Open Source Learning Management systems

by | Oct 29, 2007 | Articles

In this month’s edition of Epic’s newsletter, Mark Aberdour discusses open source learning management systems. 

If Web 2.0 is about community and collaboration, the Open Source model has played a crucial role in driving it forward. Recent years have seen Open Source making a major impact in the Learning Management System space, with Moodle, in particular, claiming a substantial portion of the education market. But it’s not just about Moodle.

There are at least five credible open source substitutes to commercial LMS solutions, each of which Epic feels is good enough to recommend to customers. In this thorough and detailed study, Mark Aberdour not only recommend the top open source LMSs, but also looks at five key markets and proposes the open source LMS best suited to each.

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This article was originally created by the Work based e-learning project at e-skills UK and is reproduced with kind permission.

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