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Totara LMS tip: Using Learning plans

Learning plans are a great feature of Totara LMS which can be used in many ways to enhance the LMS experience for learners and managers.

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Moodle / Totara tip: Adding additional options for your chosen text editor

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

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Latest client success story: MPC's implementation of Totara LMS

We recently published our latest case study on our client's implementation of Totara LMS. In May we spoke to Andrew Schlussel, Global Head of Training and Development at the Moving Picture Company (MPC), regarding the company's decision to choose Totara as their Learning Management System, and[...]

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eLearning Benefits: Why you are missing out if you have not yet implemented 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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Plugin review: The Checklist module

Introducing the Checklist module

The checklist module plugin allows students and teachers to track progress through a course within Moodle. The checklist displays progress using a progress bar that fills up as users check off items on their checklist.

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Moodle and Totara tip: When your users don't have email accounts

In some scenarios users don’t have email accounts. This might be because they don’t need them in their role at work, they’re too young, or the company only provides email accounts for a location (e.g. ''). We hear of companies where internal charging for email accounts[...]

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Reporting in Moodle and Totara LMS - Comparison chart

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 LMS).

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Moodle / Totara tip: Making “old” forums read-only

Recently during one of our training events, a participant had a need to prevent students from posting to forums from earlier in a course.

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Add Social media links to your Moodle or Totara site

If you would like to include social media links to your Moodle or Totara LMS site in a stylish way and without adapting the theme, 'Font Awesome' is a easy and simple solution. This method also offers the ability to customise the size and colour of the icons to suit the branding of the site.

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‘Prepare for Success’: Bring your Moodle or Totara site back to life

Our latest blog post concentrates on the success of your Moodle or Totara LMS site post-launch.

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