Frequently Asked Questions

New to Moodle and like to know what some of the acronyms mean, check out our Moodle FAQ below:

What is Moodle?

Moodle™ is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

What does Open Source mean?

Software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified.

How do people access my courses in Moodle?

Moodle must be hosted on a web server if you want people to login and access your courses from any location.  Lingel Learning provides LMS hosting plans for all companies no what size.

Is there more than one Moodle version?

Yes, Moodle has multiple versions. Patches and fixes are released with each new version. You can find out the latest Moodle release from here.

What is an LMS?

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs.

What is SCORM?

SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. SCORM tells programmers how to write their code so that it can “play well” with other e-learning software.

What is AICC?

AICC stands for the Aviation Industry CBT [Computer-Based Training] Committee. It\’s a standard applied to the development, delivery, and evaluation of training courses.

What is HTML5?

HTML5 is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content for the Internet. It has a larger set of technologies that allows more diverse and powerful Web sites and applications.

What is LCMS?

Learning Content Management System (LCMS),  focuses on the development, management and publishing of the content that will typically be delivered via an LMS. Users can both create and re-use e-learning content and reduce duplicated development efforts.

What is LAMS?

Learning Activity Management System (LAMS), is an open source Learning Design system for designing, managing and delivering online collaborative learning activities


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