Thanks to the digital revolution, thousands of entrepreneurial organizations and individuals are discovering new opportunities to profit from areas like online training and education.
eLearning is based on the concept of distance learning, where students have no face-to-face contact with the teacher or trainer.
The e-Training Industry Is Growing
e-Training course sites like Udemy.com show that the eLearning industry is growing at an astronomical rate.
Udemy currently offers 30,000+ courses online on every topic imaginable, from internet marketing and personal productivity, to courses on creativity and photography, etc …
(Udemy offers over 30,000 e-courses covering every subject imaginable!)
The fact that the eLearning industry is growing and that anything can be taught online is not only great for people looking to learn, but also for businesses that have valuable information that can help transform the lives of others.
e-Courses – Opportunities And Challenges
Some of the challenges of planning, developing and implementing e-courses include:
- Figuring out the,
- Using easy-to-use tools and technologies that learners can use intuitively to access the content,
- Ensuring consistent standards are used throughout content design, branding, etc.
- Measuring learning outcomes,
- Grading scores,
- Providing useful reports, completion certificates
Additional factors include lack of human contact, boredom, potential lack of focus, etc.
e-Training – A World Of Possibilities
If you plan to create and sell information-based products, creating a course that helps people acquire practical knowledge is a great way to grow a list or develop a new stream of revenue. Product creation is, after all, one of the best ways to attract new customers, establish authority and credibility and position yourself as an industry or niche leader.
There’s a ton of opportunity. Almost anything can be taught online.
(Got a business or passion for fashion photography, horticulture or copywriting? Turn it into an e-course!)
The problem with product creation, however, is that creating PDF reports and training courses from scratch can be very time-consuming. Chances are, however, that if you have been online for a while, you already have content on your blog or website that can be leveraged into a digital training product.
If you are searching for a cost-effective way to create e-learning courses and your website is built using WordPress, here’s a powerful solution that can help you.
WPCourseware – Learning Management System Courseware Plugin For WordPress
WP Courseware is a learning management system plugin for WordPress that lets users set up training courses and build e-learning products fast using WordPress.
(WP Courseware – WordPress Course Creation Plugin)
Over 7,000 sites use the WP Courseware plugin. WP Courseware makes creating e-courses in WordPress simple.
A course in WPCourseware contains modules and modules include units, quizzes, etc.
WP Courseware can be fully integrated with any WordPress site. The plugin adds an “options” menu that lets you create new training courses, edit existing modules and units, add quiz questions, edit settings, import/export your course information, modify certificates of completion, view training documentation, etc …
(WP Courseware options menu)
WPCourseware also lets you include a sidebar widget, allowing you to further customize your course options …
(WPCourseware Sidebar Widget)
You can fully customize and configure your courses.
For example, you decide if course participants must complete a training unit before they are allowed to advance to the next section …
(Customize course settings to suit your needs)
You can see an overview of all course information inside your admin dashboard and perform various types of actions (e.g. edit course settings) …
(View course details inside your admin dashboard)
If you are already familiar with the way WordPress works, you can create training courses quickly and easily using familiar WordPress interfaces and functions.
For example, you can easily add and edit course titles and descriptions, set user access, customize user messages and user notifications, provide certificates of completion for courses and fine tune other course settings simply by clicking tabs, entering information into fields, checking radio buttons, choosing options from drop-down menus, dragging and dropping elements around screens, etc …
(”Edit Course” area)
Adding training modules and units is as easy as adding 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 rearrange the order of your units inside modules using drag and drop inside the ”Order Course” settings area …
(Order Course Modules & Units settings area)
When you are done creating your unit, just publish it like any other WordPress post or page.
Your course units will be listed in a table in the “Course Units” section …
(Course Units table)
Placing your course and training modules into pages is simple. WP Courseware lets you insert course and module information into pages using the plugin’s built-in shortcodes …
After publishing your page, your course will display to users with all the options you have configured …
(Create professional-looking training courses easily with WP Courseware)
After your e-course has been published, users must be logged in and have permission to view your training content …
(Users must log in and have permission to access your training content)
For more details, visit the plugin site here: WPCourseware
Benefits Of Using WPCourseware
Below are just some of the many benefits of using WP Courseware to add professional courses to your WordPress website or blog on your WordPress site:
Fast And Easy To Install And Use. Ready To Go To Work In No Time.
