LON-CAPA 2.10.1

LON-CAPA is an Open Source Freeware Distributed Learning Content Management and Assessment System.
LON-CAPA is an Open Source Freeware Distributed Learning Content Management and Assessment System.

LON-CAPA is a full-featured, web-based course management system similar to commercial systems, see edutools.info for comparisons.

Main features:

  • Content sharing and content reusability, including
  • Network of shared resources from 27 participating institutions
  • Shared repository of 61,000 resources including assessment questions and multimedia content
  • Easy semester transition
  • A large set of resources in physics/astronomy, chemistry, biology, mathematics/statistics, and geology
  • Ability to add new resources to the existing content pool
  • Creation and grading of randomized homework, quizzes or exams, including the ability to
  • create sophisticated question types such as: click-on image, random label, random plot, or formula response
  • reduce blind copying of answers by giving a different version of the problems to each student
  • print randomized bubblesheet exams and quizzes
  • configure the reporting of grades and feedback with a wide variety of options
  • contextualize threaded homework discussions
  • A development group based that sustains a twice-yearly LON-CAPA release cycle to insure rapid incorporation of instructor-requested enhancements.
  • An open-source freeware system

last updated on:
December 2nd, 2011, 10:08 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
www.lon-capa.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Gerd Kortemeyer
category:
ROOT \ Education
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What's New in This Release:
  • This is primarily a bugfix release. In addition, it now supports CentOS 6, SuSE 12.1, and Fedora 16 in the standard installation routines, and adds several new templates, attributes, and documentation pages for homework response types. Server status reports are now directly available from "localhost".
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