learning" is a powerful virtual learning environment which
was designed for schools and universities. Its’ defining
characteristics are flexibility and user friendliness. It’s
learning platform allows everyone to master the technology in
order to succeed with his learning activities. In addition the
platform is compatible with almost any browser or hardware platform.
It’s learning has a variety of built-in communication
and cooperation tools, providing an arena where members have
the ability of working either together or independently. Some
of the available tools are: forums, e-mail, chat etc.
Some of the features and services that have made it’s
learning platform favorite to learn-ing communities are:
- personal portals: Every user has a personal
portal displaying information relevant to him. So every
user has the possibility to make choices about his user
interface based on his personal interests and needs.
- ePortfolio: With ePortfolio teachers
can have a continuous insight into their students' work
and as a result, they can advise/help a student independently
from the others if he needs it. Moreover, learners feel
secure without feeling any stigma or comparison. Users have
access to their ePortfolio whenever they are online.
- Content support: Platform allows teachers
to develop their course content directly in It's learning.
Alternatively, they have the possibility to import the course
and essential testing content from a variety of sources.
- Community: It's learning enhances the
effective cooperation between institutions. Specifically
it enables schools and universities to form a virtual community.
Inside this community, teachers can develop their course
content in cooperation with teachers from other institutions,
share testing methods, and discuss issues specific to their
field. From the other side, students have the possibility
to participate in lessons from other institutions. So schools
can systematically expand their curriculum.
- Cooperative learning: It's learning platform
enables students to support each other in the learning process.
For instance students can work on joint projects and documents
or communicate by a lot of means like discussion forums
and chat. Also, they can establish their own forums. In
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The last advantage is that It's learning platform meets the
needs of blind and visually impaired students, while it provides
assistive technology which fully complies with global accessibility
standards ( WAI & Section 508).
For more information visit: www.itslearning.com