December 16-18, 2009 International Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education , Bangkok, Thailand. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. &no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[ tt_news]=907&tx_ttnews[ backPid]=51&cHash=a January 28-30, 2009 International Conference on Open and Distance Education , 5th, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

ssatnationalconference/ November 30-December 2, 2011 Crossing Borders for Change in Southern African Higher Education , sponsored by the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA), hosted by the Nelson Mandel Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. link] November 30-December 2, 2011 International Conference on eLearning Futures 2011, 1 st , hosted by the Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. Clayton R.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free the Learners -- Free the LMS

Learning Visions

Im wondering if people actually use all that data that does get tracked now for formal learning. Im mean -- do they really use all that data? Dan observes, From this they are able to get stats on time spent elearning, who has completed what and a whole host of stats that, at the end of it tell them nothing at all about how the behaviour of the learner has changed as a result of the training. Free the Learners -- Free the LMS Open Simulations vs. Page Turners?

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. The primary purpose of the LTI standard, created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, is to connect learning systems, such as an LMS, with external service tools. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). This is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. Open Source Software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Off-the-Shelf Content: Help!

Learning Visions

Say, if youre purchasing a course library from SkillSoft or some other vendor: If a client has their own LMS, do they purchase the courses outright and host them on their own servers? Or do clients purchase courses that can be launched through their LMS, but that are hosted by the off-the-shelf vendor? Im trying to advise a client but I have little to no experience in this area. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Games for Girls.

Learning Visions

I participated in the eLearning Guild online presentation of their 360 Report on Immersive Learning Simulations hosted by Steve Wexler and Mark Oehlert. Im right with you. Im a female instructional designer in my late 30s. According to David Williams Shaffer , Wii’s are opening up a whole new market of gamers–I’ve had several colleagues who say their spouses NEVER played games with them until the Wii.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Auditory Advantage

Learning Visions

But Im always in search of practical advice. Well, I recall browsing our stock music CDs to find just the right music clip to fade up as the narrator/host launched into the course introduction. Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. link] January 21-22, 2013 Asia Regional OpenCourseWare and Open Education Conference (AROOC): Open Education en Route to Conceptual Society, organized by the Thailand University Project, Bangkok, Thailand. Clayton R.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Technology, Colleges and Community Online Conference

E-Learning Acupuncture

You might ask, what do I think about when Im shoveling? Well, its a bit out of my budget for the moment; however, Im going to Hawaii in another sense this spring. The Technology, Colleges and Community (TCC) Conference is hosted by Kapiolani Community College, in Honolulu, Hawaii. ► January (1) Free Academic Videos for Everyone ► 2008 (37) ► December (2) Wikipedia is now a primary source for research!

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January16-20, 2012 Linux.Conf.Au: Free andOpen Source Conference, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. link] February4-7, 2012 Open and Distance LearningAssociation of Australia Summit , biennial, Sydney, Australia. link] February7-10, 2012 iConference 2013:Culture, Design, Society, hosted by the Faculty of Information, University ofToronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. link] April13-14, 2012 Open Source Scotland ,Edinburgh, Scotland.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Also turns out that right now the site is down and/or removed from its host but that is not really the point. Im surprised this hasnt happened sooner and isnt bigger. Im struck also by the announcement that the new version of the Kindle from Amazon.com is coming soon. There is also a discussion going on at Tony Karrers blog , about a more open textbook creation model.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Im not sure if the SME was reading a script, reading the notes, or just speaking from the heart. Well be hosting another seminar this week in Chicago on Thursday, June 11! Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

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