50 – Moodle

Moodle continues its fall down the list – a further 8 places this year – now at its lowest position on the list

Moodle is an end-to-end online learning platform for K12, higher education and workplace training.

Website: moodle.org
Cost: Free. Open source
Availability: Download

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 44
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 16

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 42.   2017: 35    2016: 27   2015: 15    2014: 12   2013: 11
2012: 11    2011: 8     2010: 10    2009: 14    2008: 9     2007:12

Comment from those who selected Moodle as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “An OK application but it is a little clunky when you put it up against the opposition” Curriculum Leader, UK
  • “I basically do not learn via a Moodle platform, but we use it to deliver our content and courses, and so it is important for me, too.” Learning Consultant, Germany
  • “Moodle is a very versatile VLE which allows you to build interactive content for learners as well as sharing resources. I particularly like the blog, wiki and discussion forum elements.” Lecturer, UK
  • “Moodle is built for e-learning form the ground up. It is open source and free with lots of additional plug ins to enhance the user experience.” Course Creator, USA
  • “We use Moodle in school to make practice in languages and maths easier and we use it to do digital tests.” Teacher Trainer, Netherlands
  • “Since coming across Moodle I have created a Staff CPD hub. I have worked with in-house knowledge experts to create online content for our CPD hub and our ILT champ has designed digital badges that staff can earn upon completion of a course. Who doesn’t love a digital badge?” Learning & Development Coordinator, UK
  • “My favourite LMS:)” Team Manager, Spain
  • “Stability. Just keeps on working and reliable.” Manager Professional Development, Australia

How to use Moodle for Learning

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Moodle for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.