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Drupal-Based Opigno LMS Released in Hosted Version

Swiss developer Connect-i has released a hosted version of its Drupal-based learning management system, Opigno.

Opigno is an open source LMS based on the Drupal codebase. It provides user-level access controls for teachers, administrators an students, along with the ability to create custom roles. It also includes:

  • Course management tools, including a course catalog with public and private listings;
  • Course prerequisites;
  • Course groupings;
  • Calendar;
  • WYSIWYG editor;
  • Quizzes with support for true/false, multiple choice, matching, text and groupings;
  • A centralized question bank;
  • Video gallery;
  • Videoconferencing support;
  • Forums;
  • Chat;
  • Messaging;
  • Various reporting tools;
  • LDAP and CAS integration;
  • Apache Solr integration; and
  • Support for extensions for adding other features.

Opigno is available now as a hosted service. Additional details can be found at opigno.org. A live demo is also available with access using three different default roles.

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