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Turn Salesforce Into a Powerful Student Information System

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EnlightenCRM, Remote Learner's solution for integrating your LMS with Salesforce, enhances the value of your learning program for the business users in your organization. In this webinar, you'll see how EnlightenCRM can be used to drive marketing programs, enhance reporting, simplify learning access, improve student onboarding, and more.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 10:00 AM

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Take the Pain out of Adding Video To Your Courses

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Frustrated with how difficult it is to simply create and share a video? Remote Learner has partnered with VidGrid to take the pain out of incorporating interactive video into your courses. In this webinar, Danny Lindsey, Director of Customer Success at VidGrid, will prove just how simple it can be for anyone within an organization to quickly capture and share a video.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 10:00 AM

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2019 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Things

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As 2019 draws to a close, in the spirit of family and giving, Remote Learner staff members from across the company will share with you their favorite features, functions, and plugins that have been released for Moodle™ and Totara Learn this past year. This is a wonderful opportunity to get to know us a little better, as well as give you some ideas to take with you into the new year!

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM

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Introducing Integration Manager

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Remote Learner is excited to announce Integration Manager, a centralized location for managing custom integrations between your LMS and other platforms. Integration Manager’s unique design allows Remote Learner to efficiently create high-quality, easy-to-manage integrations built to your specifications with your CRM, SIS, or other third-party platforms. In this webinar, you'll see how Integration Manager can help you save time, reduce errors and inconsistencies in your data, and enhance your organization's understanding of your learners.

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Totara Learn's Featured Links Blocks

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For years course developers have used the HTML block to create custom links to pages internal and external to the LMS, but Totara Learn's Featured links blocks take this idea to a whole new level. Learn how to use Featured links blocks to provide custom, image based navigation blocks that link to specific URLs, courses, Programs, or Certification pathways.

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#LearningTrends

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Do you speak microcredentials? Has your LMS been gamified yet? Learn what's behind the hype surrounding the latest trends in digital education and explore what's involved in incorporating them into your online courses.

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2018 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Things

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As 2018 draws to a close, in the spirit of family and giving, Remote Learner staff members from across the company will share with you their favorite features, functions, and plugins that have been released for Moodle™ and Totara this past year. This is a wonderful opportunity to get to know us a little better, as well as give you some ideas to take with you into the new year!

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Off-the-Shelf Content Provider

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Off-the-shelf content can be more cost-effective and faster to implement than creating custom content. But how do you ensure you’re choosing the best off-the-shelf content provider for your needs? Join Paul Callan, Head of US Channel Partnerships at GO1, as he discuss the kinds of questions you should be asking to ensure the ‘RIGHT’ off-the-shelf content provider. You’ll discover resources and services available today that enable some of the best off-the-shelf content to meet your learners’ current and growing needs.

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A Higher Standard: Remote Learner's New Altitude Theme

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Appearance is an important part of an LMS design that should not be taken lightly. A site's theme provides more than a first impression: it can dramatically impact site navigation, as well as learners' attitudes toward the content they are supposed to be learning. That's why Remote Learner has developed a dynamic new standard in Moodle® themes. Come learn how Altitude can elevate your users' online experience.

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Adding On: The Updated RL Add-on Manager

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One of the best features of your LMS is the ability to provide new functionality through the addition of plugins. Remote Learner makes this process hassle-free with the RL Add-on Manager which has been recently updated. A streamlined user-friendly interface makes finding and installing useful and popular plugins easier than ever.

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All Aboard!

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Whether it's Single Sign On, authentication to an existing LDAP server, or manually created accounts, your LMS offers a variety of ways to create user accounts and authenticate users to your server. Whether it's 50 or 50,000, there is an efficient way to onboard your users and keep them safe on their learning journey.

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All About Atto

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The Atto toolbar has become the standard editing tool for both the Moodle™ and Totara Learn platforms. With defined styles to help ensure a unified look across the site, accessibility helpers to aid in the creation of accessible content, and a wide variety of plugins available to expand and extend its functionality, Atto provides the power to create powerful multimedia learning content directly in your browser.

