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(open source) course management web software

I'm looking for a few alternatives for a course management web software. It should be able to: manage courses online generate a website with all courses allow online booking with an adjustable form ...
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Lightweight teaching tool (alternative to Moodle)

I want an open LMS that support the following features: Creating of tests where studens can choose one or multiple options that may be graded; Presence/non-presence and marks may be noted and viewed ...
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Software for technical drawings

I'm looking for software to create technical drawings, add forces to simple objects, be able to create parabolic velocity profiles, draw surface loads e.g. The software should be free or at least ...
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Online schedule planner for single student lessons

I haven't found any solution to a common problem: Teacher has some time slots to teach N students (single and small group lessons). Every student has a school schedule (= constraint) Now, enter ...
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A software that helps in building up the calculation ability?

I need a software to practice basic maths such as 21 * 21 , 453 + 234 etc. so that I can improve my calculation speeds. Is there any software for Linux which can help me achieve that? The software ...
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Seeking an English Pronounciation program

My mother language is not English. I want to reduce my accent and improve my fluency. The details: I want to read a sentence and record it. The software should then score it by comparing it to ...
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Looking for a particular movie format

I'm looking for a program to learn which can easily create videos of a format similar to... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uKEG8RGRY8 A list of basic to advanced programs is preferred. System = ...
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Free/Libre geography game for learning where something is located on a map

I’m looking for a geography game that can help learning where cities/countries/rivers/seas/etc. are located on maps. Ideally the game would have this workflow (but it’s not necessary to be exactly ...
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Document management + email SaaS for BYOD school

Intro Currently I am trying to upgrade the current system we have in school. So I am thinking that a good education app should be used. After doing my homework I came across Google Apps for ...
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Software to make Khan Academy style video tutorials, on Ubuntu

What are the options for the drawing part of training videos on Khan Academy? I am looking for something better than KolourPaint (which is similar to mspaint on Windows), but not as complex as GIMP. ...
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Banner Student Self-Service SIS Framework Alternatives

I'm interested in a college student information service framework, like Banner to support students admission, enrolment in departments, selecting/adding/dropping/withdrawing courses, fees and tuition ...
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SysLog / Stream Review Training Tool - Game - CBT

I am wondering if anyone is a aware of a training application or a game that I could use to train new staff on multiple concepts from stream / SysLog style data. So basically any text log whether it ...
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A realistic educational software for simulating electronic circuits in linux

Is there any High-School level software for Linux which can simulate simple electronic circuits, (e.g. flip-flop circuit), and run them? Kicad is not an easy to learn software and cannot be used for ...
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Suggestions for an app to help me memorize a large amount of information which I'll need to know for my exams

I am preparing for competitive examinations where I have to cram up a lot of data. Dates, events, who's who, technical terms, etc. So its necessary for me to keep revising them in a planned manner. ...
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App that allows to set tasks, due dates and also supports third-party calendars?

I'm looking for a Mac app for college that allows you to write in your homework, set due dates and also allows third-party calendars (ics preferably). I've been searching for days to find one that ...
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English pronunciation software for a learner

I am trying to improve my English pronunciation and I would like to know about the best solution / software available, which accepts English words / sentences as text input, and thus I can listen to ...
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Touch-typing tutor for Windows XP?

I am looking for a "touch-typing" tutor that runs on Windows XP. Background: I am involved in a local development project in rural central Africa, and we would like to include some skills training in ...
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VLE/LMS capable of displaying and scoring custom question types?

I need an open source VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) or LMS (Learning Management System) that is capable of displaying custom-made question types to students in the form of tests and that can also ...
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Is there truly free of charge or open source electronic grade book for teachers/schools/parents?

