Thanks to the digital revolution, thousands of entrepreneurial companies and individuals are finding new opportunities to profit from in areas like online education.
eLearning is is the digital equivalent of distance learning, where students have no face-to-face interaction with the trainer or teacher.
The eLearning Industry Is Growing
Online education marketplaces like Udemy.com are strong indicators of the growth of the e-Learning industry.
Udemy provides over 30,000 courses online on every topic imaginable, from business and personal finance, to happiness and making better lifestyle choices, etc …
(Udemy currently offers over 30,000 courses online covering all topics!)
This is not only great for people looking to learn new skills, but also for businesses that have something that can help transform the lives of others.
eLearning – Opportunities & Drawbacks
The digital medium provides tools and technologies for developing and selling e-courses, but there are also significant challenges.:
- Figuring out the,
- Employing easy-to-use tools and technologies that students can intuitively use to start learning,
- Ensuring consistent methods are used throughout the content, course branding, etc.
- Measuring learning outcomes,
- Assessing student scores,
- Providing useful reports, completion certificates
Additional factors include lack of face-to-face interaction, learner boredom, distractions that cause loss of focus, etc.
Online Courses – Unlimited Possibilities
If you plan to create and sell information-based products, creating e-courses that teach commercial subjects in areas of high interest is a great way to grow a list and monetize your website. Product creation is one of the best ways to build a loyal customer base, as well as establish authority and credibility online and position yourself as a leader in your industry.
There’s a ton of opportunity. Almost every subject imaginable can be turned into an etraining product.
(Got a passion or interest in photography, gardening or copywriting? Turn it into an ecourse!)
The problem is that creating “how to” ebooks and training courses from scratch takes a lot of time. If you have been marketing your business online for a while, however, you probably already have plenty of great training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a new digital product.
If you’re searching for a cost-effective way to create an online training course and your website is built with WordPress, then here’s a powerful plugin that you may want to consider using.
Our Featured WordPress Plugin …
WPCourseware – Online Course Creation Software
WP Courseware is a leading online learning management system plugin for WordPress.
(WPCourseware – WordPress Course Management Plugin)
Thousands of websites have the WP Courseware plugin installed. WP Courseware makes creating learning courses in WordPress very simple.
Courses in WP Courseware consist of modules and modules are built using units, quizzes, etc.
WP Courseware can be fully integrated with any WordPress site. Once installed, the plugin adds a new section to the main menu that lets you add new training courses, add or edit existing course modules and units, edit quizzes, edit plugin, import/export training content, create custom certificates of completion, view training documentation, etc …
(WP Courseware plugin menu)
WP Courseware also lets you add a sidebar widget, allowing users to monitor their own course progress …
(WPCourseware Sidebar Widget)
You can fully customize and configure all courses.
For example, you can specify if course students need to complete a training section before they are allowed to advance through to the next section …
(Courses can be fully configured to suit your needs)
You can view details about all training courses “at a glance” and perform a range of actions (e.g. edit course settings) …
(View information about your courses inside the WP dashboard)
If you already understand WordPress, you can create courses very quickly using familiar interfaces and functionality.
For example, you can easily add and edit course titles and descriptions, set user access, customize messages and notifications, issue certificates of completion for courses and fine tune other course settings simply by clicking tabs, entering information into fields, checking radio buttons, selecting drop-down menu options, dragging and dropping elements around screens, etc …
(Easily edit course details)
Adding modules and course units is as simple as creating and editing a WordPress post. You can easily include text, images, videos, and any other type of content that you would normally add to a post.
You can order your units inside modules using drag and drop inside the ”Order Course Modules & Units” settings area …
(Order Course Modules & Units screen)
When you have finished creating your unit, simply publish it like any other WordPress post or page.
You can view a table containing all of your course units in the “Course Units” section …
(List of course units)
Placing your course and training modules into pages is simple. WP Courseware lets you insert course and module information into pages using a range of shortcodes …
(WP Courseware shortcodes)
With shortcodes, you can add training course information to your pages and manage all of your course details from a central location …
(Training course created with WPCourseware)
After publishing your elearning product, it can be viewed by logged in members with exclusive access permission …
(Members must be logged in and have permission to access your training content)
Go here to learn more about the plugin: WPCourseware
Benefits Of Using WP Courseware
Here we have listed just some of the many benefits of using WPCourseware to add professional courses to your site or blog on your site:
Quick And Simple To Install And Use. Be Up And Running In Minutes.
