Edit a course

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You can edit courses at any time, even after they have been published or added to a program.

This article focuses on editing the contents of a course. To edit the settings of a course within a program, see Setting up a course within a program.

Edit the general settings of a course

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, at the top, click GENERAL SETTINGS

You can change the following elements:

Add an activity

Learners who already started the course will not see the new activity. They can see the new version of the course if they launch a new program session with the course.

If the course is available in their Catalog, Learners can see the new version when they play it again after finishing it, or if they click the Refresh button (arrows in circle) next to the button Resume, in the course homepage.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, at the bottom of the list of activities, click on a type of activity
    • Add a document;
    • Add a cheat sheet;
    • Add a question;
    • Add a recording.
  5. Select the subtype
  6. On the top right, click Finish editing

Edit an activity

Changes made to an activity are instantly visible to all users who have access to the course.

Edit a Document

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, click on a Document
  5. At the top right of the Document preview, click the Settings button (cog icon)
  6. Click Update the file

Authorsco-authors and platform administrators can edit all other attributes:

  • Title;
  • Description;
  • Excerpt (for YouTube videos);
  • Dimensions (for Iframes).

Edit a Cheat sheet or a Question

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, click on a Cheat sheet or a Question
  5. Make the changes
  6. On the top right, click Finish editing

Edit a Recording

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, click on a Recording
  5. At the top right of the video, click Delete (trash icon)
  6. Click DELETE
  7. Click START RECORDING
  8. Record the new video
  9. On the bottom, click STOP RECORDING
  10. On the top right of the video, click SAVE

Reorder activities

Learners who already started the course will not see the new order of activities. They can see the new version of the course if they launch a new program session with the course.

If the course is available in their Catalog, Learners can see the new version when they play it again after finishing it, or if they click the Refresh button (arrows in circle) next to the button Resume, in the course homepage.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, drag and drop activities to reorder them
  5. At the top right, click Finish editing

Delete an activity

Learners who already started the course will still see the old activity. They can see the new version of the course if they launch a new program session with the course.

If the course is available in their Catalog, Learners can see the new version when they play it again after finishing it, or if they click the Refresh button (arrows in circle) next to the button Resume, in the course homepage.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, on the right of the activity name, click the Delete button (X)
  5. Click Yes
  6. At the top right, click Finish editing

Edit a SCORM course

Replacing one SCORM file with another is instantly visible to all Learners who have access to the course.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click COURSES
  3. On the right of the name of a course, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  4. In the left sidebar, on the right of the name of the file in the list of activities, click the Edition button (pen icon)
  5. Select the new SCORM file on your computer
  6. Once the file is updated, click Finish editing at the top right

For users who have not completed the course, the progress is not kept from one file to another (the cmi.suspend_data attribute is removed).

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