Whether it is a university like Albertus Magnus, a company or any other organization, e-learning is a great way to spread knowledge & measure the results efficiently (in means of time & money).
There are various open source e-learning applications that can be installed easily, have a wide user community & offers a complete system. Here are 7 of them which you will like:
eFront is a complete e-learning software with a good looking Ajaxed interface.
It enables admins to create & manage lessons easily with various tools like:
- content editors (has a flexible visual content editor and support for pictures, sound, video, flash or java)
- file manager & digital library (for file sharing)
- test builders
- abiity to assign projects
- creating surveys & more.
The system is multilingual & modular. It requires PHP & MySQL to run.
Moodle is one of the most popular open source e-learning system. It is built with PHP & uses MySQL or PostgreSQL to store data.
It has powerful course management features that covers creating lessons, assignments, quizes, documents & more.
There are various modules that help students & teachers to interact with each other like chat, forum, survey or workshop.
It is used in 1000s of websites, has a detailed documentation & a wide community.
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