Volumes (a weird tmesis of VLE and LMS) is a WordPress plugin we developed to allow anyone with a WordPress site to run a MOOC. Early on Рand still РMOOC platforms limit to access to selected institutions and subsequently to  individuals. You could run a MOOC using a variety of platforms, but this would involve knowing how to set up the platform and so on. With Volumes, the idea was to offer a MOOC in a box. In doing so, this meant, hopefully if you wanted to MOOC, you could.

Here are some features Volumes has

vol1Basic Admin menu added to WordPress







Expanded course admin panel





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Support for a gradebook





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Support for learning object creation



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Support for creating and administrating assignments



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A Ds106 Style challenge bank





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