Thanks to the internet and digital technologies, thousands of entrepreneurial companies and individuals are now finding new niches and opportunities to profit from in areas like online education.
e-Learning is is the digital equivalent of distance learning, where students have no face-to-face contact with the teacher or trainer.
The e-Training Industry Is Growing
e-Learning sites like Udemy show that the eLearning industry is growing.
Udemy offers over 30,000 ecourses covery every subject imaginable, from design and leadership, to stress management and music, etc …
(Udemy currently offers 30,000+ online courses covering all topics!)
This is not only great for people looking to learn new skills, but also for individuals that have something to share.
eCourses – Benefits And Challenges
The digital medium provides many great technologies and opportunities for creating training courses online. e-Training computer-based tools and technologies include Learning Management Systems (LMS), videos, web-conferencing apps, audio courses, online forums, PDF reports, etc. There are, however, some challenges when it comes to planning and developing effective online courses.
Some of the drawbacks include:
- Figuring out the best training delivery method,
- Using popular tools and technologies that do not require spending extra time learning,
- Ensuring consistency of standards used throughout the content, branding, etc.
- Measuring outcomes,
- Grading student scores,
- Providing reports, certificates of completion
Additional factors include lack of human contact, learner boredom, potential lack of focus, etc.
Online Training – A World Of Possibilities
If you are an internet marketer, creating e-courses that teach people subjects in strong interest is a great way to grow a list and monetize your website. Product creation is, after all, one of the best ways to build a customer base, as well as establish authority and credibility online and position yourself as an industry or niche leader.
There’s a ton of opportunity. Almost anything can be turned into an ecourse.
(Got a business or passion for photography, landscaping or writing sales copy? Turn it into an ecourse!)
The problem is that creating PDF reports and training courses from scratch can take a lot of time. Chances are, however, that if you have been marketing your business online for a while, you probably already have the building blocks of great content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a new product.
If your website is built using WordPress and you’re searching for a cost-effective way to develop and sell e-courses then here is a great courseware solution that can help you.
WPCourseware – WordPress Learning Management System Plugin
Description Of Product
WP Courseware is a leading WordPress learning management plugin.
(WP Courseware – WordPress Course Creation Plugin)
7,000+ sites have the WP Courseware plugin installed. WPCourseware makes creating courses in WordPress very simple.
A training course in WPCourseware consists of modules and training modules are built from units, quizzes, etc.
WP Courseware integrates fully with WordPress. The plugin adds a new section to the menu that lets you add a new training course, add or edit existing modules and units, add quiz questions, edit plugin, import/export your training content, create certificates, view training documentation, etc …
(WPCourseware options menu)
WPCourseware also lets you include a sidebar widget, allowing you to further customize your course options …
(WP Courseware Widget)
Courses can be completely customized and configured.
For example, you can decide whether course students must complete a course section before they are allowed to advance to the next unit …
(Courses can be customized to suit your needs)
You can view details about all training courses “at a glance” and perform various types of actions (e.g. access the grade book) …
(View information about your training courses inside your admin dashboard)
If you already understand the way WordPress works, you can create courses very quickly using familiar interfaces and functionality.
For example, you can add and edit course titles and descriptions, set user access, customize user messages and notifications, provide certificates of completion for courses and fine tune other course settings simply by clicking tabs, entering data into fields, checking radio buttons, choosing drop-down menu options, rearranging elements around screens using drag and drop, etc …
(”Edit Course” section)
Adding training modules and units is as simple as adding and editing WordPress posts. You can 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 training content by dragging and dropping units inside training modules inside the ”Order Course” section …
(Order Course Modules & Units section)
When you are done creating your module, just publish it like any other WordPress post or page.
