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What is a Learning Path?

Learning Paths are essentially groups of courses that can have a set order.

To create a Learning Path, click on Teaching, then Learning Paths, then +Create Learning Path.

 

You will then have to name the Learning Path, then click Create.

 

You will find yourself in the Settings tab of the Learning Path. You can modify several settings from this page.

  • Name - The name of the Learning Path that is displayed to everyone.
  • Introduction - A short summary of what the Learning Path entails, visible to users when they start the Learning Path.
  • Upload a Picture - Replaces the default image with an image of your choosing.
  • Category - Choose or add a category to help users sort through Learning Paths.
  • Is this learning path enrollable from a web link? - Allows self enrollment.

 

To enable self-enrollment, you need to enable Is this learning path enrollable from a web link? and fill in the subscribe key. The subscribe key is essentially a password that the learner will need to enter in order to successfully enroll themselves. Once you have chosen a subscribe key, simple provide your learners with the link found below it, and they will be able to self-register.

 

To add courses, simply click on the Courses tab and use the drop down menu to select which course you wish to add.

 

If you want to force your learners to take courses in a certain order, simply enable Force Order. To modify the order, simply click on the reorder icon at the left of the course and drag-and-drop it to where you would like it to be. Please keep in mind that course prerequisites take precedence over Learning Paths. If one of your courses is the prerequisite of a course that comes before it in a Learning Path, the learner will not be able to complete the Learning Path.

 

Lastly, to enroll users, simply click on the Users and Groups Enrollment tab and use the Drop-Down Menu to select users, then hit Enroll.

 

When your learners log in, the Learning Paths will be shown at the top of the page. To launch one, they simply need to hover over the Learning Path and click Launch.

 

Once in the Learning Path, they just need to click on a course to start it.

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