[Air-L] Open source students testing tool

Turadg Aleahmad turadg at cmu.edu
Tue Jul 14 14:44:17 PDT 2009

There are number of open source learning content management systems (LMS).
 Moodle, ATutor, and SAKAI are the most popular, I believe.  You may
be interested in this user's experience evaluating several,


If you want something very versatile, consider the Quiz module for Drupal.
 Drupal is designed to be a general community content management system, not
an LMS, but the Quiz module provides the assessment features you describe in
the context of a strong volunteer and professional developer community.


The current development release supports even more of Moodle's

If you'd rather use a hosted service than set up your own software, e-mail
me offline.  I am working on towards such a service using the Quiz module.
 It is called Qcommons and will be primarily for sharing assessment items
among educators (assessments as social media) but I am evaluating adding in
student uses.

Turadg Aleahmad
PhD student

On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 11:17 AM, FEDERICO MONACO <monaco.federico at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi everyone there,
> i'm looking for a software to test on line students' skills to pass an
> exam.
> The software should be open source, easy at setting and versatile.
> May somebody help me?
> Enjoy the summer
> Federico Monaco Ph.D.
> Dipartimento di Studi politici e sociali
> Università di Parma - Italy
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