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?

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.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. =>

Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

Let’s discuss the pros of developing a training program and make it a real game changer for your business. New tools like social networking and web 2.0 Gartner had projected by 2015, 90 percent of the world’s business would be using open source software.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs.

Free eLearning Badge. We support Free eLearning Resources

eFront

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

Mark Oehlert

I havent gone very far but I like the sound of this: " OpenLaszlo programs are written in XML and JavaScript and transparently compiled to Flash and, with OpenLaszlo 4, DHTML.The OpenLaszlo APIs provide animation, layout, data binding, servercommunication, and declarative UI.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program

ProProfs

A recent survey by LinkedIn involving thousands of employees, executives, people managers, and talent developers resulted in the following key findings: 68% of employees prefer to learn at work. How to Develop an Employee Training Program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. FaceBook seems like such a student-world application, and yet folks say more and more "grown-ups" are using it. There was a great NYTimes article a few weeks ago about a mom signing up for a FaceBook account, completely appalling her teenage daughter. (Id

3 Modern LMS Trends

LearnDash

The more popular trends to hit the scene in recent years include: Social Networks & Gamification. Gamification in conjunction with social network integration has become a common scene in the LMS market. Open-Source Code.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. APIs available in popular programs – SAAS.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Product Announcement

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 New Product Announcement Just in time for the holidays: "socially-networked virtual game-based blended mobile cloudy-learning 4.0" Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Companies also have several options for how to integrate MOOCs into their training programs. Many organizations offer prepackaged MOOCs, and this is a very good option for workplace skills, professional development, and other parts of a training program that don’t require company-specific content. The Saylor Foundation offers a Workplace Skills Program that includes courses in computer literacy, professional writing, and time and stress management.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:14 PM Labels: facebook 2comments: Davidsaid. Its just a matter of time before someone new buys Facebook. People use Gmail or Reader as stand alone offerings, by comparison everything in Facebook is interlinked." The author sees a future where Facebook replaces the OS.

Open Badges: What it is and Why it Matters

LearnDash

To help accomplish this, the Mozilla Open Badges initiative was born. I could write a few sentences about Open Badges, but I believe the description on their website sums it up perfectly: Get recognition for learning that happens anywhere.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. Found this article, via Alec Saunders : Facebook for the Enterprise = Facebook. Provides some real examples of how business-folk are using FB; compares Facebook (emotional attachment) to LinkedIn (static resume). Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

danah boyd ASTD Tech Knowledge Key Note #astdtk13

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Opening Keynote kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Networked Learned: How Tomorrow’s Workers Will Challenge Today’s Organizations. In a networked world why would you only talk to people in your org?

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What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

From running tests, to performance evaluation at work, to social learning features built into the LMS to integrated ERP and CMS facilities to power full-feature websites; the LMS is no longer a simple learning system! Social & Personalized Learning.

OpenBadges: Increasing Visibility of Association Education

WBT Systems

There has been much discussion lately about the value of digital badges for both association education and certification programs. The social connectivity offered by digital badges aligns perfectly with the nature of association membership and education programs in particular.

Top 5 Training Material Development Software

Continu

You want your training and development program to drive employee skill development. The Open University, TESCO, National Trust, Johnson and Johnson – Vision Care Inc. Schoology is a learning management system and social networking platform.

Sakai 3 Development Process

Experiencing eLearning

More things can do the things Sakai had to do itself a few years ago–broader open source community. JCT, Open Social (What are these?). Javascript/AJAX–client-side programming. Academic Networking. Academic Networking. Social networks now are either about content (flickr, delicious) or people (Facebook, LinkedIn). Apparently content networks shun capital letters).

The Learning Blockchain Emerges

CLO Magazine

But we recognized that the data and resources we wanted to use lived in a wide and open set of other systems: Content in third-party licensed collections. Content in open-source areas (e.g., Context from internal or public social networks.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Facebook has Tipped

Learning Visions

Monday, December 01, 2008 My Facebook has Tipped Malcolm Gladwell says that everything has a Tipping Point , that point at which a virus goes epidemic, when the hip new thing goes mainstream. Well, my Facebook world has just tipped. Has your Facebook tipped? Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:10 PM Labels: facebook 11comments: Janet Clarey said. how cool that your mom is on facebook. I need to figure out what this facebook thing is all about."

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!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

Monday, July 02, 2007 The Gin System As Ive been trying to sort out the role of FaceBook lately, I cant help but wonder "wheres the content?" It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. Gin" stands for Group Interactive Network. It seems to me that a system like this could provide some of the networking that FaceBook provides -- within an organization -- and provide a lot of content. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Pysched for FaceBook

Learning Visions

Monday, June 25, 2007 Getting Pysched for FaceBook Im definitely feeling out-of-my element in this whole FaceBook thing. And Ive joined a group: FaceBook for Business in which Ive posted some questions, gotten some answers, and been asked to participate in a beta test for a FaceBook widget. Ran across this article, The Psychology of FaceBook , which talks about the collecting of friends and relationships aspect of it all.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

Facebook. According to Mike Welsh , L&D partner and people engineer @Facebook, Facebook’s key L&D objectives are to promote respect and foster a culture of continual learning. Facebook is well known for their effective and personalized L&D programs.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014

OpenSesame

universities, Coursera offers MOOCs or massive open online courses for free. IFTTT - Automated rules for your social networks—"If I post a blog, than share the post via Twitter and Facebook.". Use Endomondo''s social tools to keep you motivated in your fitness goals.

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Best LMS Features and LMS Tools for Mid-Sized Enterprises

Hurix Digital

The cloud, social media, eCommerce, and mobile devices have changed everything from the way we shop to the way we access knowledge and to the way we learn. Built for the easy management of large training programs involving thousands of learners.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

Learning Visions

Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. I am FaceBook Query Guy. In turn, we can correlate that with competencies (or in our case program learning objectives) which in turn point to learning tracks. "If Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Karl Kapp: Scholar and a Revolutionary! Main | "Theories and Models Of and For Online Learning" (First Monday) » August 30, 2007 "Video iPods Revolutionize Hotel Chain’s Learning Program" (CLO Magazine) ( link ) "Employees at Homewood Suites by Hilton are taking charge of their own learning opportunities with video iPods.

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2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

Open Source Software. Open Source software products for eLearning, for which the source code is freely available, are becoming widely accepted. Open Source apps are usually free to download, which makes online learning more affordable. Social Media.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

You don''t program Watson; you work with Watson". In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. future_of_work L&D social learning Workplace Learning I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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