Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

So let’s say your content is located in your LMS on one server. Access to that content is a problem for people using a different LMS on another server. But someone may be using an older version of Internet Explorer. The SCORM standard won’t let your customers view the 101 course just by pointing to that content on your server. It doesn’t address updates, reporting or licensing. This is when you specify licensing parameters.

Reach for the clouds

E-Learning Provocateur

Michael defines “cloud computing&# as: …common business applications, platforms or infrastructure that are hosted on the internet (i.e. in the cloud) and are accessed locally from a web browser, while the software and data are stored remotely on servers. I can’t imagine too many organisations rushing to shift their sensitive customer details onto unseen servers in foreign jurisdictions.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

We installed MediaWiki on our local server a couple of weeks ago and Ive been using it to record everything I can for my e-Learning strategy project. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, July 06, 2007 I Heart My Wiki I have finally thrown myself into the wiki waters. And I love it.

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LMS Comparison: LearnDash vs. Teachable

LearnDash

LearnDash comes in three different packages, starting at $199 ($159 with our current sale) for a single license site. For another $30, our Plus package comes with ProPanel plus 10 site licenses. LearnDash, along with over 30% of the Internet , runs on WordPress.

Cloud Computing in Education

Magic EdTech

With the breakthrough of the internet and technology, the term has only evolved and become more popular. Many software companies are transitioning from an expensive licensed software model to a cheaper, flexible, and efficient cloud subscription model. Introduction.

What is an LMS?

ProProfs

Cloud-based – Also known as Software as a Service (SaaS), the solution providers host the software on their servers which the users can access online. In most cases, the users need to purchase a license every year to continue the use of this platform. The platform is hosted on the user’s servers, hence they are responsible for maintaining the system, making upgrades and resolving technical issues.

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8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

The only requirements is that you have an internet connection. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. Cloud based storage is much more difficult to hack than a physical server or PC. All software and data will move to the cloud sooner or later.

8 reasons why your authoring tool must be in the cloud

Challenge to Learn

The only requirements is that you have an internet connection. The funny thing is that cloud based solutions are much more secure than any local stored system: Data in the cloud floats over many servers, it is not tied to one specific server. No server crash, fire or any other disaster can make you lose any work. Cloud based storage is much more difficult to hack than a physical server or PC. All software and data will move to the cloud sooner or later.

SaaS LMS: Everything You Need to Know

LearnUpon

Usually, software as a service allows you to scale your ‘plan’ or subscription level to meet your business’s needs rather than paying for a license that may be more rigid. A self-hosted LMS is installed locally on your company’s servers.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning.

Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

Are you thinking about creating such videos but are afraid they will land many more places on the internet than just your site? A much narrower view of DRM may refer to a specific method of controlling the viewing of video using electronic licensing and cryptographic keys. Furthermore, the decryption keys used to encode and decode the videos can be changed frequently to prevent a once-authorized user from viewing a video after the user’s license for that video has expired [4].

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The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. Cloud meaning accessed through the internet, available on demand, anytime, anywhere. The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers. SaaS stands for Software as a Service. So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Learning Management Systems used to be installed on the internal servers of the organization that is implementing them, keeping the information local and leaving maintenance up to the purchasing institution. This leaves reliability to the mercy of local servers, and maintenance in the hands of administrators whose area of expertise may not necessarily be elearning.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure. Professional License Number. They might attack a server, your PC, or even your phone. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

The need to switch to a cloud-based LMS is upon us all – here’s how to make the switch seamless

Docebo

A cloud-based LMS is a learning tech solution that is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection and hosted on the web. Payments: An on-premise LMS generally requires a ‘one and done’ payment, as you buy the platform license upfront and have to manage the costs in one go.

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How to select an e-Learning authoring tool

Challenge to Learn

As long as you have a browser and an internet connection you can use them. The main disadvantage is that you need to have an internet connection in order to work. Main advantage of these tools is that you can work without an internet connection and they are very often very rich in functionality. You create them in an e-Learning authoring tool and ‘publish’ them on one of these web servers. Subscription or a license?

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #10

Upside Learning

Open Classroom Servers. The OpenClassroom Server (OCS) places the teacher in control of an easily managed local Web 2.0 The OCS can be connected to a network that is also connected to the Internet, which allows students to search the OCS and the Internet simultaneously. The Symbian 3 platform, including applications, middleware, and the kernel itself, will be offered under terms of the Eclipse Public License and other open source licenses. ELIPS Studio 3.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure. Professional License Number. They might attack a server, your PC, or even your phone. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Upside Learning

If so, are these systems configured and do they follow internet-based communication? If the systems that the LMS needs to integrate with are ‘closed’ (communication cannot happen over the Internet) then deploying the LMS behind the firewall works well. However, integration can be achieved through the Internet by using LMS (and/or another system’s) web services without a compromise on the functionality. Does internet access speed make a difference?

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 1

eFront

Of course software, especially internet enabled software, is a multiplier of our resources, in the sense that one man with an LMS platform can build a fully functional online school catering to thousands of students. Some one-off costs related to course creation that you might miss, are: – costs for licensing educational material, videos, etc. – Software license renewals / updates. – internet service provider (ISP) costs.

