Moodle Founder and Lead Developer to Present at EDUCAUSE 2010

Appearing at National IT Conference with Baltimore-based Moodle partner, Moodlerooms, Martin Dougiamas will Present Benefits of Moodle 2.0 and Discuss the Future of Online Learning Systems

Baltimore, MD, September 07, 2010 --( Moodlerooms, Inc., the world’s leading Moodle partner is pleased to announce its participation in EDUCAUSE 2010, an annual conference for higher education IT professionals to connect with colleagues, explore solutions to today’s common IT challenges in higher education, uncover new ways to enhance campus resources and policies as well as ignite ideas that help navigate and shape the future of education technology.

For the entirety of the conference, Martin Dougiamas, Founder and Lead Developer of Moodle, the world’s most widely-used online learning system, will be exhibiting with Moodlerooms where he will be presenting and fielding inquiries about the benefits of Moodle 2.0, the most prolific upgrade of Moodle to date. Since its original release in 2001, Moodle has been rapidly adopted by educators and learners throughout the world, building a community of over 36 million users.

"Moodlerooms is honored to have Martin’s support of Moodlerooms during EDUCAUSE 2010," said Moodlerooms President, Lou Pugliese. "Moodlerooms and the Moodle community value the impact that Martin and his company has made in developing, growing and supporting open standards in global online education. The benefits that intuitions have experienced inMoodle’s LMS innovation are unprecedented in our industry."

EDUCAUSE 2010 will take place October 12-15, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Martin Dougiamas and Moodlerooms President, Lou Pugliese, will explore the future of online learning systems in a joint presentation, taking place Tuesday, October 12 at 5 p.m. and Wednesday, October 13 at 4 p.m. For more information on Moodlerooms’ participation in EDUCAUSE 2010, visit


About Moodlerooms (
Moodlerooms provides educators and learners across the globe with proven e-learning solutions that are flexible, scalable, reliable and affordable. By combining Dell Cloud Hosting, and Managed Open-Source, with our Software-as-a-Service delivery, Moodlerooms’ customers receive the benefits of open-source Moodle with enterprise-level deployment, implementation, value added support, services and features so they can focus resources on what really matters — quality teaching and learning.

About Moodle (
Moodle is an open-source learning management system (LMS) that is free for anyone to download. With a robust set of teaching and learning tools for creating online dynamic web sites, it has become very popular among educators and learners. With more than 30 million users globally, Moodle has become the most widely-used LMS in the world.

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage, and use information resources to shape strategic decisions at every level. A comprehensive range of resources and activities is available to all interested employees at EDUCAUSE member organizations, with special opportunities open to designated member representatives.
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Brad Schleicher