Moodle launches MOOC to show teachers how to use platform

August 30, 2013

Moodle, an open-source learning platform often cited as Blackboard’s alternative, has launched its first MOOC for teachers on how to teach on Moodle. In one of the first cases of an organization using a MOOC for marketing or promotional purposes, Moodle’s online course begins on September 1 and involves weekly web tutorials, activity-based learning with each participant having his/her own free “sandbox course area,” and the opportunity to earn “badges.” University Business