Re: Looking for open source Learning Management System suggestions
Bastien Koert <phpster <at> gmail.com>
2010-09-01 02:53:34 GMT
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 7:21 PM, Michael Shadle <mike503 <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, there is Moodle.
> However, upon installing it, I found the admin UI to be extremely
> gaudy, counter-intuitive, and requires it's own learning system just
> to get it right (ha ha)
> Does anyone know of any other options out there?
> Obviously, open source is best, I'd even take some reasonably priced
> options though that allow for some extensibility.
> There should be the following capabilities:
> - Learning tracks - groups of courses/modules
> - Modules or courses - pages of content, videos, whatever, with or
> without quizzes and related test-like activities
> - Reporting / metrics - scores for individuals, groups
> - User authentication (obviously) - bonus if external authentication
> or some way to hook into external user auth
> - Not extremely hard to theme or customize the look
> - Users should be able to resume where they left off in courses
> - Mobile support (or some way it can be themed or made very usable for
> mobile devices, mainly iDevices)
> - Questions and answers can be randomized, allow for $x retakes,
> explain why their answer is wrong (or at least a reference to a URL)
> - Questions can be multiple choice, single choice, short answer, etc.
> It should be easy for an end user to take tests and move through
> courses, the course could just be a test - it doesn't necessarily need