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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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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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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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Do I need an SSL (TLS) certificate for my Moodle / Totara site?

As part of our hosting plans, we include an SSL (TLS) certificate as standard. But, you may ask, what is it and do I need it? Here we address those queries...

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How to share site wide activities and resources in Moodle and Totara Learn

If you have content that you would like to be available on your Moodle or Totara LMS site without the user needing to be enrolled in a course or logged in, you can add the content to the main menu block.

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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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How to add additional options for your chosen text editor in Moodle or in Totara Learn

The two text editors most commonly used within Moodle and Totara LMS are Atto and Tiny MCE.

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What are you missing by not implementing eLearning

eLearning can be classed as any instruction that uses digital technology as a way to distribute and deliver educational content to participants. Many organisations are incorporating online learning into their learning and development plans due to the cost and efficiency benefits that it brings.

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