8 of the Best Free Linux e-Learning Tools
Jan 28, 2011, 19:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"E-Learning consists of all types of electronically
supported teaching and learning. It represents the computer and
network-enabled transfer of knowledge, behaviors, and skills.
E-learning includes Web-based learning, virtual classrooms, digital
collaboration, and computer-based applications. The learning
activity is often delivered over the internet and
intranet/extranet, although optical media, and satellite TV are
"E-Learning has many benefits over traditional methods of
learning. It enables individuals to study when it would otherwise
not be practical. For example, a student may live in a remote
location and be unable to relocate e.g. because of family
commitments. It also allows the tuition to be self-paced or
instructor-led, and is often more economical than traditional
"Linux has a wide range of e-Learning software available. The
purpose of this article is to focus on open source software which
is both user friendly for students and instructors.
"To provide an insight into the software that is available, we
have compiled a list of 8 of our favorite e-Learning tools.
Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for anyone who
wants to embrace electronically supported learning and teaching. We
give our strongest recommendation to Moodle."