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NewsForge: Open Source Package Passes Personal Learning Test

“In the world of education, technology plays an ever-increasing
role in student management and other administrative tasks. Teachers
all over the world are using an open source GPL-licensed course
management system called LON-CAPA, and the result are
‘revitalizing,’ ‘unique,’ and ‘creative,’ according to some of its
users.

“LON-CAPA is a Web-based course management system that was
developed at Michigan State University (MSU). In addition to
providing a way for educators to manage students and homework
assignments, LON-CAPA gives students personalized problem sets,
quizzes, and exams in a format that allows them to complete tasks
wherever they have access to the Internet…”

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