Overview of Online Course Settings

An Absorb LMS Online Course is a highly configurable container for course content, delivered to Learners via Enrollments. This article offers details for each of the sections on the Add/Edit Online Course page.

These instructions discuss a variety of course configuration options. For details about creating your first Online Course please refer to our documentation about Creating an Online Course.

On the Add/Edit Online Course page there are two ways to add, or navigate to the various Online Course Setting sections. The first is the Course Sections navigation bar at the top of the screen:

 

Clicking any button in the Course Sections navigation bar will first expand the section. If the section is already expanded, clicking the button will navigate to that section on the page. It is possible to Collapse all the Course Sections at once by clicking the Collapse All button:

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Alternatively, at the bottom of the Add/Edit Online Course page is the Add More Course Settings section. Below this section are the Course Section buttons alongside small descriptions of what the section offers configuration options for. Clicking any of the Course Section buttons will expand the section on the page.

 

Each of the Course Section buttons will change depending on certain conditions. The color or style of a Course Section button indicates the following:

Course Section Description
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Add Course Settings Red Icon w Dot.png Errors exist in this section and will need to be addressed before the course can be published.

 

General

One of two Course Sections which are expanded by default. The General section contains configuration options related to base course information.

Setting Description
Status

A toggle that when clicked switches between INACTIVE and ACTIVE.

INACTIVE: This Online Course will not be visible to Learners.

ACTIVE: This Online Course will be visible to Learners.

Title

The name of the Online Course. The value entered into the Title field will be showcased to Learners and Admins.

There is a 450 character limit for this field.

Description

The Description is a summary of the Online Course itself. This information is presented to both Admin and Learner. A Learner will be able to view the Description when viewing the course in the Course Catalog.

There is no character limit for this field.

Language

Click the field to open a drop-down menu of different Languages. A course can only have a single Language applied. This section allows you to indicate what Language the content of the course will be provided in.
Tags

Click the field to open a drop-down menu of Admin created Tags. Applying Tags to a course allows for portal wide organization, or the grouping of similar courses together. Additional details are available here.

 

Syllabus

The second Course Section that is expanded by default. The Syllabus section is primarily used to organize Learning Objects into Lessons & Chapters. Content for the Online Course is added and managed in this section.

Setting Description
Must Complete

This section determines the order a Learner is required to proceed through the content in this Online Course.

All Lessons, in Any Order: Learners can finish all Lessons in any order to complete the Online Course.

All lessons, in order by chapter: Learners must finish Lessons in sequential order, by chapter, to complete the Online Course. This means, that if you require Learners to take a series of Learning Objects in a specific order, you would have to place them in different Chapters.

Exams only: Learners are only required to finish the exam(s), to complete the Online Course. An exam is considered a Learning Object that contains a Weighted Assessment.

Show Terms & Conditions

A toggle which when clicked switches between OFF and ON. When ON the Online Course will require an enrolled Learner to accept the Terms & Conditions prior to accessing the course content.

When turned ON a field will appear where the Terms & Conditions may be typed or copied.

Mobile Device Alert

A toggle which when clicked switches between OFF and ON. When ON Learners are alerted that the Online Course may not work on their mobile device.

Devices with Adobe Flash installed will not see the warning message.

Proctor

Proctor is a toggle related to the Course Proctor feature. If toggled ON you are presented with a few Proctor options to select based on your preference:

Outline

The Outline is an encompassing section where Chapters and Lessons are organized. The majority of content for an Online Course will be added and managed in this section.
Chapter Header

A panel at the top of every Chapter. There are a few buttons available here for each Chapter:

: The kebab button can be clicked and dragged to move the order of the Chapter. This is only applicable if there is more then one Chapter in the Syllabus.

: The checkmark button can be clicked to collapse this Chapter. A collapsed Chapter will look like this:

: When collapsed in the place of the checkmark button is the pencil button. Clicking the pencil button will expand the Chapter.

: The garbage can icon can be clicked to delete the Chapter. A warning modal frame will appear prior to the deletion:

Chapter Name

Similar to Title the Chapter Name is the public facing label/name for this Chapter. It will appear in the Syllabus when Learners are enrolled into the Online Course.

Add Learning Object

The Add Learning Object button, when clicked, expands the Add Learning Object modal frame. It is here that you can add content to the Online Course such as an Assessment or SCORM content.

