Moodle (abbreviation for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free and open-sourcee-learningsoftware platform, also known as a Course Management System, Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). As of January 2010 it had a user base of 45,721 registered and verified sites, serving 32 million users in 3 million courses.[3]

Moodle is developed by Martin Dougiamas to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content.