Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

Open source software is a great example. 10 years ago we would occasionally cross paths with corporate LMS buyers who were evaluating commercial systems side-by-side with open source platforms. Early open source learning systems were viable for academic applications.

Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option

Association eLearning

You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. Free and open source. Well hold the phone because if it sounds too good to be true, it’s because open source isn’t all it claims to be. What does open source mean? Quality.

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Podcast 23: Open Source LMS Advantages – With Lars Hyland of Totara

Talented Learning

EPISODE 23 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Open source development methodologies are rapidly transforming every corner of the software community. But when should organizations choose an open source LMS platform as the backbone for extended enterprise learning ?

Open-Source Learning: How Moodle Makes Learning Accessible & Adaptable

eThink Education

Open source , for many, is a bit of a nerve-racking term. Open source as it pertains to Learning Management Systems (LMS) essentially means that the code is freely available for anyone to download and use anytime and anywhere in the world. High-quality LMS support.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. E-learning platforms that offer the MOOCs with their regular programs are MOOC platforms. Ithaka S+R monitors and assesses the quality of courses on various MOOC platforms. Before delving into the details of best open-source eLearning software and MOOC platforms, let me mention a few stats that would help you have a chuckle: To launch edX, Harvard and MIT invested a whopping $60 million. What is the MOOC platform?

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. I highly encourage you to leave a commend if you know any other open source authoring tool.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

Poor audio quality is one of the most frustrating things you can subject your learners to. Not everyone has access to studio quality equipment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have great audio in your training courses. Here are some tips that will help: Use a good quality microphone.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. 10 Common Myths About Open Source. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders.

Open Source E-learning Development 2: Image Manipulation

The E-Learning Curve

I’m still researching this topic: there are many sources to reference and data to be interpreted – and of course, the socio-economic landscape is still changing apace. Now read on… The second open environment authoring tool highlighted in this series is an image editing application.

How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

Before we get into the details of this type of software and how to develop an employee training program , let’s understand the basics of employee training. How to Develop an Employee Training Program. Implement a buddy program by assigning a mentor for 2-3 learners at a time.

How do I even start? 5 first steps to building your first employee training program

TalentLMS

What you don’t know is how to get started on developing a training program for the first time. So keep your eyes peeled for the five basic steps to use in developing a training program in an organization. How to create your first training program (successfully!).

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Cost due to impact on training programs. Re-work of existing training programs. Cost of development of new programs not previously offered. Free/Freemium (open source).

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3 Modern LMS Trends

LearnDash

Today more than ever, the importance of a quality learning management system is being recognized in organizations all over the world. Open-Source Code.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago

Learning Visions

Delivering Quality at Speed - Articulate & Moodle This seminar will focus on getting the best out of Articulate and Moodle with case studies from Motorola, BP, Apple and McDonalds. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

LearnDash

Anyone who is serious about making effective, stimulating visuals in their learning content knows the importance of incorporating professional quality images, graphs, and diagrams. This program currently comes as an attachment for CS3 and CS4.

Weekly Bookmarks (1/23/11)

Experiencing eLearning

Perhaps not surprisingly, “quality teaching” has nearly double the impact on student achievement than this factor. Formative Evaluation of programs. eFront: Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011. Great collection of open source e-learning projects and tools, including multimedia development, screen recording, Android app development, an LMS, and more. Technically, some of these are Free, not Open Source, but still a valuable list.).

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FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

LearnDash

Anyone who is serious about making effective, stimulating visuals in their learning content knows the importance of incorporating professional quality images, graphs, and diagrams. This program currently comes as an attachment for CS3 and CS4.

A peak under eFront’s hood

eFront

In either case, it might be interesting to take a look under the hood, and see what makes its engine tick: the technologies, APIs, programming libraries and tools we used in creating it. Don’t worry, you won’t need a degree in programming to understand this post.

MongoDB University: How MongoDB Built a World-Class Training Machine

Appsembler

Want the playbook for building a scalable (and lovable) technical training program? With more than 8,300 customers across 100+ countries and over 45 million downloads, MongoDB is the open source platform that was named the database developers most want to work with.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

A Learning Management System is a software-based platform that facilitates the management, delivery, and measurement of an organization’s corporate e-learning programs. Learners: They’re on the receiving end of learning initiatives (after all, they are to whom training programs are intended).

