To understand what is a Learning Management System (LMS), please read our article on What is Learning Management System?
About Moodle based Learning Management System (LMS):
There are several types of LMS available, the most popular being a
Moodle based Learning Management System, which is an open source, flexible user-friendly eLearning platform, supported by a global community and with over 68 million users worldwide from all types of organizations.
1. User-friendly Interface
A research conducted by Brandon Hall Group in 2016 showed that about 44% of the companies using an LMS were thinking of replacing them with ones that could provide them with a better user experience. It is very important for an LMS to have a user-friendly interface with self-descriptive navigation features,and a Moodle-based LMS provides just that. The LMS is easy to use, which means you have to invest minimum time on training and learning to familiarize your employees to use it effectively.
2. Moodle is Highly-Flexible, and Feature-Rich
The leading reason why organizations love Moodle is largely because it is configurable, highly-flexible, and feature-rich. On top of being able to modify Moodle’s open source code, there are hundreds of Moodle plugins that allow you to configure Moodle so it performs just the way you like.
3. Blended Learning Features
Besides providing online features, this LMS is able to support offline learning and includes features for tracking, recording and assessing offline events along with online ones.
4. Assessment and Testing with Reporting and Tracking
The Learning Management System can support Online Assignments and Exams as part of the learning process. Besides, it has several flexible testing and assessment features, for example, automatic and manual marking, storing a learner’s complete assessment portfolio etc.
Apart from assessment and testing, Moodle-based LMS includes features to track and record learners’ progress through a learning path.
Besides, it can analyse exam performance and record which learners have completed particular learning items and which ones have not.
If you ask me what is that one thing that makes Moodle popular, I wouldsay that it’s FREE. Yes, you read it right – it’s absolutely FREE. You need not pay any license fee to own a Moodle Learning Management System.
You will only have to pay the development and maintenance costs. Isn’t this great news if you have been planning to invest in an LMS?
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