udutu - Free, Easy, and Perhaps Unnecessary

Web Tools for Learners

udutu - The price is right, free if you don’t use their server. udutu. udutu work screen. I like udutu’s encouraging course creators to use the assessment tool for learners to self-assess, rather than scoring with it.

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MyUdutu: One of those best kept secrets in e-learning authoring tools

Janet Clarey

I haven’t really used a lot of web-based authoring tools though. Recently, I’ve been exploring collaborative web-based options for a report I’m writing and was reintroduced to MyUdutu (from Udutu). I spent an hour or so with Roger from Udutu looking at their authoring tool and have to say I’m really kind of blown away as to its capabilities. Can also be installed on your server. If you want it on your own server there is a licensing fee.

A few of my favorite things

Web Tools for Learners

UDUTU - coolest online course development tool I’ve seen. Amazon Cloud - create a server and manage applications virtually. Bitnami - download custom server stacks to manage your open source application. open source web 2.0Like most people who develop and manage training for a living, especially at small to medium sized companies and non profits, I have learned to do a lot of work using free and open source software tools.

Rapid (Collaborative) Authoring Tools for developers/SMEs in multiple locations

Janet Clarey

Collaborative across locations = Server-based authoring environment that one or more content developers access simultaneously using their browser for collaborative authoring. IBT Web Authoring (time4you GmbH). MOS SOLO (MindOnSite) *Server version (LCMS). myUdutu (Udutu). Unison Web-based e-Learning Development (Rapid Intake). Tags: Brandon Hall authoring tools collaboration collaborative authoring rapid e-learing web-based authoring tools