1 | P a g eTheme: Access & Success in Learning: Global Development PerspectivesAspects of the themes: Skills DevelopmentToward Leveraging Open Source Technologies: Training teachers in the use ofMoodle (LMS) at the University of the South PacificNeelam Narayan 1, Prof. Santosh Panda2, Kerishma Seth1. Instructional Designer ([email protected])2. Professor & Director (CFDL, USP) ([email protected])3. Educational Technologist ([email protected])Centre for Flexible and Distance LearningThe University of the South PacificPrivate Mail BagSuva, FijiThe introduction of the learning management system (LMS) has been a challenge for manyeducational institutions in terms of providing proper training and up-skilling the teaching staff in theuse of LMS and effectively incorporating it in their teaching. The University of the South Pacific (USP)which is owned by 12 island nations and which serves almost half of the 20 thousand studentsthrough flexible learning is no exception to this. In this paper...