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How to use Group images to differentiate users in a Forum in Moodle

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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Comparison chart: Reporting with Moodle, LearnerDataReports and Totara Learn

by Gemma Mellings | Dec 02, 2016 | Moodle, Totara

There are a range of available options to generate reports and gather data in your eLearning site. Depending on your requirements, reporting functionality can range from straightforward reporting on single courses (in Moodle) through to gathering data on system-wide competencies (in Totara[...]

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Success at our “Success with eLearning” seminar

by Gemma Mellings | Jun 15, 2016 | Moodle, Totara

We had a great session-filled day at our recent “Success with eLearning” seminar, held in London on 7th June.

Over 60 people from a range of organisations attended to hear talks from speakers from Moodle HQ, Totara HQ, Flint Bishop Solicitors, as well as a client success story from Southampton[...]

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Theme of the month: British Red Cross's Moodle Theme 

by Gemma Mellings | Jun 01, 2016 | Blog, Moodle, moodle themes, Themes

In May we spoke to Education Research Coordinator, Daniel Colebourn, from the British Red Cross regarding the recent Moodle theme we created for their pilot first aid online learning platform.

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How to tailor your Moodle theme for different users

by Jamie Biddulph | Feb 16, 2016 | Blog, Moodle, Moodle Tips, Themes

If you have multiple groups of users on your Moodle site you may want to tailor specific themes to certain users.

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Theme of the month: International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)'s Moodle Theme

by Gemma Mellings | Dec 02, 2015 | Blog, Moodle, moodle theme, Themes

In November we spoke to Margarita Griffith, Senior Learning Officer for the International Federation of the Red Cross based in Panama. There are over 5,000 branches of the 35 Red Cross National Societies in the Americas worldwide. IFRCs main aim is to train volunteers across the world so that[...]

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Theme of the month: Cordie's Moodle Theme 

by Gemma Mellings | Nov 11, 2015 | Blog, Moodle, moodle themes

We recently spoke to Strategic Programme Manager, Tracey Webster, from Cordie Ltd, about the Moodle theme we have created for Cordie’s Virtual Purchasing Academy.

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Moodle 3.0 Release: Here are the most anticipated updates and features

We have no idea where time has gone, but we've now hit the 3.0 milestone!

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Blog Series – Effective Learning Design: 3. Implementation and evaluation

A series of blog posts addressing how HowToMoodle deliver effective content on time, and to the right place.

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How to manage recurring courses in Moodle or Totara Learn

For many organisations there is a need for learners to retake courses annually. Examples of such recurring courses that I came across recently are Data Protection, Safeguarding and Health and Safety courses.

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