I am writing a seminar dissertation about new educational tools. I covered few tools which enhance fast learning but now I want to write about electronic grade book. I am Master of IT and this is part ...
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List of possible English words with some letters missing

Are there any websites where I can find the list of possible English words from a word with some letters missing? Example word : "O_" From "O_" (two letter word starting with O), the following list ...
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Personalized storybook-like program that parents and teachers can change the pictures but not the text

I want to create a storybook and give it to other users who then should be able to alter the images of the storybook but not the text. This storybook will be retasked to teach autistic and ...
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Real time interactive whiteboard for tutoring math

I ran this for a month on Math Educators, with no good answers. I'm now reposting here. I'm looking for a web app for tutoring math remotely to high school and junior high kids that ideally has the ...
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System for self-evaluation and practice of mathematics

I'm looking for a package to implement a small online learning environment. The public are new students at our university who may want some extra classes in mathematical topics. There are two parts: ...
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Webapp that speaks out (or shows the pronunciation) of a Korean sentence

I have started learning how to pronounce Korean, but I am still not confident. Is there a website where I could paste a sentence like 나는 생각한다, 고로 나는 존재한다. and have either spoken out loud, or at least ...
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Stream classroom to student [closed]

Is there a good program that can telepresence a student into a classroom? I am thinking Google+ Hangouts, but is there a better program for this? Preferably, it should work on Chromebooks; ...
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A game to learn how to use the Linux command line

I'm looking for a game that helps to learn the very basic commands of Linux/Ubuntu in a fun way (somehow like vim-adventures). The game should be user-friendly to someone who has never touched Ubuntu ...
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Looking for more simple LMS alternative to Moodle

I am looking for free and blind-friendly LMS for our non-profit organization. My needs are following: 1) database of students - not only current ones but possibly also potential one (for example ...
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Coursera like webapp with emphasis on student activities followup and encouragement

I am trying to build an app like Coursera, with high emphasis on student activities follow up as a way of encouragement. So I am mainly concerned with the ability to have a newsfeed that shows ...
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Add real-time subtitles during lecture, projected on-screen

Is there software that could be used to allow someone to type a translation of a lecture as it was being given and to display that translation on a projection screen? Requirements: The displayed ...
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Language teaching software aimed at people learning both Chinese and Japanese

I know there are many pieces of software including webapps with the aim of teach either Chinese or Japanese. There are also app makers which have versions of the same app targeting Chinese learners ...
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Programming software for kids [closed]

I have a 10 year old nephew who enjoys computers and seems be interested in the how they work. I'm a programmer and would like to encourage him to try out programming but getting a 10 year old to ...
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Android app for learning to read in Georgian

I'd like once to learn the basics of Georgian, but I was stuck with the alphabet. I've found some apps that were providing example Georgian sentences with transliterations, but those were only ...
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MOOC deadline aggregator

I am listening to several MOOCs. I am looking for a deadline aggregator that would: list all upcoming deadlines (quiz, assignments, programming exercises, exams, etc.) for the courses I have ...
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A teaching tool for grade 1 - 5 United States history

I'm a horrible American. My expat child is now about to progress to the third grade, and has received nearly zero education on United States history. She doesn't get it at school, as naturally, ...
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Programming environment to teach kids about the concepts of programming

I'm looking for a self contained application that would assist in teaching basic programming concepts to 4th graders (9-10 years old). NOTE: I'm looking for an actual application that would help in ...
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Flashcard app that supports freehand drawings?

There are dozens of flashcards study applications for Android. However, the most lack of the possibility to add freehand drawings to a flashcard on the device. I'm looking for a good app that provides ...
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Brain trainer — exercise perception, cognition and memory

There are several apps for perception, cognition and memory training. Can you recommend one that: is based on some scientific background has a recognizable / measurable benefit doesn't get boring to ...
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A simple student examination open-source web software?

I need a (possibly simple and web-oriented) open-source software to ask a class of students some "open" questions (i.e., with open answers, not a "quiz"...), to be able to evaluate the level of their ...
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Android educational games for small kids

Please recommend me games for small kids (4-5 years) Requirements Android platform Tablet optimized No Ads! No in-app payments! Educational Good for kids from 4 to 5 years Free or paid Good ...
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Android application to learn English for small kids

Please recommend me an android application that teaches English for small kids (max 5 years). It is okay if it's not free. My kid can't read, so this tool should teach through images. I have tried ...
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Is there a LOGO interpreter that actually has a turtle?

This is not a repeat of the now infamous "How do I move the turtle in LOGO?" Recently, I had the following conversation with my five year old daughter: Daughter: Daddy, do you write programs? ...