Additional information about Learning Objects is located here.

Add Chapter

When clicked the Add Chapter button will create a new Chapter underneath the latest Chapter.

 

Enrollment Rules

Enrollment Rules allow you to manage who has access to the course and how they are accessing it. Additional details about configuring Enrollment Rules are located here.

Setting Description

Locked Department

When Enable Locked Departments for Courses is toggled ON in Portal Settings by a System Administrator the Locked Department setting will appear at the top of the Enrollment Rules section. When a Locked Department is selected, Course Availability and Administrator Visibility are restricted to that Department only.

More information about the Locked Department feature can be found here.

Allow Self Enrollment

Self Enrollment is a method of allowing access to an Online Course where the course will appear in the Course Catalog and may be enrolled into by the Learner. This setting has three selectable configurations:

Off: This Online Course is not available for Self Enrollment.

Specific: This Online Course is available for Self Enrollment so long as the Learner meets given requirements.

All Learners: Any User that is a Learner will be able to view this Online Course in their Course Catalog.

Enable Automatic Enrollment

Automatic Enrollment is a method of allowing access to an Online Course where a Learner will be enrolled by the system. This setting has three selectable configurations:

Off: This Online Course is not configured for Automatic Enrollment.

Specific: Learners will be Automatically Enrolled into this Online Course if they meet given requirements. Selecting this option will reveal the Add Rule button.

All Learners: Any Active User that is a Learner will be Automatically Enrolled into this Online Course.

Enable Manager Enrollment

This setting relates to the Manager ExperienceManager Enrollment allows a User with the Manager role to enroll Learners that they manage into this Online Course. This setting has three selectable configurations:

Off: This Online Course is not configured for Manager Enrollment.

Specific: Managers that are selected by name, Group or Department are allowed to enroll Learners they manage into this Online Course.

All Learners: All Managers will be able to enroll the Learners they manage into this Online Course.

Approval

Approval allows for a User to review Enrollment Requests and determine whether or not they approve of the User gaining access to the Online Course. An Approver is able to Approve or Deny an enrollment. If Approval is required, the Approver must access either the Course Approvals report or configure the Send Approval Request email under the Messages section.

This setting has five selectable configurations:

None: No approval is required to enroll.

Course Editor: A Course Editor must approve all enrollments. A Course Editor must be set under the Course Administrators section of the Online Course for this setting to apply.

Supervisor: A User's Supervisor must approve all enrollments.

Administrator: A User's Department Administrator must approve all enrollments.

Other: The Other Approval field will appear. Click the field to open a drop-down menu where you can select the intended User to act as the Approver.

Enable E-Commerce

 

The Enable E-Commerce toggle can be clicked to switch between OFF and ON. When turned ON you are presented with multiple options. Details about configuring E-Commerce on a course can be found here.

 

Completion

The Completion setting contains configurable options related to the Learner finishing the Online Course.

Setting Description

Certificate

A toggle that can be clicked to switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: No Certificate is awarded upon the completion of this Online Course.

ON: A series of options expands allowing you to select the Certificate and modify the Certificate Expiration. Additional details about Course Certificates can be found here.

Allow Re-enrollment

A toggle that can be clicked to switch between OFF and ON

OFF: Re-enrollment is not available for this Online Course.

ON: The Choose when a Learner can re-enroll and Duration settings will appear.

You can choose Time after completion or Time before certificate expires and then determine the Duration as it suits your use-case.

Duration must be a value equal to, or greater then 1 day.

Competencies

Competency is a method of indicating accomplishment, accreditation or progress in the LMS. This section contains the Add Competency button that when clicked will reveal the Competency and Level drop-down menus.

The Competency drop-down menu requires you to select the Competency you want this Online Course to award a Learner upon completion.

The Level drop-down menu allows you to select the Level of the Competency that is awarded.

Additional details about Competencies can be found here.

Credits

The Credits setting allows you to determine if this Online Course awards Credits upon a Learner receiving a completion. This section contains the Add Credit button that when clicked will reveal a general Credit.

This Credit can be edited by clicking the pencil button, or deleted using the garbage can button.

Additional details about Course Credits can be found here.

