MoodleCloud | Free Moodle Hosting for Single Classroom Installations
JULY 7, 2015
Yesterday Moodle released MoodleCloud designed specifically to help educators that are looking for small installations of Moodle. Moodle hostingCalling all educators!
What is Moodle LMS?
JUNE 16, 2015
What is Moodle LMS? Moodle LMS is the world’s most popular and most used learning management system. Because it is open source and free to download. Moodle
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin| I Heart Moodle Series
JUNE 10, 2015
How Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Reduced Bullying in Schools by 49% with Moodle. Educating over 95,000 students, teachers and parents on Moodle, CHW’s free, fun, and interactive eLearning programs exemplify proven success in decreasing bullying, injuries, obesity and drug use.
Moodle Plugins – The Face-to-Face Plugin
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Hundreds of custom third-party plugins are offered for free by Moodle plugin contributors. Much like WordPress Plugins, Moodle plugins, once installed, change the look, feel and functionality of your LMS site to suit your requirements.
JoomlaLMS and Moodle Comparison [Updated]
AUGUST 17, 2015
So it is not surprising that we are constantly asked how JoomlaLMS is different from other free Learning Management Systems, particularly Moodle. When people start looking for LMS, the price question becomes a primary criterion to consider.
Why You Should Upgrade to Moodle 2.9
JUNE 8, 2015
We announced last month that Moodle 2.9 With this new version came the announcement that Moodle 2.6 As software experts, we understand how crucial it is to operate on a secure, bug free, and well functioning Moodle site. Here is why you should upgrade Moodle 2.6 (or
Open Source Does Not Mean Free. Moodle Anyone?
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
I constantly come across clients who seem to be very impressed by the free tag that Moodle comes with. What clients fail to realize, initially at least, is that there’s no such thing as ‘free lunch’ And there will never be. Learning Management Cost Of Open Source LMS Free (Open Source) LMS Open Source Does Not Mean Free Open Source is Not Cheap open source LMS
Moodle 2.5 running and OK
MAY 3, 2014
Well we have a Moodle 2.5 As we have been using a system of certification for training for the Moodle courses that I run here at the College using Bronze, Silver and Gold, I thought lets give badges a try and that worked really smooth also, a nice surprise for the other members of the course when they next logged-in. if you have any others to add then do please feel free to reply to this posting
Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs
SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. 100% free but with limited features (if you want those gone you pay for it). 100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products). 1 Moodle. Feel free to marvel.
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
The last couple of weeks including the usual half term have certainly been busy given that we took the opportunity to move a Moodle vle from a Linux to Windows platform. Being a merged college as we are, we now have two instances of the Moodle running on a single server and it all seems to be holding up extremely well. Of course if you are running Moodle yourselves then you will no doubt also be running other integrated applications and in our case that’s LAMS and Mahara.
Free Open Source LMSs are like Puzzles
MARCH 31, 2014
As you prepare your LMS discovery you might be thinking to yourself, perhaps I should get those free ones, you know like “Moodle” And it would understandable to think that way, after all you just sat in a panel session where people from big name companies created their own LMS – and tell you that is the way to do it (which happened at a trade show last year). But it is paper and in reality, getting free isn’t all that it is cracked up to be.
New Features of Moodle 3.1 that Make it the Favorite of Learning Experts
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Moodle, the open source Learning Management System (LMS) released its latest version – 3.1 – in May 2016. Watch this video for an overview of the features of Moodle 3.1. Now, let’s get into the details of new features in Moodle’s latest version. Moodle 3.1
Multi-Tenancy in Moodle
JUNE 2, 2015
Have I considered Multi-tenancy for our Moodle, my quick response to that question was no, actually a new one on me, though I ask are you already a Moodle mutli-tenancy site?
Why MOODLE Is the Most Widely Used LMS
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
One of the most widely used LMSs is Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (MOODLE). Let us now look at a few features of MOODLE that make it the preferred choice of the corporate training world. MOODLE is an open-source LMS.
Capitalize on the CRM-LMS Combined Functionality with Moodle Salesforce Integration
DECEMBER 28, 2015
There mustn’t be a single soul in the e-learning arena who doesn’t know about Moodle ( Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment ). It’s a free, open source e-learning platform that packs in a robust set of teaching and learning tools.
Moodle – The Most Popular LMS of 2016: What Makes it So?
JULY 17, 2016
According to a report by Capterra, Moodle is the most popular Learning Management System in the world, when the number of users is taken into account. In case, you are not, there is no harm going through this blog to know why Moodle is one of the most popular LMSs in the world.
OpenEd.com's Learning Library Now Integrates with Moodle Learning Management System
JANUARY 13, 2016
OpenEd.com, the world’s largest archive of free K-12 educational material, recently announced that their library of over a million resources will now be integrated with select learning management systems, including Moodle LMS. blended learning e-learning tools
Thinking Moodle Theme Design
MARCH 4, 2013
The themes features are free and cover a wide range of curriculum area defaults, and when it comes to installing the theme, there are short video tutorials that will guide through the process. If you are feeling really creative then Themato Web Moodle Theme Engine may well be the solution.
How to Put an eLearning Brothers Template into Moodle
JULY 22, 2015
This quick-start guide will walk through how to take one of our Moodle course templates and put it into the Moodle LMS. For Moodle pros who have ever done something similar to this, please share your expertise and experience in the comments. Don’t have a free account yet?
