Thomas E. Haynes
haynest at mchsi.com
Tue Dec 14 22:32:36 UTC 2004
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> Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 12:11 PM
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> Subject: [K12OSN] CourseWare
> Some of you were talking about collaborative courseware for
> k12 teachers / students.
> I recently installed an opensource php app that looks
> promising; http://www.atutor.ca requires apache,mysql and php
> The base scripts are only a few megs and easy to install.
> Coursware can be plugged in as 'content packages' or you can
> create your own using standard xml.
> Has anyone tried this out - what do you think?
We looked at the options and tried a few out.
We went with Moodle because it seemed to offer more functionality and was
pretty user friendly. There is a thriving community, and the software has
functionality for gradebooks, etc. added by users. It works really well.
I don't pretend to be an expert or anything, but one of my classes has an
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