The comparative analysis of automated control systems for training MOODLE AND «UNIVERSYS WS»
In the article two automated control systems for training are considered by the authors.The use of new information and communication technologies in education and science, especially distance learning is a priority for higher education. This allows you to track feedback between the students and teachers, to provide a quick check of a student learning, provide material for independent study of any training courses. So the Moodle system is intended for creation of the qualitative online courses in the subjects in the form of lectures by the lecturers, testing the students’ knowledge, self-teaching of new material. It is translated into ten languages and is used in many educational establishments of different countries of the world. Besides, it is very suitable both for online-courses and for support of internal instruction. Moodle with its opportunities is equal with famous commercial control systems of educational process. The difference is that Moodle is accessible and open source software that enables to adjust it for any educational establishment. Moodle on-line courses comprises a lecturer, the students and educational material. The course is created by an administrator appointing teachers for supervising it. Within the system the course is not only means of organization of educational process but it also may be just an area of communication for the people interested in the same themes. In turn the computer program «Universys WS» is intended for the development of the automated systems and ensuring differentiation of the personified access to the functions, services and data of the personnel information system, the pupils’ and customers’ ones by means of connection by HTTP or HTTPS (protocols) through data transmission networks. The main functions of this program are collecting, storage, change, deletion and processing of personal information; protection of the processed personal information from unauthorized access; management of an educational establishment structure; management of its branches; automation of planning and making up timetable; automation of making up planned and actual classroom teaching load; control of the students progress and rating of mastering of main educational programs; realization of distance educational technologies and carrying out procedures of personal electronic testing of the students. The comparative analysis of these systems has been made and their general characteristic has been represented by the authors.
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