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How open source tools can create balanced learning environments

Jul 09, 2011, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Moodle, which is based on social constructionist architecture to enable knowledge creation, sharing, grading and a lot of learning activities, is the best tool for a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). A combination of Fedora Commons and Fez helps to maintain digital repository for various types of content, hence making it useful for managing a digital library.

"Similarly SchoolTool, developed by the Shuttleworth foundation, is a great tool for classroom management. This is not to underestimate the other tools available in the open source domain; rather, more and more tools are available and will be under development to enhance ICT-integration in education. This is also, in fact, the fundamental gist of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) model."

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