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matthewboh
November 7th, 2007, 06:21 PM
Any suggestions for computer monitoring software for a school lab? Want to make sure the kids are working and not IM'ng, visiting other web sites, etc.

tentwelveeight
November 8th, 2007, 05:10 AM
Well...I was lurking in the hopes that someone else would respond with some sage-like advice but since that hasn't happened I'll just tell you to check out iTalc (http://italc.sourceforge.net/) and please let me know how it goes for you. Edubuntu also has a built in Thin Client Manager but you have to install something to be able to see the student computers. There's lots of stuff on the Ubuntu Wiki about how to do that although I haven't done it yet myself. If you are in the small community of teachers using Ubuntu in a school lab environment you might consider checking out my blog and Stephen Walder's blog (referenced on my blog a few weeks ago) for additional info. Stephen in particular is highly knowledgeable about Ubuntu inner workings and might have some useful things for you.

netgearuser
September 22nd, 2008, 03:46 PM
PandoraFMS

http://www.pandorafms.com

SunMo
May 24th, 2009, 10:46 PM
We use this one: WorkTime Tracking http://www.work-time-tracking.com/

samden
May 26th, 2009, 12:07 AM
Yes, Windows software, I'm sure that will be very useful...

waller540
August 20th, 2010, 11:16 AM
I'd use Netvizor. You can view whats going on on each computer on your screen and even close certain programs that people are running. Meant for offices but would probably be perfect to schools as well. Theres some more information about it here:

http://www.keyloggerdownloads.com/employee-monitoring-software-reviews.html

digitalrat
May 25th, 2011, 04:59 AM
Well in our our company we use TimeDoctor software to monitor the employee's internet activity of his/her PC through capturing screenshots and the websites they have visited and send it to the employer's email add. Maybe this could help you out in your school for it has the same approach. :)

bulletdragon
May 31st, 2011, 03:35 AM
I think NetOps school is the best for monitoring school lab. Did anyone use this ?

prettysum
August 5th, 2011, 03:07 AM
Time Doctor is the perfect Screen Monitoring Software for you. It guarantees that your students will actually work on their tasks. It actually encourages the person to work on their actual project than go on social networking sites like facebook. For more information about options to consider when you’re looking for a screen monitoring software, visit this awesome article.

http://www.timedoctor.com/blog/2011/04/14/compare-screen-monitoring-software

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raj1927
August 29th, 2011, 11:12 AM
Nice post..

Thanks for share...