The heart of Calana LMS is courses that contain activities and resources. There are about 20 different types of activities available (forums, glossaries, wikis, assignments, quizzes, choices (polls), scorm players, databases etc) and each can be customised quite a lot. The main power of this activity-based model comes in combining the activities into sequences and groups, which can help you guide participants through learning paths. Thus, each activity can build on the outcomes of previous ones.
There are a number of other tools that make it easier to build communities of learners, including blogs, messaging, participant lists etc, as well as useful tools like grading, reports, integration with other systems and so on.
Registration: enroll and administer learners online for web-based, instructor-led, and all other learning activities.
Scheduling: schedule courses and define curricula to address individual and organizational learning needs. Also off-line resources can be included (classrooms, books, coaches etc.).
Delivery: deliver online courses and assessments or schedule instructor-led courses.
Tracking: track the progress of the learners and create reports.
Communication: communicate by chat, discussion forum, mail, screen sharing and e-seminars.
Testing: test and assess competency, learning styles and student commitment.