This post covers the different tiers of content you can utilise for your EdApp courseware.
One of the first things you should think about when creating your courseware is how you would like it structured. To start, you can ask yourself two main questions:
1) What are the key themes/topics I am presenting?
2) Will the audience for the courseware differ?
Consider both questions and then determine which structure may be best suited for your needs. The available hierarchies are:
- Course collection: These are made up of courses. They can be used to organise courses around a common theme. These are an optional high-level structure and really useful if you have a lot of content you are presenting to your users and are looking for an organised way to display it.
- Courses: This is the primary structure used for all courseware. Courses are made up of lessons. Courses can be assigned to different audiences, have custom branding applied and benefit from a range of other customised functionality. Learn more here.
- Lessons: This is the secondary structure used for all courseware. Lessons house the slides that users engage with. They can be traditional microlessons, discussions, assignments or virtual classroom sessions. Lessons can have custom branding applied and benefit from a range of other customised functionality.
- Modules: While not directly part of the content hierarchy, modules can be used to organise lessons within a course into different categories. This creates a more visual experience for the learner. Learn more here.
- Playlist: These are made up of courses and can be used to organise courses around a common theme. While similar to course collections, they have some additional functionality including being able to sequence the learning to users, being able to customise the playlist completion badge, and more. Learn how to configure these here.