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All Access

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As modern courses employ increasingly rich and interactive content options, course designers cannot lose sight of ensuring that instructional content is accessible by all students. Utilizing tools provided within the LMS interface, inside common productivity software, and available freely online will help you make sure your online courses comply with federal law and widely accepted accessibility guidelines.

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And the Award Goes To...

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Adapted from the gaming world, badges have quickly become a popular method of acknowledging course achievements in online learning platforms. Learn how badges are configured, what criteria can be used for their release, and best practice recommendations for their creation and use.

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Assessing Assignments

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The Assignment module offers a wide variety of approaches for instructors to assess student work. A side-by-side grading layout, document annotation, and the use of rubrics can streamline the process of assessing student submissions and providing meaningful feedback.

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Assignments 101

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The assignment module is more than just a file dropbox. With a variety of submission formats, the flexibility of advanced grading methods, and a range of feedback options, assignments move beyond mere assessment tools to become the framework for true learning experiences.

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Behind the Scenes of the Learning Spaces Redesign

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Remote Learner's design and training teams came together this past summer to re-evaluate and re-design our client training. Launched in September, the new Learning Spaces site is a user-centered information portal configured to provide targeted training and documentation to a variety of audiences. Come look behind the curtain to uncover some of the secrets behind this dynamic professional development solution.

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Best Practice: End of Course Term

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The end of a course can be a busy time for instructors, with grading, finals, and prepping for the start of the next course offering. Join us as we explore best practiced for reducing the last minute rush as you close out one term and prepare for another.

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Best Practice: Question Bank

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The Question Bank provides an efficient means for organizing, archiving, and sharing questions across multiple quizzes, courses, and even instructors. Add to that the power to import questions from publisher materials or pre-formatted text files, and the question bank becomes a valuable tool in your online assessment arsenal.

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Best Practice: Webinars

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Missing the face-to-face interaction of a traditional classroom? Online doesn't have to mean impersonal. Take your online courses live by adding video conferencing and webinar events. Whether it be 5 participants or 500 our experienced webinar hosts will share tips for making your live sessions successful additions to your course offerings.

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Best Practices: Moodle™ Dashboard

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The User Dashboard can be a powerful learning hub for both learners and instructors. It provides alerts about upcoming course and site activities, as well as an at-a-glance overview of course progress, all of which being links directly to the course or activity. Add to this the ability to add a variety of useful widgets and blocks, and the Dashboard can be configured to quickly become each user's launchpad to learning.

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Best Practices: Quiz and Question Bank

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The Quiz activity is one of the most popular means of assessing learner comprehension, but are you using it to its fullest potential? This session will address best practices for the use of the Quiz activity, as well as examine tips to best utilize the Question Bank as an efficient means for organizing, archiving, and sharing questions across multiple quizzes, courses, and even instructors.

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Best Practices: Quizzes

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The Quiz tool provides a range of options for layout, feedback, submission, and completion. Explore the features that can transform a quiz from a mere assessment into a complete learning experience.

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Best Practices: Remote Learner's BackTrack Archive System

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The BackTrack self-serve archive system is a unique benefit for Remote Learner clients that streamlines the site archival process. Once configured, BackTrack creates automatic server snapshots that can be reinstalled with the click of a mouse for everything from course recovery to content audits.

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Best Practices: Totara Learn Dashboards

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Totara Learn has expanded the concept of the User Dashboard by giving site administrators the ability to create multiple Dashboards, and making each accessible to only certain users. Want a Dashboard with reports geared to your management team, or a Dashboard with tools and links for a specific organization? This powerful feature allows Dashboards to be made available based on any criterion that defines an audience of users.

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Building a Smarter Continuing Education Business

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For many higher education institutions, Continuing Education represents a profit center that has yet to fulfill its potential. One of the reasons for this is that Continuing Education has unique business requirements that are challenging to navigate. Remote Learner helps academic institutions to overcome these challenges in a sustainable, scalable way with a turnkey solution for selling courses online, helping to increase traffic, convert enrollments, and automate manual processes.

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Built to Suit

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Want a student to serve as a forum moderator? Want a folder where students can upload files to share with the entire class? How about giving a non-editing teacher editing rights for a single assignment? Take Moodle®'s flexible course design tools to the next level through the use of locally assigned roles and permissions to create a completely custom course.

