Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. 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. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

Test LMS

Clark Quinn

The eLearning software I saw was: ATutor Claroline Docebo suite Dokeos DrupalEd Interact Moodle SyndeoCMS It also has a bunch of content management systems, a CRM (SugarCRM) and others. Wikis: BoltWire DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki Blogs: Dotclear Eggblog FlatPress Globber LifeType Loudblog Nucleus CMS Serendipity SimplePHPBlog Textpattern WikyBlog WordPress Zomplog I hope someone will play around a bit and let me know how this works out for them

Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For an upcoming panel session that will be looking at where eLearning is going, I was trying to get a ballpark sense of how much eLearning is being done with various tools as an indicator of where we stand in terms of adoption of eLearning 1.0, One thing I would say is that I would expect that we'll see adoption of Wiki tools a lot more - but many of the uses will be more as a replacement of web page creation than as a eLearning 2.0

Wiki 100

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

If I want a great wiki platform, I’m going to download MediaWiki or DokuWiki (also free and they have huge support communities). Increased Interest in SharePoint as a Learning Technology Extending elearning? eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Working with the Semantic Web group located in Fredericton, the eLearning group developed a product called Sifter/Filter. The course was launched in September, 2008, using Moodle, MediaWiki, WordPress, and an application designed by Downes called gRSShopper. Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. eLearning Trends Enterprise 2.0It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Applications in Learning.