A Learning Management System (LMS) is the software which allows e-Learning. Commonly it is a web application or a collection of web applications which runs on a server. The user interacts with the LMS on his web browser. The functionality of the LMS has
evolved over the years to include administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and automation too. See Wikipedia
Its development is divided between its mother organization moodle.com which is informally called Moodle HQ and moodle.org, its vast and helpful community. See Wikipedia
Just click on the Academy @ EduNET.LK link there. You will be taken to academy.edunet.lk and automatically logged in!
Note that Moodle is a web application. You need to install it on a web server. All the main operating systems today, Linux, Mac OS and Windows are capable of running a web server. But if Moodle runs on your PC or laptop others are unable to connect to
it unless you understand networking to connect your computer to a network. It you do, there are plenty of instructions on how to install Moodle on any of those operating systems. Search the web.
No! You enter text, pictures, etc. just like on any other web page. In addition you can upload office documents, PDFs etc. too on the browser. The interface is an HTML editor, which looks like this:
Yes! Visit the front page and switch the language in the drop-down menu at the top-right corner.
There are many possibilities and techniques involved in getting multiple languages. In short, either you configure your keyboard to enter unicode. Then, when you type in Sinhala you get සිංහල, when you type in Tamil you get தமிழ், when you type Greek you get Ελληνικά.
If you don't have a such a keyboard driver installed, then there are web applications which translate keyboard strokes, say in a Latin keyboard, and convert then in to unicode in the target language. Example https://sinhalaunicode.gishan.net/write. Another example is the Google translator https://translate.google.com. Select the target language, say Sinhala, in the left box and type "Singlish". You will see the result immediately in Sinhala unicode alphabet.
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We apply the open Creative Commons license Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). (details to come)
If you have an account, the best place is the General discussion forum.
You can also message anybody from the team through Moodle messaging system.
You can also write a mail to the site administrators at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a SMS, or call for urgent matters, at mobile 076 460 90 08.