In preparing for an interview on Moodle (A LMS licensed under the GNU License) I found this interview with martin Dougiamas, creator of Moodle at Steve Hargadon's site (http://www.stevehargadon.com/2006/10/interview-with-martin-dougiamas.html)
It provides an excellent background into this LMS. We'll be publishing an interview with some E-Learning practitioners who use Moodle in their work soon.
Here are some statistics for the next time you need to make a business case for Training from Assima.
Assima Managing Director, Paul Stevens presented some strong arguments for effective IT training:
I was playing with the free online software Dabbleboard that makes it easy to draw diagrams, jotting notes and sketches. Dabbleboard comes with a library of readily-available objects for piecing together org charts, mind maps, network diagrams, floor plans, photo annotation, interface designs, and electrical diagrams. I drew the little diagram below (my brainstorm about what makes information valuable) in a few moments using a mouse. It is possible to draw diagrams with a mouse because Dabbleboard takes your mouse gestures and interprets them as a diagram. Sometimes it makes a silly c
Fair Use and Copyright issues come up frequently during the creation of training material. Today's ASTD CPLP class provided an excellent resource to answer all these questions--the Columbia Copyright Advisory Office. The website provides a Copyright Quickguide, a Fair Use Checklist, gives information on how to obtain permission to use existing copyrighted materials.