Allow Failure

A toggle that can be clicked to switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: The Online Course will not allow failure as a state of completion.

ON: The Online Course may be marked as failed if a Learner does not achieve a passing grade. This is considered a completion for the course.

Leaderboard Points

This field allows you to enter a numerical value. Upon completing the Online Course a Learner will receive Leaderboard Points equal to default value or the value indicated here if it is provided.

Additional details about Leaderboards can be found here. 

Post Enrollments

The Post Enrollments setting allows you to configure automatic enrollments into other courses when a Learner enrolls into, or completes this course. Click the Add Post Enrollment button to add a Post Enrollment Rule.

After clicking the Add Post Enrollment button the When, Delay, Courses and Allow Consecutive Enrollments settings will be revealed.

When is a drop-down menu that allows you to select between three options:

Enrolled: This Post Enrollment Rule triggers once a Learner is enrolled into this Online Course.

Completed: This Post Enrollment Rule triggers once a Learner has completed this Online Course.

Failed: This Post Enrollment Rule triggers once a Learner has failed this Online Course, only if the Allow Failure toggle is ON.

Delay is a field where you can enter a numerical value. The value entered will be the number of days the system waits before processing this Post Enrollment Rule.

Courses is a drop-down menu where you can select the course(s) this Post Enrollment Rule will enroll the Learner into after meeting the When and Delay requirements.

Allow Consecutive Enrollments is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: If a Learner has already completed the course(s) specified by this Post Enrollment Rule, a new enrollment will not be created.

ON: If a Learner has already completed the course(s) specified by this Post Enrollment Rule, a new enrollment will be created.

 

Availability

The Availability section contains settings related to the release of the course, and its expiration.

Setting Description

Access Date

Access Date determines when a Learner can Self-Enroll into the Online Course. This setting has two selectable configurations:

No Access Date: The Online Course does not have Self-Enrollment prevented by an Access Date.

Date: When selected the Access Date setting expands. You may enter the Date and Time you want Learners to be able to Self-Enroll into the Online Course.

Expiration

Expiration is a setting that when configured, will remove access from a Learner at, or after a certain period of time. This setting has three selectable configurations:

No Expiration: The Online Course does not expire. This is the default setting.

Time from enrollment: The Expire In setting will be revealed, allowing you to determine a period of time. After the period of time has passed based on the date of enrollment, the Online Course will expire.

Date: The Date Expires setting will be revealed, allowing you to specify an exact date that the Online Course will expire.

Due Date

Due Date indicates to the Learner when they are required to complete the Online Course. Once the Due Date has been reached the Learner can continue taking the course. However, an Admin will be able to clearly tell which Learners exceed the Due Date. This setting has three selectable configurations:

No Due Date: This Online Course does not have a Due Date. This is the default setting.

Time from enrollment: The Due In setting will be revealed, allowing you to set a period of time. After the period of time has passed based on the the date of enrollment, the Online Course will be flagged as Due. The Learner will also be made aware of how long until the course is Due.

Date: The Date Due setting will be revealed, allowing you to set an exact date and time that the Online Course will be Due.

Allow Course Content Download

This toggle relates to the old Absorb Mobile App. The toggle can be clicked to switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: The Online Course content will not be available to download offline in the old Absorb Mobile App. Unless you are using the old Absorb Mobile App we advise you leave this toggle OFF.

ON: The Online Course content will be available for download offline in the old Absorb Mobile App.

Prerequisites

The Prerequisites section allows you to determine specific requirements that the Learner must have achieved prior to accessing the content of, or enrolling into this Online Course.

Allow Enrollment

The Allow Enrollment setting is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: Learners will not be able to enroll in this Online Course until all Prerequisites are met.

ON: Learners will be allowed to enroll in the Online Course, but will be unable to take it until all Prerequisites are met.

Add Prerequisite

When you click the Add Prerequisite button a Prerequisite will be added to this section.

Under Name you can decide what this Prerequisite will be titled.

Requirement Type is a setting with three selectable configurations:

Complete Courses: If this configuration is selected, you will be required to select from the Courses drop-down the courses for this Prerequisite Rule.

Under Completion Type you may select whether all selected courses must be completed, or only a certain number of the course.

Under Required Course Count you may enter a numerical value. This value is the number of courses from those selected above that must be completed to satisfy this Prerequisite Rule.

