Cloud-Based vs. Open Source Training Management System – Pros and Cons

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

The Evolution of Learning Management Systems. Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been around for nearly a century and have evolved greatly. Nowadays Learning Management Systems are much more advanced. It should also allow for unlimited amounts of engaging and fun learning.

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Good post by Harold Jarche - Where are open source learning applications? In it he points to the learning space and says that the current status of open-source learning applications is: Innovators - Elgg Learning Landscape and several others Early Adopters - Moodle and a few others Early Majority - nobody Late Majority - forget about it I would tend to agree with him that there are relatively few open-source learning applications, but would add a few thoughts.

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Fabulous learning spaces

Learning with 'e's

I have been keenly interested in the design of learning spaces for some time. Moving through from reception into the main school, it was evident to see that open plan, flexible spaces were the key design feature, and personalised learning the norm. A central tenet of the school's curriculum delivery is that students know why they are learning something, and can then connect it to real life contexts. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

The new article on a side note: focuses on emerging technology, but with a twist – something vendors in any e-learning space should be doing or exploring, but have not yet. I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. APIs and mashups – which is really can expand Moodle to the next level of learning.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new. Social Learning?

What are the Pros and Cons of Using LearnDash?

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

That’s why, if you’re planning to launch an e-Learning website where you have the freedom to publish your courses however you want, you’re better off with LearnDash. LearnDash is one of the best Learning Management System (LMS) plugins built for WordPress users.

Best Practices for Avoiding LMS Platform Failures

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

Being in the e-learning industry for over 10 years, we can vouch for the fact that nearly all learning management systems (LMSs) are bound to underperform at some point or the other. An open-source platform is compatible with unlimited third-party options.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). To understand how a Learning Platform will help improve enterprise learning objectives, you must first grasp what an LMS is, why it’s an essential tool, and how to get the most out of it.

What You Need to Know: Online Training vs. Traditional Training

Unboxed

Are you thinking about transitioning your traditional training curriculum to virtual learning ? When you train your employees virtually, they can learn on-the-go. In contrast, many consider offline training as the traditional, trusted, and default approach to workplace learning.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals.

LearnDash: The Most Versatile Learning Management System Available

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

In the e-Learning industry, most of the learning management systems offer the essential features and functionalities to create a cutting-edge website. There are a lot of players who have made quite a name for themselves in this space. Creates a fun learning environment.

Everything You Need to Know Before Setting Up an Online School

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

The current period is a golden time for anyone involved in the online learning space. E-learning sites have been observing record signups during the lockdown, with some of them getting a year’s worth of registrations in 3-4 months. Supplementary learning site for academics.

Cornerstone vs Canvas: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Getting the best learning management system is essential in fulfilling business needs. For those looking to personalize their learning experience, Cornerstone offers cohort programs for several groups. Introduction.

Cornerstone vs Canvas: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

Getting the best learning management system is essential in fulfilling business needs. For those looking to personalize their learning experience, Cornerstone offers cohort programs for several groups. Introduction.

5 Reasons Why LearnDash Elementor Beats Native LMS Development

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

Over the years, the means to create, customize and deliver e-learning content has developed beyond the ordinary. One way is to use WordPress , connect it with an LMS plugin to add e-learning capabilities to your website. How to create a customized e-learning website?

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. These have the potential to redefine what it means to learn online. What technology trends of 2009 have impacted online learning and will continue to do so in the coming year? Open Source Software. The Future of Learning Design.

Will Thalheimer, Subscription Learning: A Fundamentally Different Form of eLearning #LSCon

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a session at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 , happening this week in Orlando, Florida. Will at Work Learning. Every year Will reads over 200 articles on learning and learning research. He''s been talking about subscription learning--moving away from single learning events to provide experiences that ensure better retention and on the job application. How to get good at subscription learning?

Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Then they asked their community in late 2020 what they’d like to see in the next summit, and they had an overwhelming response for a summit focused on learning. Stephen’s audience is really growing with K-12 audiences tapping more into what possibilities there are with online learning.

[Free Training] How to Create, Sell and Validate Your LearnDash Course in 2 Hours

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

The e-Learning industry has been growing rapidly ever since the pandemic hit us. Due to this, the online course market has become quite competitive, especially the WordPress e-learning space, and that’s why people who have a course idea that they believe in want to get started ASAP!

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Online Course Marketplaces and Their Business Models: Everything You Should Know

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

The e-learning industry is among those few industries that experienced phenomenal growth after the world came to a halt because of nationwide lockdowns. Therefore, it makes sense to start an e-learning business, and if you’ve taken that decision then you’re on the right track.

Advantages of WordPress over Moodle

LearnDash

Open-source software has ushered in a new era of possibilities in the learning space. For a while now, Moodle has been the world’s most popular open-source learning management system. It has enabled organizations of all sizes to deliver and track learning to (likely) millions of people across the globe. Not too long ago, I met Patrick Selby from On Learning Point.

