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Learn more about some of the individual features of Course Toolkit's learning management system below or take the tour:

    Courses

    • Add and manage multiple courses
    • Add modules by course
    • Create and import course content
    • Manage tests online
    • List courses, with provider contact details, in the course directory
    • Provide online ordering options via PayPal
    • Create public courses or require students to be enrolled
    • For public courses, change course pricing, payment email address and currency
    • Publish or schedule course announcements

    Modules

    • Structure your course using course modules
    • Add, remove and re-order modules
    • Limit student access to individual modules
    • Allow tutors to edit selected modules
    • Add, modify and remove module items
    • Module Sections – organize module content in a tree-like structure
    • Drag-and-Drop re-organization
    • Import content from other modules and copy module content
    • Split large documents into individual pages based on sub-headings

    Content

    • Add content using the easy-to-use content type browser and discover new content types
    • Import content from existing SCORM SCO packages
    • Publish and un-publish individual pages and sections of pages, and schedule publication (e.g. from or to a date, or between a date range)
    • Documents - create fully-formatted pages using the in-built HTML editor
    • Text - add plain text documents (ideal for unformatted content)
    • Embed Audio & Video - embed external videos from sites such as YouTube and Vimeo
    • External Media - add externally-hosted audio and video files
    • Files – upload file attachments for download by students
    • Galleries - create image galleries with animated transitions
    • Quizzes - build short quizzes to enable students to self-test their knowledge
    • Tests - add full assessment tests and submit answers to tutors
    • Wikis – enable students to collaborate on wikis, demonstrating their knowledge by adding and updating pages
    • Databases – build private or student-editable databases. Customize columns, set a primary key field and data types (HTML, plain text, numeric, binary and date)
    • Forums – create multiple forums to enable students to discuss course topics
    • Timelines – create interactive scrolling timelines and add multiple events with dates, images and descriptions
    • SCORM items – embed SCORM content in your course
    • Glossary – build a glossary of course-related terms to help students to better understand your course content
    • Question Banks –create sets of test questions for re-use in tests and quizzes
    • Badges – create customized badges to recognize students’ achievements

    File Management

    • Manage public course files using the built-in file manager
    • Organize files by course and module
    • Upload, download and organize files between folders
    • Upload and decompress ZIP files
    • Easily upload or select files from the document editor

    Tests

    • Create unlimited online tests for submission to tutors for marking
    • Add, edit and remove questions using the Test Editor
    • Re-order questions and groups of questions using the drag-and-drop feature
    • Set correct answers to create self-marking tests using the answer rule editor. Set marks or add/deduct marks based on a student’s answer.
    • Set marks available for each question
    • WYSIWYG question text editor for formatted questions
    • Mathematical equation editor for maths questions and answers
    • Create question groups (e.g. 1, 2a, 2ba, 2bb, 3)
    • One-line/multi-line answer questions
    • Add essay questions with formatted answers
    • Add multiple choice and multiple-select questions
    • Add true/false and yes/no questions
    • Add agreement scale questions and allow students to express their agreement with a statement
    • Add assessment tasks
    • Add place-in-the-correct-order questions – allow students to drag-and drop answers into the correct order
    • Add fill-in-the-gap questions
    • Create journal assignments and allow students to create multiple journal entries with HTML formatting for submission to the marker
    • Enable students to upload and submit coursework for assessment
    • Import one or multiple questions from an existing question bank or previous test
    • Set a time limit on tests with countdown clock
    • Provide instant results or require marker approval before marks are released to a student
    • Set an attempt limit or allow unlimited attempts at a test
    • Randomize option - randomize the order of top-level questions
    • Mark individual questions or select a marking rubric
    • Test Analysis – view question scores, test marks and grades by student
    • Enable students to save test answers before submission to a tutor
    • Test Marker Interface – mark tests and score individual questions or mark students using an assessment rubric
    • Add clickable annotations to HTML test answers to provide precise feedback
    • Allow students to provide comments along with their answers
    • Save marks before releasing them to students
    • Return test results with score breakdown, annotations and general comments

    Goals

    • Create study goals with one or more conditions
    • Set a customized completion message
    • Upload goal certificates with automated customization based on the students' details
    • Award students badges to reward their accomplishments

    Account

    • At-a-glance account overview with easy access to courses, messages, notifications, calendar and more
    • Calendar – view upcoming events, classes and course announcements. Navigate across date ranges and switch between day, week, month and year views
    • Automatic password reset feature for administrators and students
    • Send private messages with attachments between users
    • Messenger application enabling students and tutors to discuss course issues online

    Users

    • Add, manage and remove students or allow users to self-enroll with your organization
    • Set user access levels by course and module to enable selected users to access and/or edit content
    • Guest access level for users who do not need to take tests
    • Import users from CSV or TSV files
    • Allow users to enrol based on your existing mail server records
    • View student progress by module and receive notifications when a student completes a module
    • Last student activity statistics
    • User Groups- assign users to groups and sort users by group
    • User profile pages with biography, badges earned, key contact pages and office address/hours
    • Make profile pages public or private
    • Enable students to upload a profile picture (e.g. for use on admin pages, messaging, chat, conferencing, student profiles and forum posts)
    • Allow students to create and use their own interface themes

    Customization

    • Customize the look-and-feel of the Course Toolkit interface
    • Co-brand the interface with the name of your company or institution
    • Edit interface background colors, text colors and font sizes
    • Theme Editor – add, modify and remove custom themes
    • Switch default themes for students
    • Create a customized sign-in page for students to login and edit the URL (e.g. http://123.coursetoolkit.com/)
    • Edit course grades and grade boundaries
    • Create custom enrolment fields
    • Customize courses with widgets
      • Survey Question – ask students questions and view a response overview
      • Forum Post– encourage student participation with forum summary
      • Glossary – display matching glossary definitions alongside documents
      • News Feeds – display recent course announcements
      • Events – remind students of course events
      • RSS Feeds – import content from an existing RSS feed
      • QR Code – provide access to a scannable QR code for easy access to content. Ideal for displaying content on a projector
      • Tutor Contact – link to the tutor messaging for simplified communication
      • Custom Widgets – customize widget titles, headers, footers and create custom HTML widgets

    Analytics

    • Course Gradebook – view course assessment scores, grades, attendance and late rates, and content completion as averages per student
    • Module Gradebooks – view assessment averages, attendance rates and individual test scores
    • Analytics – view course content page views and test submissions by course and by day, week, month or year
    • Downloadable analytics reports in tab or comma-separated file formats
    • Link an analytics account to Course Toolkit to track user pageviews via Google Analytics
    • Send key course actions, including content views, to your Tin Can Learning Resource Store (LRS) by selecting a Tin Can end-point

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