Moodle Software


 

Moodle is a free, open-source learning management system (LMS) available to users in corporate and academic settings. It allows course administrators to extend users' education beyond the classroom or office. Private websites can be created and customized to include dynamic courses that engage learners and allow their progress to be tracked and reported.

Moodle's focus is on usability, and includes customizable themes and a wide range of modules and features. Individual learners can be tested through assignments and quizzes, and collaboration can be promoted through user-generated wikis, workshops and forums.

Gamification features such as rewards, leaderboards and hidden easter eggs help keep learners engaged, while freely available plug-ins and add-ons allow course administrators to create a learning environment that fits their needs.

Moodle is Web-based and comes with over 100 language packs for use in most parts of the world, along with the global network of certified Moodle Partners available to assist with integration and customer support.

 

Moodle - Quiz results
 
  • Moodle - Quiz results
    Quiz results
  • Moodle - My home
    My home
  • Moodle - Course discussion
    Course discussion
  • Moodle - Grading
    Grading
  • Moodle - Plugins
    Plugins
  • Moodle - Activity chooser
    Activity chooser
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Carlos from alcecal.com
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Moodle - The best LMS

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I'm very grateful with the Moodle contributors, because they have shown the World that open source and quality software can be made, and Moodle is one of them.

I began with an overall customer satisfaction of about 95% and nowadays I have reached 98%. To get there I have develop new content, better content and use the facilities and plugins that Moodle provides accompanied by an excellent support to my students. I'm working to reach a better percentage in the next months.

Moodle was my choice ten years ago and I expect to keep working with Moodle the years to come.

Pros

Freedom to teach and express the knowledge
Versatile
A lot of useful plugins
Constantly updated
Not expensive hosting
Good documentation

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Tim from Prodynamix
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2018

January 2018

Moodle the price is right. BUT...

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The price is right. This actually seems like it should be for all school software vendors. Is it right to charge the education system so much?

Cons

Integration is the main problem.

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Kylie from Houghton College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Moodle is simple but lacking

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I used moodle as a student in middle/high school and as a student and TA in college. It is easy to navigate for the teacher and student. It also has class participants, grades, and various types of forums to post such as quizzes, anonymous feedback, readings, and more.

Cons

It was useful for basic info in grade school such as submitting and grading assignments. But in university it is not the easiest for online classes and grading. It’s difficult to assign specific percents to assignments instead of by larger sections. It is very basic, with posts & replies. It would be helpful to be able to link easier or mention a person/other other post to notify them because it doesn’t have that right now. Also, the overall look is outdated.

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Melanie from Baker Victory Services
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Okay

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I used moodle for my college coursework. I preferred when professors used google docs instead.

Pros

Moodle is helpful for getting course info and submitting assignments. You also have coursework organized into classes and years, which is nice!

Cons

Slow/difficult to upload grades. I have had many grades deleted when uploading them for a class. I also found it hard to see the name of the student when I scrolled right to upload grades.

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Isabel from UNED
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

December 2017

December 2017

free & customizable LMS

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Free License, OpenSource, many universities are using this software. You have your own trial up & running in a couple of hours and you do not need to install anything, there is cloud free licenses.

Cons

Look & feel. UX is not innovative, other commercial platforms are much more better at this, you get lost in so many features sometimes.

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Marina from Congo Leadership Initiative
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Good LMS with room for improvement

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At my university, Moodle was considered a step up from the previous LMS software that had been used. Nevertheless, the general consensus about Moodle was lukewarm at best due to the software's lack of intuitiveness and its navigational issues. With some improvements in those areas, I think it could be a great, rather than a good, LMS option.

Pros

Pleasant and clean interface, allows for user customization up to a certain point, has many of the features and capabilities that you'd expect of an LMS software at the university level.

Cons

Moodle is definitely not the most intuitive software (although, I'm not sure that I could really say that about any of the LMS softwares I've used). The navigation menus in particular could be improved, as I often found it difficult to arrive at the page that I wanted to and consequently had to memorize the appropriate routes through the software's menus.

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John from El Super
Specialty: Retail
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

October 2017

October 2017

free LMS and easy to use

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Do your research to see if this will work for you.