All of your course units display in a table in the “Course Units” area …
(Course Units table)
Placing your course and training modules into pages is simple. WP Courseware lets you insert courses and module information into pages using the plugin’s built-in shortcodes …
Shortcodes let you add training course information to your pages and manage all of your course options from a central location …
(Creating training courses is easy with WPCourseware)
After publishing your training product, users must log in and have permission to access your training content …
(Users must log in and have permission to view your training content)
Go here to learn more: WPCourseware
Benefits Of Using WP Courseware
Here we have listed just some of the benefits and advantages of using WP Courseware to add professional training courses to your WordPress website or blog on your site:
Fast & Easy Installation
WP Courseware installs just like every WP plugin. Simply upload the plugin file to your Plugin folder via your admin section and activate.
Create Training Courses Quickly And Easily
As mentioned earlier, if you already understand how WordPress works, you can create training courses fast using familiar interfaces and functionality.
Simply create a new course, module, or unit with course content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to arrange the course and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.
The WP Courseware plugin allows you to add unlimited courses, modules, lessons, quizzes, surveys and enrollees.
Add Any Type Of Content
Course units use WordPress custom types, which allow you to add any type of content you would typically insert into WordPress posts or pages besides text, like audio, videos, graphic elements, hyperlinks, file downloads, etc.
(Use different types of content in your training courses)
Some additional plugin benefits include the following:
- Use with all WordPress themes: WP Courseware integrates with all WordPress themes.
- Works on all devices: The plugin allows you to deliver content across multiple devices.
WP Courseware offers web site owners with many great features. Here are just some of these:
Course Outline And Progress Page
You can create course outlines and course progress pages via shortcodes. The course progress shortcode is dynamic and displays all the courses your students are enrolled in as well as displaying their current progress.
Track Course Progress
Students can also view their course progress using a dynamic custom sidebar widget.
As an administrator, you can also track student progress inside your dashboard …
(Track student progress)
You can set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new students.
Provide course participants who successfully complete training courses with training certificates. You can add a custom background, logo, and signature to certificates …
(Customized certificates of completion)
The import/export functionality allows you to set up your course on other WP sites.
WP Courseware lets you set up custom user notifications for trainees after completing modules and courses and communicating on related administrative matters. You can also customize quiz result emails to congratulate students who pass course quizzes. Additionally, you can also send out a mass email to students with their final course grade with just one click …
(Custom Notifications – WP Courseware)
Add Quizzes And Surveys
Add a quiz or survey to your course content …
(Add Surveys & Quizzes)
- Depending on your needs, you can add 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 a CSV file with survey results.
- The instructor grade book will help track your student’s progress …
(WP Courseware – Edit Quiz/Survey Settings Area)
Works With Membership & e-Commerce Plugins
WPCourseware can be used with many ecommerce and membership plugins …
(Membership And eCommerce Integration)
Here are a few of the testimonials and feedback 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
“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 already have the building blocks of great training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a digital training product.
WPCourseware allows you to easily convert any post or page on your site into a course unit, so if you already have a number of great “how to” content like tutorials.
WPCourseware is very well-supported and backed by a no-risk, thirty day, 100% money-back 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 menu explains how to use the available shortcodes …
(WP Courseware Documentation – Shortcodes)
And access to 15+ ”how-to” video tutorials …
(WP Courseware Documentation – How-To Video Tutorials)
WP Courseware is available in the following options:
- 2-Site License – This license option lets you activate WP Courseware on a single website. It includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $99.00.
- 10-Site Licensing – This allows you to use WP Courseware on 10 sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $125.00.
- 25-Site Licensing – This license option enables you to set up WPCourseware on twenty-five web sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $175.00.
Please Note: Current pricing for the WPCourseware plugin can vary, depending on whether there are any promotions or limited-time special offers. When we last checked, the software retails for the amounts shown above. This may or may not be the actual price charged by the plugin developer when you visit the website and you may be shown additional upsells or one-time offers after purchasing.
Check the plugin’s website for the current pricing details:
Additional Plugin Info
For ”how-to” videos showing plugin usage, including help documentation and tutorials, FAQs, customer help desk, contact details and more, visit the WP Courseware website.
Install The Plugin
If you are searching for an inexpensive way to create and sell ecourses WP Courseware is a great WP solution that you may want to look into.
For full details, visit the plugin website here: