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The Top 8 Free/Open Source LMSsUpdate 10/26/16: Back by popular demand! We saw your comments and decided to incorporate the free LMSs you told us about. We’ve also upgraded our honorable mentions into full entries in order to give you better information about each one. I have a friend who once wrapped his entire body, head to toe, in tin foil. He also wrote “steak + guacamole” on himself in permanent marker, and then sauntered (in public, on public sidewalks with normal people all around) to his local burrito joint. People will do a lot just to get something for free. I’ve collected a list of the very best freemium, totally free, and/or open source LMSs out there, and it’s all below, no enduring of awkward stares on the sidewalk required. 1. This is the gorilla in the room of open source LMSs. Moodle’s welcome screen Differentiating features Pros/cons Review it here! 2. An example of creating a lesson plan in CourseSites Review it here! 3. Another open source solution, Sakai differs from Moodle in a few key elements. 4. 5.
Top Open Source Learning Management SystemsOpen source Learning Management Systems have become extremely popular in recent years, but what does open source mean? Open Source technology is technology where the source code is “open”, that is, the code is available to the public and free to be modified. Improvements can be made by developers and it can be spread or sold to the wider community. So, why should an organization choose an open source Learning Management System as opposed to a homegrown or proprietary LMS? With the huge number of Learning Management systems available today, making the decision on which platform to choose can be quite overwhelming. MoodleMoodle is an abbreviation for “Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment” although when it was first developed the M stood for Martin’s after its developer, Martin Dougiamas. Features: .LRN.LRN (dot learn) was originally developed at MIT and is used by almost 500,000 people in educational institutions, corporations and government in over 18 countries. Conclusion