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Happy 15th Birthday Moodle! With Love, Ray

by Ray Lawrence | Aug 17, 2017 | Moodle Birthday
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What is a Learning Plan in Totara Learn and how to use it

by Jamie Biddulph | Aug 09, 2017 | learning plans, Totara

Learning plans are a great feature of Totara Learn and can be used in many ways to enhance the LMS experience for learners and managers to communicate progress. 

Learning plans can include any learning component in Totara Learn:  Courses > Programmes > Certifications > Competencies > Objectives,[...]

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HowToMoodle shares Moodle and Totara Learn expertise at World of Learning 2017

We are very pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at this year’s annual World of Learning Conference & Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham, 17th – 18th October 2017.

Visit the HowToMoodle team on Stand #E160 and find out how we can deliver true value to your organisation with our Moodle[...]

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Get your hands dirty in an LMS Sandbox Site

by Mick Cassell | Jul 25, 2017 | Moodle, Totara

How can I test changes without affecting my main site?

A prudent site administrator will always test out changes in a test environment and this is where a “sandbox” comes in handy.

A sandbox site is an installation of Moodle or Totara Learn that is intended for you to use solely as a testbed.


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5 Moodle questions you need answering now!

HowToMoodle are long term experts in training organisations on how to get the best out of Moodle so we’ve heard most of the common questions before and normally pre-empt them in our training delivery.

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Oops I did it again! How to restore deleted activities within Moodle courses

by Jamie Biddulph | Jul 13, 2017 | Moodle, Moodle Tips

Relax, no red PVC all-in-one required for this Moodle tip.

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LMS Research - Key questions answered about Totara Learn

by Ian MacKinnon | Jul 11, 2017 | Totara

When you’re starting to explore eLearning for your organisation, the research alone can be a daunting task. There are so many providers offering LMS products and services, it can be hard to understand what they are and if they’re relevant for your needs.

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7 Advantages of eLearning Compared to Traditional Learning

What do McDonalds, the Samaritans, Lord Puttnam and John Cleese have in common? All are advocates of e-learning. Proof indeed that elearning has permeated every sector from legal to engineering, education and charity.

Technology is an increasingly essential part of every aspect of work, in every[...]

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How can I help integrate an LMS into my organisation

by Mick Cassell | Jul 04, 2017 | Blog, Top tips, Totara, Totara Tips

Systems, systems everywhere!

Let’s face it, having a single system that serves every function in your organisation is an unattainable dream. Often a “best of breed” approach is used where different systems that excel in their own area of operation are used.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Moodle Partner

Appointing the right supplier for any aspect in your organisation can be a difficult and timely task. So when you’ve got strict time and budget pressures on top of it, and you're ultimately responsible for ensuring that you choose the right supplier it can make things much harder. For many[...]

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