Dokeos 1.8.5

Operating systemsOS : Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
Program licensingScript Licensing : GPL - GNU Public License
CreatedCreated : Jun 18, 2008
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Dokeos is an Open Source elearning and course ...

dokeos by dokeos is an Open Source elearning and course management web application translated in 34 languages and helping more than 1. 000 organisations worldwide to manage learning and collaboration activities.
Features:- Ms-PowerPoint® to Learning Path conversion
- Integrated Live Conferencing
- Templates and styles for rapid online authoring
- Search engine
- New question types: hotspots and open answers
- Reporting dashboard with export to Ms-Excel
- Surveys
- Educational blogs
Changes in version 1. 8. 5:
- Prerequisites management in learning paths fixed (includes quizzes, hotpotatoes and SCORM)
- Various minor bugs fixed in the learning path tool (scoring, copy, re-ordering)
- Various minor bugs fixed in the session handling
- Fixes to the survey tool (date management, questions order in export)
- Fixes to the calendar tool (access by students)
- Fixes to the announcement tool (access by students)
- Fixes to the group tool (default group settings)
- Bugfix: complete export in survey tool displayed the question of all the surveys and not only those of the selected survey
- Bugfix: registering a new user resulted in the language field of the user being empty which resulted in an english profile by default. This has now been changed to the platform language.
- Performance improvement in the user list of the platform administration
- Bugfix: group tutors were not migrated from 1. 6 to 1. 8
- SCORM export: fixes in export method
- Documentation is now fully XHTML 1. 0 Transitional compliant
- Fix FCKeditor Flash upload lack of usability and problems with IE
New Features in version 1. 8. 5
- make the extended profile available to other users on the platform
- make on or more fields of the extended profile available upon registration on the platform
- make on or more fields of the extende profile required upon registration and when changing the profile.
- Considerable security improvements - 2 major and 1 minor security patches have been applied since the latest stable version
- SCORM export improvement (now generates SCORM 1. 2 compliant packages and transforms Dokeos 1.8.5 quizzes into SCO items, using interactions as a bonus)
- Possibility to filter extension of submitted files all around Dokeos [dokeos1.8.5.exe]
- OpenID authentication support
- Possibility to import Word documents
- Possibility to import docx and pptx documents (new MS-Office format)
- Grades, evaluations and success certificates available thanks to the integration of the gradebook extension. Activating this module will clash with a gradebook extension installation made previously
- Coloured icons added to courses list in administration panel to show access permissions
- Logout button now shows the username of the current user
- Student view re-activated and fully-functional
- Searching the forum is now possible so you can use the forum as a knowledge base. The search results are highlighted throughout the forum and you can search on multiple words also.
- Group members are now displayed in a sortable table
- Possibility to export survey results in XLS format
- Documents, Works and Dropbox tools usability has been improved in many ways
- In the agenda, you can display the X upcoming events (can be configured by the platform admin)
- The course agenda now has a month view like the my agenda
- In the user list of the platform administration you can now quickly see for what courses the user is subscribed by hovering over the courses icon
- The platform system announcements can now be sent through email also
- User fields have been added globally, allowing you to add user data like birthdate, mother tongue, city or whatever data you want to ask your users
- LDAP
- The LDAP code has changed. If you had some customisations there, you might want to save them and re-apply them after the upgrade
- Functions renamed to respect coding conventions and use ldap_ namespace
- Most parameters moved to the administration panel. You will need to configure the administration panel with the settings that were previously in ldap_var. inc. php
- Added non-anonymous mode (just add a login and a password in the configuration panel)
- Added search domain configuration through panel
- Added customizable field-check for student-teacher switch
- The installation guide has been updated to help you find your way through the new LDAP configuration panel
- You still need to activate LDAP by uncommenting two lines in configuration. php
- New stylesheets can be added through the platform administration interface
- Notification by email has been improved in the forum. You can now indicate that you want to be informed of messages on the forum level or on the thread level, even if you did not participate in the discussion yet.
- The platform administrator can decide to display the courses that are not open on the login page. When these courses are displayed on the campus startpage then the user that is logged in can quickly subscribe to this course.
- When creating a new group you can decide to create a public or private forum or no forum at all. These are group category settings.
- Group forum is also displayed in the group space
- Surveys that are not based on invitation but open to all (or certain) members of the course are now available
- Agenda
- iCal import and export of course events, with a choice of public, private or confidential markers
- Repetitive course events can be created (and exported to iCal). Repetitions types supported are: daily, weekly, monthly by date (e. g. the 5th of each month) and yearly by date
- Document templates have been greatly improved to speed-up custom course content creation
- Audiorecorder (depending on streaming server) now records sounds in the document/audio directory, making them easily reusable by the course admin
- Audiorecorder is not loaded by default (took too long) and you can load it with a simple click
- W3C - Compliance with XHTML 1. 0 Transitional has been improved
- Tracking - A new page to display access details by user is available under the Reporting tab, in the user details in a course
- Removed header from learning path tool. It was taking too much space and was not flexible enough for CSS styling

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