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Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS. Whereas users need not pay any license fee to own a Moodle Learning Management System.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS. Whereas users need not pay any license fee to own a Moodle Learning Management System.

Moodle vs LearnUpon: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server making it a cloud-based learning management system or on-premise LMS. Whereas users need not pay any license fee to own a Moodle Learning Management System.

The Advantages of DRM in the Publishing Industry

Kitaboo

We all know how simple and easy it is to distribute and share content on the Internet. The very nature of the Internet makes file sharing a piece of cake. Apart from the fact that you can publish your eBooks at minimal cost, the Internet is also a means to achieve additional savings.

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5 reasons why a cloud-based authoring tool is more cost-efficient

gomo learning

Desktop software has to be installed and supported—and your IT team will have to keep track of where licenses are in use as people enter and exit the business. So long as the internet connection is up and your web browser works, you’ll be able to log in and work.

How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

With the onset of COVID19 pandemic, learning over the internet is now becoming more prevalent as the new normal is forcing schools to move online completely. It has to be done by your hosted server’s support team which can take days.

LMS Basics: What is a SaaS LMS?

Convergence Training

The phrase “software as a service” really implies two things: You access the software through the internet (or “ cloud “) instead of having it installed on your computer network. You pay for a license in a subscription model instead of simply “buying” the product. Much less use of your own company’s IT infrastructure (servers, etc).

Cloud Computing: Impact on EdTech

Magic EdTech

Cloud computing is an information technology paradigm that provides computing delivery services like utilizing remote servers, database systems, networking, analytics, storage systems, software, and various other digital facilities through the Internet. Introduction.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

They’re looking to decommission their behind-the-firewall server farms, applications, services, and platforms by migrating to more cost-effective cloud-based infrastructures that are also “elastic,” able to be expanded and contracted as needed. In traditional information technology (IT) infrastructure, the firewall connects the workplace to the Internet while protecting workplace IT assets and the proprietary information they contain. International License.

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Moodle vs Absorb: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

While training through Absorb LMS learners can train offline, then course progress automatically syncs when internet connection restores. Further, it also helps manage any kind of one-time or recurring certification or licensing requirements. What is best between Moodle and Absorb LMS?

How to choose an LMS for your Company

Paradiso

Do you have a workforce that is distributed across the world, perhaps in areas where access to high-speed internet isn’t a given? Multi Tenancy on your best LMS allows the administrators to set up ‘tenants’ for different departments, channel partners or vendors all under one LMS license. You’ll also have to check if you’re game for hosting, maintaining and taking back-up of the best LMS on your own servers?

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud-Based Technology for E-Learning

Training Industry

The recent evolution of the internet has seen it move from a place to visit web pages to an environment allowing users to run software applications. Below are some benefits of cloud-based technology: It allows users the same experience on any internet connected device with minimal software requirements. It transfers costs for licensing and upgrading software and hardware to the cloud data center rather that at the local level.

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MOBI to ePUB Conversion Made Easy with These 7 Converters

Kitaboo

It boasts of multiple functionalities, including fully-trained technical support, free regular updates, robust customer support, and a full-fledged free trial before you make the final decision and purchase the regular license. Keeps your file on the server for up to 2 hours only.

Smartphones in mobile healthcare

Learning with e's

Among the surveyed apps are those assisting in chronic disease management, whether as standalone apps or part of a BAN (Body Area Network) and remote server configuration. Image source by C Frank Starmer Smartphones in mobile healthcare by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. I have just had a new paper published on how smartphones are being used in patient education and remote health care.

LearnDash vs Teachable vs Thinkific – Comparing Top 3 LMS

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Since both Teachable and Thinkific are hosted platforms, it means all your activities will rely upon the functioning of the hosted server. You may lose out on business, especially if your main pages (payment page, blogs, product page) are connected to the hosted server. License model.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

The very nature of the internet makes file sharing easy and monitoring piracy virtually impossible. For example, they can block the forwarding of sensitive emails on their servers. The Internet offers both risks and rewards to digital publishers.

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What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

SaaS LMS is defined as a method of software delivery and licensing in which software is accessed online via a subscription, rather than bought and installed on individual computers. Before the arrival of cloud computing, the only way a business could use online software was to buy it and install it on its servers. SaaS applications are hosted entirely on the Internet. Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering. Bill Gates.

Jobs that Require Little or No Experience

InsiderHub

These are jobs that can be done by almost anyone with a driving license. You must have been licensed to drive in the US for the last one yea. Your license plates must be in-state. Truck driving requires a little bit of training, and you must also have a license to drive the big trucks, but do not worry, most of the trucking companies will typically pay for all this. You must be licensed to drive big trucks and have the ability to lift very heavy bags. Server.

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Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

Plus it gobbled up space on our servers. Larger Companies, specifically those with E3 licenses , and Universities already subscribed to Office 365 may find that this functionality is available at no extra charge. The system will detect how fast your internet connection is, and will play back the video at the highest detail level (resolution) possible for the bandwidth you have. Requirements: Licensing: Office 365 video is for Enterprise and Academic Customers only.