Bodington is a free open source Virtual Learning Environment/Learning Management System.
Version: 2.8.0Bodington is a free open source Virtual Learning Environment/Learning Management System in use at Universities and Colleges worldwide.
License: The Apache License
Operating System: Linux
The Bodington project exists to provide an open source environment to support learning, teaching and research.
Bodington project is particularly suitable for complex, multi-disciplinary and large organisations and for inter institutional collaboration. It delivers controlled access using open standards.
Bodington can be used to support teaching and learning across the entire range of learning institutions in the UK and worldwide. Current installations include the Universities of Leeds, Oxford, Manchester; UHI Millennium Institute, Eton College, Yorkshire Coast College and St Andrews College Singapore.
Bodington enables users to upload lecture notes, host discussion fora, publish and manage external links, create interactive resources, e.g. customised logbooks, peer-reviewed reflective diaries/e-portfolios (for PDP), multiple choice tests (QTI), short-answer papers and online surveys. Students can also port work into secure 'pigeon-holes' for marking.
Put material on the web quickly and easily.
Control access to material quickly and easily.
Brand and customise for local look and feel.
Run servers on Microsoft, Linux, UNIX, or Mac OS X platforms.
Run a reliable and scalable service for end users.
Run services for tens of thousands of registered users.
Give access to users on any platform using standard browsers.
Be part of a growing, thriving development community.
Help shape future functionality.
Use software that is built specifically for Further and Higher Education.
Integrate access with partner organisations using built-in Shibboleth functionality.
Keep in line with the JISC e-learning framework.
Customise the source code to meet local needs.
Free up more funds to support staff development, customisation, help desk etc.
Choose other software...
Be tied down to a fixed pedagogy.
Fail in your obligation to support users with disabilities.
Pay an annual licence fee.
Pay for upgrades and support services.
Have little or no influence on future functionality