A Successful OSS Adaptation and Integration in an e-Learning Platform: TEC Digital

  • Mario Chacon-Rivas
  • Cesar Garita
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 427)


E-learning projects in many universities are focused on adapting or installing a software platform to upload teaching materials and sometimes to open discussion forums. However, it is totally possible to extend the learning management system (LMS) as a complete service platform for students and instructors including more advanced services. This paper shows the progressive integration of services and applications in TEC Digital as the open source e-learning platform of the Costa Rica Institute of Technology. This integration experience could be used as a case of study for other universities.


Open Source Virtual Community Learning Management System Integration Experience Open Source Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Chacon-Rivas
    • 1
  • Cesar Garita
    • 2
  1. 1.TEC-DigitalCosta Rica Institute of Technology (TEC)CartagoCosta Rica
  2. 2.Computing Research Center, School of Computer ScienceCosta Rica Institute of Technology (TEC)CartagoCosta Rica

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