PLATFORMS & SAMPLES
and versatile platform, a course demonstration, and
A free Course Managment System and
SMF - Simple
Free open-source discussion forum that's
user-friendly and effective.
Free hosted LMS from Pearson with
Open-source free CMS/LCMS
Blackboard Platform and Services
Slick LMS from Pearson.
Google Groups and Apps for Education
App website, sample course, platform practice sandbox.
Easy way to post educational
videos accessible to most devices;
primary, secondary, tertiary,
Streaming Audio Demo and
Useful for nonstop streaming of
low-bandwidth educational audio.
iTunes App for iPad
Free iTunes U app, course
manager, hosting, demo course.
There are two-week trial accounts, and a 'build your course' feature
that lets teachers build a course for free.
Formerly "Desire2Learn" learning platforms for K-12, higher ed,
business enterprise. Offers a free trial account.
Education features including collaboration,
blogging, cloud, email,
profiles, IMs, personal web publishing,
mobility, calendaring, etc.
A nonprofit edX platform with Google to host courses.
A collaborative earning environment with free tryout access.
Digital flipped-course learning platform.
Course creation platform; e-learning community.
VIRTUAL LEARNING WORLDS
The premier and among the most advanced virtual
Sample Second Life Course
Immersive online customer service course in
a virtual classroom.
Requires a Second Life viewer such as
Similar to Second Life, hosted on your own hardware or available
through public grids run by others.
A virtual world platform created
specifically for educators and
students by FireSabre.