Open source Learning environments

BigBlueButton

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for on-line learning. We believe that every student with a web browser should have access to a high-quality on-line learning experience. We intend to make that possible with BigBlueButton. (LGPL)

Cross-platform

Canvas

Canvas is the 21st Century LMS. Adaptable. Reliable. Customizable. Easy to use. Mobile. Time-saving. And, perhaps most importantly, it gets used. (AGPL)

Cross-platform

Claroline

Claroline is an Open Source eLearning and eWorking platform allowing teachers to build effective online courses and to manage learning and collaborative activities on the web. (GPL)

Cross-platform

edX

edX is a next-generation online learning platform, created by Harvard and MIT, that will bring quality education to students around the world. EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise composed of 27 leading global institutions, the xConsortium. (AGPL)

Cross-platform

FenixEdu

FenixEdu Academic is an open source Student Information System. It provides the back office system where schools manage students, teachers, degrees and courses. (LGPL)

Cross-platform

Gibbon

Created by teachers, Gibbon is the school platform which solves real problems encountered by educators every day. Being free, open source and flexible Gibbon can morph to meet the needs of a huge range of schools. (GPL)

Cross-platform

Kolibri

Kolibri is a Learning Management System to run on low-power devices, targeting the needs of learners and teachers in contexts with limited infrastructure. A user can install Kolibri and serve the app on a local network, without an internet connection. (MIT)

Cross-platform

Mahara

Mahara is an open source e-portfolio, weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online learner communities. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD

Moodle

Moodle is a software package for producing internet-based courses and web sites. (GPL)

Cross-platform

Sakai Project

Sakai Project is an online Collaboration and Learning Environment. Many users of Sakai deploy it to support teaching and learning, ad hoc group collaboration, support for portfolios and research collaboration. (ECL)

Cross-platform

SchoolTool

SchoolTool is an open source, web based student information system designed for schools in the developing world, with strong support for translation, localization and automated deployment and updates via the Ubuntu Linux package management system. (GPL)

Cross-platform

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