E-University learning platform modules overview.
Put your thoughts on electronic paper in a way you could never imagine before.
E-University is a modern text editor with an intuitive interface focused on creating the electronic educational content that allows to create an e-learning courses quickly and easily. Split up the file with the content of your course to separate units, add additional text, tables, images, links (to other documents or any web page). The ability to use audio, video, Flash and GIF animations, alongside with Avatar lectures will considerably enrich your training materials.
Create your first e-learning course quickly. E-University runs Microsoft Word ®-styled interface so that you won’t have to learn again.
Convert your ready documents into e-learning course. E-University allows to create an e-books by importing numerous documents. Just specify the folder they are located in and the software will import them into the corresponding unit of the course (unit part). Import of documents of Microsoft Word ® and Microsoft Excel ® (provided software is installed and customized) is supported, as well as that of text documents, RTF document, HTML ...
Deliver your e-learning courses to anyone, at any time to any place with Internet access.
Enjoy creating and publishing the e-learning courses from the concept to realization.
Each course consists of the elements such as:
Introduction Function allows to specify the main information of the training course, contents and educational instructions to study.
Lesson Function allows to create unit elements of the training course using any data formats.
Tests Function allows to create different types of tests for online students testing; tests can be assessed in different assessment systems (pass / fail, mark in the Russian format, grade in the international format, etc.)
Textbook Function allows the teacher to allocate e-textbooks for the course in various formats: Word, PDF, E-University protected textbooks for further downloading by students in the personal cabinet.
Dictionary Function allows the teacher to allocate various reference materials for the course in various formats: Word, PDF, etc. for further downloading by students in the personal cabinet.
Video Function allows to add the Avatar (Video) lecture to each unit (lesson) of the course. This function is Avatar technology-enabled, which allows to animate a photo of your professor and "teach" him to give lectures in the personal student’s classroom. The creation of Avatar lecture is worth far less money than the video recording, and Avatar lecture files are a dozen times lighter than video files digitized for online use, thereby allowing lecture playback in good quality even at low-speed Internet connection of 128 kbps.
Links Function allows to place useful Internet links for students at the pages of the course so that they could study the web resources.
Forum Function allows to create the unlimited number of forums in the course. The forum serves to collect students’ questions and placing the professor’s chronological replies to these questions.
FAQ Function allows the teacher to answer the frequently asked questions on the course during its development, which facilitates the further professor’s work with a student while studying the subject.
Test editor is designed for creating tests, conducting testing and processing of test results. This module can be used for organizing and conducting the testing or exams in any educational institutions (universities, colleges, schools) both for identifying the standard of knowledge on all academic subjects and with educating intentions. Businesses and enterprises may carry out qualification and certification of their employees.
Area of application. The module allows to easily create tests on any school subjects, any university subjects, tests for proficiency testing, psychological tests, etc.
Security. All the tests and test results are encrypted with resistant cryptographic methods, which completely eliminates the possibility of test results falsification. In addition, E-University protects the test from viewing its structure, the correct answers, etc.; prevents trial testing aimed at determining the correct answers.
Visualization. Questions and answer options can be fully formatted at the powerful built-in text editor, closely approximated to MS WORD by its functions and convenience. The editor allows inserting images, formulas, charts, tables, audio and video files, HTML documents and any OLE documents.
Diversity of question types. 3 types of questions may be used in tests:
• Single choice. The testee must choose one option from several offered.
• Multiple choice. The testee must choose more than one answer option from several proposed.
• Open question. The testee must type in the answer from the keyboard. The test creator can use powerful template language allowing to properly assess the user’s answer.
Time limit. The testing can be designed limited in time for the test as a whole. Here the amount of time allotted for each test may be different. After the test time is over, the re-start of the testing is not possible.
Integration into e-learning courses. Tests are a constituent part of each unit of the course for controlling the quality of the unit training material acquirement; the tests are also the final exams for the course.
Number of questions in the test: unlimited
Number of answers to the question: unlimited
Number of users: unlimited
Number of tests: unlimited Test
results is stored: in the student e-record
Projects /Tasks Module
Automation of projects and tasks management, time-management for staff and professors are the main problems E-University solves
E-University Projects and Tasks Module supports basic functions of personnel records, i.e. allows to store data about each employee, including his/her contact information, belonging to the administrative unit, and provides the possibility of combining the performers by projects and tasks without reference to the administrative division of the institution or corporation. The main purpose of the module is supporting the projects and tasks, issuing assignments to staff and monitoring tasks execution and progress of the project through the staff’s hours sheets.
The module allows you to quickly receive information on planned and actual hours worked on each project, each task within the limits of project, and on each performer within the limits of task, as well as on the current budget state both for the project as a whole and for each performer individually.
General overview of the functions Flexible system customizing
Support of a hierarchical organizational structure at a university or corporation.
Separation of users’ rights by the roles in the system.
Projects classification by the ultimate development goal. Maintaining the project directory.
Tasks and assignment’s classification. Support of different groups of tasks.Planning working hours and project budget
Creating and editing of projects.
Splitting the project up to the tasks and the creation of project teams.
Budgeting for each stage of the project.Project execution monitoring
The distribution of tasks between the performers by issuing task coupons to each employee, specifying the scope of work and deadline.
