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Moodle Administration Essentials by Karen Holland, Gavin Henrick

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Chapter 1. Moodle in a Nutshell

In this first chapter, we deal with a short background of Moodle and what it does. We will introduce the architectural structure of Moodle and how the different parts work together. We will also go through the steps for installing Moodle on a Linux server and see how to perform ongoing upgrades.

Background of Moodle

Moodle is an open source web-based course management system that is used by organizations, schools, universities, and training companies globally to provide online learning and the online component of blended learning. It is the world's most widely used open source course management system.

Moodle has a large community that collaborates in both developing and using the application through the community ...

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