Open source in Eduction

This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector. Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented here in the context of their specific benefits to educational establishments, or their use in the course of teaching and learning.

Moodle: Backup and Restore Course

It’s almost begining of new semester and you need to prepare for it. If you use Moodle you can import your course either on the same system or separate system. Here is tip on how to use “Backup” and “Restore”.

1. Go to “Backup”. You need to be carefull about selecting “Include enrolled users”. If you don’t select this item, the user related data won’t be backed up. Forum is good example. The post won’t be backed up and restored, if the user information is not included. If you like, the user name can be hidden by selecting “Anonymouse user info”.


2. The backup up course can be restored by using “Restore” function. If you restore inside the Moodle system, use just “restore”. If not, download the file and upload it to other Moodle system.

3. Ther are 3 possibility of restoring. You can restore to a totally new course,  current course, and current backed up course as main course (withe current course importing).

4. As mentioned earlier. The forum post won’t be appeare if user information is not included.

Scheduling meeting time slot using free service

It is possible to make an appointment by using a web service.  is an website on which you can setup meeting schedule. You can make an appointment and send the information through email.  One good thing is that you can make a poll on which time slot is available for meeting members.  You can find out which is the best meeting schedule from the poll from meeting members.

무료 웹으로 회의 시간 잡기

친구와의 격의 없는 모임으로부터 회사 모임, 프로젝트 모임등 다양한 모임에서 바빠지는 생활로 인해 더욱 시간을 잡기가 힘들어지고 있습니다. 인터넷에서 간단하게 등록 없이도 모임 일정을 잡을 수 있는 서비스가 있는데 매우 유용하게 사용할 수 있습니다. 에서 제공하는 서비스가 그것인데, 그 내용을 소개하고자 합니다.