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Learning Design Editor


A screenshot of the Environments page of the Reload Learning Design Editor
 

The Learning Design Editor has been developed at the University of Bolton by Phillip Beauvoir and Paul Sharples.

Features
What's new in version 2.1.3
Known issues in this version

The following issues have been reported in this version. These will be fixed in the next version.


 

Windows XP/2000 version

Download version 2.1.3 for Windows with Java included (46.2 mb)
Download version 2.1.3 for Windows without Java (21.2 mb)

Installation notes:

If you already have Java installed you can use the version of the editor without Java (Java version 1.4.2 or later is needed.) If you don't have Java installed or if you're not sure, download the version with Java included.

After downloading, unzip the file. Launch the Editor by double-clicking on the reload-ldeditor application file. You can add a shortcut link on your desktop if you like.


Linux version (x86/GTK 2)

Download version 2.1.3 for Linux (21.3 mb)

Installation notes:

After downloading, extract the tar archive. Launch the Editor by clicking on the reload-ldeditor application file.

You will need to have Java version 1.4.2 or later installed.

Note - the Reload user workspace location is set to user.home/reload/ldeditor-workspace.

Please note that the internal Browser (Mozilla) may not work on some Linux setups. In order to get this feature working, follow these instructions:

  1. Ensure that the "mozilla-browser" package is installed at /usr/lib/mozilla
  2. Add the line "export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME=/usr/lib/mozilla" to the end of the file: /etc/environment

See this link for further information: http://www.eclipse.org/swt/faq.php#browserlinuxrcp


Macintosh version

Download version 2.1.3 for Apple Mac (20.9 mb)

Installation notes:

After downloading, extract the tar archive using Stuffit Expander or similar. Launch the Editor by clicking on the reload-ldeditor application file.

You will need to have Java version 1.4.2 or later installed.

 

Source code

Source code for the Learning Design Editor and all Reload tools and libraries

Source code for the Learning Design Editor and all Reload tools and libraries is available via the CVS repository at SourceForge, here:

http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=76357

Please follow the instructions suitable for your CVS client. The settings to access the CVS repository are:

Connection type: pserver
User: anonymous
Password: n/a
Host: x4l-reload.cvs.sourceforge.net
Repository path: /cvsroot/x4l-reload