Course settings

Course settings

Customize course settings to control the behavior of your courses based on your training needs. You can update the course name, description, URL, and banner image. You can also set course navigation, duration, expiration time, learner enrollment method, and course completion settings.

Changing course name, description, and URL

To change course name, description, URL:
  1. Navigate to the course, then go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Course name and Description option.
  3. Edit the name and description, then click Save.
  4. To change the URL, edit the URL in the Course permalink text box, then click Save.

Setting course expiration time

You can set a time limit and prompt users to finish a course before the specified date. Course expiration time specifies the date until which the course will remain active for learners. Learners will not be able to access the course once the course has expired. 

To set course expiration time:
  1. Navigate to the course and go to Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Expiration time option.
  3. Select the date and time from the calendar.

Course expiration time settings is available only in our Professional plan.

Setting course duration

Course duration specifies the number of hours a learner will take to complete a course. Setting the course duration can help learners to estimate the time required to complete the course and plan their learning.

To set course duration:
  1. Navigate to the course and go to Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Course Duration option.
  3. Enter the Hours and Minutes.
  4. Click Save.


Setting course navigation

Course navigation determines how a learner moves through your course. Learn provides the following navigation options:
Free Flow: Learners can navigate back and forth to any lesson in the course.
Restricted: Learners can navigate only in sequential order through the course.

To set course navigation:
  1. Navigate to the course, then go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Course Navigation option.
  3. Select one of the options.

Course navigation settings is available only in our Express plan.

Changing enrollment settings

Set an enrollment method and choose how learners can enroll in your courses and begin their learning.

To change the enrollment method:
  1. Navigate to the course, then go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Enrollment Settings option.
  3. Select one of the following radio buttons:
Hub Users: All hub users can enroll in the course. If the users need admin approval to start the course, switch the Need admin approval button ON.
Invited Users: Only invited users can enroll in the course.

Changing course completion settings

Determine if learners can mark the course as complete. If this is disabled, only the admins can mark the course as complete for the learners.

To change course completion settings:
  1. Navigate to the course, then go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Course Completion option.
  3. Enable to let learners mark the courses as complete by themselves.
  4. To allow admins to mark the course as complete for learners, disable the option. If you want to set the course status to In Progress for all learners who have already completed the course, click the checkbox and click Modify.


Modify completion buttons

Replace the default text on the course and lesson completion buttons and add a customized text based on the requirements of your course.


 
To modify completion buttons:
  1. Navigate to the course, then go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Modify button text option.
  3. To change the lesson completion button text, enter the new text in the Lesson completion button section.
  4. To change the course completion button text, enter the new text in the Course completion button section.
  5. Click Save.
  6. To reset lesson completion button text to default settings, click the Reset icon in the Lesson completion button section.
  7. To reset lesson completion button text to default settings, click the Reset icon in the Course completion button section.
  8. To reset both the button text to default settings, click Reset All.

Adding acknowledgement checkbox

Enable read acknowledgement and add an acknowledgement form at the end of each lesson in a course. The acknowledgement checkbox can be enabled only at the course level. The checkbox will not be included in quiz and assignment lessons in the course. Learners will not be able to continue to the next lesson without checking the box. Administrators can also use this option to convey any additional information without enforcing mandatory read.


 
To enable read acknowledgement:
  1. Navigate to the course, then go to the Settings tab.
  2. Click the Expand button on the Modify button text option.
  3. Enable the button in the Enable read acknowledgement for this course section.
  4. To edit the acknowledgement message, enter the new message in the Acknowledgement message text box.
  5. To show a checkbox in the acknowledgement form, enable Show acknowledgement checkbox option.
  6. To change the theme of the form, select a theme from the themes palette.
  7. See a preview of the acknowledgement form in the preview section and click Save.

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