Online Course Kit from Google https://www.google.com/edu/openonline/ Planning Your Online Course
Are you new to creating online courses? Would you like insights into what we learned about ours? Checkout our Online Course Kit to help you plan and design your online course. Jump to the Quick Start to get started immediately. See Insights for our collection of articles and blog posts about our own experiments in online education.
Versal https://versal.com/ Versal
Online learning for everyone.
In the classroom or the office, creating powerful, interactive online learning experiences has never been easier.
Stick Around #iPad #App $2.99 http://www.morriscooke.com/?p=1725 Stick Around #iPad #App
An app for students, for teachers, for parents, for learning. Play and design puzzles about any subject that you can imagine for people at any grade or age.
Use drawing, shape and annotation tools or add pictures to create the puzzle. Add any graphic object or text as a sticker. Annotate, link a website or record your voice instructions to the sticker. Use multiple templates (Venn Diagram, Timeline, 2 Columns etc.)
Draw Answer Keys and assign stickers to them. Puzzles can be categorized by description, grade level, Common Code standards etc. It’s possible to insert multimedia (including Explain Everything™projects) required to explain how to solve the puzzle and prepare students
Solve the puzzle and easily check your knowledge. You get to know how fast can you solve it and how many tries you needed. Stickers with multimedia will enrich the overall experience.
Adobe Captivate #webinar #liveclass20 http://bit.ly/ZD5OlP Captivate Our Kids! Tammy Moore
Adobe Captivate is a tool that will let us make lesson presentations, cool interactive activities and games, software how-tos, screen recordings, self-scoring quizzes (you can even set them up to post the grades automatically to an LMS), and more. What is made can run on a desktop computer with or without internet access and can even run on iPads. Captivate used to be a tool used by the pros in the e-learning industry, but now we teachers can get it.
iTunes U: A Course Creation Guide for Educators http://bit.ly/114xGt9 iTunes U: A Course Creation Guide for Educators
This course is designed to act as a resource for educators who are interested in building their own iTunes U courses.
iTunes U is a dynamic, easy-to-use educational content delivery library designed by Apple to distribute digital materials to learners in an efficient and effective way.
This course will cover instructional design best practices for iTunes U via video tutorials and bulleted guides. Each area of iTunes U course manager will be covered, as well as information on lecture capturing and document formatting.
Brainwash : authoring online learning objects http://www.brainrush.com/ Brainwash : authoring learning objects
Here every lesson is a BrainRush - a fast-paced learning game that adapts to you personally, and challenges you at just the right level so you learn quickly and are never bored.
When you finish playing a BrainRush, you know the material, guaranteed. That's because you learn by doing, and what you do tells the game how well you understand. The mastery meter™ shows your progress along the way.
A typical BrainRush takes about 10 or 15 minutes to master, but what matters most is that it will be different for everyone, because everyone is different.
At BrainRush, we are always striving to find the fastest and easiest ways to learn. By taking the science of learning and adding the engaging power of games, we've created an innovative new learning technology called Adaptive Practice™ that rapidly accelerates learning. Below is a quick summary of Adaptive Practice. To learn more, read our whitepaper. Assign BrainRushes to your students & monitor progress with our teacher tools.
SkyPrep : Create an online course [free if public and for sale] http://skyprep.com/ SkyPrep is an online training software that gives you all the training tools you need to create online courses. Add training material and create tests , then track learner progress.
Create online courses and tests in minutes.
Ask3 : free iPad App https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ask3/id572042047 Ask3 – A free iPad App for Creating Flipped Video Lessons Your Students Can Actually Respond To ... also uses in digital storytelling, screencasting and assessment CLICK FOR MAIN FEATURES
Allows teachers & students to quickly ask & answer each other's questions with text & their own videos. This FREE app turns each iPad into a whiteboard that can record voice & visuals for instant classroom sharing. CLICK HERE FOR A REVIEW Ask3 is a tool that teachers can use to create short instructional videos that are shared directly to their students’ iPads. Students can use Ask3 to ask questions about the video, mark the video with drawing tools, and create their own audio comments about the video.
TinyTap : iPad App .. for making games http://www.tinytap.it/site/home TinyTap is a free app for the iPad that lets parents and kids turn their shared experiences into personal and educational games.
Every photo you take is now an opportunity to learn, play, and create a truly personal game.
Every time your kids play a game, they will hear someone they love, play with them.
Every game that you create can be published for all to enjoy! Send it to your family and friends, or to the world - and spread the joy.
Review : bit.ly/NBwFJB
GoMo Learning http://www.gomolearning.com/ GoMo Learning is a mobile learning authoring tool, allowing you to create your own high-quality mobile training applications quickly and cost-effectively.
Brainshark http://www.brainshark.com/ Brainshark : Upload ppt and digital media and add narration
With Brainshark’s cloud-based solution, you can easily transform static content such as PowerPoint® documents into voice-enriched online and mobile video presentations that can be accessed anytime, on-demand...and tracked so you can measure the effectiveness of your communications.
See screencast Tutorial
ShowMe : Record IWB + Audio [also iPadApp] http://www.showmeapp.com ShowMe : Record IWB + Audio [also iPadApp]
ShowMe is a global learning community - a place where anyone can learn or teach anything.
Our mission is to make learning as accessible as possible, while giving great teachers and experts a platform to reach even more students.
Our community has created hundreds of ShowMe's, from chemistry to history to football strategy - and more knowledge is being shared everyday.
What if we could flip the traditional classroom model, where students struggle through lectures in class and left completely alone to do homework?
Teachers are making the flipped classroom a reality with ShowMe. By recording lectures for students to watch at home, teachers are using class time to inspire through group collaboration and project-based learning.
ARIS http://arisgames.org/ ARIS is a tool for you to make mobile games, tours and interactive stories. Using the GPS and QR Codes, ARIS players will experience a virtual world of interactive characters, items and media placed in physical space.
Dozens of artists, educators, game designers and story tellers are making ARIS games. If you have an iPhone or iPod touch, then download ARIS to your device and start playing some of our demo games.
A practical guide to creating learning videos http://bit.ly/kA1leW A practical guide to creating learning videos
myUdutu http://www.udutu.com/ myUdutu offers an enterprise solution without risks, hassles and headaches. Whether you are a large corporate organization or a small business, the myUdutu Online Course Authoring Tool can save you time and money.
MyUdutu is a FREE web-based tool which provides a user friendly platform to create highly interactive elearning courses quickly and easily.
Anyone can design, build and implement online training courses without any prior technological expertise.
Flowgram http://www.flowgram.com/ Flowgram
I'm not sure if this should be under the heading of "Social Aggregator" or "Social Media Aggregator" or "Authorare"
In either case it is a brilliant tool ... especially when considering the potential for educators
We are building a new communications platform that lets anyone package and share anything on the internet in ways never before possible.
A flowgram combines the advantages of slide presentations and screencasts with an interactive user experience that fully exploits the fact that almost all the information we might ever need is already on the web.
Using the zero download Flowgram Maker, creators can assemble and annotate web pages, photographs, videos etc on any topic, and add a voice narrative which provides context, emotion and consistency. This uniquely personalized package can be shared as an embeddable widget, email or as a link to either a private group or with the world.
Flowgram recipients can interact with any of its pages by, for example, clicking on links, and playing and pausing videos.
Ed.VoiceThread http://ed.voicethread.com Ed.VoiceThread is ...
It's a web-based collaborative network that is simple, powerful and safe. Specifically designed for K-12 educators and students, Ed.VoiceThread enables rich collaboration around multimedia in a secure environment. More like a pencil than a software platform, Ed.VoiceThread is a space for creating digital stories and documentaries, practicing language skills, exploring geography and culture, solving math problems, collaborating with other students, or simply finding and honing student voices.
The Ed.VoiceThread network is a worldwide community where safety is built upon a foundation of accountability. All users are known users, responsible for their content and behavior. Access is restricted to K-12 educators, students and administrators, and all content is created exclusively by registered members of the community.
Squeak http://squeakland.org/ Squeak is a "media authoring tool"-- software that you can download to your computer and then use to create your own media or share and play with others. It is free and downloadable here.
Squeak is open source software
Education is a primary focus for many Squeakers - who are doing cutting edge research on how computers can be used to enhance and amplify learning. At Viewpoints Research, "Squeak Central", creator Alan Kay and director Kim Rose use Squeak with students to explore how this can be achieved. A 45 minute, multiple Emmy winning, documentary film called "Squeakers" was recently completed on this work. Several clips are available here.
Some students work with media created in Squeak by their teachers; others are creating their own simulations and models to test their theories and deepen their understanding of math and science.
Tutorom http://www.tutorom.com/ Learn. Teach. Collaborate. Online elearning the tutorom way.
Access thousands of lessons or use our tools to create and control access to your own courses, collaborate with colleagues and much more.
Create tutorials online, share educational resources and collaborate with colleagues. Anyone can create their own courses, and either charge for them, restrict access to them, or deliver as public courses - with advertising revenues being split between the service and the author.
Scratch http://scratch.mit.edu/ Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.
Scratch is designed to enhance the technological fluency of young people, helping them learn to express themselves creatively with new technologies.
As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, and they gain a deeper understanding of the process of design.
Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Intel Foundation, and MIT Media Lab research consortia.
Wink http://www.debugmode.com/wink/ Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc). Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users.
Freeware: Distributed as freeware for business or personal use. However if you want to redistribute Wink, you need to get permission from the author.
Cross-Platform: Available for all flavours of Windows and various versions of Linux (x86 only).
Create Interactive Content for E-Learning Courses http://blog.articulate.com/ Create Interactive Content for E-Learning Courses
With Engage, e-learning course developers can now actively encourage discovery by prompting learners to interact, such as .....
The Webcast Academy Open House (Webcasting) http://www.webcastacademy.net/ The Webcast Academy Open House
The Academy is a hands on, collaborative training center for people interested in learning how to produce and host live, interactive webcasts. You can learn more about Webcast Academy Session 1.1 here. You can also register to begin online participating.
webcasting : free online authoring and hosting tool
Macromedia Breeze Online Seminar http://helpx.adobe.com/learning/ Macromedia Breeze Online Seminar
Learn more about Macromedia Breeze by attending a live seminar given by a Breeze expert. Whether you want step-by-step instructions on using Breeze for the first time or an extensive review of Breeze capabilities and benefits for your organization, we offer a seminar to meet your needs.
Breeze software integrates live and on-demand online communication to increase your training reach and effectiveness.
ReadyGo Web Course Builder http://www.readygo.com/ Courses developed in ReadyGo Web Course Builder can be easily integrated with popular Learning Management Systems (LMS) including Avilar, Claroline, Click2Learn, Docent, GeoMetrix, Hospital U, ILIAS, KMS-inc, Knowledge Planet, LearnFrame, MaxIT, Meridian KSI, Moodle, OnTrack, Oracle, Pathlore, PeopleSoft, Plateau, Questionmark, Saba, Sun, Track-ED by MRT Multimedia, Test Track, THINQ, and Ynot Learn.
Download a fully functional trial version of ReadyGo Web Course Builder; available in Danish, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
ReadyGo Web Course Builder supports the AICC, SCORM, IMS (XML), and ADA/508/W3C (for use with blind readers) standards.
Macromedia Breeze http://tinyurl.com/c3k5d Macromedia Breeze
With rapid course authoring, Macromedia Breeze complements your LMS perfectly? enabling you to deliver compelling training fast, live, and on-demand.
Breeze makes it easy for anyone to author training content quickly, using nothing more complex than Microsoft PowerPoint.
Live virtual classrooms add to your online training options and effectiveness, with capabilities such as streaming video of multiple presenters.
Users can access Breeze on-demand courses and live meetings instantly through any web browser.
Breeze integrates seamlessly with your existing AICC or SCORM-based LMS. It also offers tracking and testing capabilities.
Demo Builder http://www.demo-builder.com/index.html Demo Builder is a powerful, yet simple to use, software tool for creating professional and fully interactive application demonstrations and simulations, presentations and tutorials.
ViewletBuilder http://www.qarbon.com/presentation-software/viewletbuilder/ ViewletBuilder
Anyone can use ViewletBuilder to produce effective, professional looking Flash tutorials in minutes.
ViewletBuilder's Patented Screen Capture Process automatically reproduces the movement of your cursor, allowing you to create Flash tutorials or simulations that exactly mirror the way your product or web site works.
ViewletBuilder makes it easy to create interactive slide shows and tutorials such as this example of a virtual home tour.
With ViewletBuilder, there is no need to compile your project in order to see it in action. You can preview the Flash tutorial instantly to see the results of your work
BB FlashBack Express http://www.bbsoftware.co.uk/BBFlashBackExpress/Home.aspx BB FlashBack Express - the reduced price version of BB FlashBack - has everything you need to make great screen recordings.
Free trial version available for downloading.
FlashBack capture technology ensures perfect reproduction. Record a spoken commentary while recording the screen.
Record a window, region or full screen. BB FlashBack Express's easy to use interface makes it a breeze.
Review your recording frame by frame with the VCR-like movie player.
ScribeStudio : elearning authorware : ASP Model http://www.scribestudio.com/ ScribeStudio : elearning authorware : ASP Model
Web-Based: A 100% Web-based e-Learning toolset means you don? need to set up servers or download applications. Just log-in and get started!
Point-and-click simplicity allows you to quickly add content, tests, and quizzes to your course and to create a customized Learning Site where your Learners access educational and training materials.
All the tools you need to quickly create and publish e-Learning Programs and dynamic learning communities are now available through your Web browser.
KnowledgePresenter http://www.knowledgepresenter.com/ KnowledgePresenter
Create fully interactive, SCORM compliant e-learning lessons - in a drag and drop environment.
Create fully interactive SCORM compliant e-learning lessons, from software simulations, multiple choice quizzes, through to fully synchronized multimedia presentations, with no programming, and no plugins required.
Lessons or presentations play back natively in a browser.
EasyGenerator http://www.easygenerator.com/ EasyGenerator is a comprehensive e-learning suite.
Interactive training can be developed three times faster than was previously possible. Discover on this website to find out
what EasyGenerator?can do for you or your company.
With EasyGenerator?Suite complete study paths can be set out to match competency profiles within organisations. The Suite also offers valuable management information on the progress of employees on the training courses and tests. At any time a complete overview can be provided on the training progress of the organisation.
Interactive training courses without programming knowledge
Teaching Templates 2.2.2 (shareware) http://www.tac-soft.com/ Teaching Templates - a set of award-winning authoring tools to help you create interactive, educational exercises, tests and quizzes. The exercises can be put on a Web page, or run as standalone programs at home or in the classroom. The Teaching Templates suite has been used successfully in English language teaching courses at all levels of ability. It also offers an easy and timesaving way to prepare teaching materials in many other subjects.
Connexions http://cnx.rice.edu/help/qstart/ In Connexions, a global community of authors, using special authoring tools, continually converts "raw knowledge" into small, self-contained modules of information and places them in the Content Commons, to be used, re-used, updated, and adapted. Instructors use a Course Composer software tool to weave modules into customized courses that can be placed on the Web, presented in class, or printed as paper text. Students and other learners access Web courses or individual modules directly using a special visualization and navigational Roadmap tool designed to highlight the nonlinear "connexions" among concepts both within the same course, but more importantly, across courses and disciplines.
Unlike any other educational technology project of its kind, Connexions features a synergistic mix of both software and content, and our solutions involving community development, modularization, XML markup, editorial lenses, and intellectual property cater directly to the wants and needs of the academic community. Connexions currently hosts over 1,000 modules in the Content Commons and is used as the primary text for eight courses.
Breeze from Macromedia http://tinyurl.com/7op2w Breeze from Macromedia - With Macromedia Breeze, now teachers, administrators, and students can use tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint to produce education and training materials to support classroom instruction and distance learning.
AICC, SCORM, IMS XML and other eLearning standards http://www.readygo.com/standards Want to learn more on AICC, SCORM, IMS XML and other eLearning standards?
Take a free online course An Introduction to AICC, SCORM, and IMS (XML)
Take a tour to see how easy it is to implement SCORM in Web Course Builder (requires Macromedia Flash plug-in).
Buy ReadyGo Web Course Builder ($495 per course author).
Download a free trial version of the ReadyGo Web Course Builder. See how easy it is to turn your course into SCORM, AICC, IMS (XML), or integrate your course with 15 learning managment systems LMS
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