Contrib: OpenSyllabus


OpenSyllabus (shorthand: OSYL) is a Model-based Syllabus Editor. Course Outline or syllabi are universal gateways to teaching and learning in universities. OpenSyllabus allows easy syllabus creation, edition and navigation through a fast and intuitive user interface. To ease even more these tasks OpenSyllabus will integrate other Sakai tools providing a centralized access for both instructors and students to all online course resources. More details here.

2008-11-25 Release Alpha 3
The latest version of OpenSyllabus is deployed on our demo server. write us if you want to give it a try!

2008-11-17 Usability Improvements
We are currently working with usability experts from YuCentrik to improve our user interface.

2008-10-06 Open CourseWare Conference
OCWC Conference - September 22-25, 2008 - Logan, Utah (U.S.A.) Jacques Raynauld on OpenSyllabus

2008-09-16 Alpha Version Released
The first release of OpenSyllabus (Alpha) is now available. You can download the source code or a preconfigured bundle for testing purposes. This is a slighlty improved version of what has been presented in July 2008 at the 9th SAKAI Conference in Paris, France.

HEC Montréal, Université de Montréal and Sakai Québec (Québec-Canada) gather their resources and bring their expertise to the OpenSyllabus project.
The project management is based on Scrum methodology, an iterative method used in agile software development.

HEC Montréal contact : for general information, you can contact Emmanuel Vigne, Project Director, or Pascale Blanc, Project Manager. For technical project information, you can contact Rémi Saïas ScrumMaster. See the complete listing of HEC Montréal OSYL Team.

Université de Montréal contact : Robert Gérin-Lajoie, Project Director.


General information

How to try OpenSyllabus

Access to Source Code (alpha 1)

Technical documentation