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What’s new in Moodle 3.5?

The main focus of Moodle’s latest release is on meeting requirements to assist organisations in complying with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which come into force on 25th May 2018. Here I’ll outline briefly some of those features along with some additional enhancements to[...]

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Why you must upgrade your Moodle site: GDPR compliance

by Gemma Mellings | May 02, 2018 | Moodle, GDPR, Moodle version

Unless you've hidden away hibernating over the cold Winter months you'll know that GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will take effect on 25th May 2018.

And your Moodle site must be compliant.

You may have heard in our recent Podcast that Moodle has released new features to make GDPR[...]

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Meeting the man behind Moodle - Fun facts on Martin Dougiamas

by Gemma Mellings | Apr 04, 2018 | Moodle, Martin Dougiamas

As part of our recent visit from Martin Dougiamas, the founder of Moodle, we recorded an #EssentialElearning  Podcast; "An interview with Martin Dougiamas", in which Martin discussed his vision for the future of Moodle, explained why Moodle is great for different sectors, and answered some[...]

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An Interview with Martin Dougiamas - An #EssentialElearning Podcast

We've released our latest Podcast; "An interview with Martin Dougiamas - Moodle Founder and CEO".

This special episode was created when Moodle's founder and CEO, Martin Dougiamas visited our offices recently.

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Moodle founder & CEO, Martin Dougiamas, visits HowToMoodle

We were excited to have Moodle's founder, Martin Dougiamas, at our office in Telford, Shropshire on Friday! We've put together some of our highlights of the day...

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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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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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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) came into 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 Plugin Review: Collapsed Topics

This week we’ve reviewed the Collapsed Topics plugin – a Moodle plugin that enables you to change the way a course can be viewed by adding the ability to collapse and expand topics that are within a course.

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