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Using Moodle to put your educational content online

If you have educational content that you’d like to put online, commercially or just to share, I recommend you give Moodle a look. The array of tools available for this sort of task is somewhat daunting. There are paid, open source and freemium options available, and they come under various genre names— typically along the lines of Learning Management System (LMS) or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

Moodle, an acronym from modular object-oriented dynamic learning environment, is open source software for developing an online course. It has some key advantages but also a couple of drawbacks. Here’s a summary.

It’s free. You can … Continue Reading