What is Moodle?
Moodle is an open source learning management system. You can learn about Moodle by clicking this link: Moodle.org website
Due to growing campus interest, the Chancellor's Office works with
MoodleRooms to run a pilot installation of the Moodle software. For a brief history on that project, visit the Moodle Pilot Project Site: http://dat.cdl.edu/collabs/moodle-pilot
Check out the pilot site here: http://moodlepilot.calstate.edu/
There are also five CSU campuses currently using their own implementation or a hosted installation of Moodle for their online and hybrid learning environment. The list of campuses is in the sidebar.
What is MoodleRooms?
MoodleRooms is an official Moodle Partner, meaning that they provide services like hosting and support for Moodle. For more information, go to the MoodleRooms website using the following link: http://www.moodlerooms.org.
MoodleRooms successfully completed the CSU LMS RFP Process and was awarded a Master Enabling Agreement allowing themto do business with CSU campuses. To learn more about the RFP, please follow this link: http://dat.cdl.edu/lms/rfp
MoodleRooms provides Moodle hosting using a standard Moodle Installation and an enhanced "Joule" package. A CSU description of Joule has been written, and is posted on the right column of this page.
In addition, Moodlerooms can support campus installation, migration, and support. If you are interested in participating in the Moodle Pilot, please check out the LMS Collabs website at this link: http://dat.cdl.edu/collabs
What is the status of the contract?
The current contract term for the CSU purchase of MoodleRooms services is
August 15, 2009 - June 30, 2010.
- Shared site hosting (all CSU campuses use the same instance)
- Development site hosting (we have a development server for working on third party integrations and testing prior to release)
- Maintenance (version upgrades, QA, hardware failures, etc)
- Support (helpdesk)