Valid Certificates: The Valid Certificates configuration is exactly the same as the Complete Courses configuration except it will only be satisfied if the selected courses are complete and the Course Certificate that was awarded has not expired. Do not select a course that does not award a Course Certificate

Competencies: The Competencies configuration allows you to select an existing Competency as the Prerequisite for this Online Course.

If you click the Add Competency button, a modal frame will expand that allows you to select from the current Competencies in your portal.

 

Catalog Visibility

The Catalog Visibility section contains configurable settings related to how the Online Course appears in the Course Catalog as seen by Learners.

Setting Description

Category

The Category section is a setting that allows you to select the relevant Course Category you want this Online Course to be sorted into. You can click Choose Category to expand the Select Category modal frame.

Additional details managing Categories can be found here.

Thumbnail

The Thumbnail is a setting where you can upload an image [229 x 173px] so that when the Online Course appears in a location such as the Course Catalog or My Courses page, the Learner will see this image above the Name of the course.

Thumbnail has two selectable configurations:

File: You may select the Choose File button to open the File Manager and upload/select a supported image file.

URLYou may enter a the URL of an image to the field.

Posters

The Poster is a setting where you can upload an image [1000x 300px and 10 MB] so that when the Online Course appears in a location such as the Course Catalog or My Courses page, the Learner will see this image above the Description of the course.

You may click the Add Poster button to expand the setting.

Poster has two selectable configurations:

File: You may select the Choose File button to open the File Manager and upload/select a supported image file.

URLYou may enter a the URL of an image to the field.

Mandatory Course

Mandatory Course is a toggle that when clicked switches between OFF and ON. This toggle relates to the Mandatory Course feature, details on this topic can be found here.

Featured Course

Featured Course is a toggle that when clicked switches between OFF and ON. This toggle relates to the Featured Course feature, details on this topic can be found here.

Enable Recommend Courses

Enable Recommend Courses is a toggle that when clicked switches between OFF and ON. Additional details about the Recommend Courses feature can be found here.

OFF: This course will not Recommend Courses.

ON: Enabling Recommended Courses helps promote other courses within your LMS. This is particularly helpful in an E-Commerce environment. The Tag feature is how you will identify these courses and group courses for these recommendations.

 

Course Administrators

The Course Administrator contains settings designed to help automatically filter courses visible on the Course Administration page, in reporting and when enrolling users into courses. 

Establishing Course Administrators helps other Admins focus on the training that is relevant to them, and not overwhelmed with all training content available within the system.

Setting Description

Course Visibility

Course Visibility determines if there are any restrictions related to which Administrators can view this course. Course Visibility has three selectable configurations:

All Admins: This course will be visible to all other Administrator users

Department: Limits the course's visibility to only those Administrators managing the specified Departments. The Department Visibility setting will be revealed as well as the Add Rule button.

If you click the Add Rule button you will be able to select a department (and all sub-departments if required). Administrators of the selected department will have visibility of this course while others will not. The Admins within these Departments will have the ability to view and modify the course, unless a Primary Department Editor and/or Additional Admin Editor is selected. If a Primary Department Editor and/or Additional Admin Editor is selected, then the Admins within this Department will only have View access to the Online Course.

If a Department was selected as a Locked Department under Enrollment Rules; the Locked Department will automatically be selected for Course Visibility.

Group: Only Administrators who manage the selected group(s) can view this course. The Group Visibility setting will be revealed as well as a drop-down menu. You can click the drop-down menu to select from a list of Groups in your Portal. The Admins within these Groups will have the ability to view and modify the course, unless a Primary Department Editor and/or Additional Admin Editor is selected. If a Primary Department Editor and/or Additional Admin Editor is selected, then the Admins within this Group will only have View access to the Online Course.

Primary Department Editor

Primary Department Editor is a setting that contains a field. You may click Select Department to open the Select Department modal frame and select a Department.

This setting will allow the Admins of the selected Department and/or their Sub Departments the ability to manage the selected course. These Admins will also require the View and Modify permissions.

If a Department selected as the Primary Department Editor is not selected in Department Visibility, the Admins will not be able to View the course.

When a Department is selected, the drop-down menu beside it may be clicked to switch between Single Department or Include All Sub-Departments.

