RELATE is a web-based courseware package. It is set apart by the following features:
Focus on easy content creation
Simple, text-based format for reusable course content
Based on standard YAML, Markdown
Instructors can implement custom question/page types in Python.
See example content.
Flexible rules for participation, access, and grading
Versioning of content through deep integration with git. Instructors can preview newly-authored content while students work with prior versions, all from the same instance of RELATE. More Info »
Multiple courses can be hosted on the same installation
Allow students to write code into a text box (with syntax highlighting)
Optional second-stage grading by a human
Class calendar and grade book functionality.
Statistics/analytics of student answers.
Facilitates live quizzes in the classroom.
In-class instant messaging via XMPP. Works well with xmpp-popup.
Built-in support for VideoJS offers easy-to-use support for integrating HTML5 video into course content without the need for third-party content hosting.
RELATE is a based on the popular Django web framework for Python. It lets students participate in online activities, each of which is (generically) called a “flow”, which allows a sequence of pages, each of which can be both static or interactive content, for exapmle a video, a quiz question, a page of text, or, within the confines of HTML, something completely different.