Moodle service

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Moodle is an open-source learning platform which aids the composition, distribution and administration of web-based teaching environments. Moodle offers:

  • Simple creation and distribution of course materials
  • Creation and automatic correction of online exercises and tests
  • Administration of students
  • Cooperative learning formats

Moodle is suitable for faculty who want an adaptable learning platform, strong in graphics, with all current functions. Its tools are ready to use, enabling a quick and easy start. (ETH-Lecturers can open a moodle course directly within eDoz, all others please contact our support for an application: ).

The comprehensive functions of Moodle include:

  • Personal boxes on opening pages (current dates, news, current forum entries)
  • The comprehensive test and assessment module for the learning check (e.g. IMS-QTI-compatible import/export)
  • Comprehensive module for learning activities such as 'Forum', 'Chat', 'Task', 'Wiki', 'Glossary', 'Database', 'Hot Potatoes Quiz', 'Workshop' and 'Journal'
  • An integrated authors' environment where content can be created without knowledge of html (Editor)
  • Many system languages; currently English, German, Italian and French are installed on our system
  • Compatible with current e-learning standards (SCORM, IMS etc.)
  • TeX filter and jsmath filter

Moodle is open-source. Participation in development is possible. The learning platform is based on PHP/PostgreSQL technology.

Interesting links on Moodle:

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