Tue, 04 Feb 2003 03:34:16 GMT

Blackboard alternatives. Cribbed from messages to BBAdmin-L (see link).Ê All open-source I believe.
– Bodington ( http://bodington.org/index.html )
– Claroline ( http://www.claroline.net/ )
– ClassWeb ( http://classweb.ucla.edu/ )
– Eledge ( http://eledge.sourceforge.net/ )
– Fle3 ( http://fle3.uiah.fi/ )
– Jones e-education ( http://www.jonesadvisorygroup.com/standard.php )
(not open source but “free”)
– Manhattan Virtual Classroom ( http://manhattan.sourceforge.net/ )
– MimerDesk ( http://www.mimerdesk.org/ )
– Moodle ( http://moodle.com/ )
– Whiteboard ( http://whiteboard.sourceforge.net )

For a number of these, there's a feature comparison at
http://www.edutools.info/course/
A few more at
http://www.bris.ac.uk/is/projects/violet/opensourcevles
http://www.stanford.edu/group/ats/coursework/tools_features.html

[Serious Instructional Technology]

This is a handly list to have around. End User LInux and schoolforge have similar lists underway.

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