Course & Training Platform Comparison

2019-07-04 10:03:45
A comparison of online course training and LMS platforms. The audience is instructors & trainers. eLearning, SPOC, MOOC, SOOC, COOC
Academy of MineCoggnoCoursepathDigital ChalkEducadiumeFront LearningEZlcmsInquisiqr3LearningCartLitmosMindBitesMindFlashOdijooOpenSesamePathwrightProProfsRuzukuSkillshareSkyprepTeachableUdemyWizIQZenlerThinkificSkillBuilder LMSProProfs Training Maker
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EU hostedYes
Content Creation ToolYesYes Integrated WYSIWYG editorYes - reqNoYes Can import PowerPoint preso tooYesYes import SCORMYes import SCORM+UdemyYes Integrated with SCORM and Tin Can
Live Course InstructionYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYes
Timeline markers / Module markersNoYesYesNoNo- Each course will have different options, as there are 400+ providers represented on the site. You can stop your course and come back to it at any time.NoYesYes
Video UploadYes - HTML 5Yes, 100% EU hosted videos, directly in your academy.HD Video250MB upload limit at basic. HD starts at $29/mo level.Yes. 10MB limit per videoYesYesYes, 1 GB upload limit. But it increase according to your plan.
SCORM compliantYesYes Supports: SCORM 1.1 SCORM 1.2 SCORM 2004 SCORM 2004 2nd Edition SCORM 2004 3rd Edition SCORM 2004 4th Edition Tin Can APIYesNo- Can upload SCORM compliant coursesYes Yes- Not sure - it's not obviousYesYesYes Yes, Can upload SCORM compliant Courses
ISO certified serviceISO 27001
Private selling areaYesYesYes Private LMS - $399/moYes $14 levelYesNoYesYes
Public sellingYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Yes, OpenSesame is a marketplace for elearning coursesYesYesYesYesYes
Can reuse or sell contentNoYou can re-use your content: duplicate whole courses and/or just re-use parts of them. You can sell courses directly from within your academy.It's not clear - no TOS provided.Users can download videos. At $29 level can use stream only option.Use for their internal purposes only.No, but does have an Affiliate programNo.Can use content anyway they wish.Yes
Allows own payment gatewayYes - reqNoYes PayPal is supportedNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Allows SubscriptionsYesNoYesNoNoNoYes Yes, OpenSesame PlusYesYesYes
Setup feeNoneNo. There are no additional fees. Just create an account and you are ready to go.$399.00NoneNoNoneNone for classroom - $99 for pay-as-you-goFree Signup- Without Card
Monthly fee (lowest)199 USD0 USD199 EUR0 USD14 USD19.99 USD for one user19.95 USD for Classrooms - $0 for pay-as-you-go59.97 USD79 USD75 USD330 USD (100 users)59 USD / month
Student Limit @ this price500NoneSeems to be unlimited.NoneNone510050100 Learners
Data storage limit @ this price10GBNoneNo limitationNoneNoneNone advertised.None advertised.None1 GB
Per transaction feeno10%no$4.95 + 2.9%0.29% + 30%0.10%$7 + 4% for pay as you go. 4% for classrooms. Gateway fee on top of these at 2.9% + $0.300.10%50%
Pmt xfer timelineImmediateTwice monthly after $200 min.Direct deposit.MonthlyImmediate - uses Stripe accountImmediateMonthly
Registration Pmt methodsDependent on my gatewayAll major CCs via PayPalAll major CCs.CC via PayPalAll major CC.Visa, Mastercard, and American Express - no PayPalPaypal, Credit CardCurrently, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover. PayPal not accepted. At this time, only accept payments online so we will not be able to accept a P.O., invoice you, or take an order over the phone.
Support OptionsEmal, PhoneEmail, phone, GoToMeetingEmail & PhoneemailLive Chat, Phone, Emailemail and phoneEmail & chatOnline form 24/7 supportOnline support forum, facebook groupLive Chat, Phone, EmailLive Chat, Phone, Email by 24/7
To teach, you must first apply or enroll for approvalNoNoYesNoNoYes Yes, free registration processNoYesYesYes Yes, Free Registration.
Live Course CalendarYesNoYesNoNoNo
Allows Course TracksNoYesNoYes
GradingYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes Yes
QuizzesYesYesYesYesYes- Many of the courses include assessments. You can filter your search specifically for this feature.YesYes Add your own Quizzes from the course or using zenler studioYesYes Yes. Can add quiz in your course.
Course ProgressYesNoYes- can't tellYes For instructor - not clear if the student can see it tooYes YesYesYesYesYesYes Yes
GamificationYesNoNoNoNo- Many of the courses include simulations and games. You can filter your search specifically for this feature.No--Yes Yes
Digital CertificatesYesNoYesYesNoYes YesNoYes YesYesYes Yes
Can set registration deadlinesNoYesNo- Can set starting date onlyNo-
Mailing listsYesNoYesNoNoNoYes Lead lists collected so you have details before school goes live and emailing options with filters for contacting studentsYes
Instructor BlogYesNoYesNoNoYes Yes,
Student profilesYesNoYes Every user can create an individual profile.- In the upper pricing tiersNoNoNoYesYesYes Yes
Private mailYesNoYesNoNoNoNo
Testimonials and RatingsYes BothYes ||| User reviews and comments allowed.NoYes Yes- Instructor can rank answers to interactive discussion questionsYes YesYes Yes
Interaction with studentsYes- Can't tellYes Discuissions, Private messaging and test feedbackYes Threaded conversations - 1on1Yes In a ClassroomNoYesYesYes Email, comments etcYesYes
Community for teachersNoNo- Not specifically - community extends to students and all Odijoo members.NoNoYesYes Facebook group and forum-
Includes Affiliate ProgramYes- For the platform but not really for the instructors.Yes Get in touch with us at info@coursepath.comNoNoYes YesNoYes You can have your own affiliate program for coursesYes
StatisticsYes- MinimalYesYesNoNoYes YesYes
Integration into own websiteNoNoYes You can use the share options to share courses throughout the web.- Not at basic levelYes Embeddable players provided.NoYes OpenSesame courses work in any SCORM-compliant Learning Management SystemNoYesYes Yes, SCORM, Tin Can, Sales Force, WordPress, MailChimp, TribeHR, SugarCRM and Constant Contact.
Responsive designYesNoYes 100% responsive- Main site is.NoYesYes YesYesYes Yes. For any Device
Mobile Ready- Videos only - main site doesn't work well on my samsung galaxy IIIYesYes Alluded to but not clearly stated.NoYesYes YesYesYes
Design, Themes, CutomizationYesNoThere are many branding options to create a fully customized academy. This way you can also sell branded academies to your customers.4 templates12 templates to choose fromSeems like you can customize as much as you want. Check lamppostguild.comYesCustomize your LMS with your brand, theme and colorsYes. Can customize your LMS with your brand, theme and colors
CommentsGood for established training programs. Excellent demo video.Seems focused on Corporate training. Private LMS areas have a monthly subscription fee.Feel free to try Coursepath 30 days for free: https://www.coursepath.comNot really an LMS. Just a way to sell training videos.Allows for "campuses" - your own branded school. Can syndicate your courses to other sellers.Good solid startup tools.SkillBuilder is not just an LMS. It's a competency-based learning management system that supports all of your training requirementsYes
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