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SCORM Course Settings

Course Settings

General

Almost all options have a help button -  - which will display further information on that setting when selected. 

Setting

Description

Action to take 

Category:

The category this course will be located in.

Choose a category 

Course full name:

The name of the course in any course listing, and on the course homepage.

Enter a name 

Course short name: 

The name of the course as diplayed in navigation breadcrumbs, and in the subject line of course emails.

Enter a short name 

Course ID number: 

Leave blank (only used when matching courses with external systems).

 

Course Summary: 

The description of the course as displayed in course listings - this content is also searchable, so any keywords or tags can be entered here.

Enter a description 

Format: 

The type of course - SCORM, Weekly or Topics. 

Set this to SCORM 

Number of weeks/topics: 

Not relevant to SCORM courses, leave as default.

 

Course start date:

Not relevant to SCORM courses, leave as default.

 

Hidden sections: 

Not relevant to SCORM courses, leave as default.

 

News items to show: 

Not relevant to SCORM courses, leave as default.

 

Show gradebook to students: 

Sets whether or not a student can view their own gradebook for this course.

 

Show activity reports: 

Sets whether or not a student can view their own activity reports. In the case of a SCORM course, this will only display access logs.

 

Maximum upload size: 

Not relevant to SCORM courses, leave as default.

 

Legacy Course Files: 

 

 

 

Guest access

Almost all options have a help button -  - which will display further information on that setting when selected.

Setting 

Description 

Action to take 

Allow guest access

This setting determines whether a user can access the course without being required to enrol first. While guests can access course material, they cannot participate or contribute to activities.

 

Password

Limited guest access can be created by entering a password here. Allow guest access must be set to Yes. Guests will enter the password each time they access the course. 

 

Groups

The grouping feature allows course material and activities to be accessed differently by students within a course based on certain parameters of their user profile (location,department etc).
This is not relevant for SCORM courses. 

Availability

Setting 

Description 

Action to take 

Availablility 

If set to available, then students can see and access the course. 
If set to unavailable, then the course is inaccessible to anyone but administrators. 
The same option can be toggled by the hide/show icon in the course listings. 

 

Language

Leave as default. 

Student progress

A students completion of a course with mixed material and activities can be determined by a number of parameters (enrolment duration, activity completion etc).
These parameters are set elsehwere, but to be tracked at all Completion Tracking must first be Enabled.

Setting

Description 

Action

Completion Tracking 

Can be Enabled or Disabled. 

Leave as default

Completion tracking begins on enrolment 

If Completion Tracking is Enabled, then tracking can begin as soon as a learner is enrolled rather than when they start any activity. 

Leave as default

Role renaming

Any LMS roles that have been created can be renamed for this particular course. Leave as default.

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