A comparison and evaluation of communication tools of open source learning management systems

Sheetal Uplenchwar, Manimala Puri


A different criterion needs to be considered while evaluating OSLMS. These criteria includes communication tool, productivity tool, student involvement tool, administration tool, course delivery tool, curriculum design, course delivery tool, software and hardware requirement, pricing and licensing issues.
This study focuses on evaluation of communication tool of seven OSLMS which includes Moodle, Atutor, Sakai, Ilias, Claroline, Olat and Dokeos.


Learning management systems (LMS); Open-source learning management systems (OSLMS); Group; Discussion Forum; Blog; Chat; Email; File Exchange; Video Services

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