HowToMoodle Blog

Designing for accessibility: How to add captions or subtitles to media in Moodle and Totara Learn

Designing your eLearning courses with accessibility in mind is the best way to ensure you cater for a wider range of needs. One of the top tips for designing inclusive courses is to subtitle and caption your videos.

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How to fix formatting issues to create great courses in your e-learning site

Do you struggle to format your content in Books within your Moodle or Totara Learn site? You may find that you are copying your existing content from your word-processed documents into the editor, only to find its formatting looks wrong or your images are missing from the page once your book has[...]

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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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5 Moodle Questions You Need Answering Now

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

In this blog post, I expand upon the 5-most common questions I get asked when[...]

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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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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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Two Things To Ensure The Security of Your User's Data In Your LMS Site

The same way we approach security with our online existence , we do with our Moodle and Totara sites. In this post, we discuss the difference between an 'http' and 'https' site and what a Moodle / Totara site administrator can do in relation to password policy settings.  

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What are the rights of an elearning site user when accessing their personal data

As we discussed in the previous guest blog on Data Protection Law, operators of e-learning sites are likely to obtain and hold all kinds of data about users including names and e-mails addresses at the very least and so it is important to understand the rights that those users have in relation[...]

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Moodle Plugin review: Auto Enrolment

Introducing Auto enrolment

The Auto enrolment is a great plugin which allows you to enrol users based on actions that they make within Moodle, such as logging in, viewing a course or viewing an activity/resource.

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How to comply with Data Protection Law for your e-learning site

David Miller, Partner at Flint Bishop Solicitors, gives a practical and straightforward guide into aspects you should consider with your eLearning site when it comes to complying with Data Protection Law.

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