OLAT 7.0

Operating systemsOS : Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
Program licensingScript Licensing : Apache License
CreatedCreated : Oct 6, 2010
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OLAT is a very advanced Learning Management System, ...

olat by olat Team is a very advanced Learning Management System, allowing admins and webmasters to setup a complete online training tool.
Most important functions of OLAT 7.0:

General Overview:

• Java based framework (Brasato) with special Accessibility-mode, HTML based frontend GUI (XHTML 1. 0) and REST API support

• AJAX/Web 2. 0 enabled

• Packaged deployment (WAR) consistent with the Java Web Specification thereby simplifying the rollout of the application

• Entirely multilingual, UTF8 supported, online translation tool

• Supports standards such as termIMS CP, IMS LTI, termSCORM 1. 2, qti 1. 2 (built-in editor) and QTI 2. 1 (using ONYX plugin)

• Server requirements: With OLAT [olat7.0.exe], there is no need for a high-end server!

• Scalability: Install an OLAT - 0MB cluster if one server alone does not meet your requirements!

• CSS framework YAML: Increased robustness and browser-compatibility of entire layout.

• Portlets on HOME-tab are configurable

Users & Groups:

• Unlimited number of accounts

• Different roles

• Various authentication methods

• Administrators can add, modify or delete users

• Personalized authoring and learn environment

• Manage your files via HTTP or WebDAV

• Configure your personal home portal

• Calendar (per course, per group and combined personal calendar), also via ical, notifications (via eMail or RSS)

• Be up-to-date as regards news and changes via e-mail or RSS feed

• Full-text search

• Share resources with other authors (learning resource repository)

• Form your own project groups and invite buddies

• Use discussion forums, file share space, contact forms etc.

• Instant Messenger: See who is online and chat with others using either the integrated chat client (AJAX based) or an external Jabber client

Authentication Options:

• Users can create their own accounts (with/without approval by administrators)

• Direct login into OLAT 7.0 with OLAT 7.0 user name and password

• Access file system via WebDAV login

• Full Shibboleth integration

• Single sign-on e. g. via Switch AAI

• Control access to courses by means of AAI attributes

Course Management:

• Flexible course system

• Based on termIMS Learning design concepts

• Create a personalized course structure according to your needs

• Course wizard: quickly create simple OLAT courses with just a few mouse clicks

• Course editor: create your course with your own structure using OLAT course elements

• Group management: manage your learners

• Rights management: grant specific users access to course tools

• Assessment tool: assess your learners

• Archive tool: download log files or runtime data and import/export courses

• Create your own course layout using termCSS

Course Elements OLAT Offers:

• Wiki, Blog and Podcasts

• Single pages with integrated WYSIWYG HTML editor (+ jsMath)

• Include external pages or sites via tunneling

• Both termSCORM 1. 2 and termIMS Content Packages (+ CP editor)

• Forums and "file dialog" element to discuss papers

• Folders for download material

• Tasks with drop box, sample solution and scores

• Topic assignment: Distribute and manage projects or bacchelor thesis

• Tests (with scores) and self-tests (anonymous, no scores) based on QTI 1. 2 standard or QTI 2. 1 using the ONYX plugin

• Questionnaire for course evaluations

• Enrollment for groups (by student or tutor or both) with wait lists

• Contact forms and calendar for easy communication with group members or tutors

• Basic Learning Tools Interoperability (V1. 0 Basic LTI Conformance). Have a look at the reults of the Basic LTI Conformance Test.

Online Help and Documentation:

• Extensive context-sensitive help

• User manual available as HTML or PDF

• Demo courses and course templates

• Comprehensive help, manual, tutorials and discussion forum

Multilingual:

• Entirely supports UTF8

• Our main translations: German, English, French, Italian and Spanish

• Community translations: Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Polish, Lithuanian, Danish, Greek, Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Farsi (Persian)

• Under development: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian (Bahasa), Rumantsch and Turkish

• The online translation tool has been rebuilt in 2009 and is simpler than ever!

• More information in the translations chapter
News in the current OLAT version:

• Integration of external tools through the IMS Basic LTI interoperability standard

• Implementation of a course wizard with which courses with the most popular elements can be easily created

• Integration of a QTI 2. 1 test engine (ONYX plugin)

• Integration of OLAT into existing IT infrastructure with the new REST API (beta)

• Mail attachments in user visiting card, group and course contact form

• Various component improvements: topic assignment, context sensitive help, task, calendar, full-text search, single page, notifications

• Improvements in LDAP module for synchronisation of large LDAP directories and OLAT cluster operatings (operations)

• Browser side caching of course media resources to reduce network load

• Refactoring of depricated forms using "Flexi Form" infrastructure part III

• Packaged deployment (WAR) consistent with the Java Web Specification thereby simplifying the rollout of the application

• Various bugfixes and software upgrades

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