This section lists software platforms dedicated to managing and delivering online web courses. They also known as Learning Management Systems (LMSes), Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs), or simply "courseware". They mainly focus on higher education. These platforms enable teachers/institutions to create web sites with functions such as:
An enterprise course management system that combines an open and flexible architecture with a complete set of easy-to-use features.
Joint European academic consortium. Offers WBT authoring, delivery and management tools. Foundation members have free access to a huge database of reusable course modules.
An open source Web-based learning content management system (LCMS) designed with accessibility and adaptability in mind.
Commercial course website software; can also create a free course on their site.
(Basic Smart, Cooperate Worldwide) is a web based collaboration / groupware environment. It is a shared workspace system and supports document upload, event notification, and group management.
An easy to use, open source software package based on PHP/MySQL.
Collection of tools to create and manage online courses.
Makers of eCourse, a course website toolkit, a smaller version called eToolkit (available for free), and eCollege Campus.
Create, manage, and multi-purpose repositories of digital content. Author and publish dynamic educational content on the WWW. Tracks learning and adapts a learner's level using Adaptive Curriculum Technology.
Future Learning Environment is open-source web-based software for computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL).
Flexible XML based learning management system. Available in 6 languages.
A software product which enables certifying organizations and their training providers, corporate departments, and colleges to make existing training courses and tests immediately available over the Internet.
allows users to create a knowledge-building community. Each community creates their own database in which they can store notes and connect ideas. It features a web client or alternatively clients for Mac and Win platforms.
A free, open-source PHP web application for producing modular internet-based courses that support a modern social constructionist pedagogy. Easy to install, use and maintain on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X platforms.
An open source Java-based course learning environment used primarily by academic institutions.
An easy to use web-based learning management system (LMS) with enterprise features.
An open source web-based virtual classroom system (written in C) that includes modules for discussion, chat, syllabus, handouts, assignments, grades, and private email.
Web-based training authoring, delivery and management. The authoring environment is entirely Web based.
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