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Buried Treasure: Learning Spaces Resources

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Remote Learner's Learning Spaces client information portal offers much more than just training! Maximize the value of this resource by attending our guided tour of the resources, documentation, and interactive learning and assistance opportunities provided. Get your questions answered and experience all that Learning Spaces has to offer!

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Captured on Camera

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The Kaltura assignment module offers students a simple way to submit video responses. With options for video upload or webcam capture, every student can produce gradable video assignments ready for teacher feedback and assessment. (Remote Learner's Lead Instructional Designer Stephanie Gerald guest hosts.)

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Certifiable

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The Simple Certificate module is an easy way to provide participants with proof of their learning. Learn the ins and outs of certificate creation, establishing requirements for awards, and options for export to learners' LinkedIn accounts.

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Creating Content with Kaltura

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Kaltura provides multiple ways to add your video content to your Moodle® course. Whether you want to embed a video into an existing activity or create a new presentation to stand on its own, with the right plugins and a little know-how, adding media to Moodle® has never been easier.

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Demystifying Online Lessons

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The Lesson activity is one of the most powerful weapons in the online course-building arsenal. Combining the ability to present content in a dynamic fashion with the assessment capabilities of online quiz questions, a lesson provides a rich format to check for understanding as you deliver instruction and adapt to a learner's comprehension needs.

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Driving Learner Engagement With Video

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VidGrid is video's most interactive platform, and it integrates seamlessly into the Moodle/Totara environment. VidGrid makes it simple to transform video from a one-way broadcast into a two-way conversation. Learn how organizations are improving speed to performance and learner retention through interactive video.

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Found in Translation: Languages in the LMS

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With over 100 translated language packs, your LMS is truly a global learning platform, offering users a choice of languages to use to navigate their LMS environment. In addition, language pack customization and the Multi-Language Content filter can further tailor the learning experience to your users' specific needs.

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Front Page Design Tips

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You never get a second chance at a first impression! The front page of your LMS is your institution's face to the online world, as well as the gateway for your learners. As such, the design and navigation options available for your LMS front page should be carefully considered.

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Fundamentals of ELIS

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Remote Learner's ELIS plugin suite provide the curriculum and user management needed for an enterprise level LMS. Create learning programs, streamline course enrollments, and track course objectives. ELIS creates the structure necessary to build a flexible training site.

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Gradebook Supercharge

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Ready to take your gradebook to the next level? Whether it be using letter grades, adding extra credit, importing grades from outside assignments, or creating custom grading scales, we'll show you how to get the most out of your LMS's powerful gradebook module.

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Improve The Motivation and Engagement Of Your Learners With Motrain

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Motivation and engagement are critical components of the successful completion of a goal. Training and learning teams often find these components elusive - keeping the interest and attention of learners can be a real struggle. Learn how you can use the Motrain engagement platform to foster mastery, improve course completion rates, and build a community of learners by allowing organizations to easily set up an incentives system based on their own internal criteria.

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Inspire Analytics

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No one can see the future, but learning analytics can help identify learner trends and help educators avoid negative learner outcomes. This session will examine Inspire Analytics, a learning analytics tool available in Moodle™ 3.4+ which allows educators to see descriptive and predictive learner data. This vital insight can then be used to provide the right level of support for each learner’s success.

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Instructional Design Series: Course Design Basics

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Webinar 3 of 4 in our Instructional Design series. An effective online course is one that is easy to use, easy to maintain, and easy to look at. With a few design basics as a guide, we'll help you end the "scroll of death," eliminate software compatibility issues, and avoid the classroom clutter that can turn students off before their first click.

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Instructional Design Series: Four Ps of Online Learning

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Webinar 1 of 4 in our Instructional Design series. The best online learning experiences are made up of more than just direct instruction and assessment. Designing a successful online course requires attention to four key elements: personalization, place, presence, and persuasion. Using available tools and techniques with these elements in mind will produce a rich, engaging, and productive online learning environment for both students and instructors.

