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Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

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Hence: Below are products that are either open source free or free or free with limited functionality. Open Meetings - based on Google code. Meetings24.tv - free up to 24 users, limited features in the freebie version, other options available but are fee based. SlideLive - upload a ppt and away u go, targets Academia - SAAS. If you want more power, have to purchase Pro version. Bosco’s Screen Share - just a screen share program, open source.

Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

Having discussed two key components of this Open Environment for E-learning; an XML-based authoring and content-generation tool, and an image-manipulation application, today I will discuss an XML-based productivity suite - a word processor, spreadsheet application, and presentation tool called OpenOffice.org. References: OpenOffice.org version 3.x.

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Docebo vs Moodle: Find out which tool is better?

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In this debate of Moodle vs Docebo, Moodle comes out as an open-source cloud-based learning management system and is very well known between students and teachers. Users can upload and share training materials such as PDF, PPT, Tin Can, Video, and SCORM files. Product Feature.

Top 10 E learning LMS

Ed App

You can also import your own courses from PPT files if you already have them, or import courses from the course library and then modify them to meet your needs. It achieves freedom by using open technologies. What is an E Learning LMS?

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Create video recordings and podcasts in collaboration with the people within the organization – instead of making high-end productions with hired artistes and locations. Utilize the experience of others to choose the right open-source tool for your requirements.

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10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

These features also allow team members to work together collaboratively, to share their ideas and challenge one another in a productive way. One issue, though, is that while the school version is free, using the business version isn’t.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

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I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product. Innovation – if the product doesn’t offer some innovative features, then they are stale. Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. One product reminded me of bad shareware. Identifies the best of the best and now identifies vendors who offer a reader discount when you purchase their product.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

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You can create high-quality product demos with the capture-as-a-video workflow. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite. With the newest versions of PowerPoint, you can easily create animated presentations with graphics and voice, as well as creating simple PowerPoint presentations.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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Assessment/Survey/Polls – If your product doesn’t have it – you need it. I hope it does – especially with SaaS products. PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. I’m still stunned at the number of products who feel this does not apply. The Playbook is a dud, don’t make your product one too.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

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Expect to see an increase in systems adding compensation, other workforce mgt features and benefits to their products. Equally of interest, are the increase in open source systems that offer for a fee, hosting on their own servers, rather than on yours. In some cases it is merely opening up the browser window, after you click on the app – which is self defeating the purpose of an app. Open Source Systems.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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Objects, Triggers, Conditions, Layers and more – For authoring folks who either have the skill set, or have hit the top of their product and want to push forward – more authoring tools are embracing those feature sets. Responsive means that it (the product – in this case the course) will adapt to the screen size of the mobile device. Thus always ask if the product’s responsive means that the course will fully adapt to ALL screen sizes or not.

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

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Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Yet, there were some products that stood out, if nothing else – for taking the lead and doing something that says “yes it is possible, and oh, it works&#. RCAT Product of the Year. Open Source Product of the Year (i.e. Innovation is listed next to the product. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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While the assumption would be that all the products are alike, or that fee based tools are superior to their free counterparts, nothing could be farther than the truth. Macromedia Authorware and similar products. An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

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Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? In the content authoring tool market, the number of vendors who offered either mobile learning build capabilities within their tool or offered a stand-alone mobile course authoring tool is 28, of which two are free open source solutions. Whether it is a stand alone product that comes with the authoring tool or built in (which is increasing, rather than the stand alone), this is becoming the norm.

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

Currently, you can only lock and unlock elements in PowerPoint with the help of an add-in like our free design and productivity add-in BrightSlide. However, the paid version offers various brand personalisation options, so this issue can be resolved.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It’s a BarCamp, the Open Source Version of a Conference. Giving a presentation is open to anyone, and encouraged! Response 9 Interactive sessions, opportunities for attendee networking, good mix of vendor, academic and peer led sessions, well organized schedules, opportunities for product demos, appropriate keynotes for the attendee audience. Response 27 cut down on opening addresses of powerful, but boring speakers.