The Manhattan Virtual Classroom

Various authors, Jul 10, 2003
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Steven wrote in to say that "your newsletter has mentioned several free, open source course management systems. Here's another." From the clipping: "The Manhattan Virtual Classroom has been available under the GPL since October, 2000. In use at Western New England College since 1997, Manhattan includes a variety of discussion groups, live chat, areas to post the syllabus, lectures, and other handouts/notices, a module for organizing online assignments and exams, and a self-contained module for private email. Developed entirely in 'C', Manhattan is 100% database-free and is easy to install on a Linux/FreeBSD server, is very fast, and has very modest hardware requirements. A complete teacher's reference manual is available."
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