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.

The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Upside Learning

Add to it the fact that its open source which makes it free to use, has made it very popular. But is Moodle or any other open source LMS (there are a few good ones like the ones mentioned here ) really free? So what is a real cost of a free (open source) LMS?

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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 ?

Why You Should Choose an Open Source eLearning Platform?

Pinlearn

However, here, I am aiming to drive a little deeper and explain why you should choose an open-source eLearning software for your company. In short, we will see how an open-source eLearning platform can make thing easier and implement cutting-edge training and development programs in an organization. What is an open-source learning management system? To understand open source eLearning software, let’s take the example of Android.

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 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. =>

The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

I’m a recent convert, perhaps on the path to open source evangelism.) Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. But the beauty of open source is you can customize it. I think the time for open source is now.

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What is the Moodle Educator Certification Program and Why Should You Attend?

eThink Education

Brought to you by the Moodle HQ team, the Moodle Educator Certification Program teaches Moodlers the most important tips on how to leverage specific tools within the platform in order to create successful eLearning programs and meet instructional goals. Open Content.

Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

Government training programs, in particular, often focus on the typical workplace learning needs related to compliance, job skills and leadership training, security, and staying current with industry trends and needs. Security is one of the top concerns for a government training program.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

7 Tips to Avoid the Hidden Costs of LMS Implementation. 10 Common Myths About Open Source. Open source LMS Totara topped our list of 2016 learning industry thought leaders. When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind?

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

And in this industry, open source companies are the customer education leaders, in my opinion. Interesting points… In other words, to build market momentum, open source companies lead with training. Lessons learned from real-world programs.

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.

Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

10) Should we test systems with a proof-of-concept or pilot program before jumping into implementation and deployment? Open-source learning systems vendors – where third-party service providers exclusively manage deployment, hosting and support.

Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

Experiencing eLearning

This post on building an instructional design portfolio includes what to include and additional tips. These 10 tips for building a portfolio include picking the right projects and pairing each project with a description. Open source and additional tools.

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? It just tipped. Mine has tipped too. I dont think mine has tipped, but I treat it much like the little mixture of plants on my desk: I dont exactly ignore it, but I dont have these great expectations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I’m a recent convert, perhaps on the path to open source evangelism.) Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. But the beauty of open source is you can customize it.

Seeking LMS Reporting and Analytics? A Solution Checklist

Lambda Solutions

LMS Reporting for open source learning is one of the top pain points among Moodle and Totara users. Moodle reporting needs are often complex, and they only increase over time (as programs grow, and organizations expand).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Top Tips

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Kineo Top Tips Although my blogging volume may be down, my writing volume certainly is not. Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:07 AM Labels: instructional design , kineo , top tips 1 comments: Zaid Ali Alsagoff said. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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What is an LMS? The Basics of Learning Management Systems

eThink Education

If you have ever taken courses online or attended an online training program, you’ve most likely worked with a Learning Management System or an LMS. Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS. Closed-source options typically provide an out-of-the-box eLearning platform.

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9 Ways the L&D Function is Evolving

eThink Education

Traditionally, L&D managers have struggled to receive the budget they need in order to implement and deliver effective training programs. As new generations begin to make up more of the workforce, organizations need to anticipate and adjust their learning programs to their wants and needs.

Learning Reflections (part one) – The Ups and Downs of DevLearn: Holly MacDonald

Learning Rebels

We hop from one learning event to the next, from one learning development program to another, and from one elearning storyboard to the next in line, without pause to reflect on the work we have created or have participated in.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. One click and it opens the official profile submitted by the guest. This means that if you choose to buy I will be paid a commission on the affiliate program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter

Learning Visions

Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. In my first eLearning Tip for Kineo , Ive created a short piece on getting started with Twitter. Its tip #23.

Tips for Small L&D Departments: An Interview with Emily Wood

Convergence Training

In this interview, she offers some insights into how she gets it all done and offers tips and resources for L&D professionals out there in the same situation. Side note: Check this interview with Dr. Will Thalheimer for some tips on improving those Level 2 learner surveys.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

NOTE: Although we don’t receive compensation from any of the sources mentioned below, feel free to tell them I sent you. eThink is offering free open-source learning platform hosting through July 1st for any new client that signs a contract before May 1st.

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.

8 Tips to Identify the Best-Fit LMS For Your Training Needs

CommLab India

LMSs range from ready-to-run programs to fully customizable application development environments. Open source LMSs are a good choice, as they can be customized cost-effectively.

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!

DevCorner: Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Re-Sizing

TechSmith Camtasia

I wanted to implement a proof-of-concept program using vanilla C++ and an open source image library ( png++ , a C++ implementation of libpng ). With dynamic programming, I would begin with the second row and add the minimum energy of the 8-connected pixels above.

Leveraging an Open Learning Ecosystem to Support Corporate Learning

eThink Education

Open-Source Learning Management Systems. In particular, b y choosing an open-source LMS , you gain multiple benefits that allow you to build a n effective , dynamic and integrated learning ecosystem. Moodle is the most widely used open-source LMS in the world.

5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

When providing training for professionals, a flexible, interoperable, and scalable digital learning solution can provide anytime, anywhere access to learning and support the success of your programs for the long term. Leverage Flexible and Configurable Open-Source Technology.

11 Skills Data Scientists Need to Learn in 2019

Your Training Edge

We’ve assembled a list of 11 essential skills and tips that data scientists need in 2019. If there has to be an essential programming language for data scientists, it will be Python. Its advantages lie in the open source nature of the software and the graphic representations of data.

How E-learning Can Benefit Companies – Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

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. There are plenty of platforms like UDACITY , CodeAcademy , Coursera , today who keep gathering online programs offered by colleges and universities all over the world. Open source platforms.

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. In turn, we can correlate that with competencies (or in our case program learning objectives) which in turn point to learning tracks. "If Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

You don’t need to know both programs, but I recommend at least a basic understanding of at least one of these tools. One tip for job seekers: Check the job listings in your local area. The IconLogic blog has tips on Captivate, Storyline, Camtasia, RoboHelp, and more.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 Instructional Design Central Travis Jordan, a recent graduate from Utah States Instructional Technology program, has created Instructional Design Central , a collaborative website for professionals in the fields of instructional design, and E-Learning, and performance improvement. Id suggest including information on which degree programs offer a distance learning option.

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

Bottom-Line Performance

I coined the term Mobile Mindset to encompass a broader range of programming and design that’s accessible to all organizations—the ones trying to roll out mobile now and those who still have hurdles to overcome. Source: [link]. As a designer, this final tip is my favorite.

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