Why Governments want Open Source Software

Lambda Solutions

A recent report co-published by Zimbra and the Ponemon Institute, The Open Source Collaboration Study: Viewpoints on Security and Privacy in the US and EMEA , confirmed the changing perceptions of open source software.

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 ?

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Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

I already have spoke ad naseum about the pros and cons of any free open source platform, so my criteria on what I feel are the best 10 free open source systems are presented below. The reason I state “free” open source, is because “open source” itself is not necessarily free. I’m not talking about your customization of it, rather that with some companies they charge for you to use their open source code.

The Right Way To Go About Open Source LMS

Upside Learning

As responses to a recent post where I listed f ive things not to do while selecting an LMS I received a couple of queries about using an Open Source LMS, customizing it to suit the requirements and if it is advisable to do so. There were also questions around the best approach to use an open source LMS and on how to estimate the amount of maintenance such might require on an ongoing basis. A lot has already been written about open source LMSs in multiple contexts.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

239 Tips for Producing and Managing Flash-based e-Learning Content - eLearning Guild In February and March, 2008, The eLearning Guild conducted a survey of its members, asking for their favorite tips for producing and managing Flash-based e-Learning.

Vote for The Best of ELearning 2011 Awards

eFront

In its 7th year, the balloting period is open and you can vote your favorite eLearning product or service in 26 different categories. Open Source and Professionally Supported => All editions of eFront are offered with their source code.

Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013

eFront

Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 – the 7th Annual Survey – is currently underway. eLearning Learning Open Source Tools learning management system Learning Technology LMS Below is an extract from the original post on the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies blog. Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013. The annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list has become very popular.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Under this mobile learning misrepresentation, I can tell you that nearly every system out there – can make this argument – because if you can open up Safari and go to the vendor’s web site and then into your SaaS based LMS – then guess what? Click on the app and your default browser opens and off you go. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser. Open Source Commercial.

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. According to an eLearning Guild survey conducted in 2007 , 18% of corporations are using Moodle now. I think the time for open source is now.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Thursday, January 03, 2008 Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update Over 50 instructional designers have now responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? View the latest survey results here. The degree opens many doors but thats about it.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo e-Learning Development Survey

Learning Visions

Monday, November 02, 2009 Kineo e-Learning Development Survey We have already gotten over 100 responses to our survey. Take the Survey! Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey As Instructional Designers, it appears were a wide-ranging lot. Clive Shepherd tweeted about a survey recently done by the eLearning Network , a non-profit eLearning community based out of the UK. This survey shows that in addition to design, IDs also: project manage (82%) [me too!] Read a summary of the eLN designers survey results, with links to the full results and the chance to participate.

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Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3

eLearning 24-7

K12, unknown types of questions, can create eportfolios, surveys, mark automatically, modify and share assessments, stats. Openmark All, seems to push towards academia, but can be used in corporate market, unknown types of questions, unique approach whereas feedback is the key, interactive process, question choices, exist – open source. testMaker K12, A, unknown types of questions, create and publish tests and questionnaires online – web based, open source.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Formal Training: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 10, 2008 Instructional Designers with Formal Training: Survey Update As of today, over 119 responses to the ongoing survey Instructional Designers: Do You Have An Advanced Degree? The survey remains open indefinitely. Take the Survey!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Latest Survey Results

Learning Visions

Monday, February 11, 2008 Instructional Designers with Degrees: Latest Survey Results Since I last reported the results of the survey asking practicing instructional designers if they have an advanced degree in ID, the picture has shifted slightly. As of today, 86 instructional designers have responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? View the latest survey results here. Take the Survey!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Instructional Designers Survey My friend Robin is working on his Masters Degree in Instructional Design at the University of Massachusetts. Hes come up with a couple of surveys to help him gather more grist for his mill. There are two surveys: Tools Survey for IDs (closed questions) About You -- the Instructional Designer (open-ended questions, essay format) Thanks! Take the Survey!

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My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me. SurveyMonkey - great way of doing research, getting feedback, surveying needs, finding out what everyone wants at the pub on friday so you can preorder. evaluation rapid tools marketplace articulate c4lpt Moodle LMSs elearning wikis open source silly excitement thought leaders social learning

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My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

It's slow, a resource hog and really is only there to open the web to me. SurveyMonkey - great way of doing research, getting feedback, surveying needs, finding out what everyone wants at the pub on friday so you can preorder. Tags: evaluation rapid tools marketplace articulate c4lpt Moodle LMSs elearning wikis open source silly excitement thought leaders social learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Survey -- Whats Your Demographic?

