20 Open Source LCMS/LMS

ATutor is an Open Source Web-based Learning Management System (LMS) used to develop and deliver online courses.

AnaXagora LMS is an Open Source e-learning platform where participants can follow a training and set up their personalised learning progression, tutors can help and follow-up the participants in their learning and authors can manage their course modules. It is SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model ) compliant, which gives the possibility to use and diffuse training contents themselves compliant on the LMS.

Bodington is a free Open Source Virtual Learning Environment in use at Universities and Colleges worldwide. The Bodington project exists to provide an open source environment to support learning, teaching and research. It delivers controlled access using open standards.

Canvas is an open-source learning management system produced by Instructure, an educational software company. It is freely available under an AGPL license as open source software.

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. Claroline is based on free technologies like PHP and MySQL and uses the current standards like SCORM and IMS/QTI for the exchange of contents.

DoceboLMS is a SCORM compliant Open Source Cloud E-Learning platform used in corporate, government and education markets. The Platform supports 25 languages and can be used with different didactic models (Blended, Self-Directed, Collaborative and even Social Learning).

Dokeos is an Open Source online learning  suite software. It provides all the features needed for e-learning and blended learning management: from Authoring to Reporting.

Eduslide allows anyone to create educational content and deliver it online, free of charge. It supports different ways of presenting information, using testing modules, wikis, chat, blogs, slideshows, and more.

EPIGNOSIS Ltd, is the vendor of “eFront” e-Learning platform, envisages e-Learning 2.0 as the dominant approach for human capital development, education & training services. eFront, as Open Source software, obtained the SCORM certification, it enables functions such as community learning, supports the principle of collective knowledge and provides functionality towards personalised learning.

The eXe project developed a freely available Open Source authoring application to assist teachers and academics in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup.

ILIAS is an Open Source e-Learning Management System that provides testing and assessment tools as well as collaboration tools such as chat and forums, and distribution technologies like RSS and podcasts.

LAMS is a open source tool for designing, managing and delivering online collaborative learning activities.

LON-CAPA is a free Open-Source Distributed Learning Content Management and Assessment System.

Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. Moodle is certified Open Source and certified SCORM 1.2 compliant.

OLAT offers a flexible online course system along with extensive features to guarantee learning and teaching independent of time and place. OLAT is open source and supports all major standards.

Open elms is a collaborative project designed to create an open-source Learning Management System for use in businesses and training organisations.

RELOAD is a project funded under the JISC Exchange for Learning Programme (X4L). The project focuses on developing a set of open source tools for learning objects packaging and delivery. It is managed by the University of Bolton with staff located at the University of Bolton and the University of Strathclyde.

Sakai is a learning management system and research collaboration system. It provides ePortfolio solution. Sakai is open source and uses open standards, therefore users can integrate tools external to Sakai.

The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for elearning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials: Xerte is a suite of tools for the rapid development of interactive learning content; Xerte Online Toolkits is a powerful suite of browser-based tools that allow anyone with a web browser to log on and create interactive learning materials easily;  Xpert is a repository of open educational learning resources made freely available for sharing and reuse from a variety of institutions around the world.

Xyleme Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is a fully integrated environment for authoring, managing, and publishing XML-based online courseware, instructor-led materials, mobile learning products, and performance support tools.

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