Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools.

The Future of Open Source CMSs like Joomla in eLearning

OpenSesame

The integration between content management systems (CMS) and learning management systems (LMS) and use of popular open source CMS as an alternative to complex LMS is a hot topic.

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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. Open Elms - Support for articulate, captivate, targets business. Olat - IMS Learning Impact ‘Leadership Award’ 2009 for best open source learning platform. Joomla LMS – This is different than the content management system – Joomla.

Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. Part two discusses some pros vs. cons on Moodle and open source LMS/LCMS in general. Open Elms - Support for articulate, captivate, targets business. Olat - IMS Learning Impact ‘Leadership Award’ 2009 for best open source learning platform. Joomla. Tags: LCMS LMS Moodle Open Source Uncategorized e-learning elearning

Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle for Retail Giant Tesco

Learning Visions

In case you’re still not sure if the open source LMS Moodle is ready for prime time corporate use, have a second look. Kineo has just deployed a Moodle/Joomla learning portal for 400,000 staff at Tesco, the world’s third largest retailer.

Top 10 tips for creating a learning website

Spicy Learning

Use an open source CMS. Just as Moodle provides provides a great starting point for an effective learning management system (and can be used ‘out of the box’ for hosting one or two courses), open source content management systems such as Drupal, Joomla and WordPress are the place to start for most website requirements. More and more often, a website is part of the blend for a successful change campaign.

5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront

eFront

For more info and additional options on this tool check: [link] 3) You can integrate eFront with Facebook, Wordpress, Joomla, LDAP or Amember Either through our Social layer, or through the help of our users community, eFront can be integrated with a variety of other systems.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite. Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn. or open source software like Drupal , Joomla or elgg (moodle is also used, but is actually optimized for Education) What is it?

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

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Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Open Source E-Learning Development 10: Joomla! Other Sources. Best of eLearning Learning. October 30, 2009 to November 6, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Online Seminars. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, November 10, 2009. From Blah to Aha! Ten Best Practices for the Virtual Classroom. Wednesday, November 11, 2009.