10 Popular MOODLE Plugins for Workplace Learning
MARCH 14, 2017
Being an open-source Learning Management System (LMS), Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment ( MOODLE ) has become popular and stands out amidst other learning management systems. Here are 10 popular MOODLE plugins, based on user likes and preferences. MOODLE Mobile.
Why Easygenerator will launch a free edition of her authoring software
Challenge to Learn
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
We are in the final stages of launching a free edition of easygenerator; it will be available in the first half of October. The formal announcement of the launch of this free edition will be made through the easygenerator blog and website, so will all the details of available functionality.
Moodle in Corporate eLearning Mirrors Higher Education Trends by Brian Carlson
Learning Solutions Magazine
MARCH 26, 2017
In late February 2017, Moodle marked a historic milestone by surpassing over 100 million registered users worldwide who are utilizing the free open-source system through approximately 100,000 individual installations in both K-20 and professional education instances in governments, corporations, and nonprofits.
Totara: re-shaping Moodle for corporate use
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 17, 2011
This time I’m exploring whether it is possible for one of the world’s most popular academic virtual learning environments, Moodle, to be adapted to suit the needs of corporates. So it has been more than a little surprising to me over the past few years to see Moodle, an open-source VLE, used so enthusiastically by corporates. While all elements of Totara are open source, it is not free, but then I’m not sure many corporates really want free – they want easy.
The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!
APRIL 29, 2010
Moodle is a good LMS with which has grown over the years and offers a host of functionality and features that are very useful to have in an LMS. Add to it the fact that its open source which makes it free to use, has made it very popular. That’s the only thing that’s free.
The Top 5 Free Learning Management Platforms
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
To deal with financial constraints, several companies are opting for free learning software, and these include Learning Management Systems (LMSs). What are the most popular free LMSs? Capterra has come out with list of the most popular free LMSs. MOODLE.
Running Turnitin for Moodle
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
There were some technical difficulties with getting the installation to actually work in our version of Moodle , but I am more than pleased to say that Turnitin were really helpful in getting over those problems. That’s all from me now, if you have any comments then as usual please feel free to post A busy half tern for me last week as it turned out because I was scheduled to deliver training for Turnitin to staff on the coming Monday, which is today.
Moodle Pros and Cons Update
JUNE 1, 2010
With all the hype surrounding the upcoming arrival of Moodle 2.0, I thought it might be a good time to revisit what we love and hate about Moodle 1.9. Now that we are getting ready to say goodbye to Moodle 1.9, but generally i do like moodle.
Moodle – The King of Affordable LMSs
MAY 8, 2017
I suggest you go for Modular Object-oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (Moodle) , one of the world’s most popular LMSs. Moodle is an open-source learning management platform. The interface of Moodle is simple. The dashboard of Moodle can be customized to make it easy-to-use.
Why MOODLE Is the Best Course Management Software
JANUARY 31, 2017
One of the most widely used software applications for managing courses is MOODLE (Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment), which is power-packed with various features. This makes MOODLE very cost-effective compared to proprietary CMSs.
Webinar on Integrating Raptivity with other eLearning Tools
JUNE 2, 2016
adobe captivate Articulate Storyline free webinar integrate with articulate tool Microsoft Moodle raptivity special webinarIntegration of two or more tools gives us the benefit to reach and explore more options in our eLearning needs.
Top 5 Benefits of Moodle Learning Management System
APRIL 30, 2017
However, did you know that a research by Capterra highlights that Moodle tops the list of the 20 most popular Learning Management Systems in the world? Here are a few benefits of Moodle that make it the most popular LMS. Yes, you read it right – it’s absolutely FREE.
Scooping Links for Moodle
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
When it comes to presenting a course in Moodle I often find myself trying to think of alternatives to the default means of materials presentation through the links to documents and websites approach, and the other day I discovered Scoopit.
Open Source is Not Cheap, Leave Alone Free
MAY 11, 2011
We’ve known this all along that Open Source is never cheap, leave alone free. We keep meeting prospects who are considering Moodle as their first LMS. The reason they say – it’s free or at best, comes at a low cost.
Moodle: A fantastic tool for informal learning - and not just “e-learning”
AUGUST 31, 2009
Last week I hosted a webinar called “Come Moodle with Us: Straight Talk on Moodle as an LMS Solution. Along with two of my colleagues at BLP, we showed attendees OUR Moodle site - and attempted to illustrate many of the cool features Moodle provides and how Moodle facilitates informal learning and not just functions as a place to house and track e-learning. A few “highlights that I want to share: 1) Moodle is about creating a learning community.
Innovation in e-Learning : Gamification in Moodle
JUNE 3, 2016
Why Moodle Gamification? Hosted by Sach Chaudhari, with 15+ years of e-learning solutions experience, this webinar will explore what gamification is and how gamification can be used to create more meaningful, engaging and interactive e-Learning experiences in Moodle.
3 Reasons Why WordPress is Better than Moodle
MARCH 22, 2012
Taking a page out of the WordPress model, Moodle’s free and open-source offering is an attractive option for organizations big and small… but is it the best? Moodle is a major player, but that doesn’t always equate to the best option.
Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!
The E-Learning Curve
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
I blogged recently about the development of the Nanogong and the Riffly audio-visual plugins for Moodle 2.0. Today, I'm pleased to announce that an old - that is, well-established -Moodle plugin is now freely available. Hot Potatoes is now free to use.