HowToMoodle Blog

If you're not sure, Totara LMS is now called Totara Learn

by Joanna Barnfield | Sep 13, 2017 | News, Totara news
Hi, you may have already gathered from our website, Totara LMS is now called Totara Learn since earlier this summer.
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Moodle Plugin Review: Introducing RecordRTC

by Corey Tromans | Sep 11, 2017 | Moodle, Plugin Reviews

The RecordRTC plugin gives the ability to record and embed audio or video anywhere you can use the Atto text editor (there’s also support for the TinyMCE editor if you prefer). 

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Our top 5 most common support queries for Moodle and Totara Learn

by Jamie Biddulph | Sep 04, 2017 | Moodle Tips, Totara Tips

As Moodle and Totara support specialists we're asked a wide array of support requests from our supported clients. In this blog, I'm answering  the top five most common support queries we receive. 

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How to ensure the success of your LMS Project

by Richard Hall | Aug 24, 2017 | services, lms success

No matter where you are on your LMS journey, there are actions, decisions and things to think about along the way, which can all influence the success of your project.

In this post, I answer common questions I get asked from prospective clients who look to get it right the first time. 

Let's go! 

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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

by Gemma Mellings | Aug 08, 2017 | Events, world of learning

We are 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.

Speak with our eLearning consultants on Stand E160 and find out how we can deliver true value to your organisation with our[...]

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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. In this blog post, I expand upon some of the questions that just won’t go away. 

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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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