LMS Settings are classified into tab sections as follows:
To access LMS Settings, Go To LMS > Settings. Configure LMS related settings that affect all courses throughout LMS. Use the various tabs on the right section to view other sections of settings.
In the General page of settings, enable the type of courses that your organizations will feature. you can also enable course sharing and enable or disable automatic email notifications.
Manage Permissions page helps you control key permissions for managing Courses and Learning Plans. You can choose between Single or Multiple permission mode. Specify permissions for creation, sharing, and moderation.
Single mode, simplifies permissions and allows for using the same permissions across Courses (Self Based, Blended), Learning Plan, & E-Material.
Multiple mode, allows fine-tuning permissions, permissions have to be set individually for Self Based Courses, Blended Courses, Learning Plan, & E-Material creation, sharing, and moderation. For example, you can allow all users to create courses, but restrict Learning Plan to HR Managers (in addition to default using the multiple mode).
By default, the Administrators can create courses, however if you would like to authorize other users, such as Trainers, or Team leads, you can do so by clicking the Add button
You can also control sharing of courses, and moderation authorization. If moderation permission is set at Required then, The course trainer or Admin must approve the moderation request before it can be published.
Select the type of grading systems you want to allow for your courses. Only the grading systems enabled here will be allowed as a selectable choices for the courses you create in the future.
Learn more about Grading in LMS.
Enable auto triggered email notifications for significant actions in LMS, enable or disable notifications for course related events such as new course published, or an email to notify the reporting managers that their learners have completed a course, etc. Notifications are listed under 4 titles as listed below:
- Course notifications
- Module notifications
- Discussion notifications
- Learning Plan notifications
To enable email notifications for LMS features go to LMS > Settings (General Tab) > Enable Notification emails for courses checkbox (under Additional Options) and click Save. Once enabled and saved, you will see a new tab on the right side labelled Notifications.
Now that notifications are enabled, the required automatic email notifications can be enabled or disabled as required.
Settings for various additional features available in the training module can be configured here. These settings apply to all the courses.
Giving and receiving feedback is essential for the success of a course. All settings related to feedback can be set here.
Feedback can be given by —If you want only the manager or the learner to be able to give feedback, select Manager orLearner. If you want both to be able to give feedback, enable Both (Manager and Learner).
Feedback can be given — If feedback can be given anytime, select Anytime. If feedback can be given only after the course is completed, select After course completion.
Feedback can be applied to— If feedback can be given only to the trainer, select Trainer. If feedback can be given only about the course, select Course. If feedback can be given for both the trainer and course, select Both (Trainer and Course).
During a course, discussions can help clarify many questions and help the learner to grasp content faster. Configure who can start a discussion. If you would like to allow only the course admin to initiate a discussion during a training course, select Course admin, the same goes for Trainer and Learner. You can select more than one option here.
Configure who can view reports — If only admin or the trainer can view reports, select either Admin or Trainer. If both the admin and trainer can view reports, enable both.
Courses can be put into different categories. These categories can be created here based on your organization's need. Some default categories that have already been created include General, Human Resources, and Sales. You can use, edit, or delete these as needed.
Create category — Click the + icon to create a new category.
Edit existing categories if you want to modify the name.
Delete categories that are not applicable or relevant to your organization.