Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

LMS stands for Learning Management System. Its name is very helpful in understanding what it is: a system which enables educators and trainers to manage student learning. The two main components are the server and the user interface. Mobile Learning / M-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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State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors? For those who are e-learning developers, instructional designers (with the background to back it) or instructional technologists, I feel your pain.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year. Breaking it down- by space. Actually, if you want a great space movie, rent Capricorn One. Any who hah, the e-learning market is made up of various segments or as I prefer spaces. Learning Engagement Platforms (Degreed). Web conferencing tools (aka virtual learning classrooms, webinars). Video learning tools. Learning Record Stores.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). iTunes, iTunes University, Facebook, MySpace, CD, web server & more. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. SAAS or hosted on your own servers. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

You work online via the servers of your vendor. I had thought that this trend would be dying out, but it is amazing at the number of vendors who are entering the space and still focused on the desktop approach. Vendors who are already in the SaaS only space, should continue to offer features that maximize its power. Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? Mobile Learning. Hmm, oh yeah mobile learning. E-Learning 24/7.