Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

Learning Cafe

Using Open Source approach is one such opportunity which should be given serious consideration. Let us first talk about the open source approach and how you probably use it without being aware of it. So what is the open source approach ? In production and development, open source is a philosophy that promotes free redistribution and access to an end product’s design and implementation details. is almost entirely open source based.

OpenOffice Impress - a rapid tool?

Learning Rocks

The open source movement supports pretty much all we have to offer. If you aren't entirely ready to leap on line for your documentation handling courtesy of the likes of Google Docs, you have one very powerful option, OpenOffice. I've just noticed that OpenOffice Impress , the counterpart to the well used 'authoring tool' PowerPoint, has the option to output to Flash directly. rapid tools open source tools flash

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OpenOffice Impress - a rapid tool?

Learning Rocks

The open source movement supports pretty much all we have to offer. If you aren't entirely ready to leap on line for your documentation handling courtesy of the likes of Google Docs, you have one very powerful option, OpenOffice. I've just noticed that OpenOffice Impress , the counterpart to the well used 'authoring tool' PowerPoint, has the option to output to Flash directly. Tags: rapid tools open source tools flash

Free and easy in Luxembourg

Clive on Learning

I was asked to speak to an audience of air traffic control trainers from around Europe about the advantages and disadvantages of open source and free software, a space usually occupied by my colleague Jane Hart.

Low maintanance – taking care of your eFrontPro installation

eFront

You can export your data into a CSV file from many programs (including eFrontPro), and the format is also natively supported by Excel (and also by the OpenOffice spreadsheet application, in case you’re into Open Source software). The Maintenance section is perhaps the less well known eFrontPro administration page, but it really shouldn’t be.

Finding the Best ebook Creator | 10 Best ebook creation software

Kitaboo

Sigil – Open-source application for eBook creation. FlipHTML5 is a free tool and can convert PDF, MS Office, OpenOffice and Images to HTML5, making your eBook more interactive. Steps for eBook creation: Upload the source file (text, PDF, HTML) into the tool.

Webinar: Using Illustrator to Create PowerPoint Assets

eLearning Brothers

The Mac process involves an extra step using a free software called Open Office. Using a PC: Open vector file in Adobe Illustrator. Right click and select “Ungroup” Using a Mac: Open vector file in Adobe Illustrator. Import/Place.emf file on Open Office presentation slide. Open “ ppt” file in PowerPoint.