E Learning Platform

With the world becoming a global village; all thanks to the penetration of internet in our daily lives. The space of e-learning has had far reaching impact on how business of education has changed in the last decade and more. We as the enablers have also ventured in the space of e-learning solutions and developed a solution around e-learning delivery and a complete platform. So besides creating the e-learning content this platform will pretty much let you run your complete e-learning business.

The platform has been designed to effectively engage all the stake holders

  • E-learning service provider
  • Students
  • Parents
  • Administrators
  • Tutors

Following are the features and functionalities that the platform can deliver for your e-learning business.

General

An intuitive interface with the ability for users to add their own personal information, photographs, interests etc. Site can offer a flexible pick-and-mix approach to a range of educational support tools that designers can select and use when planning and building an online course.

Personal Organizations

  • Calendar: High light key dates and events in the course year and link to assessments due
  • Personal Profile: Student photographs with their other information
  • To Do List: Students can set their own goals and produce task lists
  • My Grades: Shows how students are progressing through a course, quiz or test, with an online report including assessment scores and feedback comments

Communication

  • A range of communication tools Discussion Forum, Chatroom, Message and Blog and Journal
  • E-mail allows you to message the tutor and the course administrator
  • Announcements tool allows messages to be sent by administrators to everyone on a course
  • Who’s Online provides live chat with whoever is online by invite – useful for pre-arranged one-to-one or small group meetings
  • Students can set their own Personal Bookmarks and weblinks, store these and make them available regardless of which computer they are sitting at
  • Facebook and twitter implementation

Assessment

  • The ability for staff and students to access their grades, assessments, feedback comments, and guidance at any time
  • Assessments (quizzes, surveys and self-tests) to support formative assessment – questions can be ‘banked’ and new assessments generated quickly from question banks
  • Online Grade Book and Grading Forms can produce reports on student performance

Learning resources

  • Course designers can develop courses using media-rich material including video, audio, Flash Able to import standard Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint files
  • Ability to link to any resource which has a web address, Content generated in the system can be exported between courses and re-used using standard protocols (SCORM, IMS)
  • Learning content can be selectively released to students on key dates
  • Tracking shows when students have accessed the system and their progress
  • Learning materials designed with templates to ensure consistency
  • Learning content can be updated easily

Support features

  • Online Help and Glossary
  • FAQ
  • Video tutorials

Internal mailbox / message system

  • Send messages to any user inside the LMS
  • Possibility of file attachment

Administration

  • Sets up the program/courses/schedules for trainees and trainers
  • Sets up training rules, credit rules, prerequisites and grading rules
  • Approves and authorizes trainees
  • Sets up surveys
  • Oversees and monitors the entire education process from A-Z
  • Adds documents to the digital library
  • Adds recorded sessions and videos to the archiving system

Content Manager

  • Static pages
  • Email List

Subject management

  • Subject list

Price management

  • Price list

Report Management

  • Payment report
  • Student attendance report

Other Features

  • A forum for students
  • A forum for Teachers / Instructors
  • A complete demo for marketing purposes
  • In the students account web page,
    -Latest news about subjects
    -Quizzes/test records
    -final records
  • Each student must have subjects schedule (times & dates) for each semester
  • Each instructor must have teaching / lectures schedule (times & dates) for each semester
  • Types of secure completion certificates (Authorized by admission office only) (possible award icons behind user names)

User Management

  • User roles

Default user roles:
– Learner
– Trainer
– Assistant
– administrator

  • Custom user roles creation
  • Import/export users:
    – CSV lists
  • User groups and user group’s management:
    – Global (whole LMS level) user groups
    – Local (course level) user groups
  • Self-registration and self-enrollment
  • Registration and enrollment by administrator approval
  • Manual registration and enrollment of users by administrator

Calendar

  • Event list on the main portal board and on the users Home Page

General Course Features

  • Courses export/import
  • Courses templates
  • Configure course completion criteria
  • Set course availability period
  • Searchable course catalogue:
    – Tree-view courses catalogue
  • Course certificates
  • Free (school owned) and paid courses
  • My Courses on the users Home Page
  • Different look and feel for each course using themes

Course Materials

  • File Library
  • Build Learning Paths from course elements:
    – Add quizzes
    – Add links
    – Add documents
    – Add content pages
    – Add SCORM packages
  • Hierarchical chapter structure in Learning Paths:
    – Learning Paths consist of chapters
    – Chapters consist of steps
  • Resume from last attempt
  • Upload and manage documents in different formats:
    – Audio
    – Video
    – HTML
    – Text, rich text
    -.pdf etc…
  • Create links for any documents
  • Hierarchical documents structure
  • sitemap creation

Quizzes

  • Create surveys and quizzes
  • Question pool
  • Configure feedback:
    – Custom feedback for quizzes
    – Custom feedback for individual questions
  • Print/e-mail quiz results
  • Set number of attempts
  • View quiz statistics
  • Quiz reports
  • Point rewarding system
  • Quiz results published in Grade Book

Attendance

  • User Attendance control
  • CSV results export

Communication Tools

  • Course forums:
  • Course chat:
    – Chatting users list
  • E-mail & SMS
  • Course announcements:
    – Announcements publishing period
  • Exchange messages and files without using e-mail:
    – Attach files to messages
  • Chat:
    – Private/group chats
    – History view

Learners Performance Management

  • Track learner performance and grades
  • Export data in different formats:
    – CSV
    – TXT
    – XLS
    – PDF
  • Track users’ activity statistics
  • Track the learning materials usage statistics
  • Assign homework:
    – Define homework publishing period
  • Home Work / Assignments:
    – Track and change Home Work status

Reporting

  • Export reports in different formats:
    – CSV
    – TXT
    – XLS
    – PDF
  • View reports:
    – Learner progress report
    – Course completion report
    – Course materials access report
  • Configure criteria and filters for reports

E-commerce

  • Recurrent payments:
    – Available for PayPal, Credit Cards, transfer to bank account and other payment methods
  • Issue invoices:
    – Automatic invoice configuration
  • Coupon codes
  • Sell subscriptions to courses
  • Diffrent types of native subscriptions:- Basic
    – Date to date
    – Date to lifetime
    – X days access
  • Different native payment methods:
    – 2Checkout
    – Authorize.net
    – Offline bank transfer
    – PayPal Standard
    – WorldPay Select Junior
  • View detailed payments statistics
  • Marketing promotions:
    – Send free invitations with coupon codes via internet by E-mail and SMS