Creating SCORM and IMS Content Package for LMS import Using eLML lessons with a Learning Management System (LMS) A very convenient way of using eLML lessons is to integrate them into an open source or commercial Learning Management System like or WebCT. This is done using the ReCourse Learning Design Editor ReCourse is a tool to create IMS Learning Design compliant Units of Learning. It is free, open source, cross-platform and extensible. It was developed as part of the European-funded TENCompetence project. IMS Learning Design is extensive and complex, and there are very few effective and easy to use tools available which teachers can use to produce Units of Learning which are compliant with the specification. TENCompetence has developed ReCourse to provide learning designers with a solution.
Tools JeLSIM Builder The JeLSIM Builder toolkit is a FREE toolkit for producing educational simulations. The tools are written in Java and allow the user to create Java applets which can be delivered through a standard web browser. Creating simulations requires experience of the Java programming language to create a numerical model of the system/concept being simulated. Hot Potatoes Home Page News - 12/06/2013 Dr. Stan Bogdanov has published Hacking Hot Potatoes: The Cookbook, available in paperback, PDF and ePub format. Content Packaging IMS Content Packaging v1.2 Public Draft v2.0 specification describes data structures that can be used to exchange data between systems that wish to import, export, aggregate, and disaggregate packages of content. IMS content packages enable exporting content from one learning content management system or digital repository and importing it into another while retaining information describing the media in the content package and how it is structured, such as a table of contents or which web page to show first. The IMS Content Packaging Specification focuses on the packaging and transport of resources but doesn’t determine the nature of those resources. This is because the specification allows adopters to gather, structure, and aggregate content in an unlimited variety of formats. Content Packaging v1.2 is undergoing standardisation by ISO/IEC.
CourseLab Free Free CourseLab is an older version of CourseLab (v2.4) that is distributed as freeware. It offers the same programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-Learning content as the current commercial version of CourseLab (v2.7), but lacks a number of new features, templates and interactive objects. Key Features of Free CourseLab: WYSIWYG environment for creating and managing high-quality interactive e-learning content - no HTML or other programming skills required;Unicode support - use any font and encoding supported by the Windows® operating system, including double-byte character sets;Object-oriented model allows constructing e-Learning content of almost any complexity just as easy as you put together building blocks;Objects are highly customizable;Dynamic HTML based output (e-Learning content developed in CourseLab) can be played in a web browser without Java® or any other special player software.
Wink - [Homepage] Here is a sample Flash tutorial created by Wink. Click the green arrow button to start viewing it. --------> This is a good example of how you can create tutorials in Wink, by capturing screenshots, mouse movements and specifying your own explanations with them. And all this in a standard Windows-based UI with drag-and-drop editing makes it very easy to create high quality tutorials/documentation. Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I was always a fan of open source software. Why? The answer is simple.