Adding Slideshow Lessons

When creating lessons you must first Add a Course. Take a look at how to add a course through the article below.

What's Covered

Adding an Activity

Adding a Lesson

Slideshow Lessons

Adding Slides

Adding an Image quiz or Video Quiz

Video Slides


Adding an Activity

  • If this is the first activity in the course click the Create an activity button

  • Select Lesson

  • To add additional activities click the grey box with the + sign


Adding a Lesson

  • Choose your Lesson Type Slideshow 

  • Click Next, you can always go Back to reselect your Lesson Type

Note: when you choose a Lesson Type this is fixed for the whole course and cannot be changed unless you delete all lessons in the course. 


Slideshow Lessons

  • Type in the lesson title 

  • Choose how to build your lesson, example or blank

In this article we look at adding from blank.

  • The lesson will start with a Lesson Intro and Learning Outcomes

  • Click + ADD SLIDE

    • Slide

      • Add image (optional) 1 x 1 ratio & less than 2MB

      • Title

      • Text 

    • Image quiz single choice or multiple choice

    • Video quiz single choice, multiple choice or ordering

 

Slideshow lessons automatically save as you create them, when moving between slides you’ll see Saving… at the top right. 

To leave the lesson click the Done button on the top right.


Adding Slides

When adding a slideshow lesson they begin with a Lesson Intro and a Learning Outcomes slide. These are both fixed slides for the first lesson in the course but from the second lesson they are optional. 

When you click into the TEXT and DESCRIPTION boxes you’ll see more tips for your full formatting options. Use these to highlight key information and break down chunks of text to make them easily digestible.

Please note that you can’t reorder slides and they are always added from the last slide.

To move around the lesson select the slide you want to go to from the Lesson overview or by clicking the slide from the mobile view in the middle of the page. For quizzes you can select from with the quiz slide.

Lesson Intro 

  • LESSON WELCOME IMAGE (OPTIONAL)

    • Click Add an image

      • Add image

      • Select the file from your device and click Open

      • Click OK 👍

      • To update the image click the REPLACE IMAGE icon 

      • Or you can click the REMOVE IMAGE icon

  • TITLE

  • DESCRIPTION

  • Choose BACKGROUND colour

Learning Outcomes

  • Type in a TITLE

  • Type in your LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • You can create between 1 - 5, click Add another outcome? or REMOVE OUTCOME to change the number of learning outcomes

  • EXTRA TEXT (OPTIONAL)

  • Choose BACKGROUND colour

Adding a Slide

To start creating your slide

  • Click ADD SLIDE 

  • Choose Slide

  • You can also select the Delete slide, Delete slide [number]? and then Yes Delete or No, do not delete

 

  • SLIDE IMAGE (OPTIONAL)

    • Add image

    • Select the file from your device and click Open

    • Click OK 👍

    • To update the image click the REPLACE IMAGE icon 

    • Or you can click the REMOVE IMAGE icon

    • Select if you want it Image top or Image bottom, a variation throughout the lesson works well!

  • TITLE

  • TEXT

  • Choose BACKGROUND colour


Adding an Image quiz or Video Quiz

When you’re selecting your quiz type you’ll have Single choice and Multiple choice, with an additional Ordering option for Video Quizzes. 

This quiz type will apply to all questions in the quiz. The calculations for these quiz types differ so it’s important you choose the right one at the start.

To start creating your quiz

  • Click ADD SLIDE 

  • Choose Image quiz or Video quiz

  • Select Single choice, Multiple choice or (video only) Ordering

  • Use the Lesson overview at the bottom to navigate around

  • You can also select the Delete quiz, and then select Yes, delete or No, do not delete

Single choice and Multiple choice quizzes

  • Quiz Intro 

    • TITLE

    • EXPLANATION

  • To move between the quiz 

  • Media, you’ll have the choice of adding an Image or a Video depending on which quiz type you’ve chosen 

    • VIDEO FOR THE QUIZ

      • Click Add video and select Upload a file or Embed a link

        • Upload a file

          • Add Video

          • Select the file from your device and click Open

          • Click OK 👍

        • Embed a link

          • VIDEO URL, paste in your YouTube URL

          • Check URL

          • Click play to check the video 

          • Click OK 👍

      • To change the video click Change Video or Change URL

      • Or you can click the REMOVE VIDEO icon

    • IMAGE FOR THE QUESTION

      • Click Add image and then Add image

      • Select the file from your device and click Open

      • Click OK 👍

      • To update the image click Change image and then REPLACE IMAGE

      • If you have multiple questions you can use the same image for all questions or different images for each question! To use different images from Question 2+ 

        • Select Change image and then click the REPLACE IMAGE icon and OK 👍

        • Or you’ll have the option to Add image

  • Question 1

    • HINT, this will be prefilled but you can replace it with your own copy. The hint is the same for all questions in the quiz. 

    • QUESTION, type your question in here

    • ANSWERS

      • Display in random order? Untoggle to deselect, we recommend keeping it on!

      • Type in your possible answers

      • You can Add another answer or REMOVE THIS OPTION 

      • Use the button on the right hand side to MARK AS CORRECT/INCORRECT. The correct answer(s) will be highlighted green

      • Add some feedback? Use this to highlight why answers are incorrect or to build on correct answers. You can also Remove feedback

  • Question 2 +

    • Click the + ADD QUESTION from the Quiz Overview or from the right of the mobile view 

    • You can also Delete this question, then select Yes, delete or No, do not delete 

  • Click Save and Exit or the X button on the top right hand side and select Yes, exit or No, do not exit


Ordering quizzes (video only)

  • Quiz Intro

    • TITLE

    • EXPLANATION

  • Media

    • VIDEO FOR THE QUIZ, click Add Video and then Upload a file or Embed a link

  • Ordering Task

    • HINT, this will be prefilled but you replace it with your own copy

    • ORDERING ITEMS, put the items in the order that you want to be correct

      • Click into the box and type in the items

    • You can Add another option or DELETE OPTION. You can have a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 items

  • You can have one ordering task per quiz.


Video Slides

Web customers can also add a Video slide. The video may be uploaded from file or linked from YouTube.

Editing and Deleting

When you are on the course page view you can go back into your lesson by clicking View lesson

You can also make changes by selecting the Edit icon on the lesson, from here you can;

  • Change Lesson title

    • TYPE THE LESSON TITLE, change the copy and click Save or Cancel

  • Delete lesson

    • Select DELETE Lesson or No, don’t delete

Once you have deleted a lesson there is no way to restore it so please be careful! 

With our slideshow lessons you will need to Unpublish course to make any edits, make the required changes and then Publish course.