Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalised learning environments. You can download the software onto your own web server or ask one of our knowledgeable Moodle Partners to assist you.
- 1 Built for learning, globally
- 2 All-in-one learning platform
- 3 Highly flexible and fully customisable
- 4 Scalable to any size
- 5 Robust, secure and private
- 6 Use any time, anywhere, on any device
- 7 Extensive resources available
- 8 Backed by a strong community
- 9 See also
Built for learning, globally
Proven and trusted worldwide
Powering tens of thousands of learning environments globally, Moodle is trusted by institutions and organisations large and small, including Shell, London School of Economics, State University of New York, Microsoft and the Open University. Moodle’s worldwide numbers of more than 90 million users across both academic and enterprise level usage makes it the world’s most widely used learning platform.
Designed to support both teaching and learning
With over 10 years of development guided by social constructionist pedagogy, Moodle delivers a powerful set of learner-centric tools and collaborative learning environments that empower both teaching and learning.
Easy to use
A simple interface, drag-and-drop features, and well-documented resources along with ongoing usability improvements make Moodle easy to learn and use.
Free with no licensing fees
Moodle is provided freely as Open Source software, under the GNU General Public License. Anyone can adapt, extend or modify Moodle for both commercial and non-commercial projects without any licensing fees and benefit from the cost-efficiencies, flexibility and other advantages of using Moodle.
The Moodle project’s open-source approach means that Moodle is continually being reviewed and improved on to suit the current and evolving needs of its users.
Moodle in your language
Moodle’s multilingual capabilities ensure there are no linguistic limitations to learning online. The Moodle community has begun translating Moodle into more than 120 languages (and counting) so users can easily localise their Moodle site, along with plenty of resources, support and community discussions available in various languages.
All-in-one learning platform
Moodle provides the most flexible tool-set to support both blended learning and 100% online courses. Configure Moodle by enabling or disabling core features, and easily integrate everything needed for a course using its complete range of built-in features, including external collaborative tools such as forums, wikis, chats and blogs.
Highly flexible and fully customisable
Because it is open-source, Moodle can be customised in any way and tailored to individual needs. Its modular set up and interoperable design allows developers to create plugins and integrate external applications to achieve specific functionalities. Extend what Moodle does by using freely available plugins and add-ons – the possibilities are endless!
Scalable to any size
From a few students to millions of users, Moodle can be scaled to support the needs of both small classes and large organisations. Because of its flexibility and scalability, Moodle has been adapted for use across education, business, non-profit, government, and community contexts.
Robust, secure and private
Committed to safeguarding data security and user privacy, security controls are constantly being updated and implemented in Moodle development processes and software to protect against unauthorised access, data loss and misuse. Moodle can be easily deployed on a private secure cloud or server for complete control.
Use any time, anywhere, on any device
Moodle is web-based and so can be accessed from anywhere in the world. With a default mobile-compatible interface and cross-browser compatibility, content on the Moodle platform is easily accessible and consistent across different web browsers and devices.
Extensive resources available
Access extensive Moodle documentation and user forums in multiple languages, free content and courses shared by Moodle users across the world, as well as hundreds of plugins contributed by a large global community.
Backed by a strong community
The Moodle project is well-supported by an active international community, a team of dedicated full-time developers and a network of certified Moodle Partners. Driven by open collaboration and great community support, the project continues to achieve rapid bug fixes and improvements, with major new releases every six months. Come moodle with us in our community forums!
What is The @lantis® Learning Community?
The @lantis Learning Community is a network of people that want to get the best information in our information rich, hyper-connected, and multi-media Digital World. The @lantis Learning Community is your “Information Referee” and “Antidote to Fake News.” It is your resource for exploring and learning about things in the 21st Century.
We tackle big questions about what makes a society free or prosperous and how we can improve the world we live in. And we tackle small questions like what kind of home router you should buy.
Who is @lantis Learning Community
We don’t have all the answers—but we’ve got a lot of ideas. By working with all kinds of people with all kinds of experiences from a range of academic disciplines and letting them share their own opinions, we help you explore new ways of looking for solutions to the world’s problems.
How do “Learning Communities” Work?
@lantis Learning Communities are built around the belief that there is more very useful information available than one individual can processes. The parable of the 4 blind men learning about an elephant is a perfect analogy.
