FreeSMS (Free Student Management System) is a Web application for managing an educational facility. It manages teachers and students and provides marketing, registration, course management, attendance, and a student evaluation system, and manages courses within a class environment. Profile-based management is supported for administrators, teachers, and students. Teachers and students can be registered online. Students are allowed to manage their own class enrolment and submit course evaluations, and teachers can manage student attendance. The differential factor and elegance of this project lie in the OOP standard and a modular structure. The code is clean and very extendable.
Omnitux aims to provide various educational activities based on multimedia elements (images, sounds, and text). Possible activity types are associations, puzzles, counting activities, etc. There is support for multiple languages and multiple screen resolutions (by using SVG vector graphic files and high quality bitmap files). Omnitux activities are described in XML files, so it is possible to create new activities without modifying the program.
Emilda is an Integrated Library System that features an OPAC, circulation and administration functions, Z39.50 capabilities, and 100% MARC compatibility. MARC compatibility is achieved using the Zebra server from Indexdata in conjunction with MySQL. Emilda is mainly written in PHP, but Perl scripts exist for MARC manipulation and shell interaction.
DoudouLinux is a system specially designed for children 2 years and up. It is available as Live CDs and USB keys as well as ARM images. The main goals are to be as easy to use as a game console, provide as many kid-oriented applications as possible (currently around 50), drive small children into mastering computer use from age 2, be natively in child-friendly language without any action, be simple for Dad and Mom too (no administration, no updates; it’s a read-only system). It includes Web content filtering.
StatPlanet Map Maker is a program for creating interactive thematic maps and graphs. Data is read from an external file (.CSV) which can be easily edited. Customization options include specifying the zoom level, creation of selectable regions, changing the map colors, and adding country mouse-over text.
jVLT is a vocabulary learning tool. Examples containing one or many of the vocabulary words may be specified. jVLT also can perform quizzes, querying only those words which you frequently did not know in the past or which have not been queried for a long time. During a quiz, jVLT shows the examples of each word, letting you better memorize its usage.
Ardesia helps you make colored free-hand annotations on your computer screen, record them, and share them on the network. You can use the tool to make effective on-screen presentations, highlight things, or point out things of interest. It facilitates online presentations and demos, showing in real time your computer screen to anyone in the network. You can use this tool to enhance your lessons or courses. You can create nice tutorials and documentation, saving the desktop images with your free hand annotations. It works with any pointing device. You can draw lines with different strength, select color, erase things, and draw arrows. You can free-hand draw geometrical shapes using the shape recognizer, insert text with the keyboard, and highlight screen areas. You can draw upon the desktop or select an image as a background.
The goal of MyChineseFlashCards is to ease the visual and auditory memorization of the 1,500 most used Chinese characters. To reach that goal, MyChineseFlashcards allows the user to learn characters with flash cards method; to access the characters of the dictionary in random, ascending, or descending order; to filter the characters, using one of 31 available filters; and to consult statistics on characters.