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Ray Lawrence

HowToMoodle Managing Director | Moodle Expert | I founded HowToMoodle to help make a difference because learning and development levels the playing field and creates opportunity. Our focus is to empower and enable you to achieve your vision. We believe inspiration gained from the transfer of knowledge and skills, coupled with expert support, is the key to your success.
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7 Important Considerations When Choosing an LMS

by Ray Lawrence | Mar 15, 2018 | LMS, lms success, what is an LMS

There are hundreds of learning management system (LMS) options out there and it can be hard to know which is right for you. Perhaps you’re worried that you’ll spend more than you need to. Or maybe you’ve already tried an LMS and it hasn’t worked out. It’s frustrating.

You have to weigh up the[...]

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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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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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Happy 15th Birthday Moodle! With Love, Ray

by Ray Lawrence | Aug 17, 2017 | Moodle, Moodle Birthday
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How to publish your course as an LTI tool in Moodle 3.1

If you haven't yet upgraded your Moodle site to 3.1, or are yet to take advantage of the new 3.1 features it brings, here is a new one for you to explore...

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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. 'oxfordstreet@abcretail.com'). We hear of companies where internal charging for email accounts[...]

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Effective Learning Design: 3. Implementation and evaluation

A series of blog posts addressing how HowToMoodle deliver effective content on time, and to the right place.

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Blog Series – Effective Learning Design: 2. Diving into the details

A series of blog posts addressing how HowToMoodle deliver effective content on time, and to the right place.

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Blog Series - Effective Learning Design: 1. Best foot forward

A series of blog posts addressing how HowToMoodle deliver effective content on time, and to the right place.

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Moodle tip: Maintenance mode settings

by Ray Lawrence | Jun 22, 2015 | Blog, Moodle Tips

Take care with your site settings if you want your users to see your maintenance mode messages.

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