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Corporate Learning with Moodle Workplace

By : Alex Büchner
Book Image

Corporate Learning with Moodle Workplace

By: Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Moodle Workplace is a comprehensive extension to Standard Moodle, the world's most used learning management system (LMS) platform, empowering millions of learners worldwide. Moodle Workplace is suitable for businesses and organizations, from small enterprises to global corporations. Corporate Learning with Moodle Workplace is a comprehensive introduction to this latest product from Moodle, which facilitates collaborative learning in enterprises and larger teams. Complete with detailed descriptions, a variety of diagrams, and real working examples, this easy-to-follow guide will teach you everything you need to know to manage a Moodle Workplace system. You’ll learn how to manage your users along reporting lines and organize them in to tenants, organizations, positions, job assignments, and teams, before setting up typical HR processes such as induction, compliance, and reporting. Filled with real-world examples, the book covers blended and offline scenarios, including appointments and the Moodle Workplace mobile app. By the end of this Moodle book, you’ll have learned how to fully manage a Moodle Workplace instance.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Appendix A – Moodle Workplace Web Services

In most enterprises, the LMS is rarely an isolated, standalone system; instead, the LMS is almost always part of a company-wide infrastructure containing several best-of-breed components. Web services facilitate the exchange and communication among these systems, and Moodle Workplace is no exception. At the time of writing, Moodle Workplace ships with over 700 web services functions, a number that is growing with every release.

First, we will be providing an overview of Moodle's built-in web service facility. You will familiarize yourself with what web services are, how they work, and when to use them. You will further learn how to configure web services in Moodle and Moodle Workplace. The process is identical in both systems; the only difference is that Moodle Workplace supports significantly more web service functions.

Second, we will describe the differences between migrations, as described in the previous chapter, and...