moodle Getting started with moodle

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Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalised learning environments. You can download the software onto your own web server.

Moodle is built by the Moodle project which is led and coordinated by Moodle HQ, an Australian company of 30 developers which is financially supported by a network of over 60 Moodle Partner service companies worldwide.

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.

Useful links

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Moodle 3.1

VersionRelease NotesRelease Date
Moodle 3.1Notes2016-05-23
Moodle 3.1.1Notes2016-07-11
Moodle 3.1.2Notes2016-09-12

Moodle 3.0

VersionRelease NotesRelease Date
Moodle 3.0Notes2015-11-16
Moodle 3.0.1Notes2015-12-21
Moodle 3.0.2Notes2016-01-11
Moodle 3.0.3Notes2016-03-14
Moodle 3.0.4Notes2016-05-09
Moodle 3.0.5Notes2016-07-11
Moodle 3.0.6Notes2016-09-12

For all official releases of Moodle, grouped by branch in reverse chronological order visit the Official page

Installation or Setup

Detailed instructions on getting moodle set up or installed are in the official Moodle page in the section Installing Moodle

For administrators who are experienced with installing web server applications and are in a hurry to get up and running visit Installation Quickstart

Platform specific instructions

Note: Much of this information is provided by the community. It may not have been checked and may be out of date. Please read in conjunction with the above installation instructions.

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