Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

eLearning 24-7

Hence: Below are products that are either open source free or free or free with limited functionality. Open Meetings - based on Google code. SlideLive - upload a ppt and away u go, targets Academia - SAAS. Bosco’s Screen Share - just a screen share program, open source. Tags: Open Source Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning web conferencing webinars web meetings

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Good post by Harold Jarche - Where are open source learning applications? In it he points to the learning space and says that the current status of open-source learning applications is: Innovators - Elgg Learning Landscape and several others Early Adopters - Moodle and a few others Early Majority - nobody Late Majority - forget about it I would tend to agree with him that there are relatively few open-source learning applications, but would add a few thoughts.

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Open Source E-Learning Development 3: Open Office.org

The E-Learning Curve

Having discussed two key components of this Open Environment for E-learning; an XML-based authoring and content-generation tool, and an image-manipulation application, today I will discuss an XML-based productivity suite - a word processor, spreadsheet application, and presentation tool called OpenOffice.org. Tags: OpenOffice.org e-learning industry open e-learning environment content development ISD e-learning development organizational development e-learning toolkit

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice.

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Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

OO3 is a dog when placed next to Office 2007 (heck, for fun compare a rapid solution put together in Ppt 07 to one in OO Impress). But what if an enterprising equality company was to simply give away the training in a packaged, generic course, or as a set of 'rapidready' ppt slides. rapid tools marketplace thoughts blogs news Moodle the market LMSs elearning open source thought leaders appeals freelearning

Free, now with added capitalisation

Learning Rocks

OO3 is a dog when placed next to Office 2007 (heck, for fun compare a rapid solution put together in Ppt 07 to one in OO Impress). But what if an enterprising equality company was to simply give away the training in a packaged, generic course, or as a set of 'rapidready' ppt slides. Tags: rapid tools marketplace thoughts blogs news Moodle the market LMSs elearning open source thought leaders appeals freelearning

Need a good video transcoder?

Take an e-Learning Break

Handbrake is an open-source program (free) thatconverts video.It The PowerPoint Saveand Send as Video function converts the PPT to a WMV file. Start by selecting your source file (or files). Handbrakescans and sets up the GUI for the selected source file. is available for PC, MAC and Linux platforms. I discovered Handbrake when I was convertingPowerPoint presentations to video for iPAD distribution.

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Docebo vs Moodle: Find out which tool is better?

PSB

In this debate of Moodle vs Docebo, Moodle comes out as an open-source cloud-based learning management system and is very well known between students and teachers. Users can upload and share training materials such as PDF, PPT, Tin Can, Video, and SCORM files. Introduction.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. illlustrations – open source illustrations kit — illlustrations.co Large set of open source illustrations. App of the Week.

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Top 10 E learning LMS

Ed App

You can also import your own courses from PPT files if you already have them, or import courses from the course library and then modify them to meet your needs. It achieves freedom by using open technologies. What is an E Learning LMS?

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Utilize the experience of others to choose the right open-source tool for your requirements. Collaborations within SMEs, managers or even learners can be recorded – providing a rich base-content source that can be suitably converted into e-learning content.

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The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)

learnWorlds

Marketplace #1: Open-edX. You can craft interactive content with PPT, PDF, video, and more. Marketplace #1: Open-edX. Open-edX is an open-source content management system with the goal to provide online university-level education across the globe.

Top 10 online training software

Ed App

We know it is essential for you to get the necessary information before making a platform selection, so we have prepared a list of ten of the best ones, some are open-source online training software while others aren’t.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. Find a great selection of free PPT templates that are guaranteed to work with your PowerPoint application. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need? We have compiled a list of different resources and applications to help you build your courses quickly and easily.

10 free social learning platforms

Ed App

One criticism of this app is that it doesn’t allow you to export mind maps into many different formats, such as ppt, even with the paid version. This is an open source social networking engine that allows you to build any type of social network platform for your organization.

Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I have not had much luck with open source LMS programs, mainly because of technical limitations on our part. inexpensive ("learning management system" OR lms) 2007.2009 filetype:pdf ~inexpensive ("learning management system" OR lms) 2007.2009 filetype:ppt This netted some interesting material including the following list that is the list in the Brandon Hall report.

May Edition: E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

In the past it was build it yourself (pricey) or find open source and customize it (could be pricey, but cheaper then complete build). For some people WBT is merely sticking a PPT online converting it to Flash and whalla – a new course. Tributes are meant to be something special. A way to recognize the past of someone or something.

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E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

iSpring Pro but it only converts PPT to HTML5. You crush the free open source model for people especially in the education sector – higher education or those who sell to B2C or association members. The biggest reason people go with Moodle and other open source freebies is that they can offer unlimited # of end users without paying through the roof. 12-21-2012. For some people ominous times are ahead of us.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

eLearning 24-7

Equally of interest, are the increase in open source systems that offer for a fee, hosting on their own servers, rather than on yours. In some cases it is merely opening up the browser window, after you click on the app – which is self defeating the purpose of an app. Open Source Systems. Here is my list of the top three open source systems in the education/academia market.

