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. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile.

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

Some smart techies in your organization might have suggested going for an Open Source LMS. Open source what.? Free LMS… Praise the Lord for the ‘ Open Source LMS ’. An open source LMS is free because you don’t have to pay a fee to own its code.

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. Customized Open-Source Learning.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. 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. Many people perceive them as open source eLearning software , but the concept remains the same despite changing and swinging the meaning. They keep a track of it and guide students accordingly.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Using Adapt, an open-source. tracking true outcomes.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

So, when I sat down to talk with Dr Asheesh Choksi, technology consultant and architect, about Moodle, he gave me a 12-point program to add value to Moodle - which was quite an eye opener. This can be done using Google Gears to some extent, or with the Harbinger Offline Player all the way up to SCORM compatible tracking. These devices are supported using MLE Moodle, an opens ource plugin for iOS and Android.

Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director

Learning Visions

Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. The Truth About Open Source Who writes the code? And other burning questions about source… Poll #1: How many of you currently use open source LMS? 5% currently use one 95% do not use an open source LMS.

Moving from an open-source to a commercial LMS – the story of Transactel

eFront

They looked into different solutions and used many different open source solutions but finally settled on the eFront open-source Community edition. They needed a tool that could support the different initiatives the company had, as well as keep an efficient track of the scores obtained in the lessons. eLearning Learning learning management system LMS open source opensource

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

Highlighting innovation and creativity amongst users of both Open Source and Enterprise editions of the Learning Locker® LRS, the first year of the Awards proved popular with learning analytics enthusiasts from a diverse range of industries and disciplines.

Professional Support at an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd

eFront

> I will very much appreciate if you share your thoughts concerning the following question "Is Professional Support IMPORTANT for an Open Source LMS?" All the issues are visible to our support engineers and are tracked online for later reference to our clients. This way we can track: when a support request was initiated, when answered, how many mails were exchanged, and the total resolution time. We always try to keep the number of open issues as low as possible.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. Totara, an open source LMS), provides structure. Using Adapt, an open-source. tracking true outcomes.

Question: Tracking CBTs

Experiencing eLearning

My experience has mostly been in higher ed, so I’ve always needed to do grading or more tracking than what this reader needs: I am the sole person involved with e-Learning in my branch, and I am mostly limited to using freeware. Â My client wants two things that I am stuck on: 1) good server software for posting CBTs and then having basic tracking of student usage. Â While this is better than nothing, it is a far cry from the “real&# tracking of CBT course players.

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Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

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? Are any LMS vendors on that list?

8 Popular Features of Moodle LMS for Corporate Training You Should Know

Hurix Digital

Developed in 2002 by Martin Dougiamas, Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) LMS is today the world’s most popular and most used learning management system , primarily because it is flexible, open source, and free to download.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo.

How to integrate external stakeholder feedback to your issue tracking process?

Zipboard

How to integrate external stakeholder feedback to your issue tracking process? zipBoard Digest How to integrate external stakeholder feedback to your issue tracking process? How to integrate external stakeholder feedback to your issue tracking process?

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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.

Effectus LMS For effective Employee Training Management and Tracking

CommLab India

The launch of “Effectus”, an LMS based on the open source LMS Moodle, has simplified the lives of administrators and users. Since Effectus LMS is based on open-source LMS Moodle, it is highly configurable and flexible. The scores of each attempt are also tracked.

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TinCan Demystified

eFront

This openness is very important and in our point of view, the biggest benefit that TinCan brings to the world. In SCORM 2004, the sequencing is completely dynamic; the sequencing implementation identifies the next activity based on both Tracking Model and Sequencing Definition Model of activities. In fact, the values of Tracking Model are dynamic but the values of Sequencing Definition Model are static. eLearning Learning Open Source SCORM standards tin-can tincan

Theeducators.com offer fast track Moodle course

Course Index

This has opened the door for enterprising people who see the opportunity of running their own micro-university. Theeducators.com’s Teaching Online with Moodle is a fast-track training offer for those who want to get their course online.

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Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3

eLearning 24-7

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. testCommander K12, A, PY, M/C, O, lots of features, can print tests for paper exams, wizard based, embed images, track unanswered questions, can be used online, offline.

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2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered. Open Source LMS of the Year. Procurement Tracking. A learning portal has replaced them, because they back end is either a LMS – which with APIs or added open source code can include CMS capabilities, OR the back end is a CMS or a mashup of one. Uncategorized e-learning elearning LMS Open Source e-learning vendors learning portal E-Learn Info learning portals

Keeping Moodle Innovative with the POET Working Group

Lambda Solutions

Six Companies Form the Partners of Open Source Educational Technologies (POET) Working Group to Develop Common Standards for Moodle Plugin Development. The nature of open source projects allow for massive growth in a small periods of time due to contributions from many developers.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Track the player state by listening to certain events (buffer, complete, time). Open source and end users becoming content producers is the next evolution of the net and thus learning. If you want to take a peek into the future, then you should look no further than APIs and what they bring to the table.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way. Unless you plan to add some APIs (since they are open source, you could) to create reports on some data or do robust data collection, it is not going to happen. Later today, I will post a page on my site that contains an extensive list of free open source CMSs, for you to click and view.

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?

InsiderHub

GA is a free service (though not the only free service) and can do quite a bit to help you track and report on where and how people use your website. Business Google Analytics web analytics website analytics website tracking

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

LinkedIn , especially LinkedIn groups, is a source for many useful conversations and resources. Google Docs is where I keep track of my time spent on projects , create quick drafts, and other tasks. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning.

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What is a Tin Can File?

GO1

Tin Can is an open source Application Programming Interface (API). It is sometimes referred to as Experience API and xAPI, offering an advanced way for programs and software to speak to each other and track all learning experiences.

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Best Ways to Deliver Online Learning Courses to Employees

Hurix Digital

Effective Monitoring and Follow-Up : Most LMS also incorporate features that allow training managers and administrators to track each learner effectively and also provide feedback for improved learning outcomes.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free the Learners -- Free the LMS

Learning Visions

Monday, March 12, 2007 Free the Learners -- Free the LMS Jay Cross in Free the learners talks about his afternoon omelette and anarchy and then goes on: People ask how to track informal learning in their LMS; my response is don’t. Im wondering if people actually use all that data that does get tracked now for formal learning. What if we got really crazy and didnt track much of formal learning either? In What to track?

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What is an LMS? The Basics of Learning Management Systems

eThink Education

However, the main objective of the LMS is typically to host and track online learning. Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS. One important fact to note is that LMS platforms can be either closed source or open source.

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Free xAPI HTML5 Video Player

Learning Dojo

I wanted an easy way for someone who does not know code or xAPI to track a video. Simply replace the video, update the config file and upload it to your website and now you have a video tracking to your LRS. I really just wanted a simple way to track video with xAPI.

LMS History and Current Trends

LearnDash

It is the workhorse behind the scenes that ensures courses are delivered and tracked. But hey, who’s really keeping track? We have SCORM , and Flash, software-as-a-service, open-source systems and Tin Can (Experience) API.

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July 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Future Of Flash Is Open Source. Being one of major consumers of Flash platform, the eLearning developer community will anyways benefit from open-source developments around Flash. Know more about Adobe’s various open source initiatives here.

The Learning Blockchain Emerges

CLO Magazine

He was perplexed about why we didn’t just find a way to track the content or data that we needed — from a wide spectrum of systems — and call it up in real time when necessary. Content in open-source areas (e.g.,