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Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

Mzinga is clearly targeted at the learning space, being integrated with an LMS. Drupal is an open source CMS that’s been used for social media, and Elgg similarly started as an open source portfolio tool but has expanded. Yet, for a learning group, Mzinga’s integration of formal and informal learning is also plausible. I spent yesterday touring the Web 2.0

Second Life Happenings: CEO Steps Down (again)

Kapp Notes

Can’t say I am surprised, while Second Life is an innovative pioneer in the 3D virtual immersive learning space, I never thought they’d be around for the long haul…in their original form. Too many people have seen the power of these environments and too many companies have gained real advantages in learning and collaboration using 3D virtual worlds. Yesterday, Philip Linden (AKA: Philip Rosedale ) stepped down as CEO of Linden Labs (yes again).

10 Platforms for online sales training

Ed App

This platform utilizes surveys, assessments, Analytics, business measured results, and adaptive learning journeys to help businesses train their employees in ways that can boost their sales performances.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. To wit, we in online learning are often in the business of managing transactions. There are other projects underway to solve it, including the MedBiquitous Activity Report standard and (in a sense) the Mozilla Open Badges project. As an online learning geek, that bothered me.

XBlocks in Open edX: An Introduction

Appsembler

This post is an introduction to XBlocks for Open edX, why they’re important, how they work, and which XBlocks are currently available. By the end of this article, you’ll understand how XBlocks fit into Open edX and how you can use them to create engaging course content for your learners. Why XBlocks are key to Open edX. You can combine various XBlocks such as text, video or even collaborative learning environments to make your courses stand out. Source: [link].

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2020 Learning System Awards (by Vertical/Industry)

eLearning 24-7

And now, it is time for the 2020 Learning System Awards by Verticals/Industries. There was no award submission here for any of these, this is based on my analysis of 1,000 learning systems worldwide (although they are more than 1,300 – but I prefer to use a smaller sample).

10 Free Authoring Tools

Ed App

Learning has never been easier. As smartphone technologies have become more available, mobile learning and eLearning are gaining in popularity. More people displaying an interest in learning means there’s an increased appetite to build courses.

m-Learning Evolution – From Native to Web Apps

G-Cube

As we work more in mobile learning and content delivery space, my belief is strengthening that instead of current model of writing native apps, web apps are going to become favorite medium to deliver m-learning for mobile devices. No points for guessing that this can be very time and effort (read Money) consuming – which can be a tough call for organizations who wish to jump into the m-learning space via the app route.

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Phew! Reflecting on #ASTD10

Learning Visions

I had no time to attend any sessions, but did imbibe much learning and connections nonetheless: Moodle On the stand, we had lots of interest in our corporate Moodle LMS offering. Companies want the flexibility and freedom of an open source model. If you want to know more, be sure to r ead some of the case studies on the work we’ve been doing in the corporate Moodle space ). Great to catch up on his book ( Learning in 3D continues to be a top seller!)

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. I know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. Social Learning.

10 Free Learning Management Systems

Ed App

Learning is an integral part of being human. We learn our whole lives, from the groundwork of mathematics, such as counting, addition and subtraction, to more complicated concepts such as how the universe works and what our place in the galaxy is.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. Here we are in Taiwan, in Asia, where they were doing training and learning way before the U.S., In fact, Chief Learning Officer data from its Talent Tracker service finds that 89 percent of learning and training managers are white.

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10 Best Tin Can API LMS of All Time

ProProfs

A robust Tin Can API-compliant LMS makes online learning seamless. It helps you record all the learning activities of your learners, even those that occur offline. You can keep track of learning progress regardless of the devices your learners use. Mobile learning.

Crossing boundaries with a bridge to learning

Learning with e's

I'm very pleased to announce that Graham Attwell has confirmed that he will present a keynote speech at next year's Plymouth e-Learning Conference, here at the University of Plymouth. Graham shares his time between the University of Bremen , Germany and Pontydysgu (Bridge to Learning: An independent Welsh Research Institute - where he is director) as well as his many travels around Europe. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Open Educational Resources Matures 4. Learning Analytics 6. Investment in mobile learning will significantly increase.

GEOFF STEAD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT GEOFF STEAD (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm): Geoff Stead and his team at Qualcomm use emerging mobile technologies to explore, innovate and champion how they should be used to enhance learning, and working. He uses these tools to support, and enhance the working lives of all Qualcomm employees, as well as sharing successes with the wider mobile learning community. We’ve also moved beyond the traditional definition of learning. Learn from them.

Geoff Stead – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT GEOFF STEAD (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm): Geoff Stead and his team at Qualcomm use emerging mobile technologies to explore, innovate and champion how they should be used to enhance learning, and working. He uses these tools to support, and enhance the working lives of all Qualcomm employees, as well as sharing successes with the wider mobile learning community. We’ve also moved beyond the traditional definition of learning. Learn from them.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.