"As an educator, I am interested in course management systems
(CMS) applications for courses, curriculums, and institutions.
Well-known proprietary CMS applications such as WebCT and
Blackboard are too expensive for the schools and companies I work
with. After testing and playing with several open source CMS
applications, my favorite is Moodle.
"Moodle is a popular CMS that is specifically designed to help
educators create effective online learning communities. It is a
Web-based platform-independent application that runs with PHP, a
SQL database like MySQL, and a Web server like Apache..."