Valamis CE - eLearning for Liferay

Arcusys Ltd.
Analytics and Optimization
Please note that Valamis CE has no support, no warranty and is missing some enterprise only features. To get supported Valamis Enterprise Edition with new enterprise only features you can get Valamis EE trial from our website http://valamis.arcusys.com/-/valamis-ee-download or contact us http://valamis.arcusys.com/contact

Valamis is a social learning environment for sharing and receiving knowledge. We want to help people to share knowledge and learn using Liferay platform. You can use it as your organizations social learning environment. You can also use it to encourage individuals collaboratively to share tacit knowledge which cannot be found from books, but which is a combination of experience and wisdom. Our goal is to get people to talk to each other, learn from each other regardless of time and physical location with the help of Valamis environment.
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    Release Summary and Release Notes
    Version Change Log Supported Framework Versions Date Added
    2.6 The new release includes new features, especially for Lesson Studio, and general UX improvement. One of the biggest changes has been done to Lesson Studio, which now enables responsive content design for three device types: mobile, tablet and desktop. Other features and improvements include, for example, managing studio elements and slide titles, using Liferay articles as text element and arranging lessons manually. Moreover, importing questions from Moodle to Valamis environment is now possible. Check full release notes for 2.6 version on Valamis website: http://docs.valamis.arcusys.com/valamis-2.6-enterprise-edition
    Liferay Portal 6.2 CE GA6
    2.2 Valamis 2.2 provides Lesson Designer for Tin Can API content generation leveraging responsive HTML5 presentation engine. New version also contains integration toolkit for Social Office. Now learning can be made visible into Social Office microblogs. Key improvements: Uploading pptx presentation as a Tin Can lesson Uploading pptx presentation as a list of content elements in Lesson Designer Moving questions between Liferay sites and displaying all questions from Liferay instance scope Logo change will take effect only after Save action (LFSCORM-986) Scandic letters problem fix for specific question types (LFSCORM-1016) Time limit for passing package (LFSCORM-1034) Time limit between package retakes (LFSCORM-1036) Check mark for package which user already started, displaying remain attempts (LFSCORM-1038) PDF import as a lesson content for Lesson Designer Theme selector and support for Tin Can lessons Randomization of questions for Tin Can lessons (LFSCORM-117) Full screen embedded content for Tin Can Lessons Printing Learning transcript Fluid card layout (LFSCORM-847) Tin Can signed statements support (LFSCORM-533)
    Liferay Portal 6.2 CE GA2
    2.0 Our design principles for Valamis 2.0 have been the most important technology trends in online learning for 2014. Responsive design, Mobile learning, xAPI, Learning Analytics, Gamification and Social Learning. All this natively within the most powerful Portal Platform, Liferay. Valamis 2.0 has an total overhaul of Valamis UI into fully responsive design. At the same time we've moved entire Valamis back-end, which was built to support SCORM standard for eLearning, to support xAPI or Experience API (formerly known as Tin Can API). These are big changes, but same time it allows us to look past the limitations of SCORM and Learning Management Systems.
    Liferay Portal 6.2 CE GA2
    1.7 From Valamis 1.7 we will be releasing Valamis Community Edition and Valamis Enterprise Edition as a separate apps. Valamis CE will support only newest Liferay, where Valamis EE supports multiple Liferay EE versions. Release notes: -OAuth identity provider for TinCan LRS -Add learning module content from Liferay 6.2 dockbar -TinCan statements viewer and reporting -Separate Package manager and Administering portlets -Personal scope for packages -Improved user and organization mapping for certificates and achievements -Oracle DB support fix -A lot of improvements and fixes
    Liferay Portal 6.2 CE GA1
    1.6.5 Note: We recommend minimum using 2048m heap size and 512m permsize before installing Valamis 1.6.5. Support for Liferay 6.2! Liferay 6.1.1 and 6.1.2 is no longer supported with the Valamis CE version. Ask us for EE support for 6.1.20 EE and 6.1.30 EE. We've implemented a new Achievements functionality. This functionality allows to create learning goals using Liferay social activities. You can set a achievement goal for student to write a blog post, comment on articles and wiki changes. When student uses these features, he will be awarded a achievement.
    Liferay Portal 6.2 CE GA1+
    Liferay Portal 6.2 EE GA1+
    1.6.2 Note: We recommend minimum using 2048m heap size and 512m permsize before installing Valamis 1.6.2. -Tin Can API LRS - Learning Record Store implementation -Small improvements and fixes
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA2
