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Free Authoring Tools for eLearning

Free Authoring Tools for eLearning

Top Open Source Learning Management Systems Open source Learning Management Systems have become extremely popular in recent years, but what does open source mean? Open Source technology is technology where the source code is “open”, that is, the code is available to the public and free to be modified. Improvements can be made by developers and it can be spread or sold to the wider community. So, why should an organization choose an open source Learning Management System as opposed to a homegrown or proprietary LMS? With the huge number of Learning Management systems available today, making the decision on which platform to choose can be quite overwhelming. MoodleMoodle is an abbreviation for “Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment” although when it was first developed the M stood for Martin’s after its developer, Martin Dougiamas. Features: .LRN.LRN (dot learn) was originally developed at MIT and is used by almost 500,000 people in educational institutions, corporations and government in over 18 countries. Conclusion

Jackdaw professional e-learning creator Jackdaw: Rapid E-learning Authoring better than bespoke At last you can rapidly author e-learning just like the professionals. Jackdaw moves away from the PowerPoint style designs of software such as Captivate and Articulate and produces 3D e-learning that looks and feels like real classroom training! Visit Jackdaw Microsite > Features of the system include: No coding necessary, intuitive course creation 3-D virtual learning room where learning takes place 100s of templates to chose from and customise Video presenters can be integrated into the e-learning Add tests to check on knowledge retention SCORM v1.2 compliance for easy integration with any LMS Collaborative development from the Jackdaw community Extendable system for designers with Adobe Flash (minimal coding necessary) Sell your courses on the Open Elms store Purchase additional courses to complement your e-learning Screenshots Home Screen Here the user selects a course to edit, else can create a new course from scratch.

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