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Re: [school-discuss] Foss distance learning applications
Mahara is worth keeping an eye on. It is not an LMS but rather ILP/ePortfolio software.
I've had a brief drive and it looks extrememly good
cdmiller <cdmiller@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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Moodle and Sakai appear to be the standards in LMS these days. Several
higher ed shops have been switching from BB/WebCT to Moodle or Sakai.
- - cameron
> Hello Gary,
> Did you ear about Moodle? It's an open source application for
> e-learning, is a Learning Management System (LMS) , it has a large
> community around de world, is better than anyone (open or propietary
> See http://www.moodle.org
> Carina M.
> Gary Dunn wrote:
>> On the drive to work this morning I heard a nice piece on National
>> Public Radio on distance learning, a.k.a. E-learning. Tomorrow they
>> will have a second installment focusing on technique. If you know
>> someone who teaches on-line you should suggest they give a listen.
>> This sot me thinking software and how E-learning began with
>> established Internet protocols but quickly moved towards integrated,
>> proprietary, commercial software.
>> How is the FOSS community doing in this niche? Are there any good Foss
>> distance learning applications? Real-time and asynchronous? Widely used?
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