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Instructional Design Series: Online Course Makeover

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Webinar 4 of 4 in our Instructional Design series. Gone are the days when an online course was a mere list of links. With updated themes, new course formats, and a little creativity, digital courses can be designed to be as pretty as they are functional.

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Instructional Design Series: Popular Plugins: REIN

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Webinar 2 of 4 in our Instructional Design series. On screen interactions can encourage learner engagement and increase content retention rates. Remote Learner's e-learning Interaction filter (REIN), makes building complex interactive content as easy as copy and paste. Whether used to better organize content, provide a check for understanding, or simply dress up a drab page, REIN interactions can be added to any text area on your site or in your course, taking the online experience to a whole new level.

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Integrating Audio & Video with Poodll

Integrating Audio & Video with Poodll

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In our daily lives, it's never been easier to record and distribute audio and video. In learning environments, however, audio and video are still often viewed as too cumbersome and too expensive for all but a few use cases. But that doesn't have to be the case. Learn some simple and clever ways to make courses more engaging and interactive with audio and video recordings created with Poodll.

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Introduction to Totara 9

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The newest tool in the Remote Learner solutions arsenal, Totara 9 offers an enterprise level LMS with advanced user management and reporting functionalities essential for the efficient delivery of compliance training, user certifications, and programmatic learning. With the added ability to coordinate in-person seminars, as well as facilitate an employee appraisal process, Totara 9 serves as a one-stop shop for those organizations looking to manage their people and their learning within a single system.

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It's a Date!

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The LMS calendar can be a great organizational tool for both you and your learners. Import and export capabilities allow users to keep dates in sync across calendars, and when used in combination with the Upcoming Events block and Remote Learner’s Syllabus Builder activity, keeping course participants aware of class events and activity due dates has never been easier.

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It's All Fun & Games

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Scoring points, leveling up, and tracking a leaderboard can help engage online students and motivate reluctant learners. Come explore popular gamification features and plugins to spice up individual courses or to create site-wide competitions.

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Let Me Show You: User Tours

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User tours offer an exciting option for providing real time direction and advice for your LMS users. Whether onboarding new course participants, highlighting new site features, or providing walk-throughs for complex processes, User Tours can be applied to any page on your site to help keep users informed, engaged, and headed in the right direction.

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Make Selling Courses Simple with LMS Checkout

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An LMS is a great place to create and deliver courses, but what promoting and selling courses to an external audience? To easily sell courses online, you need an e-commerce solution designed to tightly integrate with your LMS. Learn how to leverage LMS Checkout, an integrated e-commerce solution, in a variety of selling and user management scenarios.

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Making the Grade: Gradebook Fundamentals

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While the LMS automatically builds a gradebook as you build your course, there are some tips for configuration that can help you and your students make sense of all the numbers. From establishing categories to choosing a method of aggregation, learn the basics of gradebook design to ensure that your course grades are calculated as you intend.

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Mastering the Wiki Module

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The Wiki module provides a space for community collaboration. Whether it be study guides, research repositories, or course documentation, the wiki module tracks publication history, offers a separate area for comments and discussions, and builds a wiki map as you go.

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Maximize Totara

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Totara offers a number of unique functions and features that can easily be overlooked by those new to the LMS. This session will highlight capabilities available in Totara that you don't want to miss in order to maximize your use of the platform.

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Membership Has Its Privileges

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Groups and Groupings are a key piece in the student management puzzle, but they can also be an important aspect of overall course design.  From organizing the gradebook to differentiating curriculum, harness the power of Groups to streamline assessment, encourage collaboration, and personalize instruction in your online course.

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Microsoft & Moodle

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Microsoft has long been the standard for enterprise level productivity suites, and now with the new Microsoft plugins for Moodle® developed in partnership with Remote Learner, your Office 365 solution integrates seamlessly with your Moodle® site. Single sign on, direct file access, and calendar synchronization are all part of the magic of Moodle® and Microsoft working together.

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Mining for Gold: Reporting & Analytics

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Your LMS is constantly collecting data about your users' actions within courses and on your site. Learn to use built in course and site reporting options, as well as Intelliboard and Zoola plugins to access and analyze the data you need to monitor site activity and student success.