Pros

So the great thing about moodle is that it's fully customizable, it's open source so you can do anything you need to do with it. Out of the box it's ready to rock provided that you have content to add as it doesn't have any of it's own. But the greatest thing about moodle is that if you have a team of developers or even one really good instructional designer you don't have to spend any additional funds in order to get this going.

Cons

Because it's open source the support lacks, so unless you have an IT guy or a developer you may struggle with getting this off the ground but it's a great solution if you have issues with financials.

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Hunter from Southeast Missouri State
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

August 2017

August 2017

This is the worst product created by humans.

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The customer service is worse than a cable company.

Pros

There is very little to like about this product. The only thing I can think of is that it makes grades easily available online.

Cons

The site is constantly crashing. The users are virtually unable to accomplish anything because of the frequency of failure within the website. I attend a large university that uses it and every single professor absolutely hates the site because of its difficulty to operate, constant crashing, it is hard to grade from, and for students it is a confusing mess of useless features and lack of organization. The website is incredibly slow for mobile usage. This is easily the worst product available. DO NOT BUY!

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Margaret from Human Rights and Justice Group International
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Very customizable - technical expertise is needed

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Like most LMS products, Moodle tends to assume that the course will be calendar driven rather than skills driven. So while it is possible to create a course that is unit-based rather than tied to specific dates, the progression is still implied as linear. It takes a lot of work to create a skills driven course with the opportunity for cyclical expansion of skills that build on each other.

Pros

Moodle is modular and flexible, meaning that it can be used for a wide variety of different types of learning. It integrates well into joomla, allowing for customization of look and feel and organizational branding. With the joomdle extension it also provides for seamless connection of payment information and membership profiles. Basic features work "out of the box" - specific tools may require some programming knowledge to have them work exactly the way you want, but since it's open source, extending and adjusting functionality is unlimited.

Cons

The "out of the box" version of moodle is not very attractive to look at - it could benefit a lot with a few less traditional themes.
Support is from the developer community at large, so for "weird" problems, you may not get a lot of useful help.

 
 

Wei from CSA Group
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

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nice platform

Pros

easy to use and learn; no experience needed; different sections are available to add to the course; size limit is good

Cons

the user interface for learner looks not very friendly, not customized.
restriction setup is nice while if there are many topics, it looks busy on the page; if when they click they can get the warning message, may be also ok.
During test, the course is not available to student while only LMS administrator can change the role to student to view the course, not very convenient.

 
 

Ana from Universidad de Los Andes
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

June 2017

June 2017

I am a Professor Blended Learning

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Pros

Its robustness and versatility, Supports all learning activities. Creating sessions and uploading files is very versatile.
The generation of tests and evaluations is very simple with the creation of activities. It has the chat, the Forum, and the wikis as tools of support to the collaborative work.
It has the sending of emails to the working group or to the course.
Split a course into workgroups

Cons

The lack of advice on the use of the tool and the link to other applications. New versions of Moodle make it a bit stressful to update and change the look. Time is spent on it.

 
 

MARIA RENEE from Virtual University of Uganda
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Moodle helping e-learning

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Moodle is a very useful platform for e-learning. It has everything to teach online. I can recognize 3 levels of users for this software. - The administrator who is in charge to set up the environment and moodle experience for other users. - The teacher who is going to use tools to make an online course exciting, and - The student that will enjoy the course and participate in it though the collaborative tools. If you can do the work of the 2 first levels, congratulations, you are a Moodle expert.

Pros

- You can manage a whole school or university in the academic area with Moodle and for the administrative help you have a big list of choices to get plugins or ERPs compatible with Moodle.
- If you know how to use it is a wonderful experience for the teachers and students.
- Once that you have the course online, it is a beautiful tool.
- There is a lot of documentation and forums about Moodle that can help you to solve almost every issue that you will face using it.

Cons

- It's a free software but is difficult to install and maintain for a person who is not related with IT. So a good option is get it as a SaaS (software as a Service) paying for hosting and upgrades but having the experts doing it, so you can focus in the academic area.
- You have to learn how to use it properly and it takes time.
- Prepare a course is heavy and a hard work, there are some functionalities that could help us to do it easier, like be capable us to erase or move multiple objects at the same time.

