Baltimore, MD — Moodlerooms, Inc., leading provider of a secure and scalable enterprise learning management platform (LMP) with open-source Moodle at its core, announced today its partnership with The Learning Edge North America, providers of award-winning digital repository EQUELLA.

Moodlerooms, the largest Moodle Partner in the world, is implementing EQUELLA as an integrated piece of its LMP with no additional licensing fees. This partnership allows educators to "discover" the highest quality learning objects available to them using rating, tagging and federated search functionalities. Educators can also classify and search for learning objects by standards, ensuring alignment to outcomes and assessments.

“As a former teacher, I know how important it is to have easy and affordable access to good content and resources,” explains Tom Murdock, President of Moodlerooms. “Now that we’ve made it easier to support and access online courses using Moodle, the next step is to make it easier to find and incorporate quality content. EQUELLA is the perfect solution for that and will be an integral part of our plans for future expansion.”

Institutions can establish a fully integrated environment that fosters collaborative creation, sharing and discovery of learning objects between multiple trusted repositories — a benefit that expands the current content management and collaboration functionalities of Moodle. Course creators can then use built-in Moodle modules and single sign-on capabilities to seamlessly access EQUELLA and incorporate content into courses.

“Moodlerooms’ decision to incorporate EQUELLA as the platform behind their latest initiatives highlights the role that effective content management has in ensuring a complete teaching and learning environment,” says Bob Cupitt, Chief Executive Officer of The Learning Edge North America. “We look forward to working with Moodlerooms to ensure that Moodle users experience the benefits of both solutions.”

Moodlerooms and The Learning Edge North America will be available at EDUCAUSE 2009 to speak about their partnership. Visit Moodlerooms at booth 123 and The Learning Edge North America at booths 1027 and 1029.

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About Moodlerooms (www.moodlerooms.com):
Moodlerooms is the trusted education solutions provider that delivers a reliable and growing enterprise open-source learning management platform. Our solution fuses customer care, state-of-the-industry technologies and open-source Moodle in a secure and scalable environment so your learning community can confidently focus on quality teaching and learning.

About The Learning Edge North America (www.equella.com):
The Learning Edge North America’s principal offering is EQUELLA, a digital repository that incorporates learning objects, learning content management, and integrated content authoring. EQUELLA integrates with popular course management systems and has been implemented by universities, community colleges, and state-based school systems worldwide. The Learning Edge North America has locations in Boston, Toronto, Chicago and Sacramento. Visit us at http://www.equella.com.

 

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