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ERi::Learning Platforms::


  Note: In the near future, we will be expanding sandbox practice
  areas for instructors to experiment with a number of learning
  platforms.

PLATFORMS & SAMPLES

WordPress
A free and versatile platform, a course demonstration, and
help resources.

Moodle
A free Course Managment System and demo.

SMF - Simple Machines Forum
Free open-source discussion forum that's user-friendly and effective.

OpenClass
Free hosted LMS from Pearson with Google tools,

Lon-Capa
Open-source free CMS/LCMS

Blackboard Platform and Services
Ubiquitous education platform.

LearningStudio
Slick LMS from Pearson.

Google Groups and Apps for Education
Google App website, sample course, platform practice sandbox.

YouTube Libraries
Easy way to post educational videos accessible to most devices;
primary, secondary, tertiary, lifelong learning.

Streaming Audio Demo and Services
Useful for nonstop streaming of low-bandwidth educational audio.

iTunes App for iPad
Free iTunes U app, course manager, hosting, demo course.

Canvas
There are two-week trial accounts, and a 'build your course' feature
that lets teachers build a course for free.

Brightspace
Formerly "Desire2Learn" learning platforms for K-12, higher ed,
and business enterprise. Offers a free trial account.

FirstClass
Education features including collaboration, blogging, cloud, email,
profiles, IMs, personal web publishing, mobility, calendaring, etc.

mooc.org
A nonprofit edX platform with Google to host courses.

Sakai
A collaborative earning environment with free tryout access.

Knewton
Digital flipped-course learning platform.

Articulate Storyline
Course creation platform; e-learning community. 

VIRTUAL LEARNING WORLDS

Second Life
The premier and among the most advanced virtual worlds. Free
basic access.

Sample Second Life Course
Immersive online customer service course in a virtual classroom.
Requires a Second Life viewer such as Firestorm.

OpenSim
Similar to Second Life, hosted on your own hardware or available
through public grids run by others.

Starlight
A virtual world platform created specifically for educators and
students by FireSabre.


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