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  1. Ability to send emails to students based on progress with a course.

    Hi I would love the feature to be able to send emails to customers to remind the to follow lessons. eg. if a student has not made any progress i would love to be able to send an email to stimulate progress.

    This way I hope that students will complete courses quicker and i can sell them new courses.

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    • If a quiz is NOT passed, take the student back to the lesson to try again. Currently students have to hit reset, which isn't clear.

      When a student doesn't pass a auto graded quiz. The message is displayed at the top telling them they didn't pass. They can look at their questions and see how they did. But it isn't clear to reset to try again.

      Maybe have a setting to force the student back to the lesson, and not show them what they got wrong.

      Then when they take the quiz again, they will get a new set of random questions from the pool.

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      • Require time in course before exam availability

        Be able to specify minimum amount of time a student is in a lesson before making the review quiz or final exam available.

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        • Resolve Theme Check and Debug Issues

          Please resolve the issues and recommendations as shown by Theme Check plugin and WordPress debug mode. The load of errors, warnings and infos is making it impossible to actually debug the theme itself...

          Some examples (using PHP 5.4.7, WordPress 3.9.1 and twentyfourteen):

          Strict Standards: Non-static method WC_Dependencies::woocommerce_active_check() should not be called statically in \wp-content\plugins\sensei-certificates\woo-includes\woo-functions.php on line 13

          Strict Standards: Non-static method WC_Dependencies::init() should not be called statically in\wp-content\plugins\sensei-certificates\woo-includes\class-wc-dependencies.php on line 21

          Strict Standards: Non-static method WC_Dependencies::woocommerce_active_check() should not be called statically in \wp-content\plugins\sensei-certificates\woo-includes\woo-functions.php on line 13
          (the same for almost every other plugin using woo-functions.php)

          Strict Standards: Declaration of WC_Product_Bundle::is_on_backorder()…

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          • Provide Evaluation form once course completed

            Once user has completed the course, we need to ask user to fill up the evaluation form and then we can mark the course as completed.

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            • A sidebar in Course page to see teacher bio, learners' review like Skillshare http://goo.gl/cKJdgw

              Each page should have specific sidebar to display the relevant content. I really want to include the learner's reviews right in the course sidebar instead of woocommerce product page.

              The Skillshare team did a REALLY awesome job on this point. Please check this link: http://goo.gl/cKJdgw

              11 votes
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              • sensei seats

                Sensei Seats: Allow someone to purchase a group of courses (multiples of the same course) on one billing for distribution to a group of people. The customer can then email a registration link to the people that need to take the course. This would be helpful for people that need to train employees via bulk course purchases.

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                • Student Validation

                  For CE providers some boards required that we collect user data (favorite color, city born in, etc.) and ask ask them for this information throughout a course. I would like to see this added as a quiz question where the answer to the question is checked against the information submitted to the student's account.

                  An even better "nice to have" would be facial recognition. Blackboard just partnered with KeyLemon to integrate their facial recognition into the Blackboard platform.

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                  • Multiple Quizzes Per Lesson

                    I would like to have multiple quizzes per lesson.

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                    • Sensei Private Courses

                      It would be helpful to have private courses with separate URL, so they don't show up in the general course list. You might have corporate, educational and general courses, and you want different list for each of them. That way corporate customers don't need to go through entire course list which is not relevant to their interest.

                      If anybody have any idea how to implement this with present Sensei please reply. thanks.

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                      • Integrating Google Hangout

                        It would be great if we can integrate google hangout, so prospective/ existing user can participate in webinar

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                        • Private message functionality by course/lesson rather than global setting

                          The private message function is very cool. But I think it would be much for versatile as a setting on the course level rather than global. That way, you could have the normal course, and charge a premium fee for the same course with instructor interaction and feedback.

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                          • Include graphs and statistics for quiz results for users.

                            Have advanced quizzing system with graphs and other statistics as is their in learndash.

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                            • Extend auto grading

                              Auto grading for fill-the-blank. Could have a field with comma delimited acceptable responses.

                              I've seen a declined request for this feature based on the idea that a fill the blank could have numerous possible answers. Surely the course designer decides what is acceptable?!

                              Comma delimiting would give the opportunity to address this. Perhaps reporting a list of answers given and their frequency would help the course designer make improvements.

                              For example, if a question is answered 'incorrectly' with the same answer by many students it would alert the creator to modify the course to either include or explain why it…

                              15 votes
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                              • Ability to vary subscription length per student/per course

                                I would like to have the user be able to buy access to a particular course, yet have options how long they want access to that particular page or course. So, a student could have 30-Day access to Course One, but 60-Day access to Course 2.

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                                • Auto Answer Feedback: Different feedback for wrong answer and correct answer

                                  I really happy you added the Auto Answer Feedback, but I'm not using it since I need to types of feedback:

                                  One if the answer is correct, and one is the answer the student gave is not correct.

                                  Using this approach, I can really give the feedback the student needs and sent him or her back to a specific lesson..

                                  I'm now using SlickQuiz, but love to transfer it all to Sensei
                                  Thanks!

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                                  • File upload: change upload locations from wp-content/uploads to specific self-selected folder

                                    When a student uploads a image, it's uploaded to wp-content/uploads
                                    I would like to change the upload location to a self selected folder.

                                    Now, when I'm on my blog adding a image, the uploaded images of my student will appear in the mediabox, which I think is confussion and disorganized.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Matching: New Type of Question for Quizzes

                                      It'd be great to be able to create matching exercises (two columns, same number of items, one to one relationship) using Sensei.

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                                      • Embedded Answers (Cloze) Question Type - Quizzes

                                        It'd be great to be able to create clozes using Sensei. This way, we could have several gaps to be filled on a text. It should be self gradable.

                                        Check Moodle's documentation regarding this topic, it could be of some help here: http://docs.moodle.org/27/en/Embedded_Answers_%28Cloze%29_question_type

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                                        • When using modules extension, ability to display post excerpt (and image) rather than just a list

                                          Currently, when lessons are assigned to a module, only the title and a direct link to the lesson is shown. Furthermore, it is not immediately obvious that the module name when clicked will lead to a lesson archive page. This counteracts user experience, making it much harder to users to understand a course as a whole - particularly when it is a course that requires registration.
                                          The user must make an extra click to view lesson description, which is not user-friendly.

                                          Studies have shown that this extra work on a user's behalf greatly decreases the number of registrations - or…

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