Totara Course Administration
When you’ve mastered Totara’s essential learning tools you’ll want extend your skills to ensure you make the most of the more advanced course management options.
Totara Course Administration saves you long hours of self guided discovery and experimentation. You’ll explore key concepts that enable you to better manage users in your courses. Improve the experience for facilitators and learners by automating the availability of content and activities, progress tracking and more.
- Adapt and review user permissions within a course
- Control collaboration, awareness and segmentation of users within a course
- Manage access to activities and course section using specified conditions
- Enable facilitators and learners to track progress in a course
- Assign digital rewards via Badges.
- Course designers who have grasped the essentials of Totara will understand advanced methods of managing users and activities to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their courses.
- Saving internal resource. This course will save you time and money. What you learn in one day would take much longer through self guided discovery and experimentation.
- Trainers, tutors, course designers etc. who have an existing grasp of essential Totara functionality and need to extend their knowledge of the range of options that can be utilised in their courses
- Totara Course Creator course participants: The Totara Course Administration elements are recommended as a progressive step for those who would like to increase their knowledge of Totara courses.
- Managing Permissions: Adapt and review user permissions within a course
- Managing Groups: Manage user participation and segmentation with groups and groupings
- Completion Tracking: Enable facilitators and learners to track progress in a course. Learn how to configure programmed, teacher and learner initiated completion tracking options
- Conditional access: Define criteria within resources and activities to restrict access to specific course content
- Monitoring activity: Access and monitor learner activity logs within a course
- Backup/Restore: Re-use and archive activities and courses
- Orphaned Activities: Add activities/resources to a course that are not directly associated with a topic/section
- Using the Gradebook: Customise gradebook by creating categories and exploring different configuration options
- Badges: Reward learners and allow them to share progress and achievement with others using badges.
What's the level of this course?
It’s expected that participants will already know the basics, so will work in a pre-prepared course space focusing on the new concepts covered in the training.
Our trainer explains and demonstrates where appropriate but you’ll be trying the techniques out as often as practicable.
Each participant will explore course management functionality and create simple scenarios designed to explore the set up of the extended functionality covered.
The course activities are subject matter “neutral” so participants will benefit regardless of their subject matter expertise, sector i.e. academic or non-academic or the age of their learners.
Participants should be familiar with
- Course based functionality in Totara i.e. course settings, activity and resource modules and general navigation.
- Typical navigation features of web-based applications e.g. hyper-links, buttons, drop down boxes, radio buttons, check boxes, etc.
- How to enter text into fields and text boxes.
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