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Modernizing Moodle™

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Moodle™ has come a long way since its release over a decade ago and in that time it has opened up doors to an education revolution. With mobile apps, badge systems, new filters, and web integrations Moodle™ is ready to take online learning to the next level: creating modular, individualized learning experiences for every user.

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More Than a Number

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Advanced grading options open up a world of opportunities to provide valuable feedback on student work, while at the same time fostering more consistent and objective assessment. Custom created rubrics and marking guides can take the guess work out of grades for those being graded, as well as those giving the marks.

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One Course Fits All: Differentiation of Instruction

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Online courses provide a wealth of opportunities for personalizing instruction based on student need and ability. Employing conditional activities, group and individual overrides, and personalized credentials, instructors can automatically tailor coursework for each individual participant.

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Ordering Off The Menu: Custom Navigation in Totara Learn

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Totara Learn is an incredibly flexible LMS platform providing users have many a variety of tools to access and manage their learning. The question is: Can the means of accessing those tools be tailored to the specific needs of your organization? The answer is yes! This session will address the many ways navigation can be customized in Totara Learn, including the main menu, the user menu, and how to best leverage the available Altitude front page settings.

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Plotting a Course: Activity Completion & Access Restrictions

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Without an instructor in front of them, it is all too easy for learners to get lost in a digital class. With the thoughtful application of Activity Completion and Access Restriction options, instructors can better control the pace and direction of student progression through a course, providing an automated path to online success.

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Plugging In

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One of the best features of your LMS is the ability to add new functionality through the installation of plugins. This session will demonstrate how our new Plugin Database provides guidance and recommendations for the use of plugins curated and vetted by Remote Learner for its clients. You’ll also learn how Remote Learner's Add-On Manager makes installing and managing your plugins a simple, one-stop process.

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Popular Plugins: PoodLL

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Ready to take your LMS site into the video age? PoodLL can seamlessly integrate video capabilities to existing course modules. Student responses and teacher feedback can now include audio, video, and even whiteboard drawings simply by adding one of the most popular Moodle® add-ons to your site.

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Preview the Latest R-L Exclusives

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Remote Learner is excited to announce that three new plugins will soon be available to our clients: Job Sync for Totara Learn, Account Sync, and Data Fetcher. Developed in collaboration with clients, these plugins offer practical, intuitive solutions to real-world challenges. Join us to about the functionality of each of these plugins and the value they can add to your site.

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Prove The Value Of Your Learning

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It is hard to gather learning data that can inform how to improve your course engagement and learning effectiveness. This webinar will focus on helping you improve your organization's efficiency, make data-driven decisions, and save money through flexible reporting. Join us to learn how Zoola Analytics can help you easily prove the value of your learning programs.

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Quick Online Quizzes

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The Quiz module is a powerful assessment tool, but creating question banks can be a time consuming process. Using Aiken and GIFT formats, quiz questions can easily be imported into your LMS question bank. Learn the formatting rules and import procedure to create new or adapt existing text-based question files (Word, Pages, etc.) for use in your online courses.

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R-L Syllabus Builder

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The Syllabus Builder is a free plug-in designed for Remote Learner clients that streamlines the process of creating, reusing, and repurposing a course syllabus. Syllabus creation and distribution is brought into the LMS, making the syllabus a living component of the course it’s intended to represent. Learn how the Syllabus Builder can save schools time and effort and hear feedback from our recent pilot implementation.

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Repositories & File Management

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The file repository system provides for flexible file management. This simplifies how resources are shared between courses and gives users the ability to save files for easy access via the LMS. Files can be housed internally on the LMS server or externally on any of several third-party, cloud storage services, like Google Drive, Microsoft Office 365, or Dropbox.

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Secrets of SCORM

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SCORM is a popular format for creating interactive online learning components, but once your activity is created how do you make it available to students? Remote Learner developer Amy Groshek guest hosts a look at best practices in adding your existing SCORM packages to online courses, understanding how SCORMs function within the LMS, and basic troubleshooting for SCORM integration.

