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Alternative eLearning Tools

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Presentation for ACPET ementor session around alternative tools for an LMS.

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Alternative eLearning Tools

  1. 1. ACPET - Vic Government e-Learning Program 2013 Alternative Delivery Tools Intermediate Stream
  2. 2. Alternatives to an LMS Name and title of presenter goes here
  3. 3. WordPress Blogging System • Open or closed • Server or web application • Lots of plug ins • Can create social network using BuddyPress http://wordpress.org/
  4. 4. WordPress
  5. 5. WordPress
  6. 6. Wiki Website System • Allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser usually using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor. • Users can comment on each page • Can track page changes • Can close wikis off to public • Many systems around (web, cloud, server) http://www.wikispaces.com/
  7. 7. Wiki
  8. 8. Wiki http://acpet12.wikispaces.com/
  9. 9. Ning Member based social network site • Allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser usually using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor. • Users can comment on each page • Can track page changes • Can close wikis off to public • Many systems around (web, cloud, server) • $ http://ning.com/
  10. 10. Ning
  11. 11. Google Sites Group Website • Share posts • Share calendars in posts • Add shared Documents • Comments http://sites.google.com
  12. 12. Google Groups Group social network • Share and reply to topics posted by members http://sites.google.com
  13. 13. Google Groups
  14. 14. Flexible Learning Toolboxes http://toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au/
  15. 15. Inside a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) http://www.coursera.org
  16. 16. Using Linda http://www.lynda.com
  17. 17. Communication and Facilitation Tools
  18. 18. Yammer Social Enterprise Tool • Text • Chat • File Sharing https://www.yammer.com/
  19. 19. Yammer
  20. 20. Yammer https://www.yammer.com/acpetementor/
  21. 21. Big Blue Button Open Source Webinar Tool • Text • Chat • Presentation • Recording when integrated with Moodle http://www.bigbluebutton.org/
  22. 22. Big Blue Button
  23. 23. Skype Voice over internet communication tool • Text and Voice Chat • Skype to Phone • Group calls • Application Sharing (pro) http://www.skype.com swampfox_mg
  24. 24. Skype
  25. 25. Twitter Micro Blogging tool • 140 Characters • Followers, Groups, Hashtags • Myriad of apps and software for PC, Mac and Mobile • Twitter stream can be embedded across the web http://www.twitter.com @mickgwyther
  26. 26. Twitter
  27. 27. Google + Facebook style social media • You catergorise followers into Circles • Can hang out and chat with followers • Can comment and add to others posts https://plus.google.com
  28. 28. Google +
  29. 29. Visual Tools for creating content Name and title of presenter goes here
  30. 30. Share video with YouTube or Vimeo channel Why YouTube or Vimeo • Shift video bandwidth off your site/LMS • Avoids video player plug in issues • Works on most all devices • No cost • Doubles as marketing tool for your RTO • Embed easily into LMS/Website/Blog/Wiki
  31. 31. Share audio with Podomatic Why Podomatic? • Shift audio bandwidth off your site/LMS • Works on most all devices • No cost • Embed easily into LMS/Website/Blog/Wiki
  32. 32. Share PowerPoints with Slideshare
  33. 33. Voki Simple Website Avatar creator • Create and customise characters • Add audio or text to speech • Embed into website, blog, Moodle etc. http://www.voki.com/
  34. 34. Voki
  35. 35. Prezi Presentation software • Cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. http://prezi.com/
  36. 36. Go Animate http://goanimate.com/
  37. 37. Prezi
  38. 38. Free sources of images and audio
  39. 39. Integrating images - sources http://openclipart.org/http://compfight.com
  40. 40. Creative Commons is a nonprofit that offers flexible copyright management tools for creative work. Offering your work under a Creative Commons license does not mean giving up your copyright. It means offering some of your rights to any taker, and only on certain conditions. Creative Commons
  41. 41. Attribution - This applies to every Creative Commons work. Whenever a work is copied or redistributed under a Creative Commons license, credit must always be given to the creator. Non commercial - Lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work — and derivative works based upon it — but for noncommercial purposes only. No Derivative Works - Lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it. Share Alike - Allows others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work. Creative Commons Licenses
  42. 42. http://youtu.be/1DKm96Ftfko Creative Commons Licenses
  43. 43. Flickr Creative Commons – http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/ Open Source Music - http://www.opensourcemusic.com/ Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/ Yahoo Creative Commons Search Tool http://search.yahoo.com/cc Designing and implementing eLearning with Creative Commons (Australian Flexible Learning Framework) http://designing.flexiblelearning.net.au/gallery/activities/creative_commons.htm Creative Commons information Australia – http://creativecommons.org.au Creative Commons (Global) – http://creativecommons.org/ Creative Commons Links
  44. 44. Student Productivity Tools Name and title of presenter goes here
  45. 45. Google Suite - Student productivity • Mail • Calendar • Documents • Blogs (Blogger) • Reader • YouTube http://mail.google.com
  46. 46. How to use an Android tablet
  47. 47. Google Suite
  48. 48. Google Sites Group Website • Share posts • Share calendars in posts • Add shared Documents • Comments https://sites.google.com/site/acpet2012/ http://sites.google.com
  49. 49. Feedly – RSS Reader
  50. 50. Feedly Follow hundreds of blogs in one place • Subscribe to Blogs • Tag by topic • Share with others http://www.feedly.com
  51. 51. Google Drive Create and share documents • Create documents, spreadsheets & excel in the Cloud • Share and joint editing • Download in variety of formats • Embed into blogs, wikis, Moodle etc • Repository of files https://docs.google.com
  52. 52. Google Drive
  53. 53. Google Drive
  54. 54. Social Bookmarks - Diigo Create and share bookmarks • Social bookmarking, web annotation, collaborative research services, • Capture a variety of data - screenshots, pictures, notes, etc • Share on mobile, read sites offline http://www.diigo.com
  55. 55. Diigo
  56. 56. Social Bookmarks - Diigo Create and share bookmarks • Social bookmarking, web annotation, collaborative research services, • Capture a variety of data - screenshots, pictures, notes, etc • Share on mobile, read sites offline http://www.diigo.com
  57. 57. Microsoft SkyDrive https://skydrive.live.com Document sharing and cloud creation • Scaled down versions of Office Software apps • Create in the Cloud • Software for PC, Map, Mobile Devices • File storage similar to DropBox
  58. 58. Microsoft SkyDrive
  59. 59. Microsoft SkyDrive
  60. 60. Mindmaps Tools for organising and representing knowledge and relationships graphically •to generate ideas (eg brainstorming) •to design a complex structure (eg complicated texts, large web sites) •to communicate complex ideas •to aid learning by explicitly integrating new and old knowledge
  61. 61. Mindmaps https://bubbl.us/
  62. 62. Mindmesiter http://www.mindmeister.com
  63. 63. Cloud Storage http:/www.dropbox.com/
  64. 64. Resources – Top 100 tools http://c4lpt.co.uk/top-100-tools-for-learning-2011/
  65. 65. Resources – Cool Tools for Schools http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/

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