Moodle

Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment

Moodle

Moodle

Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is an online course management and e-learning system. Also known as Course Management System (CMS) or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a open-source PHP web application that allows you to create powerful, flexible, and engaging online learning experiences.

LMS Moodle has been adopted by many people and organizations around the world because it offers a tightly integrated set of tools said to be designed from a social constructive perspective. It is a best open source Learning Management Software.It explore the concept of e-learning.

Moodle is a web application written in PHP.There are also courses for users of Moodle in 65+ languages and dialects, and a "Teachers” Hands-on Playground" where teachers can take full control and experiment with Moodle's features. Some points related to importance of Learning Management Systems:
1) Enriches learning exeperience
2) Increase student's participation
3) Manages contents delivery
4) Standarized format can be used for contents and can share contents of course
By using Moodle, the students have the opportunity to access learning materials, interact with teachers and colleagues and receive specific tasks as home-works. Moodle presents multiple characteristics which made it to become in short time a representative elearning platform . It supports a variety of different learning object (LO) formats and question types.Despite these advantages, Moodle is course-based and does not cater for the individual needs of students. However, its extensibility (plug-ins and modules) offers a promising possibility to introduce personalised learning support, which gives the learner more freedom to control their own learning process.

Moodle provides various modules for training and education to students and learners
1) Plugins
Plugins are a flexible tool set, allowing Moodle users to extend the features of the site. There are hundreds of plugins for Moodle, extending the features of Moodle's core functionality.Each plugin is maintained in the Moodle plugins directory.
2) Themes
Graphical themes for Moodle can be installed to change the look and functionality of a Moodle site or of an individual course.
3) Translations
Moodle has been translated in over 100 languages, available for any site administrator to install. People in various countries maintain and contribute to the various language packs.
4) Mobile
Many Moodle themes, based on responsive web design, allow Moodle to be used on mobile devices. Also, a Moodle mobile app is available in Google Play and App Store (iOS).