What is Moodle?
Moodle is an open sourced e-learning software system that provides all the same functionality as Blackboard with additional features such as certificates, wikis, blogs, etc.? It is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a?single robust, secure and integrated system?to create personalized learning environments.? At this time, this system is being widely used and adopted around the world.? Currently over 220 countries and over 80 million people are using Moodle.
Sharing information: Moodle allows the sharing of information using various features provided by the activities and resources tools.
Communication: Moodle allows for students and instructors can have synchronous or asynchronous discussions by using Chat, Forums, or Wiki
Collaboration: Students and Instructors can collaborate on class discussions, assignments, projects using Glossary, Database, or Wiki, etc.
Assessment: Instructors can assess their students using the various features (Quiz, Assignments, Lesson, Workshop, Forums, etc.) features provided in Moodle.