Moodle is the Course Management System (CMS), a suite of programs designed to help teachers create quality online courses. It has become extremely popular with teachers and mentors around the world as a tool for creating dynamic, educational websites for their students. For Moodle to work, a web server must be installed, or on your own computer or on the company's hosting computer. This package works on Windows, MAC and many types of Linux.
Moodle is provided with open source. This means that you can freely use the program, modify and improve the source code, and even distribute under the GPL license. The objective of the project is to provide the best tool for creating, managing and promoting learning.
- Moodle has tools for capacity building, that is, it is dynamically expandable and adaptable to any need. It can even be used for primary school or for people whose hobbies are teaching others something;
- Many organizations use it as a platform to manage their online training courses, while some use it as a complement to traditional ways of learning, such as live meeting communication (blended learning);
- Many users like to use Moodle, Wiki, and database forums to organize a more saturated, united society on their special subjects. Others use Moodle only to deliver content to their students, such as standard SCORM packages, and to evaluate learning using different tasks and tests.