Chamilo: past, present and future
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Chamilo: past, present and future



In this talk, Yannick Warnier, president of the Chamilo association makes a compilation of the pastevents of Chamilo and shows us what the future of the project is. ...

In this talk, Yannick Warnier, president of the Chamilo association makes a compilation of the pastevents of Chamilo and shows us what the future of the project is.

This talk belongs to the end of the year event organized in 2012 by the chamilo association.



Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



2 Embeds 2 1 1



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Chamilo: past, present and future Chamilo: past, present and future Presentation Transcript

  • The Chamilo projectPast, Present, Future Yannick Warnier
  • Program ● History of Chamilo ● Philosophy of Chamilo ● Future projects...
  • Timeline (1) 2001: Claroline ● Université Catholique de Louvain ● Innovating project (Open LMS) ● GNU/GPLv3
  • Timeline (2) 2004: Fork Claroline - Dokeos ● New non-universitary breath ● More reactivity
  • Timeline (3) 2009: Diverging ● “Pro” version of Dokeos – Philosophical and commercial failure – Restrictions on the free version ● Growing community in Latin America (far away...) ● Moral Breaking Point
  • Timeline (4) 2010: Chamilo ● Building of the Chamilo project and association ● Promoting effort: starting from scratch ● Tour Peru + Chile + Brasil + Spain + Belgium ● 250,000 users
  • Timeline (5) 2012: Global popularity ● 2.2M users ● 2 free software awards ● Active and enthusiastic community ● A stable, simple and... attractive platform ● International certification
  • Chamilo philosophy Community 2.2M users 3000 portals Jobs +200 people e-learning Around the world Association Partners 5 directors4 companies / 4 universities Role: Coordination Free software Adaptable / No license costs
  • December 2012~12 countries DONT use the campus (over more than 185)
  • LMS platforms+200 others...
  • Features
  • Makes creation of content easier
  • Makes creation of content easier...
  • Manages academical structure Courses Careers Cycles/Sessions Promotions
  • Interconnectivity● CMS – Drupal – Joomla – PrestaShop (e-com) – Open ERP
  • Interconnectivity (2) Carrières Cours Compétences Chamilo OpenERP Drupal KnowledgeTree
  • Does it support high loads?● Free campus – 180,000 students – 13,000 courses● Campus (typical) example ( – 11,000 students – 3,200 simultaneous – 400GB documents, tasks, etc per year● ICPNA – 580,000 students, 5.5M “attendances” (1 campus)
  • General philosophy● Learning is not easy (but it should)● The system to do it must be easy and accessible● The community has its say, by majority● The system must be easy for teachers, but also for students, admins and developers● Growth by integration and collaboration more than development and competition
  • Future projects: Association● Collaborative funding:● Official courses and certifications:● LMS/LCMS clarification● More official providers (covering more territory)● More members● More local groups (including a French group)
  • Future projects: Chamilo LMS● New localizations (Tagalog, Aymara, etc)● Superior stability (continuous integration system)● Desktop sharing and recording (for tutorials)● More connectors to 3rd parties (Google Docs, Dropbox, etc)● More standards support (IMS/LTI, IMS/QTI, HTML5, microformats, etc)● More flexibility for exercises, social network and documents● [Your feature here]● Responsive design● Wall “à la Facebook”
  • Future projects: Chamilo LMS (2)● Symfony framework components re-use (will boost stability and speed of developments)● Improvements for groups and classes (merge?)● Better exercises tracking (more precise, more reports)● Collaborative mind-mapping?● Off-schedule lectures recovery● Video recording (webcam)● Sub-languages collaborative translations● Human resources features for job interviews● Multi-portals synchronization for low-connectivity
  • Contact Yannick Warnier President Chamilo Association e-mail: @ywarnier @chamilofranceThis presentation is published under the Creative Commons license by Yannick WarnierSome images might use other licenses
  • Références● Chamilo usage – Http://● General information (LMSes): Wikipedia● Illustrations – Google Analytics – Chamilo