ATutor is used in various contexts, including online course management, continuing professional development for teachers, career development, and academic research. ATutor's developers assert that it is the only fully accessible LCMS software on the market, including for-fee and closed source software. This aspect of ATutor has been affirmed in at least one University-published review of the software. ATutor was first released in late It came in response to two studies conducted by the developer in the years prior that looked at the accessibility of online learning systems to people with disabilities. Results of the studies showed none of the popular Learning Management Systems at the time even provided minimal conformance with accessibility guidelines.

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In this tutorial you are going to learn how to install aTutor manually. But before you start you should prepare a few things:. Prepare the aTutor installation files. You can download the files from their official website at:. You will have an archive of the folder containing all the required files to install aTutor. Upload the content of that folder in your account via FTP.

You can follow our FTP video tutorials at:. To start the installation process access the script using your browser. The installation process can be started using:. On the next page you will see the terms of the user agreement.

ATutor is licensed under the GNU general public license, which means that you can use the script for free and apply different types of modifications to it. On the next page enter the MySQL database details that you have created in the beginning of this tutorial:. Proceed to the next step. The script will create the database tables. All the fields are self-explanatory, simply enter your preferences:.

ATutor will require you to set the path to your content directory. You will have to create new empty folder where you would like to store your ATutor data.

Once you are done, fill in the path to that folder:. The script will save the information you have set so far in its configuration file. The script will submit the installation data to atutor. You can then safely login to your ATutor website:. We use cookies on this website to enhance your browsing experience, provide a better service, integrate with social media and provide you with personalized experience where appropriate. You can easily adjust your cookies preferences here.

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ATutor Handbook

ATutor can be displayed in many different languages! Through the Langauge Manager completed languages packs can be selected and imported directly from the atutor. Installed languages can be edited, deleted or exported as an ATutor language pack for redistribution. When exporting a language, a download prompt will appear asking to download a zip file of the language pack.


aTutor Manual Installation

Welcome to the ATutor Administrator Documentation! This documentation is intended for those who manage ATutor systems. Also see the Instructor Documentation for more about creating and managing courses. This section describes the requirements and important considerations needed for running ATutor. It also details the steps involved in installing and upgrading an installation. The first step when installing or upgrading ATutor is to check if the minimum requirements are met. The following describes those checks.


Administrator Documentation




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