AELF 2010 – Paris

Dear all, As this is my first post as an official member of the Chamilo community please allow me to introduce myself, I am Cedric and I am currently in charge of Business Development at BeezNest. Today was the first…

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Installing BigBlueButton 0.64 on CentOS5.5

The documentation to install BigBlueButton 0.64 on CentOS (and on most other distributions) is really excellent. However, I found that CentOS 5.5 had not been documented yet, so I tried it and run into a few problems. I explain below…

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Open Source tools for e-learning

There’s a nice article about open-source tools for e-learning on one of the blogs around eFront (another open-source LMS) http://blog.efrontlearning.net/2010/10/open-source-authoring-tools-for-e.html

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Migrating from Dok€os to Chamilo, quick guide

To respect the wishes of the trademark holder, Dok€os(TM) is not mentioned by its true trademark in the article below, and will simply be replaced by “Dok”. Any resemblance to an existing LMS would be totally fortuitous. For all of…

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Add some live stream to your LMS with Livestream and Chamilo

We’ve had a lot of teachers ask us for streaming capabilities and, over time, we’ve grown tired of setting up videoconference servers for a few bucks a month because teachers just can’t afford the budget. While there are many tools…

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Chamilo P@rty 2010, a success

The 7th of July of 2010 will definitely be a date to remember for the Latin American community of Chamilo. Chamilo P@rty only lasted 2h30, yet we had time to discuss open-source tools to manage the education process (by Yannick…

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Presenting Chamilo on Radio Panik (French)

I’ll be talking about Chamilo and the state of open-source software in Peru on Radio Panik tonight, 7pm Paris time. French only: http://www.radiopanik.org/spip/Ecoutez-radio-Panik

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Chamilo at Ubuntu Developers Summit, Brussels

I will be presenting Chamilo and our intention to make a Chamilo package for Ubuntu this year at the Ubuntu Developers Summit in Brussels, on Friday 14th of May (at the beginning of the afternoon). As a side gift, I…

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Why Social Learning Networks are great

During the last 10 years, online social networks rised from the ground and shot through the clouds of our daily lives at impressive speed. During the last 3 years, specialized social networks started to appear, including many focused on learning….

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Special courses in Chamilo 1.8.7

Apparently we have to improve our documentation (this is clearly an understatement). In Chamilo 1.8.6.2 and 1.8.7, there is a new checkbox in the admin panel for courses edition which says “Special course”, and which you can check. Once checked,…

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