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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer | Main | "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections) » July 03, 2007 Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform Anyone else out there have experience with this platform ?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Do you use music in your courses? I’ve found time and time again that a little bit of well-placed music can add a surprising amount of polish and – more importantly – set the tone of the overall experience. Music can take a shortcut through people’s brains and tap into their emotions in a way that’s uncommon with spoken or written words. The impact came from timing the verbal and visual elements to a music track that perfectly captured the mood I wanted to create.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007.

Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

The discussions played out above centre on music, video, news and books. rapid tools marketplace thoughts blogs news Moodle the market LMSs elearning open source thought leaders appeals freelearningI've just trawled through the working and reworking of ideas spawned by Chris Anderson's book Free. It got a big response from the likes of Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin and on it went. I lost quite a bit of time in there.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short

Mark Oehlert

Main | The World Continues to Get Spikier, not Flatter » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short Adobes Kevin Lynch on AIRs Open-Source Road to the Desktop (WIRED):"This week, Adobe released version 1.0 We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Prism for Firefox: Run Web Sites/Apps w/out a whole big browser getting in the way.

Mark Oehlert

OK.today we have two reasons why having a browser built on open source code with a powerful and passionate development community behind it, will continue to provide a more robust and user-focused experience than something provided by say a large corporation - no knock on large corporations (some of my best friends.). Well now you can just create your own widget that loads up that page from a bookmark that you can have on your desktop w/out having to open the whole browser.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iPhone: The Music Video (NY Times)

Mark Oehlert

Main | Slow Week.Goin Campin » July 06, 2007 iPhone: The Music Video (NY Times) lets try this again July 06, 2007 in Mobile Learning | Permalink Technorati Tags : iphone TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference iPhone: The Music Video (NY Times) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Ipad, Entourage EDGE, Camangi WebStation, Freescale, Amtek, Asus,Open Peak’s Open Tablet, ExoPC Tablet, Fusion_Garage Joo Joo, Ubuntu Linux SmartQ, EAFT MagicTile. APIs, Open Source, HTML5. Consumer slates are multimedia entertainment, which means you can web browse, read e-books, watch video, stream video, listen to music, play games and they meet business needs too – with word, excel, powerpoint to name a few. Open Peak. The Revolution.

Weekly Bookmarks (3-21-2010)

Experiencing eLearning

LilyPond, music notation for everyone. Open source music notation software. tags : opensource , music. 10 Search Engines to Explore the Deep End of the Invisible Web. Search engines for finding information in databases, books, journals, and other places not indexed by Google. tags : search , invisibleweb. I Came, I Saw, I Learned…: Development Times for Captivate eLearning. Estimates for the production part of Captivate development.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 24, 2019

Mike Taylor

What I’m Listening to: Last week’s college music playlist has had me stuck on the 80’s alternative music that was a soundtrack of my days at Miami University. “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” – Theodore Parker. Here are this week’s finds.

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Free Music and Sound Effects for eLearning Courses.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lots of great articles in SCIENCE.that you cant see.

Mark Oehlert

I thought it might be fun to pause in our never-ending (albeit well-deserved) beatings of the music and movie industries totally mystifying refusal to understand that the market is changing and that maybe they shouldnt do dumba$$ stuff like sue their customers and that maybe they need to think about changing their biz models. Is there any sense of irony in charging for access to an article about how Harvard faculty are voting for open access?

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized. Open source software: Software for which the source code is publicly available for use and development free of charge. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

How to Build an Online Education Website Like Udemy

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

For example, decide whether you want to focus on one particular subject, say, music, and dive deep into it, or you want to cover an overview of a lot of subjects. If you choose an open-source platform, you can choose open-source database management systems like MySQL.

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

It holds everything from our recently visited spots in our maps, to all of our photos and movies, favorite apps, passwords, music – you name it, and the cloud is probably helping you out with it. . Opening these doors doesn’t just happen (unless it’s with Docebo ).

Introducing Tech Tuesday toolbox

Mike Taylor

Open almost any image format like PSD (Photoshop), PXD, Jpeg, PNG (Transparent), webP, SVG and many more. An open-source screen recorder built with web technology. Hare – Search engine for open browser tabs. www.tabhare.com Search engine for open browser tabs.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 26, 2020

Mike Taylor

Learning moves at the speed of conversation. If we want faster learning, we need to start by removing the physical and psychological barriers between people. Create more channels not more content. Mark Britz. Happy Friday! The days are getting longer and warmer.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. illlustrations – open source illustrations kit — illlustrations.co Large set of open source illustrations. App of the Week.

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11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

Scratch Computer vs. Soccer ball game created in Scratch Scratch: Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including commercial ventures. It allows you to make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3D games.

