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What are my file resource display options in Moodle and Totara Learn?

Uploading files for your learners to access is a big part of many Moodle and Totara Learn courses. Whether that's video or audio files that you want to play within the course page, PDF files view or PowerPoints to download, there are different display options that suit each type.

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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 explore course reminders in Totara Learn and why feedback is so important in e-learning

Earlier this year Totara Learn published an interesting article with Julia Dirksen on the importance of feedback in eLearning. This acts as a great reminder of why feedback is so important to improve the entire learning experience. After reading why feedback is so important, I’d like to share how

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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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Exploring the Certification Completion Editor in Totara Learn

In this blog post I explore Certifications and the Certification Completion Editor in Totara Learn, and how they can be used as great tools for training in your organisation. If you’re not using the functionality yet, read on to find out how they can add value. 

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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 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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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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8 Reasons why we love Totara Learn

As a Totara Platinum partner, we have been instrumental in the adoption and implementation of Totara Learn for a range of clients including surveying company, Leica Geosystems; St Helens Council; and film production company, MPC. 

Totara Learn is much more than a course management system - it[...]

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What are the rights of an e-learning 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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