We use EDU 2.0 which is efficient, simple to use, complex e-learning information system that offers multilingual support and needs very little time to learn. EDU 2.0 includes a large number of useful, easy-to-use features. You can either visit the website of edu 2.0 to learn more about it or just scrool down to read about important features. We bet you have never experienced so powerful and yet easy to use e-learning system before.
The source of the information provided is EDU 2.0 (www.edu20.com). This is only a narrow selection of all possible features of EDU 2.0 useful to our students. We do not mention the functions that simplify the life of our IT department specialists.
Customized access to our full feature set via mobile and tablet devices
Access the full feature set of our site via mobile devices such as phone and tablets. Each type of devices has its own customized interface, which can be accessed as a webapp via a browser (available now) or via a downloadable application (Fall 2014).
We support 20+ languages as well as automatic translation
Built-in support for 20+ languages. Web-based translation system allows new languages to be added easily. Automatic translation of messages and forum postings between users that speak different languages. Support for UK English as well as US English. More languages can be added if required.
Upload and display video, audio, PDF, office documents, and much more
Upload and embed any kind of multimedia, including audio, video, PDFs, powerpoint presentations, and office documents. We automatically detect what kind of resource it is and display it in the appropriate web-based viewer. You can enable/disable whether links to the resources are displayed for students, and all resources are secured so that only students in your class can access its resources, even if they try to share a URL with someone outside the class.
Analytics and reporting
Make sense of data using our analytics and reporting tools
Create reports and charts of interesting data such as assignment grades, lesson progress, proficiency coverage, missing work, student activity, course status, completion status and resource usage. This data is also available via our API for use by third-party reporting packages.
9 kinds of assessment
From quizzes to online debates
Our LMS offers ten different kinds of assessments – quizzes, freeform, offline, survey, debate, dropbox, team, discussion, and SCORM. Personalized assignments can be given to a specific set of students. Specify the maximum number of submissions and whether late submissions are allowed, with overrides on a per-student basis. Embed assignments directly into lessons or as standalone tasks. In-place grading for rapid turnaround. Personalize assignments for specific students in the class. Wide selection of grading and weighting options, including nested grading periods, categories, and extra credit assignments.
Quizzes and question banks
Randomized and timed quizzes, instant feedback, and more
Comprehensive support for quizzes and question banks. Seven types of question. Share question banks via the resource library. Create personalized quizzes by picking random questions from a question bank. Support for timed quizzes and instant feedback during a quiz. Associate optional feedback for different question responses. Grid, dropdown, and previous/next navigation, as well as a pause option for non-timed quizzes.
Fast, reliable gradebook with pop-up analytics, fills, undo, comment editor, full-window mode, and much more
Full-featured, high performance gradebook with pop-up analytics, fill, import, and full undo. Access the gradebook with one click from the class pop-up. Full-window mode. Configurable display options, including ordering of students and assignments. Display of grading period summaries as well as overall grade. Export grades via CSV file or API.
Track attendance electronically, with PDF attendance forms for convenience
Track class attendance electronically. Indicate whether a student is present, late, or absent, and include an optional note. Award points for attendance using the attendance assignment feature. Print a PDF attendance form to collect physical signatures. Export and summarize attendance data.
Grade assignments quickly and consistently
Our rubric builder allows you to create rubrics with custom criteria and ratings. You can then share them via our resources library. Assignments can be associated with a rubric, which can then be used to grade the assignment with a simple point-and-click interface. Students can see the rubric before and after it has been filled out by the teacher.
Save and organize your resources for personal use or share them with your colleagues
Our library system allows you to upload, store, and share eleven different kinds of resources, including certificates, class templates, rubrics, files, SCORM packages, and curricula. You can place a resource into your private library, the library shared by everyone at your school, a district library, or the community library. Resources are automatically organized by subject and type, and you can search for a resource by name, type, or other characteristic.
Built-in support for wikis, blogs, chat rooms, groups, and forums
Our LMS has built-in support for wikis, blogs, chat rooms, groups, and forums. These collaboration tools can be used privately in a class or within a group whose members span classes. Teachers can enable or disable these options on a per-class basis. Our chat room transcripts are persistent so you can reference a conversation at a later time.
Built-in integration with Skype and other web conferencing tools
Integration your favorite web conferencing into our LMS using their native widgets or HTML embed codes. For example, embed conference links into calendar events for everyone to join the conference call on a certain date. Make Skype calls directly from within our system by hovering over a person and then clicking the Skype icon.
Full-featured messaging with bidirectional integration with email and SMS
Messaging system includes bidirectional email integration, so you can receive messages via email and respond via email as well. Bidirectional SMS integration. Optional language translation of messages. Conversations are automatically threaded. Inbox summary indicates the class that the sender is in, when applicable. Subscriptions to forums are delivered via the message box with a link to the forum thread.
Create public or private groups for your school or individual classes
You can create public or private groups that are site-wide or only accessible within a specific class. Each group has its own activity feed, calendar, resources, and collaboration tools. Groups are useful for faculty, study groups, sports teams, and ad-hoc collaboration. If enabled, groups can be used by members outside of your school or district. Your groups are available at all times via the group pop-up.
Make connections within your academic community
Users can connect as friends with other users in order to message and exchange resources. Social networking features can easily be enabled/disable for various account types. See which friends are online and chat with them online to collaborate on projects.
Our calendar is easy to use, aggregates individual class calendars, and provides a live feed for other calendar clients
Our calendaring system provides a point-and-click interface, monthly and weekly views, individual calendars for classes and groups with a single aggregrating main calendar. The calendars can be viewed from any calendar client using our live iCal feeds. Assignments and scheduled lessons automatically show up in the calendar, with pop-up windows for event information. We include RSVP support to see who is going to attend a specific event.
School-wide and classroom activity feeds make it easy to track the latest news
Activity feeds show the latest assignments, postings, blog entries, announcements, and events. Depending on configuration, students can comment on feed items, and indicate that they like them. Activity feed discussions are liked by teachers because all the comments can be seen by everyone in the class, discouraging inappropriate behavior.
Restore accidentally deleted classes, lessons, and assignments
Any class, lesson, or assignment that you delete is automatically moved into your trash can. Once in the trash can, you have up to 30 days to restore it before it is permanently deleted.
Well-organized, searchable help, with access to our rapid response support forum.
Searchable help center with topics organized by account type. Detailed instructions with screenshots for most topics. One-click access to the support forum, discussions forum, suggestions area, how to videos, getting started guides, and roadmap. API documentation for developers.