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Online Student Learning Portal and Course Management System

Neev helped revamp an online Learning Management System that provided a stand-alone interface between students and tutors. Neev introduced new features and enhancements to modernize the system while meeting an aggressive delivery timeline. The LMS system informed students about the schedule of classes and tests, attendance, announcements and test scores and also allowed them to take tests online. It enabled tutors to manage announcements, schedule classes and tests, administer tests online and keep a tab on students performance and attendance. The Client PurpleLeap, an ISO 9001:2008 company and a Pearson-Educomp JV company, enables educational institutions to produce high quality talent while connecting students to the industry through innovative solutions backed by cutting-edge technology. PurpleLeap partners with colleges all over the country to provide industry engagement platforms, Global technology Partnerships, learning programs, placements and state of the art infrastructure like VSAT-enabled multimedia classrooms, learning and Knowledge Management Systems, Assessment Platform and Student Learning Portal that enable the professional and comprehensive development of students. Purple Leap has partnered with over 150 B-schools and Engineering colleges in over 14 states in India and works with over 300 corporates. It has trained more than 10000 students in last three years. Business Need PurpleLeap required a revamp of their existing LMS system that was bootstrapped into place by an internal team. The system lacked a good user interface and many critical features. PurpleLeap required a comprehensive online portal that provided the requisite and critical information to students and tutors to keep a tab on attendance, schedule of classes and tests, announcements, test scores, and also enable online test taking. Neev Solution Neev developed an online portal for PurpleLeap that provided students and tutors secure, role based access to the system. Once logged in, the students were provided a dashboard with information like class and test schedule, attendance and test score, announcements among others. The system provided a to-do list for students to keep a tab on their assignments. Purple Leap training activities included training schedules, trainers activities, maintaining question banks, generating assignments, question papers, online test for students etc. The system provided trainers with information like test scores to monitor students performance and attendance status. It also enabled trainers to administer tests online, inform students about schedule of classes and tests. Neev also built an SMS-based messaging system that enabled tutors to send SMS alerts to students.

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All PurpleLeap client companies could search for PurpleLeap students based on defined criteria and download student details and resumes from the portal. Students placement history and PurpleLeap certification history was also maintained through this portal. Neev used a MVC design pattern on Drupal to implement the LMS and completely redesigned the UI/UX of the application. Technology footprint: Drupal 6 Java/J2EE Struts MVC JSP HTML, Javascript Apache Tomcat MySQL jQuery, jQuery plugins - Modal Dialog, jQGrid PHP Plugins used for integration with SMS gateway YSLOW Firebug

Top features: 1. Text based chat between students and teachers. 2. Page Load time less than 3 seconds. Usage of tools like YSLOW, Firebug to identify and fix page loads that were slow. 3. Major Improvement in the UI/UX of the application Top Challenges: 1. Existing code had to be refactored 2. Several pages required full page refreshes 3. Team had to study and understand the application independently since very little documentation was available.

Neev Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

www.neevtech.com

sales@neevtech.com