Moodle Selected as New Learning Management System
Announcement (updated): December 1, 2009
Northwestern Theological Seminary adopted the Moodle open-source platform as its learning management system. It has replaced the previous Online Learning Center (OLC) and Online Student Records (OSR).
The NTS courses are now available in the NTSMoodle. Each of the individual courses have separate "Enrollment Keys", which you will receive as you register for each course. You will only be allowed to be registered for up to (3) three of your required courses at a time. The transition for current students will be done with the assistance of their advisors. Instructions will be given as to how to login to the NTS Moodle System.
Moodle is a leading open-source course management system (CMS) - a software package designed to help educators create quality online courses. Such e-learning systems are sometimes also called Learning Management Systems (LMS) or Virtual Learning Environments (VLE). One of the main advantages of Moodle over other systems is a strong grounding in social constructionist pedagogy.
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Among the list of Universities that are making the change from the popular system 'Blackboard' is Louisiana State University (LSU). To read article, go to: http://www.lsureveille.com/news/1.762154