Moodle

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Moodle
Moodle-logo.svg
1 MyHomeExample.png
Screenshot of a Student's My home page from the Mount Orange demo site moodle.org/demo
Original author(s) Martin Dougiamas
Developer(s) Martin Dougiamas
Moodle HQ
Moodle Community
Stable release
3.4.1 / January 15, 2018; 8 months ago (2018-01-15)[1]
Repository github.com/moodle/moodle
Written in PHP
Type Course management system
License GPLv3+[2]
Website moodle.org

Moodle is a free and open-source learning management system written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License.[3][4] It was designed for education as online learning space.

The name moodle stands for "Module Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment".

It was developed by Martin Dougiamas.

Development[change | change source]

Moodle has continued to evolve since 1999 (since 2001 with the current architecture). It has been translated into over 100 different languages and is accessible in many countries worldwide.[5] Institutions can add as many Moodle servers as needed without having to pay license fees. The Open University of the UK currently uses a Moodle installation for their 200,000 users[6] while the UK government uses a Moodle installation for their Civil Service Learning platform serving half a million employees.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. https://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_3.4.1_release_notes
  2. "Moodle License".
  3. "TFD Encyclopedia - Moodle".
  4. The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Vol1.
  5. "Language packs - MoodleDocs".
  6. Kehrer, Anika. "Simply the Best: Case Study for Moodle at Open... » Linux Magazine".
  7. "Civil Service Learning - LEO".

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