 
 

Tolgonay from Bank Kompanion
Specialty: Banking
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

April 2017

April 2017

our company experience with MOODLE

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This is in general good product to organize distant learning, yet, companies that want to have more detailed information about their workers' learning process will find this platform unsatisfying. Plus, it won't be good for big companies (>1000 employees)

Pros

It's free. It is good for basic distant learning processes such as loading scorm, tests, files.

Cons

I believe that it has many hidden functions and can be used in more advanced levels, but you have to spend so much time on to learn them all. Instructions on how to use them are more complicated than functions themselves. Then, Moodle is a local platform, you can't use it at home unless it's set up on your computer. Plus, because it's free, it doesn't have immediate customer support. You need to wait sometimes weeks to get help.

 
 

Melanie from Vermont Department of Liquor Control
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Reviewing

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Pros

Can't beat the price! It is fairly user friendly for what we need it for. The admin functions are easy to understand.

Cons

Doesn't have as many features as we would like. We would like to be able to restrict users and to re-enroll users

 
 

David from International American University
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Moodle is excellent

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That being said about no Moodle Help Center, I do enjoy the Moodle forums. I am able to Google my question and an answer is usually available in one of the forums.

Pros

I like how easy Moodle can be. There is a bit of a learning curve, but once you get over it, it's really easy to navigate through. I am and admin who is not all that tech savvy, but I am able to find certain functions or features I need since I already know how Moodle is set up.

Cons

I don't like the fact that there is no main help center for Moodle. Although, it is free so I can't really complain, but this was the only con I could think of!

 
 

Ryan from TRCoA
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

March 2017

March 2017

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We use Moodle to administer educational programs and receive calendar booking requests.

Pros

Ease of use

Cons

We could possibly update ours.

 
 

Remington from Cisco
Specialty: Engineering
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

March 2017

March 2017

Strikingly average

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Pros

Helps to keep pages coordinated, provides a lot of features all in one package, able to be manipulated to fit most situations.

Cons

Does not support integration with the software that are otherwise used. For instance, native integration with widespread calendaring solutions like Google Calendar, etc. Navigation is not entirely intuitive. Can be confusing.

 
 

Kylie from Telstra
Specialty: Telecommunications
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

March 2017

March 2017

Nothing special

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Good single repository for documents. All documents can be held and archived easily in one single use platform.

Cons

Can be difficult to navigate things are not always clear how the information architecture works. There are also a number of difficulties with logging in. I would not voluntarily use this software.

 
 

Cody from Austin College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Moodle Review

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Their software is very easy to use and incredibly organized. As a student, I find that it's very easy to find assignments and check grades.

Cons

There's occasionally errors when trying to access/upload files. It might just be user errors but there's occasional bugs.

 
 

Tommy from Austin College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Moodle for Colleges

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Easy for the students to use, and easy for the teachers once they know, but there is apparently a steep learning curve for professor on their end.

 
 
 
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January 2018

January 2018

It allows me to train employees

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It is a software that allowed me to teach new knowledge to my employees, even those who are not in person at the office.

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It does not allow me to upload files in PDF, MP4 and all kinds of files. Its maintenance is expensive.

Review Source: Capterra
 


January 2018

January 2018

I used Moodle for many years in College.

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I found that the ability to go onto Moodle to work to find my assignments was incredibly beneficial with college. I found that it was simple to see your grades and submit work. I think that the messaging system also was great to use.

Cons

I found that like many online programs it can have its quirks. I would have times that there was potentially human error with utilizing the program, but it was confusing as well as there was a lack of training.

Review Source: Capterra
 


January 2018

January 2018

A cost-effective

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Because it is free, my Institution (public University in Brazil) could afford to implement it to improve the quality of undergrad courses.

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I am using the software for about a decade now and it improved a lot! Moodle is a very capable LMS, free and opensource, with a good number of very useful resources for teachers/instructors and leaners. There is a huge community of users and developers to get support from and share experience. Furthermore, one can get a taste of this LMS or even in deep, in-pracice, learning how to use it using free online resources, such as https://moodle.org/demo/. Although it is mainly developed for education, it can be tailored to be used as other kind of content management system, such as general websites and a plataform for team-based activities online. Worth to note, Moodle is developed with socio-constructivism philosophy, and this makes a significant difference in terms of effective improvement of the teaching and learning activities using technology resources.

