Claroline is collaborative learning environment based on the PHP programming language and the MySQL relational database. This software allows teachers or education institutions to create and administer courses through a web browser such as Firefox or Google Chrome.
The system provides group management, forums, document repositories, calendar, chat, assignment areas, links, user profile administration on a single and highly integrated package.
Claroline is used by hundreds of institutions around the world.
- Extremely simple learning management system with a strong focus on usability.
- Publish documents in any format (PDF, HTML, Office, Video…).
- Run public or private discussion forums.
- Manage a list of links.
- Create student groups.
- Create online exercises:
- Creating exercises with a list of questions.
- Elaborating different types of questions.
- Tracking the results of the users.
- Structure an agenda with tasks and deadlines.
- Assignments offering:
- Planned work sessions.
- Automatically close or open assignments uploads.
- Time planning. (start date and end date).
- Give a personalized (or automatic) feedback to any work session submission.
- Work content can be text, file or text and file.
- Classes is a tool which allows a platform administrator to manage more easily users by grouping them in classes and subclasses on your virtual campus. Then classes can be and enrolled to specific courses.
- Make announcements (also via e-mail).
- Have students submit papers.
- Consult statistics of frequenting and success in the exercises.
- External authentication system provides methods to authenticate user from a significant number of systems (LDAP servers, 14 databases from Oracle to ODBC, POP3 servers, IMAP servers, vpopmail accounts, RADIUS, SAMBA password files SOAP, and various CMS or LMS applications.
- Single Sign On (SSO) system enabling users, once logged into Claroline, to connect to all other web sites session without the need of physically enter repetitive usernames and passwords
- Build your own extensions.
- Translated in 35 languages.
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