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This is a quick presentation of eFront, the new generation learning management system. Check it out at: http://www.efrontlearning.net

This is a quick presentation of eFront, the new generation learning management system. Check it out at: http://www.efrontlearning.net



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    E Front Presentation2009 Eng Without Enterprise Extensions E Front Presentation2009 Eng Without Enterprise Extensions Presentation Transcript

    • © 2003-2000 EPIGNOSIS LTD eFront Refreshing eLearning
    • What is eFront?
      • eFront is a new generation, all-in-one learning management system (LMS/LCMS)
      • eFront can assist the process of creating effective distant learning communities
      • It can be used as :
        • A training tool
        • A communication tool
        • An evaluation tool
        • A certification tool
        • A file management and sharing tool
      • It can be used as an autonomous tool but it can also be combined with :
        • Traditional education in classroom ( blended learning)
        • Tools for synchronous learning ( video-conference and virtual class)
    • eFront:Key Characteristics
      • All-in-one eLearning solution
        • (Build Content/Tests, Deliver, Assess, Reports)
      • Multilingual
      • Standards compliance ( SCORM/AICC Certified )
      • Intuitive and Attractive ( icon based interface )
      • Runs everywhere ( any OS, any bandwidth )
      • Runs on anything ( any browser )
      • Fast, new generation web application ( AJAX )
      • Expansible ( modular technology )
    • Architecture
      • Web-server: Apache / IIS
      • Database-requirements: MySql 5+
        • (eFront used an AdoDB layer and can be extended to support additional databases)
      • Browser: IE 6+, FF 2+, Chrome…
      • PHP 5.2+ (Object Oriented)
      • 3-tiers: Logic, Database, Presentation
      • Modular architecture
      • Ajax Interface
    • Architecture
    • eFront Flavors
      • eFront comes in three flavors
    • eFront – Open Source
      • Freely available
      • Powered by the power of the community
      • Ensures the “correctness” of eFront’s core
      • Efficient penetration for global markets
      • Builds “expensive” awareness
    • eFront Educational ™
      • Builds on eFront core:
        • An advanced multilevel course catalog
        • Payment solutions
        • Scaling support
          • Support for several thousands of users and several hundred of lessons
        • Additional educational modules
        • Business License and Guarantees
      • Targeted clients
        • Colleges/Universities
    • eFront Enterprise™
      • Integrates a complete human capital development sub-system
      • Target clients: SME’s
        • Business License and Guarantees
      • eFront Enterprise can:
        • Test the knowledge of (candidate) employees (gap analysis)
        • Organize internal training materials as training courses
        • Build user-tailored training paths based on job descriptions
        • Minimize the organization’s training costs
        • Pin-point the best candidates for tasks
        • Fulfill the inner-organization communication needs
        • Retain the company knowledge
        • Certify the employee knowledge
        • Track the employee history inside the company
    • What’s inside eFront
      • An environment to build lessons, to create tests, to organize content and the learning process (LCMS)
      • The end user learning environment (LMS)
      • A lot of tools to enrich the communication between users ( community/social tools)
      • Tools to assess the learner improvement (assessment tools)
      • Advanced administration and system customization tools (admin tools)
    • eFront can be sold as …
      • Software
        • The end-user buys the system and installs it on their infrastructure
        • Fixed cost and yearly updates
      • Service
        • The end-user rents a virtual efront server
        • No need to have his own infrastructure
        • Automatic system updates and backups
        • Monthly payments
    • Content Creator ( LCMS)
      • Content editors and organization in multiple levels
      • Tests creation that supports multiple types of questions
      • Projects
      • Surveys
      • Glossary
      • File management / File Sharing
      • Access / Completion Rules
      • Import - Export Tools
    • LCMS: Tutor Basic Environment Tool Bars Communication Tools Lessons Tools
    • LCMS: Lesson Metadata Describe your lesson, the objectives, assessments, completion rules and external resources
    • LCMS: Content Editor Embedded Visual Content Editor. You can embed to the content you create pictures, sound, video, applets, flash,..
    • LCMS: Content Tree The Content Tree can have any depth and can contain three distinct types of data: Theory, Examples, Tests
    • LCMS: Tests
      • eFront Supports a wide range of question types
        • Multiple choice , fill blanks , open-answer , true-false , …
      • Flexible options
        • Random test creation
        • Presentation (all at once, one-by-one)
        • Repeat (only once, unlimited times, specific number of times)
        • Show correct answers
        • Absolute time
        • Integrate multimedia characteristics on test-questions ( pictures, video, etc )
    • LCMS: Tests creation interface
    • LCMS: How tests look like Remaining Time Multiple Choice Questions
    • LCMS: Access Paths / Rules Rules for content viewing Rules for completing lessons
    • LCMS: Glossary Glossary items get embedded with the content Glossary item
    • LCMS: File Management Integrated file management with preview
    • LCMS: Surveys eFront integrates advanced Survey functionality
    • LCMS: Choosing active modules We can activate/deactivate several modules for each lesson
    • LCMS: Import / Export and SCORM eFront
    • SCORM: Using Articulate to create a Quiz
    • SCORM: Importing to eFront
    • LMS: Main LMS tasks
      • Performs authentication
      • Organize Lessons to courses or categories
      • Tracks student activity and results on tests
      • Guides user through the learning material
      • Implements the time scheduling, rules etc from LCMS
      • Integrates tools like a search engine, bookmarks and user personal page
      • Integrates the learning process with the communication tools
    • LMS: User Authentication Tutor Admin User
    • LMS: Basic Lesson Page Current Content Active modules and recent news Tools Continue/Resume Lesson
    • LMS: Viewing content Content Structure Bookmarks and other info Tools Lesson Progress Multimedia Content
    • LMS: Viewing content [2]
    • LMS: Full Text Search
    • LMS: Tests Are you sure you want to make the test? Multimedia Characteristics on tests
    • LMS: Test Marks Explanation Marks
    • LMS: Rules Rule Restriction
    • LMS: Communication Tools Calendar Chat Lesson and System Announcements Personal Messages Forum
    • LMS: Statistics Types of Reports User report
    • LMS: Statistics [2] System Reports
    • Admin Tools
      • Add/modify Users
      • Add/modify Lessons/Courses/Categories
      • Add/modify Languages
      • Backup-Restore (on System Level)
      • Parameterize System
      • Parameterize Users Profile
      • System Security
      • System Announcements
    • Admin: Main Interface
    • Admin: User Administration
    • Admin: Lesson Administration
    • Admin: Main System Configuration
    • Admin: Backup and Language Support