25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

TalentLMS

A sophisticated tool offering 800+ editing effects for videos, Filmora helps you do anything from adding music, text, and filters to controlling the speed of narration and blending videos together. Free and open-source, this video editing software is easy to use and quick to learn.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | January 3, 2020

Mike Taylor

I’m grateful for a boost in that department and I hope you have a source of optimism in your world too. What I’m Listening to: My son has discovered the classic rock music that I grew up with. tools] Padloc – A beautifully simple open source password manager.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

The drag and drop editor includes all the necessary web-building features, a collection of attractive templates optimized for mobile devices, blogging tools and even the freedom to customize the HTML source codes and CSS stylesheets. Ning is a great platform for running crowdfunding programs, conduct online forum discussions on topics ranging from politics to science and music among other topics.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

open source software options: Audacity. Mixer–no open source ones out there, but Audacity does a lot. He also has a keyboard (the piano kind) for music too. lots of music, instruments, etc available. Open or closed captions. Open captions are visible like subtitles. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R. Kallis, California University of Pennsylvania.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

The drag and drop editor includes all the necessary web-building features, a collection of attractive templates optimized for mobile devices, blogging tools and even the freedom to customize the HTML source codes and CSS stylesheets. Ning is a great platform for running crowdfunding programs, conduct online forum discussions on topics ranging from politics to science and music among other topics.

DevCorner: Outside the Eye – Where App Innovation and Creativity Meet

TechSmith Camtasia

It allows you to open a web page or document with chords and lyrics on your phone and record yourself with the camera or microphone as you play through the song. Jukey is an Android music player, designed to mimic a Jukebox. It allows guest to easily browse through a music collection and enqueue songs. It’s open source and available on GitHub. OpenCast is an open source Mac/iOS framework for controlling Google Cast devices, such as the popular Chromecast.

How to Build an Online Training Website in Less than $450

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

A lot of independent instructors and teachers in various verticals – dance, martial arts, yoga, music, therapy, exercise and fitness, and many others – are facing this problem of taking their classes online. Life as we know it has changed forever. Social distancing is here to stay.

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

It holds everything from our recently visited spots in our maps, to all of our photos and movies, favorite apps, passwords, music – you name it, and the cloud is probably helping you out with it. . Opening these doors doesn’t just happen (unless it’s with Docebo ).

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 24, 2019

Mike Taylor

Should We Use Background Music With Instruction? The general rationale for not using background music is that it increases harmful cognitive load. OpenShot – Open source video editing software (sort of Camtasia-ish). “Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.” ” — C.S. Lewis.

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20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

Massive Open Online Courses, online academies & software have sprung up as the most logical evolutionary entities that can help students focus on self-driven instructions, customized content and resource management. This online resource pool houses many valuable openly licensed textbooks. Khan Academy has a diverse catalog of lessons on an array of subjects such as classical music, cryptography, SAT coaching, differential equations, linear algebra, etc.

Why Disruption and eLearning Matter to Higher Education

OpenSesame

I took courses from as many professors who utilized Moodle (an open source LMS) as I did from professors who did not allow e-readers or laptops in class. For example, disruption occurred in the music industry when CDs replaced cassette tapes and iPods and mp3s replaced CDs. Source: “Education Disruption On Its Way.” I graduated from a small liberal arts college in 2015.

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eFront sites to check out

eFront

link] Highly affordable Voice (Singing), Piano, Music Theory, and Songwriting online classes from Berklee College of Music graduate. 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.

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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

Coursera was launched in 2012, and since then it has gone on to pose a significant challenge to Udemy by creating a massive open online course (MOOC) marketplace that provides professional education and skill development programs in different languages.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software

Continu

Eventbrite, Lyft, GoPro, Dollar Shave Club, Warner Music Group, Cost. The Open University, TESCO, National Trust, Johnson and Johnson – Vision Care Inc. Open source software that has APIs, security audits, and feature discussions. A strong training material development software is key to staying current with technological and industry advancements. You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development.

10 Training Tracking Tool Options To Boost Team Learning

Continu

Slack, Okta, OneLogin, HRIS (Workday, Oracle and others), SCORM, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Open API. Dollar Shave Club (Unilever), Eventbrite, Stuart Weitzman, Warner Music Group, GoPro, Lyft. JoomlaLMS is a learning management system that uses Open Source Joomla!

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Royalty Free Music. Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. One click and it opens the official profile submitted by the guest. A Behind the scenes peek at the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 7, 2019

Mike Taylor

OpenShot is an open source video editor. What I’m listening to: Since Spotify is blocked in the office I’m working in now, I’ve had to explore Amazon Music and discovered this nice Chill Electronic playlist to work along to this week. “Dialogue is the most powerful learning technology on earth.” ” -Jay Cross. Happy Friday! It has been a beautiful and busy week around here.

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)

learnWorlds

Marketplace #1: Open-edX. Marketplace #1: Open-edX. Open-edX is an open-source content management system with the goal to provide online university-level education across the globe. Open-edX has more than 8,000 online courses from 100 prestigious universities.

Attributing Derivative Works in your eLearning Courses

eFront

A musical arrangement of a preexisting musical work (background music copied by different countries to compose songs in their own language). Several “open source” computer programs build and maintain a community of programmers who constantly use the software and improve it based on their needs. There is always a gray line between using original ideas and adding your own to them to create a new idea AND to use the original idea as it is.

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