So far in this series, we’ve looked at Rcampus and MyiCourse, and now it’s time to move on to the other two candidates from our original selection of four online CMS/LMS apps that offer free functionality.
I tried to get going with Schoology, but hit the wall almost immediately as I got a message telling me “all fields in red are required” while I was populating the four initial fields on the Create Course screen. There were no “fields in red” (unless I’ve suddenly gone colorblind). I poked around a little and then gave up, moving onto SchoolRack.
SchoolRack’s Features & Functionality
The functionality available in SchoolRack is somewhat limited, and seems to be geared towards a singular kind of use – that is, for use in just one course or class, not multiple courses or classes. I worked through creating this simple online mini-course site, and came away feeling that SchoolRack is a good free site for the elementary and maybe middle ... [READ FULL POST]