Edit a Path

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Administrators can edit any Path.

Authors can edit Paths they have created or co-authored.

Edit the title, image, description, estimated duration or skills of a Path

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. Click on a field
  5. Edit the value
  6. Click outside the field

The new value is automatically saved.

The minimum recommended size for image is 150x150 pixels.

Change the Path progression type (linear or non-linear)

A Linear Path requires Learners to follow the steps in the order defined in the Steps section (top to bottom).

A non-linear path allows Learners to complete the steps in any order they choose.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. In Progression, select Linear or Non-linear

Add a co-author to a Path

You can add a co-author to a Path if the user has the Administrator or Author role.

Users added as co-authors will receive a notification.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. Below Co-author, click +
  5. Select a user
  6. On the bottom right, click CONFIRM

Add a step to a Path

You can add a step to a published Path. Learners who earned the Path before the addition of the new step keep it displayed in their profile (but they won't have 100% progress anymore; they can play the new step to achieve 100% again).

You can add up to 50 steps.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. In the Steps section, click + to add a course, a program template, or a Path
  5. Select one or several items
  6. On the bottom right, click SAVE

Mark a step as optional in a Path

Marking a step as optional allows the enrolled user to earn the Path, even if that step was not completed.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. In the list of steps, in the column Optional, check the box

Reorder steps in a Path

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. In the Steps section, on the left of a step name, click and hold the click on a step, then drag and drop the step

If you reorder the steps of a linear Path, Learners can still play the steps that they started (even if they now also have to complete steps before them).

Add or edit a step's relative due date in a Path

You can add a Relative Due Date to each step, to encourage Learners to complete the step on time and help them stay organized. These dates are soft deadlines; Learners can play the step after the due date.

The deadline is computed from the date of the Learner's enrollment (not the previous step's relative due date).

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. In the list of steps, in the column Relative due date, click the dropdown menu and select Month(s), Week(s) or Day(s)
  5. In the field on the right, select the number of months, weeks or days
  6. On the bottom right, click SAVE

Relative due dates are displayed in the dashboard of Paths statistics (which allows you to identify Learners who fell behind).

Delete a step from a Path

You can delete a Step from a published Path. Learners who have completed this step keep their statistics on the stand-alone deleted item.

  1. In the left sidebar, click Dashboard
  2. In the left sidebar, click PATHS
  3. On the right of the name of a Path, click Edit (pen icon)
  4. In the Steps section, on the right of a step name, click Delete (bin icon)
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