Course Management System
system is packed full of features that creates
a complete online learning environment. The system
can be completely tailored for anything from a
simple college course to a pre-paid online learning
system also allows complete web-based customization
for layout, course listings, course information,
modular system design so features can easily
be added or removed.
backend data is stored in a SQL database.
security with encrypted cookies, data validation,
and form checking.
listings can be set to allow guest browsing,
yet be protected to only registered students.
can be searched system-wide.
and courses can all be edited with the built-in
HTML WYSWIG editor.
support for design and layout themes.
for plug-in language packs for support of up
to 40 languages.
administrators govern the instructor accounts;
Instructor accounts have permissions that can
be modified giving them the ability to create
and modify courses within the system.
can limit access to courses with pre-defined
can automatically enroll if enabled, or instructors
can enroll students manually (individually or
from text lists).
profile pages can be created by students to
publish information about themselves.
timezone and language support settings for every
can be given permission for their associated
courses, and grant permission for their course
to other instructors.
of course formats such as by week, by topic
or a discussion-focussed social format.
Course activities - Forums, Journals, Quizzes,
Resources, Choices, Surveys, Assignments, Chats,
text entry areas (resources, forum postings,
journal entries etc) can be edited using an
embedded WYSIWYG HTML editor
grades for Forums, Journals, Quizzes and Assignments
can be viewed on one page (and downloaded as
a spreadsheet file)
user logging and tracking - activity reports
for each student are available with graphs and
details about each module (last access, number
of times read) as well as a detailed "story"
of each students involvement including postings,
journal entries etc on one page.
integration - copies of forum posts, teacher
feedback etc can be mailed in HTML or plain
scales - teachers can define their own scales
to be used for grading forums, assignments and
support for displaying mathematics equations.
assignment uploading support for students.
for online chat with instructors and students.
choice quizzes, forms, and surveys with anonymous
or non-anonymous results posted.
forums for individual courses for complete interaction.
defined by instructors and/or students.
for students to keep their own individual journals.
for the instructor to insert resource content
within the course (HTML, webpage link, multimedia
audio or video, and more).
from additional modules:
and assignments - the instructor can assign
students to work on projects within groups.
- allows students to schedule one-on-one time
with the instructor.
with WebWork (mathematics testing system).