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA3
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA2
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA3
    1.5.6 Note: We recommend minimum using 2048m heap size and 512m permsize before installing Valamis 1.5.6. -Support for Liferay 6.1.2 GA3 -Support for Liferay 6.1.30 EE -Fix for special characters issue in LIFERAY_HOME path -Question management - Fix for numberic question issue -Search hook fix for Liferay 6.1.2 GA3 -Relative URL conversion fix in TinyMCE -Fix for Liferay web content scopes -Fix for Gradebook instance-wide visibility in multi-instance installation -Curriculum - Fix for user visibility issue in multi-instance installation -Curriculum - Fix for course site link issue -Fix for database update issue with Service Builder -Fix for Openbadges.me integration -Name refactoring - Removing SCORM references
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA2
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA2
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA3
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA3
    1.5.1 Valamis 1.5.1 boasts various new features and improvements. Curriculum feature has been improved dramatically. It now integrates also to Open Badges and provides a Badge Designer feature with the help of a third party application. Valamis 1.5.1 has also Tin Can API support. You can upload and play Tin Can packages in Valamis Player. For this you have to configure Tin Can API LRS from Valamis Admin. Tin Can implementation supports basic authentication. There are also other various fixes and improvements to all of the components.
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA2+
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA2+
    1.4.5 Valamis 1.4.5 has a brand new Curriculum portlet. You can combine Liferay sites (courses) to a learning path or a certification. This allows users to choose their next courses and manage their course enrollment information. This functions also as a certification registry for organizations. New version also adds demo hook and course template. If you are familiar with Liferya's 7cogs sample site, you should be home with Valamis demo hook as well. It also contains a site template, which you can use to get your eLearning environment running just few minutes after installation. Update has also small improvements and bugfixes to player, quiz, exam and gradebook tools. 1.4.5 has PACL disabled as default. You can enable it with Tomcat, but there are known issues with PACL on Liferay JBoss or Glassfish bundles.
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA2+
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA2+
    Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA2+
    Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA2+
    Valamis is a digital learning company specializing in workforce development. The company develops Valamis - Learning Experience Platform. Valamis' customers are large organizations spanning across all industries, but predominantly in finance & insurance, complex manufacturing, and professional services. Headquartered in Joensuu, Finland, Valamis operates internationally with offices in the US, UK, Germany, and Russia. The cornerstones of our operations are customer focus, partnership, and transparency. As a reliable expert on portal solutions, we offer our customers targeted applications that enable the best end result to our clients. You can find more information about Valamis LXP at http://www.valamis.com/solutions/valamis
    Arcusys Ltd.
    Published Date
    February 22, 2016
    Supported Versions
    6.2, 6.1
    EE, CE

    Installation Instructions

    This is a Legacy App that is no longer available in the new App Marketplace. You are able to acquire it from your installed DXP or CE instance and install it by following the instructions below.

    Acquiring this App through the legacy Liferay Portal Store

    1. Review app documentation for any specific installation instructions.
    2. Login to your Liferay Portal instance with administrative permissions.
    3. Navigate to the Control Panel, Marketplace (or Apps for 7.3 and prior), then Store.
    4. If needed, login to your Liferay.com account by choosing Sign In.
    5. Search for the app name in the Search dialog.
    6. Once the app is found, click on the app in the search results.
    7. On the app details page, choose to acquire the app by selecting the Free, Buy, or Trial button.
    8. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the acquisition.

    Installing this App through legacy Liferay Portal Purchased Apps

    1. After acquiring the app, login to your Liferay Portal instance with administrative permissions.
    2. Navigate to the Control Panel, Marketplace (or Apps for 7.3 and prior), then Purchased.
    3. If needed, login to your Liferay.com account by choosing Sign In.
    4. Click the Install button to install your app on your Liferay Portal instance.

    See the legacy App Marketplace help documentation for more information.