June 16 2015

What is Moodle LMS?

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what-is-moodleWhat is Moodle LMS? Moodle LMS is the world’s most popular and most used learning management system. Why? Because the Moodle Learning Management System is a flexible, open source, and free to download learning management solution. With 68 million users and 55,000 Moodle sites deployed worldwide, Moodle is a user-friendly eLearning platform that serves the learning and training needs of people from all types of organizations.

Moodle was Developed in 2002 by Martin Dougiamas, Moodle originated as a platform to provide educators with the technology to provide online learning in personalized environments, that foster interaction, inquiry and collaboration. In private or public Moodle sites, educators, trainers and employers can create and deliver online courses so  their respective audiences can meet and exceed their learning goals.

Today, Moodle is used by organizations of all shapes and sizes and in sectors beyond education. Most commonly, Moodle is used by businesses, corporations, hospitals and non-profits for online learning, training and in some cases extended business processes. Here is a brief list of everything we’ve seen Moodle being used for:

  • Compliance Training
  • Onboarding and Related-training
  • Competency-based Training and Management
  • Workplace Safety Training
  • Online Learning and Continued Education Opportunities
  • The Hiring and Interview Process
  • Online Course Development
  • Product and Service Launches
  • Communities of Expertise or Communities of Practice

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