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

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


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.

Journal of Computer Science
Volume 4 No. 5, 2008, 360-365


Submitted On: 24 April 2008 Published On: 31 May 2008

How to Cite: Mohammadi, H., Monadjemi, S. A., Moallem, P. & Olounabadi, A. A. (2008). E-Learning System Development using an Open-Source Customization Approach. Journal of Computer Science, 4(5), 360-365.

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  • E-learning
  • open source development
  • moodle
  • standards