Additional Admin Editors

Additional Admin Editors is a setting that contains a drop-down menu. You may click Choose to open the drop-down menu and select Administrators from the list.

The Additional Admin Editors selected will have the ability to manage this Online Course. These Admins will also need the View and Modify permissions.

If an Admin selected as an Additional Admin Editor is not included in the configuration of Department Visibility, the Admin will not be able to View the course.

 

Messages

The Messages section contains settings related to which emails are distributed by the Online Course, and what they say. Each of the Messages settings relates to Message Templates. More information about Message Templates can be found here.

Setting Description

Send Email Notification

Send Email Notification is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON. It determines if the Online Course will produce and distribute Email Notifications.

OFF: Emails will not be distributed by this Online Course.

ON: Emails will be distributed by this Online Course.

Send Enrollment Email

Send Enrollment Email is a setting with a checkbox and the Use Custom Template toggle. If you click the checkbox, the Enrollment Email Message Template will be distributed to a Learner when they enroll into the Online Course.

If you toggle Use Custom Template to ON the Edit Template button will be revealed. If you click Edit Template a rich text editor will open that allows you to type a custom Message Template for this setting.

Send Completion Email

Send Completion Email is a setting with a checkbox the Use Custom Template toggle. If you click the checkbox, the Completion Email Message Template will be distributed to a Learner when they complete the Online Course.

If you toggle Use Custom Template to ON the Edit Template button will be revealed. If you click Edit Template a rich text editor will open that allows you to type a custom Message Template for this setting.

Send Nudge Email

Send Enrollment Email is a setting with a checkbox Nudge Configuration and the Use Custom Template toggle. If you click the checkbox, the Nudge Email Message Template will be distributed to a Learner based on the Nudge Configuration starting from the date of enrollment and ending when the Online Course is complete, or the Max Nudges have been achieved. It is important to note that changing the Max Nudges after a Learner has been enrolled will not change the Nudges that are sent as all Nudge Emails are scheduled at once, and will continue to distribute, based on the Nudge Every setting until the Learner has completed the course.

The Max Nudges setting is a field where you can enter a numerical value. This value represents the total amount of Nudges that will be distributed to a Learner.

Nudge Every is a setting where you can define a period of time. Once this period of time has passed, a Nudge Email will be distributed to the Learner, so long as the number of Max Nudges has not been exceeded.

Use Start Date is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: Nudge Emails will begin to distribute based on the Nudge Every setting when the Learner is enrolled, until they complete the Online Course or the Max Nudges have been achieved.

ON: Nudge Emails will not begin to distribute until the Start Date selected has been reached.

If you toggle Use Custom Template to ON the Edit Template button will be revealed. If you click Edit Template a rich text editor will open that allows you to type a custom Message Template for this setting.

Send Failure Email

Send Failure Email is a setting with a checkbox and the Use Custom Template toggle. If you click the checkbox, the Failure Email Message Template will be distributed to a Learner when they receive a Failure as a completion for the Online CourseFailure must be allowed for this email to distribute.

If you toggle Use Custom Template to ON the Edit Template button will be revealed. If you click Edit Template a rich text editor will open that allows you to type a custom Message Template for this setting.

Send Approval Request

This setting will only appear if Approval has been configured under Enrollment Rules.

Send Approval Request is a setting with a checkbox and the Use Custom Template toggle. If you click the checkbox, the Approval Request Message Template will be distributed to an Admin when a Learner enrolls into the Online Course and it requires Approval.

If you toggle Use Custom Template to ON the Edit Template button will be revealed. If you click Edit Template a rich text editor will open that allows you to type a custom Message Template for this setting.

 

Resources

The Resources section contains a setting to include additional content for the Online Course such as a File or Link.

Setting Description

Add Resource

The Add Resource button may be clicked to add a Course Resource.

Name is a field where you may enter a string of characters. This field will be visible to Learners and Admins and is the title of the Course Resource.

Description is a rich text field where you may enter details about this Course Resource for any potential Learners or Admins that are viewing it.

Attachment is a setting with two selectable configurations:

File: You may click Choose File to open the File Manager and pick a supported file for this Course Resource. Once selected, this file will be made available to enrolled Learners under Resources on the course page.

