Maximising ROI with elearning eLearning can leverage the benefits of the pareto principle which states that the top 20% of the workforce generates 80% of the business. Knowledge can be passed on to the rest of the workforce resulting in improved business performance. A prolific learning culture is the prerequisite to retain the most skillful or talented employees which constitute … Read More

Full details and features within 3.3 release can be found here. With every new release comes more detailed enhancements but it’s worth reminding ourselves of the key benefits of using Moodle LMS in your organisation. Moodle is open source software, which in very basic terms means the source code is accessible to all, distributed under the General Public Licence. Hence it … Read More

What to do with all that data? Data. Lots of Data! Whether you’re using Moodle, Totara or Mahara you’ve more than likely collected a lot of user data. This data can give you all kinds of insight about your learners activities. You know things like; what learning modules each learner has registered for, how much time they’ve spent, whether they … Read More

Can you use Social Media in elearning? At the beginning of 2017 22% of the world’s population had a Facebook account and there were over 450 million LinkedIn Profiles. Social media has become a huge part of society, people make purchases through social media, interact with their families and find jobs through social channels. We make social media our own, … Read More

6 Excellent Examples of our Work Our team of experts pride themselves on the creative approach and take care when  crafting the user experience for all devices, when using Moodle, Totara or Mahara as your learning platform. We like to make our sites stand out from the crowd, but most importantly we make sure they achieve results! Often we don’t shout … Read More

The value of video in elearning There is absolutely no doubt that everyone loves video and it’s commonly regarded as a great investment for your website, but is it a great addition to your elearning courses? Video is the easiest and most engaging way to consume information. It’s flexible, it’s relevant and most importantly it runs on most devices. People … Read More

People often hear the word ‘gamification’ and think of teenagers playing their games consoles but ‘gamification’ sometimes doesn’t involve playing games at all… The theory of gamification plays on people’s natural desire to strive for socialising, learning and most importantly mastery. In terms of elearning, gamification is often applied to specific learning outcomes. This means that you will often have … Read More

Moodle Releases – Key Features Ever wanted all the key Moodle features by version in one handy place? Well want no more because here at Synergy Learning we have put together a Moodle Releases Key Feature Chart. This chart contains the ‘Security Support’ end dates. If you are out of Security Support and would like to know the potential impact … Read More

6 top tips for better elearning Are you struggling with low engagement rates with your elearning solution? Or perhaps you are thinking of implementing a system but just aren’t sure of where to start? These six top tips will give you guidance on how to achieve better elearning no matter what stage you’re at: 1. Be Responsive Your elearning course … Read More

Better Blended Learning Over the last decade blended learning has advanced significantly, largely due to the incorporation of Learning Management Software (LMS). In the past LMS would have provided the online courses for learners but now there is the theory that students and staff should be provided with resources not courses. When implementing a blended learning model, it is important … Read More