Cons

Some teachers may find it a little cumbersome because of the high number of features and customization options. The interface is a little outdated and could be more intuitive and flexible. Some features requires TI expertise to be implemented and requires server-side access. Finally, upgrades (notably major ones) must be carefully planned and executed to avoid data loss.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Francisco from TestLink Open Source Project
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

January 2018

January 2018

I've started to use this e-learning system to create our internal training material .

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Course creation is very easy, and the possibility to add checkpoints for the learning status allows a grain fine control of the learning done by students.
Adding external materials is very simple

Cons

Administrator interface is a little bit clumsy, and I find user enrollment also a little bit confusing.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Luisana from Analiticom
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

January 2018

January 2018

My experience with Moodle

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My greatest benefit has been all that I have been able to learn through this valuable tool.

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I like Moodle a lot because it is a very flexible tool, that you can adapt to any teaching methodology and making use of several functionalities that facilitate the learning of the users.

Review Source: Capterra
 


January 2018

January 2018

My experience using moodle was superb.

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Moodle is a great software. The features were easy to use and teach others how to use. I felt at ease learning how to use moodle. The customer service is phenomenal. Every time I had a problem or question Moodle's customer service replied very fast and helped me with whatever I was struggling with. I used this software for my university and highly recommend it.

Cons

My university stopped using Moodle. There are other software's for Universities that I believe work better than Moodle and have more advanced features. For example, you can't calculate your final grade for a class with a possible grade on a certain assignment.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Carlos Eduardo from Coopers Digital Production

January 2018

January 2018

Great alternative for e-learning

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Moodle enables almost everyone to create an online course for free and it's have all of the basic features that you would need. As a user, it worked as intended.

Cons

The user interface is terrible and, as a developer, it was very unpleasant to work with in order to customize the overall design.

Review Source: Capterra
 


January 2018

January 2018

Used it as a college professor

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I was more of a Front end user.

Pros

In comparison to other similar products:
- Dependability
- Credibility, it is well known in the teaching industry.
- Very robust

Cons

In comparison to other similar products:
- Not a great UX
- Not sure about the backend as I was more of a front-end user.

Review Source: Capterra
 

James from Showa Boston Institute

January 2018

January 2018

As an open-source LMS, you can not beat the price. Takes a bit of training to learn.

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Going from no LMS to having one was drastic for the college but now everyone uses it. Now faculty rely on it to track the progress of their students and the course work from semester to semester.

Cons

The onsite install is a bit of a learning curve. Multiple books on Moodle were needed on see the complete picture of what this product can do. Plus you'll need additional plug-ins to really get this to a point where it compares to other $$ LMS produts.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Kasey from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Moodle CAN be great

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One of the biggest things I want to say about this program is that it works very well if it is updated and kept current. It's very easy to use and very powerful to manage classes and graded

Cons

Like most open source software, the company makes money on it support. Smaller schools skip this aspect and try to in house it. Usually this leads to the software being outdated and unstable. Make sure you get them to manage it if you use it.

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2017

December 2017

It's a high quality learning management system, excellent for advanced users.

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Ultimately it's an exceptional LMS. It gives you the ability to communicate easily with students, including posting and collecting homework assignments and facilitating online discussions.

Cons

It's not easy for novices and you need a tech support person to set it up and run if for you as you effectively need to build it from scratch. It gives you the basic tools but you create the template.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Wendy from Bellalago Academy

December 2017

December 2017

Best Learning Management Software

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Great versatile software

Pros

Been using moodle for many years in my classroom, is very versatile. I can load many different kinds of files, create folders, make pages including html editing, create urls and quizzes. My kids have a secure login through the school district protecting their privacy. It gives me so many options for curriculum content for students, a one-stop location. For my students to find the entire course. I use this for teaching Professional Development courses as well. I prefer this format from others for classroom use.

Cons

Every update requires an adjustment for me. I've used the chat feature and it is really slow, I do think this is more a server issue for us. Otherwise I love it.

Review Source: Capterra
 


December 2017

December 2017

I use Moodle to create online courses for students.

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It is customizable and open source which means there are a lot of plugins. There are also regular updates.