All You Need to Know to Create an e-Learning Website

Your Training Edge

After that, the Quality Review Team looks through the course and publishes it if there are no additional edits to make. Program offerings like 1-on-1 with a mentor, project reviews, and others. But don’t forget about the quality of that information and UI design of the page.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

Facebook is well known for their effective and personalized L&D programs. This L&D program goes deep into teaching best practices in leadership – using case studies, coaching circle exercises with executive team members and team building. To identify and source top talent.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rock On with e-Learning from ZVEX

Learning Visions

Wednesday, March 07, 2007 Rock On with e-Learning from ZVEX.Simple video (one shot, no edits) + Super high-quality audio (which youd expect from this source) + Nice voice + Humor + Good hand gestures = Really Cool Product Training Im no guitar player, but I thoroughly enjoyed these little demo videos of "handmade stompboxes" (pedals used to create crazy effects with electric guitars.) Free the Learners -- Free the LMS Open Simulations vs. Page Turners?

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eLearning Art and Design Tips: Using GIMPShop Repeatable Textures

eLearning Brothers

How are you going to open up the image and edit the vector file? There are plenty of open source alternatives out there to help your eLearning art and design. GIMPshop Open Source Software. It’s an open source program that replicates lots of Photoshop’s features.

eThink’s 2018 Year In Review

eThink Education

We continue to provide and improve on the high-touch, high-quality LMS support experience our clients know and love. eThink continues to expand our Moodle client base and work closely with Moodle HQ to extend the product and support Moodle adoption and the open-source community.

Elearning applications

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year!

Obsidian Learning Among the Top eLearning Development Companies for 3rd Year in a Row

Obsidian Learning

This list is an annual compilation that takes into account a wide range of criteria, including: Quality. It’s truly a testament to the quality of learning that we produce and the talent and dedication that our team applies to each new offering.”

What’s a Certified Moodle Partner? Advantages of Working with an Expert Moodle Host

eThink Education

One of the reasons Moodle is so widely adopted, and one of its primary advantages, is that it is open-source and free to download. This means that the cost to support Moodle is much cheaper than the proprietary closed-source solutions on the market.

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

The highest quality microphone still won’t sound good if you’ve got a ton of background noise. Then there is the Neumann U 87 (a condenser mic) which is about as high quality as you can get. The lowest you would want to record at is 44.1khz/16bit (CD quality).

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How E-learning Can Benefit Companies – Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Every business implements various methods to gain high quality, productive and motivated team. Internal and External Programs. For example, Apple has represented a playground which helps to discover first steps in programming. Google already represented open free courses for a few specializations like marketing and software development. Open source platforms. Online training courses are accessible not only within open sources but also in a corporate life.

Google’s Stadia holds promises in Serious Games, VR and Mixed Reality

Playware Studios

What if I told you that Stadia is open source? The fact that it is open source means innovation and collaboration that draws on a pool of talent and know how that is far beyond any single company could muster. This could really up the ante of the quality possible with these experiences. He has taught game design in various college programs at NTU, SIM, NUS and IAL in Singapore and is the author and proponent of the Case Method 2.0

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UK Government G-Cloud 11 & eThink Education: Improving the Digital Marketplace for Cloud-Based eLearning Services

eThink Education

The Solution: G-Cloud Approved Open-Source eLearning. Investing in open-source learning solutions helps to drive down the cost in comparison to closed-source solutions, often lowering the cost of ownership by around 33%.

Top of Mind: Learning in the Age of Acceleration

CLO Magazine

As L&D professionals, we need to ensure everyone understands there are no processes, people or programs immune to the age of acceleration. Jesse Jackson. Responsible L&D professionals are rapidly responding to the fact that we are living in an increasingly transformative period.

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Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning

CLO Magazine

Gartner-CEB recommends a change management strategy that is open-source and employee cocreated. We translate Gartner-CEB’s open-source change strategy (at organizational and HR team levels) into newer practices at talent management, L&D and employee levels.