Following our recent blog post about how to migrate from Moodle to Totara LMS, we've put together a handy feature comparison to help you decide whether it's time to make the switch. Our table looks at everything from learners to IT considerations and even the marketing and design of your LMS, so provides a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know when you're thinking about moving from Moodle to Totara LMS.
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In this article we will discuss the variety of options that Totara LMS offers trainers to build an effective flipped learning environment. For an introduction to flipped learning and how it can be used within a Learning Management System, please see our beginners’ guide.
This is a guest post from Chambury Learning Solutions' Richard Chambury. You can find the original post here.
I'm often asked about why organisations need a learning management system (LMS), or a better LMS and what my thoughts are around this.
This is a guest post from Chambury Learning Solutions' Director, Richard Chambury
I did some work for a client recently on their ‘free’ LMS. Yes, it’s free. No licence fee. No support costs. No hosting costs. Absolutely free. Wow.
Designed specifically for the enterprise, Totara offers businesses and government organisations a cost effective, open source Learning Management System (LMS).
We appreciate migrating LMSs can be a big decision for an organisation, so we’ve put together a list of a few things to help you decide whether Totara LMS is right for you.
Designed for your users
Alongside the features you know and love in Moodle, Totara LMS has been designed to meet the needs and wants of the complex and demanding group of stakeholders you’ll often find within enterprise organisations.
Migrating from one LMS to another can be stressful. Time, budget and scope creep can all send the project off track, meaning it is essential to have a watertight plan of action for the best possible results. The next time you make the switch, we've put together 10 handy tips to ensure the process is as smooth as possible.
The flipped classroom model of learning is still relatively little known. Put simply, it’s a way to maximise face-to-face time - students first watch video lectures, then when they come to class they get involved in discussions and group work, helping them derive real value from their classroom sessions. This means that learners don’t turn up to watch a lecturer speak for an hour before leaving to complete follow-up activities on their own.
Something we hear frequently at Totara Learning is organisations saying ‘We love the idea of social learning, but we don’t know if it’s for us’. The good news is that social learning can benefit teams of all sizes and types, and social learning platforms like Totara Social are ideal if you’re looking to get to grips with social learning. In this post, we’re going to look at some use cases for social learning platforms.
Achieving a position in upper management is not an easy task. Sometimes it takes years of working through the lower-level jobs before a promotion is offered. Other times it simply takes a degree and some basic knowledge. Either way, the effort put into the process takes time, and it is a proud moment when a dedicated employee becomes a manager.
It seems like it was only yesterday that I decided to attend the first local Learning Pool Live event. In fact, Learning Pool have been organising these personal events for years and in that time we have seen the company grow so quickly. With the right tools and talent, Learning Pool have been able to drive improvements in lots of organisations, from a 38% reduction in staff turnover to a saving of 80% in training costs.