URL: You may provide a URL that points to a website/resource you want listed as a Course Resource. Once selected, this file will be made available to enrolled Learners under Resources on the course page.

 

Course Uploads

Course Uploads is a section that provides a configurable setting for Learners to upload files to the LMS for this Online Course. Uploaded files can then be approved, or observed by a Administrator. More information about the Course Uploads feature can be found here.

Setting Description

Course Uploads

Course Uploads is a setting with the Add Upload button. If you click the Add Upload button a Course Upload will be added.

Label is the name/title of the Course Upload and will be visible to enrolled Learners.

Approval is a setting with five selectable configurations:

None: No Approval is required for the Course Upload.

Course Editor: A Course Editor must approve the Course Upload.

Supervisor: A User's Supervisor must approve the Course Upload.

Administrator: A User's Department Administrator must approve the Course Upload.

Other: Specify the Users that are responsible for approving the Course Upload.

 

WCAG Accessibility

It is crucial for accessibility that PDF files are WCAG compliant. To make sure the document is compliant, please confirm it includes the following:

  • Select-able text content.
  • A clear content structure (use of consistent styles and headers).
  • A title.
  • Specify document language.
  • Use typography friendly to individuals with dyslexia.
  • Add bookmarks.
  • Alternative text to images.
  • Correctly tag elements.

 

For a comprehensive guide, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) provides detailed techniques and considerations for creating accessible PDF documents. For more information, review the following article:

 

Attributes

Attributes is a section containing a variety of custom fields, largely used for reporting.

Setting Description

Enable Course Evaluation

Enable Course Evaluation is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON:

OFF: The Online Course will not include a Course Evaluation.

ON: The Online Course will include a Course Evaluation and the setting expands.

Evaluation Required is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON:

OFF: The Online Course will offer a Course Evaluation, but a Learner will be able to complete the course without completing the evaluation.

ON: The Online Course will offer a Course Evaluation and the Online Course will not be considered complete until the evaluation is complete as well.

Evaluation Can be Taken at Any Time is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON:

OFF: The Course Evaluation can only be completed once all Chapters are complete.

ON: The Course Evaluation can be completed any time after a Learner has been enrolled.

The Questions setting allows you to determine which Evaluation Questions are asked to the Learner when they initiate the Course Evaluation.

More details about Course Evaluations can be found here.

Enable Course Rating

Enable Course Rating is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON:

OFF: The Online Course will not be available for rating by Learners.

ON: The Online Course will be available for rating by Learners.

Audience

Audience is a text field where you can enter details that suit your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

Goals

Goals is a text field where you can enter details that suit your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

External ID

External ID is a text field where you can enter a value, often one that matches with a third party system or integration. This field is for Admins only.

Vendor

Vendor is a text field where you can enter details that suit your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

Company Cost

Company Cost is a field where you can enter a numerical value that suits your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

Learner Cost

Learner Cost is a field where you can enter a numerical value that suits your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

Company Time

Company Cost is a field where you can enter a numerical value that suits your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

Learner Time

Learner Cost is a field where you can enter a numerical value that suits your use-case. This field is for Admins only.

 

Social

The Social section includes settings that promote interconnectivity or communication between Learners.

Setting Description

Allow Comments

Allow Comments is a toggle that when clicked will switch between OFF and ON.

OFF: Learners will not be able to leave comments on this Online Course.

ON: Learners will be able to leave comments on the Online Course. Additionally the Comment Leaderboard Points setting will be revealed.

The Comment Leaderboard Points setting is a field where you may enter a numerical value. When a Learner leaves a comment on this Online Course this value will be provided to the Learner as Leaderboard Points.

Collaborations

This setting relates to the Absorb Engage feature. For additional details about the Collaboration setting please review the documentation here.

 

More

An optional section which offers access to Admin exclusive notes.

Setting Description

Notes

The Notes section is a rich text field where you can include information for Admins about the Online Course.

There is no character limit for this field.

 

Retroactivity

Various Course Settings will persist through change, while others will not. Once a Learner has been enrolled into a course, it is important to consider that a change to the course, or Course Settings may, or may not affect the Learner in question.

  • As a rule of thumb, once a Learner has receive a completion for a course; their enrollment will not showcase any changes to the course itself. This includes new content, Course Resources or Credits awarded.
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