Monitoring the tasks execution through examination and approval of staff hours sheets.
Receipt of the final reports on planned and actual hours worked on each project, on each task within the limits of project, and on each performer within the limits of task, as well as on the current budget state both for the project as a whole and for each performer individually.Automation of staff’s daily performance records
Simple and intuitive interface to fill in daily hours sheets for each employee.
Student Module allows to create personal training student cabinets and organize educating process on the Internet. The module connects the personal student e-record with college and group, amasses information on student training during the entire training period for subsequent electronic archiving. Personal student e-record can contain any amount of information due to the possibility of adding any number of important information fields to the personal student e-record. The module allows to send out messages to students, both personal and group. A convenient feature of student search by various criteria enables quick access to a specific student's personal file in a matter of seconds.
- Personal Data Function is a repository of the student’s personal data, and also a tool for arranging student’s secure access to his personal cabinet. Faculty\Group.
College\Group Function allows to connect students
with colleges and groups of the university Curriculum.
This Function allows to assign the subjects for student to study, as well as to determine the time required for the course. Messages.
Messages Function allows to send a student private messages from the university administration, displayed in the student’s personal cabinet. The student has the opportunity to respond to messages sent to him/her; the correspondence between a student and the university administration is stored for the entire period of student’s training at the university. Tuition.
This Function allows to view the history of financial transactions between the student and the university, find out the outstanding amount and become familiar with financial e-documents accompanying the history of calculations. Activity.
Activity Function allows to track the student’s actions in his/her personal cabinet by time and generate corresponding reports for various periods of time. Documents.
Documents Function is a repository of documents of any format accompanying the process of student’s training; the students
’ written examination papers are also accumulated there. Test Results .Test
Results Function is an electronic record of the e-testing of the student's knowledge results. Diploma/Dissertation.
Graduation Project Function is the directory where information on the student’s graduation project or qualification paper is stored.
Other System Modules
This module allows to create and store professors’ personal records, and also determines the connections between a professor and training courses. The module allows to track the activity of professors, which improves the quality of the educational process. Each registered professor has access to a private cabinet – a basic electronic workplace of the professor, where he/she can develop training courses, communicate with the students, conduct full-time lectures in the online classes and perform other actions within the limits of the educational process.
This module allows to create and store staff’s personal records (not professors). Each registered staff member has access to the personal cabinet – a basic electronic workplace of the university employee, where he/she can monitor the training process, finance and payments, receive tasks from the management and reporting on their execution. E-University concept allows to flexibly customize the functionality of professor’s and staff’s e-cabinets upon of the current university goals and wishes of the management.
The main problem of modern universities, regardless of their proprietary form, is an admission of new students. The current level of the Internet development changes the understanding of efficient methods of education sales: it’s not enough now to advertise in printed newspapers and magazines, but rather necessary to professionally communicate with website visitors and turn them into applicants. Applicants Module allows to create various contact forms on the university website – for example, an application for admission, an application for a demo course, etc., and receive those applications in the manager’s (university staff’s) cabinet, to conduct personal correspondence with a website visitor, turning him/her into an applicant. When a visitor takes a decision to study, his/her applicant record can be easily converted to the student record, providing a new listener access to the personal cabinet.
Timetable (Webinars) Module
This Module allows to create the schedule of e-classes that a student can attend in real time. Electronic (Internet) class is a virtual environment for arranging the lecture and seminar courses, similar to the full-time education. Students can attend lectures in real time, communicate with the professor and among themselves, watch presentations on the e-blackboard; at the end of the lecture it gets archived in lectures repository and sent to students’ personal cabinets, which provides a better working-through of the material for students due to the quality of the original lectures as compared to what a student writes aurally.
Finance Module allows invoicing for tuition and monitoring student payments. Function also lets calculating the penalties for late payments and blocking the students’ access to training materials. Linked to the Reports Module, the function issues various financial reports allowing university management to take the proper financial decisions at any time.
Reports Module allows to receive financial and academic reports, thus significantly simplifying the work of financial managers, professors and university staff. Reports are divided into 2 categories: financial ones, allowing to track the current payments and training payments debts; and academic, which allow to analyze the current academic progress, college debts, and the professor’s activity of checking the examination papers.
Information repository of the university internal documents. The module allows to make multiple folders, thus cataloging the electronic documentation of a university. You can upload the documents (of any format) with choosing the folder to store, as well as delete documents, move them from folder to folder or filter by the field format. There’s a possibility to save individual documents or all documents in a specific directory in ZIP, RAR archive. E-University allows to customize access rights to each folder for each user, which guarantees the confidentiality of the information and its safety.
E-University offers its users a professional e-mail editor, helping to conduct mass e-mailing to various user groups: students, student groups or colleges, etc. E-University uses Microsoft Word ®-styled interface, which allows to create e-mail content without any extra knowledge and skills.
E-University mailer is:
Full text and paragraph formatting
Creating links to navigate the course, for opening the other courses and documents
Creating page layouts using tables, including nested tables
Creating and customizing of your own text styles
Usage of images, audio, video, Flash, GIF, OLE objects
Automatic import of documents
Built-in spell checking
Time targeting of e-mails delivery
Module to create polls, allocate polls at the pages of student personal cabinet, as well as collect and analyze polling statistics.