Cons

Since there are a lot of open source plug-ins, they don't always get updated with the same regularity as Moodle.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Virginia from Winston-Salem State University
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

December 2017

December 2017

Easy to use and you can't beat the price

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Compared to other Learning Management Software that I have used, this one is my favorite. I found it easy to learn on my own, build a course, and interact with students through Moodle. I found the email feature to be very useful when sending grades out to the students because I did not have to go back and forth from my personal email account to Moodle to look up contact information. It made assignment submissions easier too.

Pros

I used this software to teach a fully online course for a couple of years. Despite having no formal training, I found it easy to learn on my own (although I'm sure it had capabilities I never discovered). When I came to a problem I couldn't figure out through trial and error, the website usually provided the solution. I used the assignments, lesson, and quiz features the most, and found them to be straightforward, easy to set up, and versatile enough to fit my needs. The student interface is also simple to follow, and I appreciate the options to hide and reveal features automatically. I also like the metadata that Moodle collects on student usage, though I did not get to explore it or use it as much as I would have liked.

Cons

The most challenging part for me was to follow the various threads in the discussion forums, although I believe the students did not have the same problem (they were likely more tech savvy than me). While I found the grading to be easy, for the most part, I found the advanced grading options (such as rubrics) to be confusing.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Laron from Information Technology

November 2017

November 2017

Great for managing student and lecture affairs in tertiary institutions.

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This software is great for use in tertiary institutions such as Colleges , Universities, etc. It is highly customize-able and have a lot features. Recommend it for any institution.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Larry from Crowley's Ridge College
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

November 2017

November 2017

I built the server, installed the software and moodle runs flawless for many years.

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Its Free, powerful and user friendly. It constantly get updates and improvements.

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When installed on a good server and once it is setup, then leave it alone and it will run flawless. I update moodle every 6 months for security and feature improvements. It has not ever crashed on me. You have to follow the installation instructions exactly. Always create backups.

I use supermicro motherboards with xeon processors and lots of ram. We have a little over 200 college students and they like using it.

Some teachers say that Blackboard might have a few more features. Moodle is free and can do anthing we want.

The only extra apps we install in moodle is the attendance and collapsed topics. No problems with these.

We mainly use the default settings on the server install and also on moodle. We use one of the skins that come with it.

We have one person that creates the classes each semester and helps the teachers if they need it.

Once your classes are setup, you can copy them over for the next semester.

Cons

None that we have.

Basically stick with the basic setup. Do as little experimenting as possible with different addons. Then just let it run.

Ours only goes down when I install updates or a large power outtage.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2017

November 2017

There are basically no features, and the user has to know exactly where to go to get to most things.

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I can't think of anything to be honest. I suppose it's an ok software for schools to use if they don't have the resources for anything else and this is available for free?

Cons

I dislike the fact that there's no customer service available, that there are less features than a google team drive even, that it's extremely hard to use for my professors apparently meaning that they don't post assignments on there so I don't know what I'm supposed to do. Basically, my school has it and the only thing that it's used for is to separate the syllabi of different courses I'm taking into different sections. You could do that with google drive.

Review Source: Capterra
 


November 2017

November 2017

Our school uses Moodle for our students. It is great and a huge upgrade to our previous platform

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Our school runs on Moodle and is essential to our school.

Pros

Moodle is an excellent platform for schools and universities. We switched recently and it is a big upgrade. Our students can use the platform much easier without needing help on where to find things or upload information.

Cons

At times design could be better. It is straightforward but may be limited in visuals, graphics, or connecting with flash. But overall strong.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Emily from Greendale School District

November 2017

November 2017

Moodle had a ton of features, but wasn't the most user friendly.

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It has a ton of options to use and help incorporate into your classroom. I love being able to setup checklists that students can use to track themselves, but I also am able to see where they mark themselves.

Cons

I feel like they have a ton of features, but accessing them and using them is difficult. I think I'm pretty tech savvy but have to do quite a bit of research to figure out how to use a new feature on Moodle.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Monique from Inacht

October 2017

October 2017

Free and many features but complex and difficult

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The software is free to use, relatively easy to install and has an enormous amount of possibilities.

Cons

It is too difficult and complex to use. Troubleshooting is difficult because of the many options. Support is entirely depending on a forum and the times we needed help none was given, so getting help is also a matter of luck. Which is problematic because the software is very complex.

Review Source: Capterra