WPCourseware is quite easy to install. Simply upload it to your Plugins folder via your WP dashboard and activate.
Very Simple To Use
As mentioned earlier, if you already understand how WordPress works, you can quickly create training courses using familiar WordPress interfaces and functionality.
Simply create a new course, module, or course unit with content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to arrange the content and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.
WPCourseware allows you to add unlimited courses, modules, lessons, surveys, quizzes and course participants.
Add Any Type Of Content
Course units use WordPress custom types, which let you add any type of content you would normally insert into a WordPress page or postWordPress posts or pages besides text, like videos, audio, graphic elements, links, file downloads, etc.
(Add different content types in your training courses)
Some additional plugin benefits include the following:
- Use on all WordPress themes: WPCourseware works with all WordPress themes.
- Use on all devices: The plugin allows you to deliver your content across multiple devices.
WP Courseware provides web site owners with a number of features. Below we have listed a few of these:
You can create course outlines and course progress pages using shortcodes. The course progress shortcode displays all the courses students have enrolled in as well as displaying their current progress.
Track Course Progress
Students can also navigate through their course using a dynamic custom sidebar widget.
As an administrator, you can also track a student’s course progress inside your dashboard …
(Track student progress)
You can set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new course participants.
Customized Course Certificates
Students who successfully complete training courses can receive a course certificate. You can add custom backgrounds, logos and signatures …
(Training course certificates)
The import/export functionality allows you to move your course to other sites.
WPCourseware allows you to create custom email messages for trainees upon module and course completion and communicating on course-related administrative matters. You can also customize the quiz result email so your students can be congratulated after successfully completing the quiz. You can also send out a mass email to students with their final course grade with just one click …
(WP Courseware – Email Notifications)
Surveys & Quizzes
You can add a quiz or survey to course content …
(Surveys And Quizzes)
- Depending on your needs, you can use course progress blocking or non-blocking quizzes.
- Quizzes can be timed, paginated, and include customized feedback based on question tags.
- Quiz results can be downloaded in PDF format. You can also download CSV files with survey results.
- The instructor grade book will help track how students are progressing in a course …
(Edit Quiz/Survey Settings Area – WPCourseware)
Integrates With WordPress Membership & e-Commerce Plugins
WP Courseware integrates with many well-known WordPress e-commerce and membership plugins …
(Integrates With e-Commerce & Membership Plugins)
Below are a few of the testimonials and comments that users have published about WPCourseware:
“No e-learning solution for WordPress compares to the ease and speed that WP Courseware offers people when setting up online courses.” Chris Lema
“Nate contacted me about checking out WP Courseware. I did… and I was impressed. Today, I have WP Courseware integrated into the delivery side of Blog Marketing Academy itself.” David Risley, Entrepreneur, Blogger, & Speaker
As mentioned earlier, if you have been online for a while, you probably already have training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a new digital training product.
WPCourseware lets you easily convert any any WordPress page or post into a course unit, so if showing outsourced workers how to perform certain tasks.
WPCourseware Plugin Support
WP Courseware is well-supported and backed by a risk-free, 30 day, complete refund guarantee. Users get free access to all integrations and 1 year of support and upgrades with their purchase.
The plugin’s “Documentation” screen inside the plugin’s options and settings area explains how to use the shortcodes …
(Plugin Documentation – Shortcodes)
And access to a complete library of plugin “how to” tutorials …
(Plugin Documentation – Video Tutorials)
WP Courseware is available in the following options:
- 2-Site Edition – This license enables you to configure WPCourseware on a single website. Pricing includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $99.00.
- 10-Site Edition – This enables you to run WPCourseware on 10 websites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $125.00.
- 25-Site License – This enables you to run WP Courseware on 25 WordPress websites. It includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $175.00.
Please Note: The cost to purchase WP Courseware can vary, depending on whether there are any promotions or limited-time specials being offered. The above reflects the current price at the time this article was written. This may not be the actual price charged by the product author when you visit the website and you may be shown additional upsells or one-time offers after your purchase.
Check the plugin’s website for the current pricing:
For ”how-to” videos of the plugin in action, including help documentation and tutorials, FAQs, customer help desk, contact details and more, visit the WPCourseware website.
WP Courseware will help you build courses quickly and easily. This is a powerful, yet simple and easy to use solution that you should definitely download.
For more information, visit the plugin website here: