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Manage courses & settings

Creating new course

You can create a new course from template or from scratch using Edjet Editor.

To create your first course:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose Create new course to go to Templates page.
  3. Use menu on left to browse template categories or search for a specific template using search input.
  4. You can display a template preview by click on template thumbnail or name in a list.
  5. If you like a template, click Edit course in navigation bar at the top right of the screen.
  6. Template is loaded into Edjet Editor for editing and you can customize the template as you wish.
  7. When done, click Publish at the top right of the screen to create the course.
  8. Click link change privacy settings on a publish screen to open course settings page.
    Note: Click OK to carry on editing. You can always change privacy settings at a later time.

Keep in mind: Created course is set to be private (only you can view it) until you change it.

Creating or uploading a first course will enable your course manager.

Tip: If you already have your own SCORM courses, or other type of packages, learn how to upload them to Edjet.

Managing courses

Using course manager, you can create new courses, manage existing courses which you have uploaded, created, reused or purchased, change course settings, delete courses and many more.

To open your course manager click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen and choose My courses.

Tip: You can also open your course manager by visiting https://www.edjet.com/course-manager.

Searching & filtering managed courses

You can find managed courses by course name and description by using a search input above the list.

List of courses can be refined by status (All courses, Unpublished, Private, Public) by using filter above the list.

Change course privacy settings

Newly uploaded courses and courses published for the first time using Edjet Editor, can be viewed only by you.

To change a course privacy:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to manage and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu.
  5. Scroll down to Privacy settings section and click Change.
  6. Choose privacy option that fits your needs:

Privacy settings

Option Privacy Who can view course?
Anyone Public Anyone can view the course.
Only me Private Only you can view the course.
Only people I choose Private Only team members you’ve chosen can view the course.
Only my team Private Only current members of your team can view the course.
Only people with a password Private Only people with a password can view the course.

Tip: If the course should be accessed by all team members, use option Only my team. When you add a new team member, it will automatically get access to all courses with this privacy option. When you block the member, he will immediately loose access to all courses with this privacy option.

Getting a course link

Your course can be viewed via the link.

The link looks like this: https://www.edjet.com/course/9b3c1617

To get the link of any course of yours:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to manage and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu and scroll down to Link section.
  5. Copy a link from input to your clipboard.

Tip: You can easily visit a course page by clicking View next to course link input.

Add course thumbnail

Course thumbnails is what viewers see before they view a content of your course as they're browsing Edjet.

To add or change video thumbnail:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to manage and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu and scroll down to Thumbnail section.
  5. Click Choose File right to the course preview.
  6. Browse your local device, select the image and click Open.

Once the thumbnail is uploaded, changes are automatically saved.

Make changes to existing courses

You can organize and make changes to your courses using course manager.

To change a course name, description or tags:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to manage and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu and scroll down.
  5. To change your name, description, tags or another setting click Change.
  6. When done, click OK to save changes.

Limitations:

  • Name of the course: up to 100 characters.
  • Description: up to 2500 characters.
  • Tags: up to 10 tags, each 128 characters long.

Setting region or country

Region or country selector allow you to restrict countries, where your course is available.

You should limit region or country when:

  • Your course contain a country-specific information, such as law background or similar.
  • Has certain copyright restrictions, for example if your assets cannot be distributed globally.
  • Content is in country-specific language (not a world language).

Otherwise, you can keep Global region.

To set or change a region or country:

Any existing categories will be removed when you switch the region or country.

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to make changes at and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu and scroll down to Region or coutry section and click Change.
  5. Choose value from drop down list.
  6. Click OK to save changes.

Now you can assign your course into appropriate categories.

Regions and countries available

See listing of all regions, countriens and countries within regions here.

Adding course into catalog categories

Listed categories are based on selected region or country.

You can add your course into up to 3 categories per region or country.

Adding course into global or local categories will affect, on which sites your course will be listed.

For example, if you assign your course into global category, course will be listed in global catalog on global site. If course is assigned into local category, it will be listed on local site.

Disable, close or enable course comments

Course comments are enabled by default.

Comments can be closed or disabled completely.

To change the comments setting:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to change the comments setting and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu and scroll down to Comments section.
  5. Choose comments option that fits your needs:

Comments options

Option How does comments behave?
Enabled People can view comments and post new comments and replies.
Closed People can view comments, but posting of new comments and replies is disabled. People can still report inappropriate comments.
Disabled Comments or replies cannot be posted. You can close the comments anytime. If there were any comments, they are not visible.

Change information about content

Content information is data about your course content, such as the language used within the course content, skill level recommended or validity certificate (if applicable).

To make changes to course content information:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to make changes at and click Manage.
  4. Choose Settings in menu and scroll down.
  5. To change course language, length, skill level or course features click Change.
  6. Click OK to save changes.

Tip: Learn all about content information so you can set is properly.

Don’t use misleading information (metadata)

Do not include any metadata in your course that is not directly related to your course to increase your course visibility in search results.

For example: Do not use popular topic name in the name, description or tags.

If your metadata includes names or words unrelated to your course, your course can be removed and your account will be disabled.

Certificate options

Certificate options control if the certificate of completion is issues, how long is validity and if or when can be renewed.

Validity is period of time in months from issuing the certificate till it’s expiration. Certificate can be issued with infinite validity.

Renew period is period of time in months from issuing the certificate before it can be renewed. Renew period has to be lower or equal than certificate validity so certificate can be renewed prior to its expiration. Renewal of the certificate can be disabled (certificate cannot be re-issued).

Issuing of certificate can be completely disabled.

Editing course using Edjet Editor

Courses created using Edjet Editor can be edited within Editor anytime.

To load a latest revision of your course to editor:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to edit and click Manage.
  4. Click Editor next to course name.
  5. Course is loaded into Editor.
  6. Make your editing.
  7. When done, save or publish your course.

Transfer course to another account

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You can transfer your course to another account.

Keep in mind: It is a good idea to make a copy of your course prior to transfer. Also, if you want to transfer only the latest revision, you should transfer the copy, not the original course.

Duplicate the course

You can make a copy of any course you own.

To copy the course:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to edit and click Manage.
  4. Click More next to course name and choose Duplicate.

Keep in mind: Purchased course cannot be duplicated.

Course copy properties:

  • Course copy is named the same as original course, starting with prefix "Copy - ".
  • Only latest revision is copied.
  • Quality and analytic metrics data (likes, dislikes, enrollments, wishlist) are cleared on copy.
  • Course privacy is set to Private – only you can view the course copy.

Deleting course

You can permanently delete any course you own.

IMPORTANT: Deleted course will no longer be available to any users. All data, including enrollments, completion, certification and reporting data will be permanently lost. Also, course content and all content revisions will be removed, making it impossible to restore any older version.

To delete the course:

  1. Click Library in navigation bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Choose My courses to open your course manager.
  3. Find a course you want to edit and click Manage.
  4. Click More next to course name and choose Delete.

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