Learning Management system
Moiz Uddin Ahmed
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer cience
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Contents
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E-learning
E-learning at AIOU
Learning Management System
What is Moodle
Why Moodle
Who uses Moodle
Some important Features
Conclusion
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E-learning
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Different terms used to identify
technology based education
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Computer based training,
Technology based learning,
Internet based learning
Online learning
E-learning encompasses all technology
based educational activities.
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E-learning…
e-learning has been defined in several
ways.
 Some definitions are closely linked with
technological opportunities other are
closer to pedagogical approach of
learning mechanisms.
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E-learning…
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According to Cisco e-learning is
designed to enhance the capabilities of
an entrepreneur to be able to provide
satisfactory answers to the customers.
The e-learning process comprises of
knowledge, communication, education
and skill.
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E-learning…
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A group of Researchers at University of
South Dakota focuses on the use of
technology as means of learning.
Its main idea is the use computers for
computer assisted learning whether for
a distance or face-to-face class
environment
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E-learning…
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A different interpretation of the use of
technology is proposed by Brandon Hall
and Alexa the Web Information
Company
They highlight e-learning as an
instructional process that is delivered
electronically
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E-learning…
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Commonwealth Media Center
encompasses different interpretations
of e-learning and identified it as a
process of teaching and learning
through the use of Information and
Communication Technology
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E-learning at AIOU
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In Pakistan, e-learning is emerging in the
education sector,
AIOU has also emerged as one of the Mega
Universities of the World
To keep pace with technological
advancements
Department of Computer Science, AIOU
initiated e-learning programs through ICT
based education
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E-learning at AIOU…
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Present e-learning progress can be
divided into three phases;
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learning phase,
practicing phase and
development phase
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E-learning at AIOU…
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During the learning phase two MCS level:
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Tutorial Session on MSN Messenger
Two Face to Face meetings in a semester.
Assignments and course materials delivery
via Email.
Midterm and Final Exams at DCS, AIOU in
computer Lab
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E-learning at AIOU…
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The practicing phase started in early
2003.
An integrated initial version of LMS was
developed and two MCS courses were
conducted in online mode
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E-learning at AIOU…
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With the successful experiences of previous
phases, it was decided that a complete
program may be launched in e-learning
A PGD (Computer Science) one year diploma
program was selected to be offered in online
mode.
This program is in progress in e-learning
mode, as a continuation of the development
phase.
MOODLE was selected as the LMS
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Learning Management system
Learning Management System
 Important part of e-learning
 Namhann quote ”actual e-learning was
evolved from LMS”
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Learning Management System
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LMS is a high level system which
facilities the process of e-learning.
It provides
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An infrastructure for the delivery and
management of learning contents.
Communication mechanism
Assessment
Also tracks the learner’s performance
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Learning Management System
Open Source LMS
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Moodle
A-Tutor
Proprietary
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WebCT/Blackboard
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What is Moodle:
What is Moodle?
• Learning Management System
• Free, open source
• collection of integrated tools
• customizable
• www.Moodle.org
What is Moodle?
world facts (September 2008)
Creator: Martin Dougiamas, Perth, Western Australia
24.6 million registered users
2.3 million courses
1.9 million teachers
199 countries
Available in more than 75 languages
Fast growing since 2003
ITIS Corni – Modena,
Italy
Why Moodle?
It runs on almost all platform, supporting a lot
of useful function and customization, thanks to
his modular structure.
It's
free!
ITIS Corni – Modena,
Italy
Why Moodle?
It is used all over
the world by
teachers and
educators and it's
probably the best
E-Learning tool in
the net!
Who uses Moodle?
• Teachers, Trainers, Instructors
• Registered Training Organizations (RTOs)
• Education based Special Interest Groups
• Thesis/Project teams,
• Professional Associations
• Universities, Tutors, Students
played
Ever
seen
or
with
Imagine
as a platform
that comes with a great set of bricks.
Files
Folders
Webpage
Links
Portfolio
We can
store…
Database
Labels
Forums
Chatroom
Messaging
We can
communicate
through…
Announcements
Calendar
Wiki
Blog
Social network*
Glossary
We can
collaborate
through…
Forum
Workshop
Chatroom
Lesson
Assignment
Quiz
Activities
We can
evaluate
with…
Survey
Grade
What teachers can
do with Moodle...
create
online courses
upload files
and lessons
open
forums
create online tests
and examinations
divide students
into classes
chat
sessions
ITIS Corni – Modena,
Italy
What students can
do with Moodle...
follow the
lessons
chat sessions
upload their
homework and test
take part
into forums
Features
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Features
Chat: you can talk about what you want in real time with
classmate and professor.
Features
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Features
Forum: you can share what you want asynchronously
Features
Calendar: if you're a professor, you
can program lessons, tests and
more. Students can consult this
section as a reminder for future
commitments.
Features
Lesson: Moodle provides teacher many ways to set up
their own lessons and courses and to keep them under
control.
Features
Wiki : collaboration is the key word of moodle, which has
several functions to work in group.
Features
Quizzes and Tests: there are many ways to evaluate the
preparation of the students.. By conducting quiz and
tests
Features
...and more!
Moodle has got really many functions! And they are all
easily manageable, thanks to their modular structure!
Conclusion
So... this is Moodle!
• Best choice for tutors and students
• With so many features
• Needs basic knowledge of
Computers/Internet to operate
• Explore more Moodle features!
• WWW.Moodle.org
Thank you
for participating in
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