WPCourseware installs like every other WordPress plugin. Simply upload it to your Plugins folder via your WP dashboard and activate.
Simple To Use
As mentioned earlier, if you have a basic understanding of the way WordPress works, you can create courses quickly using familiar WordPress interfaces and functionality.
Just create a course, module, or course unit with course content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to organize the course and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.
Unlimited Expansion Capability
The WPCourseware plugin lets you create unlimited courses, modules, lessons, quizzes, surveys and add an unlimited number of enrollees to courses.
Use Different Content Types
Course units use WordPress custom types, which let you add anything you would normally insert into WordPress posts or pages besides text, such as embedded media, images, links, downloadable files, etc.
(Add different content types in your training courses)
Some additional plugin benefits include the following:
- Use with all WP themes: The plugin integrates with all WordPress themes.
- Compatible with all devices: The plugin deliver content accross all devices.
WP Courseware Features
WPCourseware offers a number of great features to website owners. Below we have listed just some:
You can create course outlines and course progress pages via shortcodes. The course progress shortcode displays the courses students have enrolled in while also displaying their current progress.
Students can also view their course progress using a dynamic custom sidebar widget.
As an administrator, you can also track student progress inside the dashboard …
(Track student progress)
Automatically Enroll Course Members
Set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new participants.
Customized Certificates Of Completion
Provide course participants who successfully complete courses with training certificates. Course certificates can be personalized with custom backgrounds, logos and signatures …
The import/export feature allows you to transfer your course to other sites.
WPCourseware allows you to set up custom user notifications to congratulate course participants upon module or course completion and for communicating other administrative matters. You can also customize quiz result emails to congratulate students who pass course quizzes. You can also send out mass emails to students with their final course grade with just one click …
(WPCourseware – User Messaging)
Quizzes & Surveys
Add quizzes and surveys to your course content …
(Quizzes & Surveys)
- Depending on how you choose to build your course, you can add course progress blocking or non-blocking quizzes.
- Quizzes can be timed, paginated, and include customized feedback based on question tags.
- Results can be downloaded in PDF format. You can also download a CSV file with survey results.
- The course grade book helps you track your student’s progress …
(Edit Quiz/Survey Settings Area – WP Courseware)
Membership & eCommerce Integration
WPCourseware can be used with many e-commerce and membership plugins …
(Works With e-Commerce & Membership Sites)
Here are some of the testimonials plugin users have written about WP Courseware:
“No e-learning solution for WordPress compares to the ease and speed that WP Courseware offers people when setting up online courses.” Chris Lema, Author, Speaker, and E-Learning Expert
“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
WP Courseware – Tips
As mentioned earlier, if you have been marketing yourself online for a while, you already have training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a new product.
WPCourseware allows you to convert any page or post on your site into a course unit, so if showing outsourced workers how to complete certain tasks.
The plugin is well-supported and backed by a no-risk, thirty day, 100% refund guarantee. Users get free access to all integrations and 1 year of support and upgrades with their purchase.
The plugin’s “Documentation” section inside the plugin’s settings area provides a list of the available shortcodes …
(WPCourseware Documentation – Shortcodes)
And access to dozens of training tutorials …
(Plugin Documentation – Plugin Tutorials)
WPCourseware is available in the following options:
- 2-Site Edition – This allows you to activate WP Courseware on one domain only. Includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $99.00.
- 10-Site License – This lets you configure WP Courseware on ten WordPress sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $125.00.
- 25-Site Licensing – This lets you set up WPCourseware on twenty-five WordPress sites. It includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Price = $175.00.
Note: The cost to purchase the product depends on whether there are any promotions or limited-time specials being offered. Currently, the product sells for the prices shown above. This may or may not be the actual pricing set by the product developer when you visit the product website and there may be additional upsells or one-time offers after your purchase.
Check the plugin’s website for the current pricing:
For ”how-to” videos showing how the software works, including help documentation and tutorials, FAQs, support help desk, contact details and more, visit the WPCourseware website.
Install The Plugin
WPCourseware will help you create e-courses quickly and easily. This is a powerful, yet simple and easy to use WP plugin that you should definitely download.
For complete details, check out the plugin here: