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Basic feature overview

Introduction

As we are constantly improving our LMS, the purpose of this article is not to provide an exhaustive list of the features in Activate LMS and how they work, but to provide high level overview of the features that are available.

What is Activate LMS?

Activate LMS is a hosted SCORM compliant Learning Management System (LMS) which tracks SCORM compliant elearning content.

What does it do?

  • Activate LMS can be used to manage users, using learning profiles and organizations
  • Activate LMS can be used to enroll users into learning content and track their interactions using SCORM.
  • Learning management/administration can be automated including ensure automation notification of relevant users to take a given course before a due date and more.
  • Allow for reporting of user performance within the framework of the SCORM (as the user has passed or completed an elearning module, what have they answered to questions)

Overall description of functionality

Activate LMS operates with four roles: User Manager, Admin and Author.

It is possible to have more than one role, but all users of the system have the user role – which cannot be deselected. The following describes the minimum functionality of the various roles.

Users

All users can...

  1. Log on to the LMS using a supported browser
  2. Open documents, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 compliant course content, and the LMS must "track" the SCORM messages as course content will send to the LMS.
  3. Change their basic information, name email, password etc.
  4. Switch language on the LMS (currently choose between Danish and English)
  5. Switch language preference for content (chose from most languages in the world)
  6. Use the “forgot password” feature.
  7. Create themselves in the LMS.
  8. View a certificate of their performance.

Most of these features are subject to how the system is configured meaning that the Administrator can enabled or disable options.)

Manager

Most of the Manager's options can be defined in the system configuration by the Admin. The following describes the maximum functionality. It applies to all managers that they only have access to view users in departments, or departments they are designated to be managing.

Managers can…

  1. Create, edit, and delete users.
  2. Send new passwords to users
  3. Assign learning activities for users.
  4. Pull reports on users ' performance in learning activities.

Admin

The Admin can…

  1. Create, edit, and delete users.
  2. Assign different roles to users in the system
  3. send new passwords for users
  4. create, edit, delete documents and SCORM modules
  5. Group several documents and SCORM modules. (Documents and SCORM content and groupings of these are called then a for learning activities)
  6. Edit and delete learning activities
  7. Setup automation rules up for learning activities. For example, to send e-mail notifications to the user regarding courses.
  8. Save learning activities.
  9. Assign learning activities to users, both 1. Ad hoc or 2. By using batch allocation, and 3. Using automatic enrolments rules.
  10. Archive users ' assignments for learning activities
  11. Edit and delete course assignments to users.
  12. Create, edit, delete departments/organizational units
  13. assign Users as "Manager" (more on this under "Manager") to a Department/organizational unit
  14. Create, edit, and delete learning profiles. Learning profiles, along with organizational units, is used to automatically assign content.
  15. Pull reports on users ' performance in learning activities.
  16. View system logs that shows the use of the system.
  17. Change in system configuration, including rules for what users and managers can and cannot do, as.

Author can

The Admin can…

  1. Create, edit, and delete Audiences.
  2. Create, edit, and delete Objectives.
  3. Create, edit, and delete Questions.
  4. Create, edit, and delete Tests.

 

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