Effectiveness of Moodle in Teaching and Learning

Janaki Bojiah


Education advances every day, and one such advancement is the Learning Management System (LMS) which has been used in various countries worldwide. It gained greater impetus when online education came into the picture in 2020 globally to the entry of COVID-19. However, LMS is still an unexplored topic in some regions of the world. This paper aims to spell out how the inclusion of LMS can provide an easy imparting of education and a very convenient way of transferring knowledge so that the institutes not exposed to such experience could know about this. LMS helps instructors manage all academic activities from anywhere, anytime, as it is online-integrated software designed to support education online or offline. This paper intends to enlist the usefulness of one such LMS called Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (Moodle), an e-learning platform that facilitates impactful teaching and learning. Instructors and students who have used Moodle are interviewed in a semi-formal way. The descriptive methodology was used to identify the highlights of the responses. The results of this study bring the effectiveness of Moodle into the limelight so that institutions adopt it to enhance the teaching process in effective learning. Hence, it lists the limitations of Moodle where the scope for development exists and intends to recommend to educationists to invest in LMS to contribute toward the holistic development of 21st-century education.


Keywords: learning management system, Moodle, e-learning, student engagement, student participation.



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