Welcome to the next instalment of our ongoing Disruption Debate series, where Lars Hyland speaks to thought leaders and experts from the L&D world. This time, we spoke to Jane Hart from the Centre For Learning and Performance Technologies (C4LPT). Jane set up C4LPT in 2000, and it has become one of the most visited learning sites online, with her Top 200 Tools lists becoming an invaluable resource for learning professionals worldwide.
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The Totara Community is moving, and we want your feedback to ensure we give our global community of partners, subscribers and experts the best possible experience.
We are moving the Totara Community from our Totara Learn platform over to Totara Social. There are three main reasons for doing this:
Learning plans are a great feature of Totara Learn and can be used in many ways to enhance the LMS experience for learners and managers to communicate progress.
Many organisations feel unable to leave their existing learning technology vendor as they fear they will lose control of their software, when in actual fact they are losing more control and increasing business risk by staying with the status quo.
Great news - we’ve just released Totara Learn 10!
We have a bunch of new features that will benefit partners and subscribers alike. Totara Learn 10 includes 150 improvements over and above useful improvements from Moodle 3.1 and 3.2. Some are large and visible, others are focused on improving the platform under the covers. Our community can start using these features straight away by visiting our help site and provide feedback in our community forums.
We’ve rebranded from Totara LMS to Totara Learn. Here’s three reasons why, together with a sneak peek of what you can expect from us over the next few months.
When Xtractor joined the Totara community some four years ago, we also took our first steps into the open source world. At that time, open source was also almost unheard of in corporate learning in Sweden. Since then, in addition to the success with Totara Learn, we’ve also successfully launched the open source authoring tool Adapt in Scandinavia.
Remember our recent post about how to support multiple tenants with Totara Learn? We decided to put together a scenario to help explore the idea of multi-tenancy in more detail. Remember, in this context, multi-tenancy is considered the ability to support disparate organisations within just one Totara Learn installation. We're going to take a look at how this would work for a fictional organisation, Veloci Petes.
Choosing a new LMS can be daunting. Thankfully, help is at hand from Learning Nexus' Sam Harris. Sam plays a role in showcasing the capabilities of Learning Nexus to new customers. As Marketing Manager, she also supports Totara customers when launching their new LMS. Check out her top tips for making the right choice when you select your next LMS.
If there are two things that whales are known for, it’s that firstly they’re very large, and secondly, they sing to to communicate with one another under the oceans. But did you know that whales learn songs just like humans? That’s right, whales engage in a form of social learning, meaning that they learn songs in chunks, remixing them and changing the patterns over time.