Learning Management Systems through Moodle and Google Classroom for Education

Sempavalan Vasanth

Alumni of Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 641 112, India.

C. S. Sumathi *

Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Kumulur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 621 712, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Information and Communication Technologies have become more prevalent in the last few years and has made a great impact on society. Worldwide, a lot of education programs offer new forms of education that are frequently supported by information and communication technology (ICT) to cater to young minds. E-learning in particular has been adopted by educational institutions all over the world and it is being used as a part of “blended learning” where it is incorporated into systems along with traditional classroom learning. Nowadays, it has become more relevant than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic that the world is facing. Although these systems differ from classroom learning, they allow easy communication among teachers and students at any time necessary and provide an entire repository for students to use. For teachers, it acts as an environment for creating courses, assignments, giving feedback and grading students. In this paper, two such E-learning platforms namely Moodle and Google Classroom are compared and contrasted based on their usability and simplicity.

Keywords: Moodle, google classroom, ICT, E-learning.

How to Cite

Vasanth, S., & Sumathi, C. S. (2020). Learning Management Systems through Moodle and Google Classroom for Education. Advances in Research, 21(10), 32–37. https://doi.org/10.9734/air/2020/v21i1030249