Free Demo

Axis LMS Course Progress & Score Weights

Some of the content you add into a course will be more time consuming or fulfilling to the user; others will almost be 'extra' content - something that compliments the course well, but isn't required. Because of this, you can weigh the content you add into a course and, by extension, display a more accurate reflection on the user's Progress Bars.

To adjust content weights in a course, you'll first need to go into the course:
    Learning > Online Courses > Manage Courses > Manage
Once you're on the course management page, click on the Progress & Score Weights icon. 

There are two tabs in this area: Score Settings and Progress Settings
  • Score Settings [above] only applies to graded modules (graded quizzes and offline activities) and will be used to determine the user's final score for the course. You may, for example, want to assign a higher weight to graded quizzes as compared to offline activities, or assign a higher weight to a particular graded quiz - maybe it's the 'final' quiz.
  • Progress Settings [below] apply to every piece of content in the course; each completed item will increase the user's progress bar by whatever percentage value it is worth. 

This percentage value is calculated by your LMS when you assign it a numerical value. And in the example above, each piece of content is given a value between 0 and 2, depending on if we, as admins, care if the user completes the content or not. In our case, we're really only concerned about Quiz completions - users can practice as they need. 

By giving content appropriate score and progress weights, you are able to expand upon the capabilities of your Sections and Subsections. A common practice is to create a section that only displays when a user's progress is 100% - this section frequently contains a link to their course certificate.
The features discussed in this article may or may not be available on your LMS system.
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Customizing an LMS Course Certificate
Viewed 968 times since Wed, Jan 15, 2014
Printable Certificates in Axis LMS
Viewed 3811 times since Wed, Jul 17, 2013
FAQ - Axis LMS Keycodes
Viewed 1005 times since Mon, Oct 13, 2014
Importing and Working with Slides
Viewed 322 times since Mon, Sep 12, 2016
Content Accessibility in Axis LMS
Viewed 497 times since Tue, Sep 13, 2016
Axis LMS Content Accessibility
Viewed 1616 times since Tue, Feb 12, 2013
Learning Cheatsheet - Integrating Skype
Viewed 10192 times since Mon, Oct 28, 2013
Collecting Profile Information in Axis LMS
Viewed 146 times since Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Course Cheatsheet - Scheduled Course Reset in Axis LMS
Viewed 1966 times since Sun, Mar 31, 2013
Competency Programs in Axis LMS
Viewed 365 times since Thu, Oct 20, 2016