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  1. Frontend Teacher Interface similar UDEMY

    I would like to be able to see the Sensei with the function of Frontend Teacher Interface, so we can build something similar to Udemy or Lynda.

    And Sensei Statistics visible in the frontend with shotcodes and more...

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    • Permanent certificate access.

      We are using Groups/Sensei with expiry dates on courses. So currently if a person subscribes to a course they get access for a certain period of time to the content and then it expires. Access to the certificate expires with it.

      Is there a way we can give people permanent access to their certificates that are created.

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      • Add more quiz functionality + an option to make it standalone

        Quiz functionality is fairly limited, and by adding more functionality Sensei can become a much better plugin.

        The quiz is connected to courses, however often people want to simply have quizzes and not the whole course. This is when the standalone quiz comes in.

        The quizzes will also have more features:
        *Audio Quizzes (Great for learning languages, where a person must spell something he/she hears).
        *Puzzles (For example Connect puzzles to form a sentence from some audio sentence). Let's say if the sentence is "She has been waiting" the puzzle would have 3 options for the first word :He, She,…

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        • The option to have the quiz load on the same page as the content

          Currently the quiz loads on it's own page, but I think it would be handy to at least have the option for the quiz to be loaded on the content page. Especially if students require another review of the content to answer the question. (saves them having to navigate backwards).

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          • Allow course to have more than one Teacher

            Like title, give the capabilities to create a course with two o more teachers.

            In this way, two teachers can work at the same common project.

            Example:

            How to make a Course by X and Y
            Lesson 1 by X
            Lesson 2 by Y
            Lesson 3 by Y
            Lesson 4 by X
            ....

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            • 4 votes
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              • Reorganize lessons BETWEEN modules in Order Lessons

                Currently, you can only organize Lessons within a Module and not transfer them between Modules. It would be a huge improvement to allow the drag and drop of Lessons wherever you want them in this window. Also, Modules do not appear here unless there is already a Lesson assigned to them. All Modules should appear whether or not they have a Lesson assigned to enable easy drag and drop.

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                  • Import lesson comments to bbpress Form => Topic

                    Now that we have Buddypress integration (yay!), the final step is to kick-start those empty forums with the discussion already posted by students to existing Sensei lessons.

                    I've tried a plugin called "bbPress Post Topics" which works beautifully for blog posts. It creates a new "topic" for any post in a forum of your choice, then converts all post comments to "replies" in that forum topic.

                    It even allows for the appropriate topic to replace the default WP comments system at the end of each post.

                    The trouble is, it doesn't appear to work with Sensei lessons, I'm guessing because…

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                    • Course name in teacher grading a quiz email

                      When a teacher does get an email about grading a quiz, he only name of the lesson in the email. Several of my teachers do have different courses and want to organise their email system.

                      So please do as the name of the course in the email sent to the teacher. And if possible in the subject line.

                      Peder Songedal

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                      • Allow gap fill answers to be case sensitive

                        We run a music school, where "VI" represents a major chord and "vi" represents a minor chord. A toggle for allowing case sensitivity would be convenient.

                        Probably pretty low in terms of priority, but my director of teaching has requested it. :)

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                        • Please allow the option to receive feedback only on questions students answered incorrectly - and NOT ONLY when they have passed the quiz!

                          I want students to see which questions they and aswered wrong, to help them learn why they made the mistakes they did. Assessment can be a teaching tool - not only an evaluation tool. (This from someone with years of,experience developing assessments for instruction.)

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                          • Ability to set (simple text) lessons to complete automatically

                            It would be good to have a checkbox on the edit lesson page which would allow the lesson to be set to completed automatically. It's very unintuitive that users have to click on the 'Complete lesson' button e.g. on simple text lessons. Would be great if these pages (or any page the admin wants) could be set to completed automatically with a 'Next lesson' button displayed instead - and without the 'Congratulations...' message box.

                            4 votes
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                            • Creating paid courses on the fly within Sensei without needing to create a product manually in WooCommerce

                              Make selling the products easier by adding the selling info (price...) on the course page itself within Sensei, once this is done the course is up for sale (even if it meant creating a product behind the scene), this will ease the process and eliminates the duplicate work. Going through this duplication effort is not scalable especially in a marketplace setting.

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                              • 3 votes
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                                • Don't use tabs in the UI, because it sucks on mobile devices

                                  Hi.

                                  I would like to request that the learner-profile template, does not use tabs to display the current courses and completed courses, because tab pages suck on mobile devices.

                                  Why not simply display a section with Active Courses, followed by a section with completed courses beneath each other, which would look nicer on mobile devices.

                                  See this example screenshot..

                                  https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3809836/learner-profile-mobile-device.jpg

                                  PS. It is in Danish.

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                                  • "Next Lesson" Widget

                                    I've been poking around on a couple of membership sites that feature online courses. One thing I've seen that would be helpful in a learner "dasboard" area is a prominent "next lesson" button, which displays a direct link to the next lesson in whatever course was last viewed.

                                    Here's a screen shot: http://tinyurl.com/nfp4fmm

                                    It strikes me as a helpful way for a learner to pickup where they left off – regardless of what course it was – immediately after logging in.

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                                    • Use Featured Image Instead of Video for Course Page

                                      It would be nice to be able to default to the video for the Course to display, but if there is no video, then use the Featured Image instead.

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                                      • after the end of each question student would check correct answer with a green color,incorrect answer highlight with red colour

                                        after the end of each question if student click on check button display correct answer with a green color,incorrect answer highlight with red colour

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                                        • Add Learning Paths

                                          A building block approach to learning that helps your students reach their goals. Let's say you have 5 courses all on the same topic but geared towards different levels of learners. 2 of them are for beginners, 2 for intermediate and 1 for experts. If someone completes all 5 courses they have completed that path. Maybe tie it to badges but absolutely necessary for anyone offering any type of certifications, etc....

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