Moodle is a free open source content management system used in teaching as a virtual learning environment or learning management system.

The open educational resource site created as part of the Observing the 1980s site was built by Lucy Robinson in the University of Sussex instance of Moodle – Study direct.

The whole site is available to download and install on your own Moodle, and you can visit the Thatcher’s Britain: Observing the 1980s teaching site by logging into Study direct as a guest and searching for Thatcher’s Britain.

Visit Study direct

You can also see the reading list for the course and use it to find out about availability of books and journal articles in other institutions.