What is OpenOLAT?
OpenOLAT is a web-based e-learning platform for teaching, learning, assessment and communication, an LMS, a learning management system. OpenOLAT impresses with its simple and intuitive operation.
A sophisticated modular toolkit provides course authors with a wide range of didactic possibilities. Each OpenOLAT installation can be individually extended, adapted to organizational needs, and integrated into existing IT infrastructures. The architecture is designed for minimal resource consumption, scalability, and security in order to guarantee high system reliability. More Info »
How is an LMS Used?
An LMS can be used to provide educational content, form groups, organize users, and assign users to the courses. You can learn, assess, communicate, and share. And you can have all these features in a single system, directly in the web browser, without having to install any additional tools.
OpenOLAT incorporates the latest findings in the fields of education, psychology of learning, media studies, and didactics. It is built using state-of-the-art technology, while maintaining its focus on the learning experience.
Who uses an LMS?
An LMS can be used anywhere. Schools use it to enable student collaboration, to take quizzes and exams, and for data storage. Universities use it for the transfer of knowledge, as well as for group projects, and portfolio management. Companies use it to provide and distribute information and knowledge, and to conduct compliance training. An LMS can be equally valuable to small SMEs and large corporations.