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Adding cover and background images to a lesson

1. Click Settings on the lesson landing page.

Adding cover and background images to a lesson

2. Click Appearance.

3. Click Upload Cover Image and browse the required image from your system. File must be less than 20 MB.

4. Similarly, click Upload Background Image and browse the required image from your system. File must be less than 20 MB.

5. Click Update at the bottom of the window.

6. A confirmation message appears.

7. The cover image is the display window of your lesson. It’s the first thing a learner sees when they visit your lesson landing page.

8. The background image of a lesson is the image that will be displayed on all the lesson pages by default.

Note: The background image of a lesson page will be overridden if another image is set to that lesson page.

Adding resources to a lesson page

1. Click Lessons of the required classroom.

Adding resources to a lesson page

2. Select the required lesson.

3. Click Manage Lesson Pages.

4. Click Edit on the lesson page in which resource(s) needs to be added.

5. Multiple resources can be added to a lesson page, such as, Files, Links, Videos and Assessments.

6. Click Files and upload files from your system or choose files from Google.

7. You can choose the file display options. The available options are:

Embedded files in tabs - The file attachments are displayed in tabs.

Full Screen Popup - The file attachments are displayed as buttons. When clicked, the files are displayed in full screen popup.

Links to Files (New Tab) - The file attachments are displayed as buttons. When clicked, the file is displayed in a new tab of the browser.

8. Click Links and paste the web link in the text box. Add another item is used to add another link.

9. Click Videos and upload video from your system. File size must be less than 500 MB.

Note: Only files with the following extensions are allowed: mp4, ogg, avi, mov, wmv, flv, ogv, webm.

10. Click Assessments to link a lesson page to an assessment. The drop-down list will display all the published assessments for you to choose from. The idea behind this feature is to let learners attempt an assignment after reading the lesson page. So any assessment that you feel is relevant to a lesson page can be added here.

Adding inline quizzes

An inline quiz is a simple MCQ question that can be added to a lesson page. As an instructor, you can add any number of inline questions (MCQ) pertaining to the content added in the lesson page. Learners will be required to attempt the inline quiz before navigating to the next page of the lesson. This will allow learners to self evaluate their ongoing learning concepts and answer the questions before navigating to the next page of the lesson.

1.  Click Lessons of the required classroom.

2. Select the required lesson.

3. Navigate to the required lesson page in which you want to add an inline quiz.

4. On the lesson page, click Add inline quiz.

5. Enter the question text along with the possible answer choices.

Note 1: Click Add another choice to add more answer choices for the MCQ, if required.

Note 2: Currently you can add only multiple choice questions in an inline quiz.

6. Select the correct option.

Note: You can also allow learners to select multiple answers for the MCQ by ticking Allow multiple answers.

7. Enter the maximum score for this question. You can leave it as ‘0’ if you do not wish to make this question count for the final score.

8. Enter the score for incorrect answer. By default it is set as zero.

Note: Negative marking is allowed. Enter the marks which you want the learner to get in case he/she answers incorrectly. Sometimes being strict is necessary!

9. Click Add a Multiple Choice question to add more multiple choice questions.

10. After you are done with adding MCQs in the inline quiz, click Add to lesson at the bottom of the page to add the inline quiz to the lesson page.

11. A confirmation message appears.

12. Learners will be able to attempt this inline quiz by navigating to the lesson page from the Table of Contents block on the lesson landing page.

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