Journal of Computer Science

E-Learning System Development using an Open-Source Customization Approach

H. Mohammadi, S. A. Monadjemi, P. Moallem and A. A. Olounabadi

DOI : 10.3844/jcssp.2008.360.365

Journal of Computer Science

Volume 4, Issue 5

Pages 360-365

Abstract

Educational organizations have different methods of deploying E-learning systems, of which is using and developing open-source e-learning systems. One should consider some criteria when choosing a suitable system includes: documentation, usage rate, structure, standards support and educational strategy. In this work an e-learning software system has been elected and five phases of modification has been done to domesticate it, which are: document completion, translation, implementation of Iranian solar calendar, modules modification to support Farsi language and finally preparing Farsi help files. All these phases have been fulfilled at University of Isfahan as a research project. The present paper aims to describe the mentioned work.

Copyright

© 2008 H. Mohammadi, S. A. Monadjemi, P. Moallem and A. A. Olounabadi. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.