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The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. Think marketplace – whether it is free – created by the vendor or links to widget directories to use in your product – i.e. open source or APIs or an exchange. More vendors seem interested in PPT, then having this as a spec in their product.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Open Source Product of the Year (i.e. Sure, other vendors will say you can do that too, but you have to open each object file to get it. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Greater usage of open source content authoring tools, across all sectors, not just education and regardless of tech skill set or instructional developer background.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

Learning Visions

Do you know of another tool besides adobe connect for creating an on demand module that has the webcam/video locked in the upper corner while having a ppt. 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.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. That said, for a freebie -and yes, I said freebie (open source) it has a lot of power. While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait. I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

I’m still waiting for the day that Microsoft decides to create a “Studio like product”, since the SDK in Studio is Microsoft, and Microsoft created Office Mix (add-in for PPT 2013, which is FREE), which can publish to SCORM, xAPI and is as good if not better than Presenter IMO. There is a product on the market called Adapt Learning which is an open source authoring tool for mobile built on framework from Kineo.

How Do E-learning Vendors Price Their Services

CommLab India

For example, if a PPT slide has too much content, a developer will have to re-arrange it and present it in a format that is most appropriate for easy understanding to learners who are on their own. If the course in the source language is translation-ready , the costs will be lower. Broadly speaking, the pricing for LMS services will depend on the following factors: Commercial LMS or Open Source LMS.

Top 10 Best Online Tutoring Software in 2020

Pinlearn

It offers most of the video output formats supported by popular online tutoring software open-source, cloud, or social media. It’s easier to create online courses in minutes using inbuilt templates, which also support popular course formats such as text, audio, video, PPT, and HTML5. Moodle is an open-source education software. The software can be used both as open-source online tutoring software or a could-hosted LMS solution.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? In the content authoring tool market, the number of vendors who offered either mobile learning build capabilities within their tool or offered a stand-alone mobile course authoring tool is 28, of which two are free open source solutions. Courselab – The best free open source product on the market.

Top 10 Online Tutoring Software in 2019

Pinlearn

It offers most of the video output formats supported by popular online tutoring software open-source, cloud, or social media. It’s easier to create online courses in minutes using inbuilt templates, which also support popular course formats such as text, audio, video, PPT, and HTML5. Moodle is an open-source education software. The software can be used both as open-source online tutoring software or could-hosted LMS solution.

July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. How NPR is Embracing Open Source and Open APIs - OReilly Radar , July 16, 2009. Using Systems Thinking: How to Go From 140 PPT Slides to 2 - You Learn Something New Every Day , July 8, 2009. Adobe Unveils New Open Source Initiatives Targeted Towards Media Companies , July 20, 2009. Keep Firefox Open When Closing the Last Tab [Firefox Tip] , July 2, 2009.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

You ARE a geek! :-) Whats lighting up my life this week is "Beyond Bullet Points" which Im using to structure the PPT that Im going to use for my webinar on time management next month. 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: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Not only is Twitter great for the occasional laugh, but also a great source of information and links. I usually have between five and ten tabs open -- my rather imperfect way of maintaining my reading list. PPT is among my must haves as well, good for concepts and I have tinkered in Articulate to produce some solid Interactive Job Aids (IJA). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

This manufacturing process training course was originally delivered as a four hour plus death-by-PowerPoint classroom session (if you could see the original PPT source content, youd begin glazing over within a few slides). I tried, but couldnt convince my client to go with open navigation. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 06, 2008 Making Six Sigma Training Fun OK.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ive done some wireframes in PPT, but I keep coming back to Word. 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Hopefully some of those detail oriented 17 bullets per PPT slide will get that some of us dont CARE about or need all that detail that they crave. 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: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

We moved on to establish an open philosophy that encouraged our design teams to examine things like measurement points, objectives, etc. For example, one of the typical patterns for learning design echos PPT presentation design. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Nicole, Ive had your post open in a browser tab for the past hour, musing on it.I I was glad for my education background, because I managed to make the best of the source (a PPT file). 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: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I think we need to be careful that we dont become elitists, thinking that as trained ID, we are the only source for sound instruction. Overall, I think the field is wide open for a bit of everything. No needs assessment, no functional spec, no design -- just get that ppt deck going and slap some e-learning together. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It’s a BarCamp, the Open Source Version of a Conference. Giving a presentation is open to anyone, and encouraged! Response 27 cut down on opening addresses of powerful, but boring speakers. Conference planners do a disservice when they don’t facilitate ice breakers and open discussions. Response 13 One session, the speaker kept going for over an hour without catching breath (about 50 PPT slides).

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

Libre Office is a free open source suite, compatible with Microsoft Office. There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems.