's elearning

 

 

Tools for creating quizzes

 
Quizzes
Images & Audio
On-line version
Notes
6 different types
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On of the most widely used. Tutorial HP6 ** Try Potato Skins

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6 different types
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** Only for Platforms
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I haven't tried it yet
6
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"to create on-line quizzes, tests and assessments"
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Kind of templates for creating Webquests
6 different types (most of them with Reading)
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Free for teachers
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You have to order it for free
4 and others
Not sure
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With a back of exercises
11 different types
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Mostly for CALL
15 types
think so
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It seems very very good
texts
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French interface
6 types
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It seems free, but not sure
9 types
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Web-based (No installation)
6 types
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399 $ (there is free trial)
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think so
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Open source
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French interface
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It seep to create Flash quizzes
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It seem s to be a free vers.
QAed (Questions & Assessments Editor)
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Not sure
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Open source
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For webquests, treasure hunts and other web based activities
Vocabulary
don't think so
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Based on Flash
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free and pay version
For getting results
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Free
5 types
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Not free but they have a demo
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thought to be used with languages
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though there is a trial version, you need to pay in order to use it. it works with sound and video.
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a very good free tool that uses flash cards and games to teach vocabulary
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Created by the Univ. of Indianapolis in 2000, "...The content can be imported into ANGEL, or ANGEL can connect to remote SCORM objects hosted anywhere on the web."
4 different types
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Very simple but customizable / tutorial from Aula 21

See more here (Open Source, SIGOSEE) and in my delicious

Dealing with special fonts

Phonetics Maths others
IPA Fonts (Victoria)
Mathematical Fonts (Luc Devroye)
 
   

 

Articles, presentations and more...

*** Educative Software Survey (Very very good one, though in Spanish)

A Quick Look at Resources for Developing Online Materials
Presented for the TESOL EVOnline 2004 Session: Becoming a Webhead by Michael Krauss

 

Software for children

Name
Some features
In Spanish. For promoting the use of Linux in schools
Now this ,a fantastic website full of open source software for educational uses.
   

 

E-learning Platforms

 
Quizzes
Interface
Collaboration tools
Notes
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The most famous one
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The second...
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It is becoming a good thing
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Free, based on Web 2
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Very good
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Better attending one of their events. They have also voice.
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Open source used in many universities
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Open source
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In Spanish. Pay but very good. Have a look at the demo!
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suposse yes
Open source under the GPL License
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Good
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It is one of the most popular nowadays. Good price.
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A rather new one
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A platform developed and created for Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.
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I haven tried it yet it appears to be great!
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It appears to be good and free
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Open source from MIT
could be..
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3D Learning Management System
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Open Source
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ok
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Open Source
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Not sure whether a platform of a company which selles contents for courses.
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Open source from the University of Colonia
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"is an environment dedicated to facilitating learning in Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) via online collaboration".
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Open source
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Open source
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Open source
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Open source
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Open source
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Open source (translated into many languages)
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Pay. In English and Spanish
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In Spanish, created by a teacher.
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Open Source in Italian
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Open Source
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Pay
Don't know... demo
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Pay
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Not exactly a platform.
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"...simple migration of courses to new semesters; grade storage, checking, and calculation; assignment submission and testing, and submitted assignment retrieval; documents; announcements; and discussion boards..." Open source
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"...Learning Content Management System (LCMS) used in the public sector of Switzerland.../open source and completely free of charge. Official support for OLAT is available at the Multimedia & e-Learning Center for Swiss university members..."
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Open source

 

Comparative Websites

Name
Comments
Very good - (Claroline vs. WebCT)
240 educational platforms developed by different universities all along the world
A very complete list of open source platforms
"Estudio de Herramientas para la Tele-enseñanza" by UPM University
Rather old, but very detailled.
Very good compilation of Educational tools from Galicia, Spain (In Spanish)
A study and more links about this about educational platforms (in Spanish)
A long list of platforms for elearning
A very good commented free software list
A Swiss project website to develop a unique platform

Some articles...

Selección de un entorno virtual de enseñanza-aprendizaje de código fuente abierto para la Universidad Jaime I

 

Content generators and other complements to work with platforms

Name
Some comments

Not free of course, but one of the most popular programs among e-teachers

(30 day trial)

"... The complete suite of interoperable products allows a cost effective solution for complex application lifecycle management , starting from gathering requirements and specifications, ensuring automatic matching between development and specifications, tests, localization, training solutions (classroom or eLearning), performance systems for end users, and performance monitoring. "
"... ToolBook Instructor provides a comprehensive content authoring solution to create web based training, computer based training, software application simulations, assessments, tests, quizzes and highly interactive e-learning content ."
"...gathers learning resources from multiple sources and ensures that this flow is smooth and effective"
"...an off-line authoring environment to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup..."
"... 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)." Freeware
"...Lectora Pro Suite and Publisher give you the ability to create any kind of content from simple text-based courses to complex adaptive elearning..."
"...an implementation of a software tool to facilitate the creation of Learning Content Packages for use within Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS)"
An open source application to generate elearning content among other things...
Webload (in German)
"Web based Learning Object Authoring and Delivery"
"...creates Flash from Microsoft Word docs..."
"...an easy-to-use Learner Management System that offers user, course and assessment management, together with a variety of communication and collaboration facilities...) pay, 30 day trial
"... is one of the most popular open source content management systems (CMS) available today..."
"... is a project funded under the JISC Exchange for Learning Programme (X4L). .... focuses on the development of tools that are based on emerging learning technology interoperability specifications.
Some little applications to make work easier when working with educational platforms.
"a stable and flexible Open Source Content Management System built on the popular LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) platform!
For developing SCORM contents from Word, Excell or Producer 2003
Plone user-friendly powerful content management system
Edutu "...is easy-to-use online learning authoring software that allows you to build your course very quickly no matter where you are, and no matter who you need to involve...."
Elgg "...online social network for those interested in education, learning technology and new approaches to teaching and learning..."

E-learning repositories

Name Some details
Mainly based on Open Acess Journals (English)
A recollection of HotPotatoes based quizzes for Primary and Secondary Education (Spanish)

 

Tutorial applications

Name
Some comments
"Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software". Open source

 

 

Articles, Websites, and other useful material to manage a Computers Lab

Articles
Websites
Others

Vance Stevens

Technology coordinators (at techleaning)
     

 

Elearning Universities' Departments

Name
University/Institution
Courses "outside"?
Language
Universidad de Valencia, Spain
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Valencià & Spanish
Universidad de Córdoba, Spain
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Universidad de Murcia
Yes (Servicio de idiomas)
Spanish
Universidad de Málaga
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Universidad de Vigo, Spain
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Galego & Spanish
Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
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Spanish
Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile
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Spanish
Universidad de Alicante, Spain
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Valencià & Spanish
Universidad de Almería, Spain
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Universidad de Granada, Spain
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Spanish

Other virtual campus

List compilled by Universia

 

Publications on e-learning

Name
Periodicity
Editor
Language
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Univ. Jaume I, Castellón (SP)
Spanish
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English
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Conocimiento, S.L.
Spanish
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San Diego State University
English
4 a year (Free subs)
Colorado, USA
English
 
CUED, UNED, Spain
Spanish
2 per year? online
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Spain
English
4 per year (online)
MERLOT Partners, Affiliates, and Sponsors
English
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Atabasca University

(Canada's Open University)

English
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West Georgia University
English
bi-monthly (free)
Michigan Virtual University
English
semestral (free)
CNICE, Ministerio de Educación
Spanish
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Centro de Estudios Valls de Segó, Faura, Valencia, Spain
Spanish
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UNED
Spanish
free
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA
English
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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
English
RED (Revista de Educación a distancia)
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Universidad de Murcia
Spanish

Some recommended articles...

Barbara de Benito Crosetti (2000), Herramientas para la creación, distribución y gestión de cursos a través de Internet

Rob Reynolds (2003) Open Source Courseware -- Evaluation and Rating

González Arechabaleta, M. (2003) Cómo desarrollar un curso de formación On-line,

Las claves del éxito en la formación on-line, como evitar los avandonos (Q-S Media)

Charles Graham, Kursat Cagiltay, Byung-Ro Lim, Joni Craner and Thomas M. Duffy (March-april 2001), Seven Principles of Effective Teaching:
A Practical Lens for Evaluating Online Courses

Arif Altun (2003), Understanding Hypertext in the Context of Reading on the Web: Language Learners' Experience Current Issues in Education, 6(12).

Other stuff on e-learning

Name
Type
More
Community
With different forums to talk about eleaning
Portal
A very complete recollection of material dealing with e-learning (Junta de Andalucía, Spain)
Portal
A free? platform to learn on line already made contents (in Spanish)
Comumnity
With a publication, Buletin, and other stuff (Spanish, Univ. de Granada)
Forum
"...Importing, Managing and Delivering Courses Using IMS Specifications out for Testing!..."
Blog
Very comprenhensive site. Very good.
Blog
On SCORM, LMS, e-learning theory,etc..
Web
A very good recollection of stuff related with e-learning in Spain
Community
In Spanish, made with moodle
Community
With blogs, forums, etc... who works with voice to study the new ways of learning
Publisher?
and consulting... but is is really good. Lots of high quality resources.
Community
One of the best and profitable sites to apply and discuss ICT in the classroom.
Community
"is a website of a European funded initiative to
establish CoP based on those with interest in 'on-line' (e.learning)"
Community
A collection of articles, stories, writings, etc.
Listserver
DEOS-L - The Distance Education Online Symposium (Web and files)
List
Though in Spainish, it seems to be a key list for elearning matterss.
Web
A very good collection of pieces of advice and other stuff on eleaning quality anf other matters related.
Web
"...promoting and exchanging free software for e-learning....the GTI group of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona (Spain) in the context of the European Union supported project SCOPE..."
Foro (Moodle)
Enfocadoa la formación en la empresa
Community
Listservs and other specific forums included. Very good.

New Trends...

Game-based learning

Books
Articles
Other
LIBRARY: TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Games-based Learning (A recollection of articles, sources and more)
Learning in Inmersive words: A review of game-based learning by Sarah de Freitas

Alice Mitchel & Carol Savil Smith (2004), The use of computers and video games

A Blog post by Susan (very good review on some of them)

 

Mobile learning

"...is a worldwide European-led research and development project exploring context-sensitive approaches to informal, problem-based and workplace learning by using key advances in mobile technologies".
A very good site on this kind of learning to have clear references on the field.
"...A consortium of leading companies are working together with universities and colleges to explore new ways of using the latest technology to enhance learning for today's students..."

 

Educative simulation software

"...has set itself the goal of helping to bring these powerful options to ALL teachers and students who have access to the Internet..."
"...dedicated to enhancing understanding and compassion in an increasingly global society..."

Articles and other stuff on simulation software applied to Education

Simulation & Games for Education (the Centre for Advanced Learning Technologies)

What about simulation as a creative education tool? (WEB CENTER FOR K-12 EDUCATIONAL USES OF SIMULATION)

 

E-learning Associations

AACE (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education)

AIESAD ( Asociación Iberoamericana de Educación Superior a Distancia)

AEFOL (Asociación de e-learning española)

ALT ( Association for Leaning Technology)

ICDE (nternational Council for Open and Distance Education)

UDSLA (United States Distance Learning Association)

 

On Elearning quality

Articles on LO and Standards
Websites and Others
Accessibility
SCORM
Elearning service (More than this)
SIT (In search of Quality)
UNFOLD (An European project on elearning standards)
jcasolutions (a course)
 
 
Cedefop (The European Training Village)
 
     
Punto SCORM (elearningworkshops)
     

 

e-learning glossaries

Name
Comments
"a collection of terms and their definitions to help you "speak" e-learning"
Benefit of e-learing (from an article)
Very brief glossary but good.
A glossary coming from one of the most qualified websites on e-learning
" World's biggest, or at least most irreverant,
e-Learning glossary!"
Glossary specially created for an On-line MBA

 

Learning Objects Repositories

Name
Language
Comments
English
"...provides the authoring tools, repository architecture, and preference schema needed to support this learner-centric transformation. ... available as a functioning prototype and will be implemented across Canada by a network of learning communities from many sectors..."
     

Events

EDUTEC 2008, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 3-5th September 2008

V Simposio Pluridisciplinar sobre Diseño y Evaluación de Contenidos Educativos Reutilizables, Salamanca, Spain, 20-21 October 2008

Moodlemot 2008, Barcelona (Spain), 23-25th October 2008

Past events

More events at

Cátedra UNESCO

Elearningworkshops

Octeto eventos (RSS)

Observatorio de e-leaning País Vasco

 

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