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Selling Online Courses With Course Merchant

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Selling Courses online can feel like an ambitious and challenging step to take. But it doesn't have to be. Course Merchant is an award-winning eCommerce catalog and shopping cart for Moodle and Totara. Learn how you can seamlessly integrate Course Merchant with your hosted learning environment to sell courses online and provide instant learner enrollment upon successful payment.

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That Personal Touch

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Making the online experience more personal for learners can be as easy as addressing them by name. Remote Learner's Personalization Filter offers an automated means of taking the anonymity out of your digital learning environment.

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The Corporate Ladders - Totara Hierarchies

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Totara hierarchies provide the ability to model both real-world and conceptual enterprise structures. Organization and position hierarchies create the structure of what people do and where they do it. Competency hierarchies define the skills and knowledge that staff should strive towards. Goal hierarchies can be used to define goals for individuals that support higher level goals for the enterprise as a whole.

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The In Crowd

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Totara Audiences allow for advanced control of course and program visibility, as well as providing a means for automating enrollment into learning and targeting report data. Come see how this key Totara platform feature of the Totara platform can help take your learning management to the next level.

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The Survey Says

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Whether you are looking to poll your audience, collect research data, or solicit course feedback, your LMS has the ability to gather and aggregate survey results in a variety of formats. Learn the ins and outs of the available survey modules to help you decide which tool is best suited for the job at hand.

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Tools of the Trade

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What's a Choice? Should I be using a Lesson or a Quiz? And what in the world is a Workshop? Clicking the "Add an Activity or Resource" link on a course page opens a wealth of course possibilities, but the extensive list of available tools can be a bit overwhelming, especially for new Course Builders.

We'll demystify the LMS toolbox: explaining the functions of popular course components and highlighting the pros and cons of the core course building tools.

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Totara Competencies

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Totara competencies allow site administrators to manage the skillset of users within the LMS. When setting up learning for the user, competencies can be a handy tool to use to more effectively target areas for individual growth within the organization.

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Totara Learn Report Builder

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While the first priority of an LMS is that it successfully educates learners, often of equal importance is the ability of an organization to measure the usage and effectiveness of its educational programs. The Totara Learn Report Builder’s flexible reporting capabilities give administrators the ability to build a wide variety of custom reports, with additional features that ensure the right data is seen by the right people!

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Totara Learning Plans

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Your LMS may provide hundreds of courses, so where is a learner to begin? Totara Learning plans can guide users to, and track their progress in, the courses and programs that are most relevant to your organization’s, as well as the individual learner's needs.

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Totara Programs

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There are often many different courses a learner may need to meet an overall learning goal. Totara programs give learners a predefined path through course sets that provide a road map to gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet larger organizational goals. In this session you’ll learn how to build course sets, set requirements, automate program assignments, and customize notification messages.

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Totara Seminars

Totara Seminars

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Not all instruction occurs online! The Totara Seminar activity allows trainers to create and manage in-person events within the LMS. Learn how this activity can manage the location and physical resources needed for the event, as well as provide a trackable registration process for users.

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Under Control: Managing Your LMS Site with the RL Dashboard

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Site management just got easier with the release of the RL Dashboard. From one central location, site administrators can monitor system health, manage add-ons, run version updates, and access site archives. In addition, the dashboard also provides a portal to support services available as part of your Remote Learner hosting package.

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Use Online Training To Clone Your Best Employees

Use Online Training To Clone Your Best Employees

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Providing employees with opportunities to contribute their expertise to your learning program is a powerful way to curate high quality content and increase engagement. Video is an increasingly popular way to collect this content and, with the right digital learning partner, it's never been easier to capture and deliver that content in a way that makes an impact.

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User Data Management

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User data management has increasingly become an important topic for both users and content providers. This session will explore the LMS administrative tools now give users the ability see what data is being stored about them, and give site administrators the power to efficiently manage the deletion of user data from the server.

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Using Data Hub

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The Data Hub plugin for Moodle™ and Totara Learn allows the efficient bulk import of user and course information, as well as the ability to export course grades. Whether through manual upload or pre-scheduled tasks, Data Hub streamlines common elements of site management to improve data accuracy and efficiency.

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Using HR Import

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Totara Learn’s HR Import provides a means of importing user, position, organization, job assignment and competency data into the LMS. Whether run on-demand or automatically on a scheduled basis, HR Import can be used to keep your LMS data in sync with external enterprise HR systems.