The key here is that the blind men must acknowledge they are blind. And they must acknowledge they need help from others to truly understand the elephant. The problem is you really cannot trust the descriptions of others. Sometimes because others intentionally try to mislead. But, but often because of natural Conformational Biases and natural perceptual processes. Thus, we use what Ronald Reagan called, “Trust but Verify.”
By setting up a “Standard Learning Communication Process” whereby small groups of learners process individual pieces of information and provide the metadata (metadata is a 21st century information concept) about the information the entire community is benefited.
- Learning Community Videos: Bite-sized explorations of big ideas from a wide range of disciplines.
- Learning Community Courses: Delve deeper into the ideas by accessing exclusive content and engaging directly with professors.
Our goal is not only to share these ideas, but to encourage everyone in the community to learn more, do more, and keep asking questions.
7 ways A Learning Community Helps You
- Helps You Embrace Learning.
Believing you don’t know everything and believing there are always things you can learn are the first steps to successfully manage change. Learning Communities give you the tools to create an online learning culture that empowers your efforts to build on the changes around you in a positive way. Learning Communities provide extra support to get the learning you need when you need it. Learning Communities offer you the tools and resources you need to achieve your potential.
- Helps You Question Your Assumptions And Beliefs.
In order to be adaptable you must learn how to break down the barriers that are holding you in place. We all have habits, belief systems, and assumptions that may be preventing us from adapting to the situation. Sometimes all it takes is asking a thought provoking question to set the gears in motion and encourage us to analyze and reflect on our current cognitions. Questioning our underlying beliefs or why we react in a certain way prompts us to explore our motives, which brings us one step closer to increasing our flexibility.
- Helps You Seek Out Differing Viewpoints.
Everyone has their own opinions, ideas, and perspectives. Unfortunately, we may lose sight of this fact and get stuck in our own mental processes. Learning Communities offer a chance to share insights, provide feedback, and look at concepts and ideas from a different viewpoints. Learning Communities ask each group to develop online training materials, such as an online presentation that pertains to a specific task or topic. Learning Communities give us a list of online resources, like video conferencing platforms and Project Management sites we can use to collaborate online. The goal is to respect and value the beliefs of others, which allows us to see that there is always more than one way to approach a problem.
- Helps you Develop Creative Thinking Skills.
Creativity is one of the most important elements of adaptability. It gives us the ability to look at ideas, concepts, and challenges from all angles, then come up with innovative solutions to the problem. Learning Communities help you develop creative thinking skills by integrating visual brainstorming online activities, such as mind maps, sketches, and charts. Learning Communities offer case studies that foster creativity by creating an emotional connection with others by helping us reflect upon how we would handle the situation or what we would do differently.
- Helps You Learn from Mistakes.
Being adaptable is all about learning from mistakes and overcoming failures. When changes occur you must be able to turn every bump in the road into an opportunity to grow and discover their strengths. Mistake-driven learning can help you gain valuable experience and knowledge you can use in the future, especially when life throws you a proverbial curve ball. One of the most effective ways to emphasize the importance of failure is to create real life simulations. Learning Communities give you the chance to see the repercussions of your choices and actions in a supportive online training environment, instead of having to deal with a steep learning curve on-the-job.
- Helps you Explore All Of The Outcomes.
Learning Communities help you explore all of the possible outcomes and improve your adaptability. This is primarily due to the fact learning communities deal in real world situations and challenges. Learning Communities allow you to test out new approaches, identify areas of improvement, and determine which skills need to be developed. In essence, Learning Communities help you build a tool kit to handle any situation that comes your way. When disaster strikes you can call upon the information and experience gained through the Learning Community
- Help you Focus On Performance Gaps.
Learning Communities provide self-assessments to help you track your progress, identify strengths and weaknesses, and develop a personalized learning strategy based on your specific needs at a specific time. If an online self-assessment reveals you need to focus on a specific skill set or task, you can find the online resources you require to fill the gap. The more knowledge and self-awareness you have, the more adaptable you will become. My experience suggests that if you are kept in the dark about your proficiency and have no means of testing your skills, you will probably stick with your unproductive habits
Learning Communities allow you take on challenges that come your way and stay calm and collected when uncertainty strikes.