Graidle (Graph aid) is a Web application for creating charts. It can be used to generate several types of graphical diagrams. It has classes specialized in generating histograms (also horizontal), spider graphs, pie charts, and line (also filled) charts. Several visual aspects may be customized, such as colors, font dimensions, labels, and axes. The diagrams are generated as true color images using PHP and GD library functions, and can be displayed as the current script output or saved to a file in the PNG format.
Moodle is a learning management system for producing Internet-based course Web sites. It is written in PHP and is easy to install and use on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, SunOS, BSD, and Netware 6. It has been designed to support modern pedagogies based on social constructionist theory, and includes activity modules such as forums, chats, resources, journals, quizzes, surveys, choices, workshops, glossaries, lessons, and assignments. It has been translated into over 70 languages, with more on the way, and supports the popular SCORM standard for content packaging. Moodle offers a free alternative to commercial software such as WebCT or Blackboard, and is being used by a growing number of universities, schools, and independent teachers for distance education or to supplement face-to-face teaching.
Claroline (ClassRoom online) is a collaborative learning environment that allows teachers or educational institutions to create and administer courses through the Web. The system provides group management, forums, document repositories, a calendar, chat, assignment areas, links, and user profile administration in a single, highly integrated package. It has been translated into 28 languages.
Dokeos is a Web application to manage learning and collaboration activities. It allows the teacher/trainer to create content, to structure activities along a sequenced path, to interact with students/trainees, and to follow their progress. It has been translated into 31 languages, and is used by more than 3500 organizations worldwide.
Roster-in-a-Box is a course management system. It includes modules for auto-graded course problems (currently for introductory statistics, introductory microeconomics, and intermediate microeconomics), as well as a mechanism for students to submit answers to text questions and have the instructor grade them online. Summaries of student performance (such as student problem areas or class averages by subject) are available to both the instructor and the student in real time, and the system can send reminders to students of late homework assignments.
School Admin Project is a Web-based application to provide an interface to a school's registration process. It also allows parents to log in so that they can see the performance and other details of their children online. Attendance of children and teachers can also be viewed online so that management can keep vigil on what is actually happening in the schools.
PukiWiki ('PoohKeyWeKey' without any prolonged sounds) is a wiki implementation that works on PHP 4 and 5, outputs XHTML 1.1, has many plugins (including one for bug tracking) and skins (such as one for embedded browsers), enables English and/or UTF-8 configuration, and features case-insensitive WikiNames. The formatting rules are based on YukiWiki.
IMathAS (Internet Mathematics Assessment System) is a Web-based math testing and homework system. It is a light course/learning management system and testing system, similar to and inspired by WebWork and WIMS, and similar to textbook-bundled systems like iLrn and MathXL. It requires a browser with MathML and SVG support such as Firefox 1.5 or IE6 with plugins.