Instructors can create content from backend as well as from Frontend. Access the Profile Page and there instructor will find a button to create a course.
From Course Components section we can select groups, forums and batches as well and it will be connected with the course. For Groups and Forums functionality make sure the component should be enabled in Settings > Buddypress > Components
And For Forums, Make sure BBpress Plugins should be activated on your site
From Course Curriculum Section instructors can set the curriculum for courses and then the last step is to publish the course
xAPI / TinCan Courses
Instructors can also embed xAPI courses built in content generator tools for LMS.
Scorm in WPLMS
You can also embed scrom in WPLMS courses
Course Content Management
A1. Editing Units
while setting up course curriculum the very first thing is editing unit or creating unit. This question is frequently asked by a lot of users that how they can change the unit type. You will find a pencil icon, click on that and change the unit type
A2. Adding Video Type Unit
A3. Adding Scorm Packages
SCORM stands for "Sharable Content Object Reference Model". A SCORM Content Package is a . zip file that contains content formatted in such a way that it can easily be imported into courses directly. So if you want to upload scorm packages then yes, it is supported in wplms v4
A4. Embedding H5P Content
A5. Reordering Units in Huge Courses
In case, you have a lot of units associated with a course and now you want the last section to show up at first place. Then there is no need to delete all the content and then creating the curriculum from scratch. But you can easily reorder everything according to your choice
A6. HLS & Dash Support
HLS is short for HTTP Live Streaming. It is a protocol used to stream live video over the internet. Originally developed by Apple, the purpose of HLS was to make the iPhone capable of accessing live streams. First, you need to enable the HLS & Dash Support Checkbox from LMS > Settings
There is a new feature introduced that you will receive notifications for each and everything like this
Create A Custom Profile and Cards
Importing Bulk Questions
B1. Add Students In Course
As you know, now everything is managed From this Area(Member's Area). Admin Tab which used to appear on Single Course Page is no longer functional because adding students in a course is managed from here.
From Instructor Control's Section, Click On Manage Courses - Click On Admin Tab and add the students in the course from here, you can either search a user by his username or with the email id.
There are sorting options available here, so you can actually sort students on the basis of their course status, on the basis of their access status.
B2. Reset Student Course Progress
In case, Instructor wants to reset the progress of the course for a specific student. He can do that from here. If a student completed a course, suppose 30% but now instructor wants him to start the course again. He can reset his course progress from here
B3. Student Statistics In Course
This will show the stats which is related to the student. statistics basically show which unit completed by the user, and how much time was taken by that student to complete that unit.
Student Statistics In that Course
B4. Student Activity
Clicking on this Tab, instructors can check the student's activity and they can filter the activities as well(which they want to check basically).
B5. Announcement And News
Instructors can add Announcements here which they want to circulate among course students. This will be visible to all those students who are enrolled in that course
This image below is the view of how it looks from Student View
B6. Course Review & Rating
The course reviews can be checked under "Review" Tab. After Course Completion User can leave a course rating and that will be visible here
B7. Answering Questions
While going through the units, users(students) enrolled in that course can ask questions if they have any doubt and then continue with their course. At the end of the day, when instructor will check this tab, he will found the Questions raised by students while checking the course. From here, instructors can answer student's doubts
B8. Assign Certificate & Badges
Make sure in the course, assign certificate/badge should be enabled and certificate template or certificate badge image should be set. Only then this functionality will work. Students can check the earned certificates or badges in "Achievements" Menu.
B9. Extending Subscription
In case, the course access duration is set as 10 days. So, after 10 days users will not able to access the course material and it will show Expired. That means the course subscription for that student is expired. So what instructors can do is assign more number of days to increase the subscription limit from here.
For Unlimited Course Subscription, set 9999 days as course duration and then it will be available for unlimited duration
B10. Change Course Status
Changing Course Status option is also available for a particular user or you can do this for all users enrolled in that course.
Suppose, A student sent you a message that he forgot to click on "Finished Course" and logged out from the system. Here, An instructor has the capability to change the status of the course for that student
B11. Sending Bulk Message
For this feature, make sure the Buddypress "Private Messaging" Component Should be enabled from wp-admin - Settings - Buddypress - Components.
Check the "All Students" Checkbox while sending messages so it will be available for all students
B12. Adding Students Via CSV file
To export users from one website and import it to another website, you should create a export file and then import the students in bulk with this feature
Reports & Data
Managing Reports is still under development so we will update this section once it will be live