Moodle is a free, online Learning Management system enabling educators to create their own private website filled with dynamic courses that extend learning, any time, anywhere.
Whether you’re a teacher, student or administrator, Moodle can meet your needs. Moodle’s extremely customisable core comes with many standard features. Take a look at a highlight of Moodle’s core features below.
Modern, easy to use interface
Designed to be responsive and accessible, the Moodle interface is easy to navigate on both desktop and mobile devices.
Organise and display courses the way you want, and view at a glance current tasks and messages.
Collaborative tools and activities
Work and learn together in forums, wikis, glossaries, database activities, and much more.
Moodle’s calendar tool helps you keep track of your academic or company calendar, course deadlines, group meetings, and other personal events.
Convenient file management
Drop and drop files from cloud storage services including MS Skydrive, Dropbox and Google Drive.
Working with files
Simple and intuitive text editor
Format text and conveniently add media and images with an editor that works across all web browsers and devices.
When enabled, users can receive automatic alerts on new assignments and deadlines, forum posts and also send private messages to one another.
Educators and learners can track progress and completion with an array of options for tracking individual activities or resources and at course level.
Customisable site design and layout
Easily customise a Moodle theme with your logo, colour schemes and much more – or simply design your own theme.
Allow users to view course content and learn in their own language, or set it up for multilingual users and organisations.
Bulk course creation and easy backup
Add courses in bulk, back up and restore large courses with ease.
Bulk course upload
Manage user roles and permissions
Address security concerns by defining roles to specify and manage user access.
Roles and permissions
Freely integrate external applications and content or create your own plugin for custom integrations.
Simple plugin management
Install and disable plugins within a single admin interface.
Regular security updates
Moodle is regularly updated with the latest security patches to help ensure your Moodle site is secure.
Detailed reporting and logs
View and generate reports on activity and participation at course and site level.
Course Development and Management Features
Direct learning paths
Design and manage courses to meet various requirements. Classes can be instructor-led, self-paced, blended or entirely online.
Built-in collaborative publishing features foster engagement and encourage content-driven collaboration.
Embed external resources
Teach materials and include assignments from other sites and connect to the gradebook in Moodle.
Moodle’s built-in media support enables you to easily search for and insert video and audio files in your courses.
Working with media
Group learners to share courses, differentiate activities and facilitate team work.
Conveniently assign different markers to assignments, manage grade moderation and control when marks are released to individual learners.
Easily review and provide in-line feedback by annotating on PDF files directly within browser.
Peer and self assessment
Built-in activities such as workshops and surveys encourages learners to view, grade and assess their own and other course members’ work as a group.
Fully compatible with Mozilla Open Badges, motivate learners and reward participation and achievement with customised Badges.
Outcomes and rubrics
Select from advanced grading methods to tailor the gradebook to your course and examination criteria.
Security and privacy
Teach and share in a private space only you and your class can access.