Moodle is an open source Open Source Course Management System (CMS) or otherwise termed as Learning Management System (LMS) written in PHP.

Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. To work, it needs to be installed on a web server somewhere, either on one of your own computers or one at a web hosting company.

Originally developed by Martin Dougiamas in Australia, it is used world-wide by many places of learning.

According to Moodle.org's stats, as of February 2013, there are over 77,000 registered sites using Moodle in over 225 countries, serving over 7 million courses with over 66 million users.

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