Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. Elluminate is a really nice tool but not open source.

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

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. =>

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Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/10/2011 Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners The most of you already know that I am a great fun of open source software and free e-Learning resources: 14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools 8 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools 31 Free e-Learning Books However, sometimes it worth to spend money especially if you are a beginner.

Free e-Learning books

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

Twine Makes Branching Scenarios Easier

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The free open source tool Twine is designed for creating nonlinear stories. The first time you open the application, click Tell Me More for help. Give your story a name and open it up. Double click the Untitled Passage to open it.

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Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

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The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009. Open Source E-Learning Development 20: Reusable E-Learning Object Authoring & Delivery Suite - The E-Learning Curve , December 10, 2009. Storyboard (13). Storyboard Templates in Instructional Designing , December 4, 2009. Free eLearning Storyboards , December 15, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

Tools for Building Branching Scenarios

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An attendee at one of my recent presentations asked me why I’d bother creating something in Twine rather than just storyboarding directly in Storyline, especially if I was using character images. Free : Twine is a free, open source tool.

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The Ultimate Guide to E-Learning and Its Localization

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| The first actual online classes were offered back in 1976 by the Open University. He constructed another teaching machine in 1954 that allowed learners to view an open-ended question via special window and write down the answer on a roll of paper. The first actual online classes were offered back in 1976 by the Open University. E-learning storyboards. Storyboards are a very helpful tool that helps visualize the e-learning course you have in mind.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

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LinkedIn , especially LinkedIn groups, is a source for many useful conversations and resources. Microsoft Word isn’t exactly the most glamorous tool here, but it is a tool I use regularly for design documents, storyboards, and other projects for clients. Microsoft PowerPoint isn’t particularly exciting either, but it’s still a tool I use for storyboard, mockups, simple graphics, flowcharts, and more.

Instructional Design Portfolio Resources

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If you storyboard and plan before you start your trial, you can make several samples during that month. Open source and additional tools. If you want to use open source tools, check out Adapt and H5P. Everyone working in instructional design, learning experience design, or elearning should have a portfolio. This is especially true for people who are job seeking or working independently. Why do you need a portfolio?

Elearning applications

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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! This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

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So Ive been storyboarding differently. Yesterday, after round four of a storyboard review process (which has stretched out for months, by the way, due to unavailable/overloaded client SMEs), the lead ID at my client came back asking for audio on EVERY page. Now, maybe Im just jaded and want to get to an approved storyboard. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

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Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Gomo Storyboard Template.

What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

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There are 3 phases in this model ( Source : Leaving ADDIE for SAM by Michael Allen with Richard Sites). After the prototype is approved, the design proof (storyboard) of the complete course is developed and sent for approval. After the stakeholder reviews the module, the storyboard of the second module will be developed and sent for approval. It could either be open-source or proprietary.

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That doesn’t include storyboards, scripts, voiceover scripts, or creating templates or skins. Open source music notation software. 10 Search Engines to Explore the Deep End of the Invisible Web. Search engines for finding information in databases, books, journals, and other places not indexed by Google. tags : search , invisibleweb. I Came, I Saw, I Learned…: Development Times for Captivate eLearning. Estimates for the production part of Captivate development.

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e-Learning Glossaries

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

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Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized. Open source software: Software for which the source code is publicly available for use and development free of charge. Storyboard: Key part of the process of developing eLearning courseware.

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Custom LMS Anymore?

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To help me get moving, I just posted Storyboard Templates and iPhones – Best of December 2009 over on eLearning Learning. Is it a good idea to start with an open source LMS ? Are there any open source LMS on those technologies? Happy new year. I took some time off from blogging over the holidays. I’m just now getting back into the swing of things.

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10 Content Authoring Tools

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It stands apart from most content authoring tools by being free and open-source and allowing for community-built plug-ins. It’s also encouraged to reach out and communicate on their global elearning forum so that you are aware of the direction and development of the open-source tool. .

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Try to storyboard or plan a sample to develop before downloading the trial so you can get the most out of your free trial time. I use the open source tool Audacity for audio editing. OpenShot is a free, open source video editor. Having more skills opens up more options and opportunities. If you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology.

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The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

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Tools like Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Lectora Inspire, and the open-source favorite Adapt, are changing the way organizations are creating eLearning. Currently a number of companies operate with a separate ID/Content Team and a team of ‘Storyline Experts’ who translate ID storyboards into immersive eLearning. It is quite evident that the storyboard is the key foundation on which the success of the eLearning program rests. The Storyboard Remains Sacred.

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

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For example, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are often free versions of university offerings. This might include: Authoring tool source file(s). In the design phase, we collaborate with key stakeholders to develop a prototype module/storyboard. If there’s existing content (powerpoint files, documents, videos, etc), we’ll flag them for consideration in the storyboard. Adapt Learning – an open source tool similar to Articulate Rise.