Learning Visions

Friday, October 12, 2007 New Survey -- Whats Your Demographic? Youll have to come visit the blog to respond to the new survey. All survey responses are completely and utterly confidential!) Take the Survey! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Because people are wondering. How old are all of you? Some of you call yourselves gamers. Some of you have been in Second Life.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with ID Degrees? Survey Results.

Learning Visions

Survey Results. I havent posted in ages (hoping this will start to change as my work-life settles back in), but responses are still coming in to my survey. As of today, 166 instructional designers have responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? Take the survey now. View the latest survey results here. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:52 AM Labels: instructional design , survey 4comments: christytucker said. My survey is highly flawed. Survey R.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Avanoo.a new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?) wisdom

Mark Oehlert

new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?) June 22, 2007 in Working Together | Permalink Technorati Tags : survey TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Avanoo.a new twist on surveys and collective (or collected?)

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Come to Dinner -- Spreading the Word

Learning Visions

Take the Survey) : Bump on the Blog Found this link via Christy Tucker who says its a, "Discussion about the lack of diversity in the education technology blogosphere, including a survey to try to measure a snapshot of the population. Go take the survey and help him get a good set of data." So Im spreading the word and saying: go take the survey and add your own little self into the mix. Take the Survey!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with ID Degrees = 25%

Learning Visions

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Instructional Designers with ID Degrees = 25% Instructional Designers are still responding to the survey I recently posted, asking instructional designers to tell us about their educational background and ID training. You can view the updated survey results here.

10 LMS Facts You Should Know

LearnDash

Once considered clunky and dull, a modern LMS is flexible, often open-source, and feature-rich. Despite mobile learning enhancements, a recent survey found that roughly 89% of users access their LMS from their desktop computer (76% from laptop).

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. Let’s start our Social Media Results from the recently covered survey. Two audiences were surveyed. To my question are you a consumer or a vendor, if you selected consumer, you went further into the survey. That said, here is what my survey found about social media sites.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Go Read a Book

Learning Visions

Reading Well by moriza 73% of Americans said they had read "a book of some kind", according to a survey cited in this fascinating article (I was reading way past my bedtime last night): Twilight of the Books: What will life be like if people stop reading? Take the Survey!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Blogging Dinner Table

Learning Visions

Monday, June 25, 2007 The Blogging Dinner Table Brian Grenier did an interesting informal survey of the edublogosphere , the results of which are quite interesting. Take the Survey! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard

Mark Oehlert

and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard I tend to rant a bit about content like scholarly articles being locked behind walled gardens but I must admit that the Harvard Business Review is impressing me. " A " Learning Organization Survey " that while designed for your own personal use could still serve as a " starting point to help you assess how well your organization meets the criteria for being a learning organization."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and Advanced Degrees

Learning Visions

Friday, April 11, 2008 Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and Advanced Degrees My original survey on Instructional Designers and Advanced Degrees had some holes in it. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:21 AM Labels: instructional design , poll , survey 2comments: christytucker said. Take the Survey! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers = Liberal Artists

Learning Visions

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Instructional Designers = Liberal Artists I recently posted a survey, asking instructional designers to tell us about their educational background and ID training. Literature and Communication Arts History (Instructional Tech in grad) History I dont have time to do a full survey analysis, but you can view the survey results here. And if you didnt respond and would like to, the survey is open indefinitely. Take the Survey!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? Take the Survey! Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc. The Value of Instructional Designers Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Updat.

Stupidly Simple Strategy to Demonstrate Training Effectiveness

LearnDash

In a typical training scenario, there is a survey administered at the end of training to capture user feedback, what is often referred to as Level 1 Evaluation. Since many elearning programs allow you to create quizzes and surveys, this is an opportune time to get baseline data on your users.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. Let’s start our Social Media Results from the recently covered survey. Two audiences were surveyed. To my question are you a consumer or a vendor, if you selected consumer, you went further into the survey. That said, here is what my survey found about social media sites.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Guild Content Authoring Research Report

Learning Visions

Results of a survey from 2005. Take the Survey! Little Shots of Theory Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. A Conversation with Karl Kapp ► February (11) ID Live with Charles Reigeluth on EdTechTalk Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Sourc. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2013

eFront

Polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! please click on the link below to vote for eFront Learning in the following categories: Category #1: Best Learning Management System (SaaS, Cloud-based, or open-source only). Category #27: Best Open Source Solutions (Any category).

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012

eFront

It’s that time of year again and polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! If you have 1 minute please click on the link below to vote for eFront Learning in the following categories: Category #1: Best Learning Management System (SaaS, Cloud-based, or open-source only).

Getting Handy With Interactive Enterprise Software Training

Your Training Edge

A trainer needs to be able to interact with students and make materials available as quickly as needed, whether it’s a supporting PDF, quiz or survey. E-learning tools and technologies used in online training The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems (Visited 4 times, 4 visits today).