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April 16, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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5 - We have a development and support team of a product manager, two programmers, an instructional designer and a trouble shooter to support Moodle for assessment at our institution.
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December 08, 2018
Justin Roodman | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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2 - Administrating Moodle requires a bit of a learning curve. There are specific technical requirements to setting Moodle up, and we have done some custom modifications to the system to expand the reporting capabilities. For example, we show videos in each of our courses and have integrated additional code which lets us track plays, pauses, and video finishes.
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September 30, 2015
Helen Ware | TrustRadius Reviewer
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I support Moodle every day for the faculty and occasionally for the student who has an out of the ordinary something that happens to them. The other person runs our server all of the time, and keeps up with all of our upgrades. He and I talk every day. He occasionally helps me out with the faculty as well. Most of our faculty ask very few questions at this point.

Of the other two people, one guy will help out occasionally if we need a code written in to help us out with something needed in Moodle. We also have the other person who puts in our courses into Moodle at the beginning of each semester.
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September 15, 2015
Ted Burke | TrustRadius Reviewer
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5 - We have end-user support, network infrastructure support, SIS support and SIS-Moodle integration
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October 02, 2015
Pamela Akins | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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2 - Previous experience with Moodle is good. Our system admin has some PHP and server knowledge that makes him my resource. A general knowledge of what an LMS does is good, with the ability to troubleshoot issues as well as IT security measures to assist with the enrollment key and user credential policies is recommended.
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June 04, 2014
Elizabeth Dalton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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5 - We have one full-time LMS administrator. Moodle is also supported by a team of 2-4 Instructional Designers, one learning resource designer, and our regular IT staff as part of their responsibilities (up to 8 employees, including part time). Technical administration of Moodle requires knowledge of web servers and protocols, especially PHP, SQL, and some familiarity with XML. Our linux server administration is handled by a hosting service.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Course authoring (21)
8.1
Course catalog or library (22)
7.7
Player/Portal (22)
7.4
Learning content (20)
8.5
Mobile friendly (22)
6.8
Progress tracking & certifications (24)
6.9
Assignments (25)
8.3
Compliance management (19)
7.1
Learning administration (23)
7.8
Learning reporting & analytics (21)
7.2
Social learning (22)
6.8

What is Moodle?

Since 2001, Moodle is an open source platform that enables educators to develop and manage courses online. Moodle is a modular system based on plugins, which are like lego blocks that users put together to build whatever they want.

There are plugins for different kinds of content, and plugins for collaborative activities. As an example Moodle's Workshop plugin manages a full peer assessment process, so users can get hundreds of students accurately grading each other’s assignments, and save time. Users can add some tracking and reports and the ability to add more plugins from the community, or even write one's own, as well as build whole education environments.

The Moodle project is run by Moodle HQ from Perth, Australia, but would not be what it is without a huge community of users. Its community works together and help each other on moodle.org (itself a Moodle site), where the vendor states it has taken Moodle’s founding principles of feedback and collaboration online and practise it in the Moodle forums, wiki-based Moodle Documentation, Moodle Tracker for bugs and new features, our course-sharing site Moodle.net, and Moodle Translation portal (which means Moodle is available in over 100 languages!).
Categories:  Learning Management

Moodle Features

Learning Management Features

Has featureCourse authoring
Has featureCourse catalog or library
Has featurePlayer/Portal
Has featureLearning content
Has featureMobile friendly
Has featureProgress tracking & certifications
Has featureAssignments
Has featureCompliance management
Has featureLearning administration
Has featureLearning reporting & analytics
Has featureeLearning
Has featureAssessments
Has featureLive online learning
Has featureIn-person learning
Has featureMicro-learning
Has featureVideo learning
Has featureeCommerce
Has featureAICC-compliant
Has featureSCORM-compliant
Has featureTin Can (xAPI) compliant
Has featureSocial learning

Moodle Video

This is a quick overview of the Moodle learning platform. If you ever need to explain quickly to someone what Moodle is - share this video! Moodle is the world's most widely used open source learning platform, providing powerful free tools to help hundreds of millions of people worldwide learn online. Find out more at moodle.com Please note that this video is licensed under CC-BY 4.0 International License. To learn more, go to creativecommons.org.au/learn-more/licences Find out more about Moodle at https://moodle.com #Moodle #MoodleLMS #eLearning #opensource #edtech #learning #remoteworking #onlinelearning #moodlers #opensourceproject #WFH #distancelearning #school #teachers #students #university #college #moodlecommunity #education

Moodle Competitors

Moodle Pricing

Starting Price: $10

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
  • Entry-level set up fee?Optional
EditionPricing DetailsTerms
Starter$120per year
Mini$220per year
Small$390per year
Medium$880per year
Large1,560per year

Moodle Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Mac
Mobile Application:Apple iOS, Android
Supported Countries:worldwide
Supported Languages: All languages

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Moodle?

Moodle is an open source Learning Management System used by educational institutions. The product is administered by the Moodle Project which is led by Moodle HQ in Australia.

How much does Moodle cost?

Moodle starts at $10.

What is Moodle's best feature?

Reviewers rate Learning content highest, with a score of 8.5.

Who uses Moodle?

The most common users of Moodle are from Mid-size Companies and the Higher Education industry.