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Summary Introduction

Managed Learner is a powerful tool which assists in the learning process. It presents Q&A information from questionnaires designed by experts in a particular field to a learner in a structured way from simple to complex. The learner on viewing segments of this information informs the system whether it was understood or not. Thus the system is able to present only those questions which are [potentially] challenging, i.o.w. it does not bother the learner with that which is labeled as 'known'. In this way the learner can proceed across a body of knowledge absorbing information presented until eventually achieving a complete awareness and understanding of all of that knowledge base. Managed Learner is a highly effective and focussed tool which saves time and imbues confidence and ability.       ........more info.

With the questionnaire serving to define the standard required for the course under study, and the web based Managed Learner System playing the role of the indefatigable daily coach, our learning system [we believe], is the closest practical computer-aided approximation to the Blanchard Model of Performance Planning and Review. With our arrangement students have a complete awareness of what is expected of them and at the same time have every opportunity to systematically advance to that level.


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Key Managed Learner Characteristics

  • Managed Learner is a full featured system. It is written up using the PHP scripting language. This means it can be used on virtually any operating system. No special database software is required.

  • Besides managing the interaction with students [testing themselves against questionnaires], all the software necessary to check new questionnaire syntax and to compile the questionnaires into the final form required is included.

  • Questionnaires may consist of up to a thousand standard or multiple choice questions located within up to 20 sections.

  • All questions may have html links pointing to relevant sections of prescribed course materials. Questions themselves may have html content within them in the form of graphics and sound.

  • There is a feedback facility to contact remote assistants with comments and questions.

  • The student using the system may ignore certain sections or may redo a section by clearing the record of attempt with that section.

  • A colour coded graphical grid chart provides a visual indication of how the student is performing in each of the questions.

  • Managed Learner is a powerful learning system which can be operated by persons with limited computer experience.

  • Build Your Own Questionnaires
    You can create, build and test Managed Learner formatted questionnaires on your own computer. And once you have confirmed that the questionnaire you are developing is ready for publishing, you can then transfer the relevant files to your PHP enabled website. Managed Learner is available for download and use with either of the Windows Operating Systems [Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP]. The download package has all the required documentation that you need. It also has a rudimentary template questionnaire in place so that you can acquaint yourself with the entire questionnaire development process.       

    The Different Ways Managed Learner May Be Used
    There are a variety of ways in which this software may be used.

  • An individual or organization may install the distribution version on a computer, develop questionnaires and have one person use system at a time. Such users may also load in questionnaires developed by other parties for own use.

  • An extension of the above is for Managed Learner software to be transferred to a PHP enabled website and thus allow access to the same questionnaires by multiple users over the web.

  • Questionnaires may be created and bundled with Managed Learner software and distributed in that way for use at home sites and websites. These distributions may be uniquely located in separate directories [corresponding to source organization name].

  • Download Managed Learner
     
    WINDOWS EXECUTABLE: - Managed Learner source files plus Apache and PHP modules. Installs to 'c:/mlnr'.

    ** Managed Learner is released under the terms of GNU GPL Version 2. This software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.         [view license]


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