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Blackboard vs. Moodle: Comparing and Contrasting both LMSs

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In regards to Blackboard (http://www.blackboard.com/) and Moodle (http://moodle.com/) websites. Can you determine the capabilities of the LMS product that they offer. Can you also compare and contrast the LMSs from both companies. Thank you

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Hello and thank you for your question.

BLACKBOARD (main attributes):

- Licensed annually; have to pay
- Easy to use for teachers
- Learners can access from anywhere, anytime
- Collaboration tools allow for leaner's interaction and engagement
- Learners can choose how they would like to connect
- Continuously evolves to meet the needs of its users
- Missing collaboration features
- Is not good in e-mail integration
- Instruction methods and resource management can be self-paced

MOODLE (main attributes):

- "Open-source" basic features are free
- A modular system that operates on plug-ins
- Allows for many types of collaborative ...

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In regards to Blackboard (http://www.blackboard.com/) and Moodle (http://moodle.com/) websites. Can you determine the capabilities of the LMS product that they offer? Can you also compare and contrast the LMSs from both companies? Thank you.

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