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Ian MacKinnon

eLearning Consultant. Advising clients on all stages of their Moodle or Totara Learn journey.
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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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The Ultimate How-To: Integrate Moodle 3.3 with Office 365 and Google G-suite

by Ian MacKinnon | Jun 06, 2017 | Moodle news, moodle 3.3

As one for the world's most widely used learning management system, Moodle enables organisations from a wide variety of sectors to create rich online learning experiences, and so it's only natural that so many have been eager to integrate Moodle with Microsoft Office 365. The great news is that[...]

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Using Group Images to differentiate users in a Forum

I was delivering bespoke Moodle training at a UK housing association earlier this month, where Moodle is used as a platform to engage with their residents. Moodle has been in place for a few years and the Forum activity module is used extensively for residents to communicate about issues they[...]

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Totara LMS: What's coming up in 9.0

As we approach the release date for Totara 9, the most highly anticipated major release of Totara LMS (and the first since the announcement of the fork from Moodle), here at HowToMoodle towers we’ve been having a dig around the preview site getting to know all of the exciting new features it’s[...]

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Feature Focus: Report Table Block in Totara LMS

In the rapidly developing world of Totara, it’s easy to miss new updates and additions – especially if they’re not flagship features. One of the more recent additions from last year’s 2.9 release was the Report Table block, which, alongside the Report Manager and Report Graph blocks, could[...]

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