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Using LTI

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LTI is an eLearning standard that allows content to be shared with anyone. Instructors can create activities that host content from external systems and provide learners access to that content seamlessly without the need for additional logins. This webinar will go through the process of setting up LTI in the LMS, and then using it to access a course in one site from a course in another site.

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Walk the Line

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The recently redesigned Course Overview block has transformed the Moodle™ user dashboard from a mere list of course links to an interactive time management tool that can help keep both learners and instructors up to date and on task in all of their courses. Learn how to leverage the full potential of the new Timeline to encourage course participation and improve student success.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.0

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Thinking about an upgrade? The most recent Moodle® release offers new quiz question types, improvements to assignment grading, new Atto text editor updates, and several course and site management changes. Come check out the new features and see what all the excitement's about.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.1

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Thinking about an upgrade? The most recent Moodle® release offers a new competency framework, a redesigned assignment grading interface, a recycle bin, and several course and site management changes. Come check out the new features and see what all the excitement's about surrounding this long term support version of Moodle®.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.2

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Thinking about an upgrade? The most recent Moodle® release offers a refreshed messaging interface, support for closed captions, and continued assignment improvements. Come check out the new features and see what all the excitement's about surrounding the most recent version of Moodle®.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.3

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Thinking about an upgrade? Moodle™3.3 offers a revamped Course Overview, improvements to activity completion tracking, a new stealth activity mode, and more. Come check out the platform updates and see what all the excitement's about surrounding the latest release of the Moodle™ platform.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.4

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Thinking about an upgrade? Moodle™3.4 offers a revamped calendar, streamlined learner management, activity completion overrides, and more. Come check out the platform updates and see what's new and of note in the latest release of the Moodle™ platform.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.5

What's New? Moodle™ 3.5

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Thinking about an upgrade? Moodle™3.5 offers new data privacy and site policy features, as well as improvements to user management, badges, and the Quiz and Choice activities. Come check out the platform updates and see what's new and of note in the latest release of the Moodle™ platform.

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What's New? Moodle™ 3.7

What's New? Moodle™ 3.7

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Thinking about an upgrade? Moodle™ 3.7 offers significant upgrades to the user dashboard and messaging interfaces, support for custom course fields, improvements to data management, badges, and forums, and a handful of additional new features. Come check out these updates and see demonstrations of what's new and of note in the latest release of the Moodle™ platform.

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What's New? Totara Learn 11

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Thinking about an upgrade? Totara Learn 11 offers expanded HR Import capabilities, pop-up user tours, new reporting options and a redesigned messaging center. In addition, the system includes new features designed to help organizations meet aspects of the GDPR requirements recently instituted by the European Union. Come see what's new and noteworthy in the latest release of the Totara Learn LMS platform.

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What's New? Totara Learn 12

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Thinking about an upgrade? Totara Learn 12 offers a number of improvements that impact the functionality and overall usability of the LMS. A completely redesigned course catalog, a customizable site administration menu, and significant updates to block placement and design are just a few of the new features we’ll cover. If you’re a current Totara Learn user, or are considering a move to Totara Learn, you won’t want to miss this!

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You Complete Me

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The completion tracking capabilities built into your LMS offer an easy and effective method for monitoring user progress through course materials and programs of study. Proper configuration of activity and course completion options can provide real-time status updates for students and instructors alike, and a variety of available reports can help all stakeholders track student completions.

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Competency-based Education

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Competencies track the mastery of specific learning objectives within a single course or across several courses. When competencies are connected to coursework they are a powerful means of monitoring a learner’s educational progress. While competencies are the destination, learning plans offer the path by assigning competencies and coursework to users on an individual basis. When used together, learning plans and competencies provide each student a personalized map to their success!

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 10:00 AM

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Totara Learn Certifications

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Totara Learn certifications can simplify the compliance process by creating learning paths with set expectations, a valid after period once users complete their certification and a way for users to retain their certification. This webinar will introduce the process of creating a certification, assigning it to various groups, and maintaining records through reporting and custom notifications.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:00 AM