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Joanna Barnfield

Digital Marketing Specialist | I assist existing and potential clients along their e-learning journey | Open Source Technology advocate | Totara and Moodle enthusiast
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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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Our Top 7 Totara Learn Blog Posts

by Joanna Barnfield | Jan 05, 2018 | Totara, What is Totara

Totara Learn is a powerful learning management system that’s open source and is developed to give you tools to manage and facilitate your online learning right across your organisation. In this summary post, we’re looking at those powerful tools described in our top 7 blogs to try and answer[...]

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Totara LMS is now called Totara Learn

by Joanna Barnfield | Sep 13, 2017 | News, Totara news
You may have already gathered from our website, Totara LMS is now called Totara Learn since earlier this summer.
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7 Advantages of eLearning Compared to Traditional Learning

What do McDonalds, the Samaritans, Lord Puttnam and John Cleese have in common? All are advocates of e-learning. Proof indeed that elearning has permeated every sector from legal to engineering, education and charity.

Technology is an increasingly essential part of every aspect of work, in every[...]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Moodle Partner

Appointing the right supplier for any aspect in your organisation can be a difficult and timely task. So when you’ve got strict time and budget pressures on top of it, and you're ultimately responsible for ensuring that you choose the right supplier it can make things much harder. For many[...]

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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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Ahead of the digital curve with Moodle 3.3 and Moodle 3.2

We’re looking ahead to Moodle 3.3 which promises a new array of new features and enhancements. Here’s a taste of what’s expected plus a recap of what was new in the current version – model 3.2. 

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Benefits of eLearning infographic

We recently posted about the benefits of using eLearning in your organisation. Based on this we have put together a handy infographic which summarises the key benefits in a clear and attractive design.

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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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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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