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Moodle Plugin Review - Course Completed Enrolment

This week we’ve reviewed the Course completed enrolment plugin – a Moodle plugin that helps automate/assist the enrolment process on a Moodle site.

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Theme of the month - MOL's Moodle Theme

We recently spoke to MOL’s Product Director, Paul Rogers, regarding the Moodle theme we created for their site.

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Totara Learn and GDPR - How to check if you can comply with GDPR

by Ray Lawrence | Feb 02, 2018 | Totara news, GDPR, Totara learn

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will take effect on 25th May 2018.

If you are unfamiliar with GDPR, the guide at the Information Commissioner’s Office website is a good starting point: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

The[...]

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10 Highlights from Learning Technologies 2018

I really enjoyed attending Learning Technologies 2018 in London Olympia. I was there to see what’s happening in all worlds of e-learning systems, talk to fellow Totara and Moodle partners and to attend some of the free seminars, as recommended by Fosway’s Kate Graham on LinkedIn. Wish I could be[...]

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Totara Learn supports healthcare company in responding effectively to rapid growth opportunities

Mountain Healthcare is a UK business providing Referral Services and Police Custodial Healthcare.

We spoke to Debs Woodcraft, Governance & Education Coordinator at Mountain Healthcare to produce this case study, which explores the challenges the company faced in training large numbers of staff[...]

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7 Tips on How To Create Engaging eLearning Courses in Moodle

So, you have a Moodle site and have your course content ready. But now comes the challenge of making your courses attractive and engaging so that your learners want to learn. This task can be harder than you may first think. But the good news is I'm here to help! I've listed 7 key considerations[...]

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Global business projects multi-million annual uplift in revenue with Totara Learn

“The main problem we were trying to solve with online learning was to increase the ability and knowledge of our sales people... The final aim is that our customers are better served and our sales people are more successful.”

Leica Geosystems, a part of Hexagon, is the industry leader in[...]

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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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Moodle and GDPR - How to check if you can comply with GDPR

by Ray Lawrence | Jan 17, 2018 | Moodle, Moodle news, GDPR

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will take effect on 25th May 2018.

If you are unfamiliar with GDPR, the guide at the Information Commissioner’s Office website is a good starting point: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

The[...]

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