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Learning Cheatsheet - Integrating Skype
Viewed 13722 times since Mon, Oct 28, 2013
Through the use of Skype’s button generator, you can allow your users to connect to you in a whole new way. If you’re already a Skype member, you can customize your Skype button’s functions here. After you’ve copied the... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - Retaking Quizzes in Axis LMS
Viewed 13115 times since Mon, Mar 4, 2013
If your users are having a rough time with one of your Learning Objects, you may decide to allow retakes of that Learning Object.  To allow retakes of a quiz, you will need to go to that quiz's properties / settings (Learning > Online... Read More
Axis LMS SlidePoint Presentations
Viewed 11785 times since Thu, Sep 15, 2016
SlidePoint is a type of Presentation that is able to be delivered universally across almost all browsers, because of its independence from Flash. SlidePoint allows you to create and deliver an online presentation comparable to PowerPoint, with... Read More
Viewed 10910 times since Wed, Jan 4, 2017
SCORM Packages are unique in that a majority of their actual development is done outside of Axis LMS. SCORM development is done in (primarily) one of several popular services: Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate 360 (for access to... Read More
Web Object Learning Modules
Viewed 10378 times since Mon, Sep 12, 2016
Web Objects are a type of tracked content that can be created and used in Axis as you would a Graded Quiz or Presentation. These modules allow you to deliver the greatest variety of content, because they are created (essentially) as a wrapper for any... Read More
Graded Quizzes in Axis LMS
Viewed 9963 times since Fri, Sep 9, 2016
Graded Quizzes can be as simple or elaborate as you need. They offer the greatest amount of customizability, both visually and programmatically. And when combined with your Course Section and Subsection settings, can act as an excellent gauge of your... Read More
Surveys in Axis LMS
Viewed 9719 times since Wed, Oct 5, 2016
Surveys are a way for administrators to collect meaningful scrutiny of their courses by users who have experienced the content firsthand. It’s an invaluable tool when used correctly, giving content creators constructive criticism of their... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - Axis LMS Keywords
Viewed 9410 times since Thu, Apr 4, 2013
The Course and Learning Object Keywords offer an easy way to help you organize your online courses and learning objects for when you work with them via the Partition Admin area.  If you have a lot of courses (or a lot of learning objects), the... Read More
Delivering PowerPoint Presentations as Videos in Axis LMS
Viewed 9401 times since Fri, Feb 9, 2018
In addition to the PowerPoint Viewer, and the SlidePoint converter, your PowerPoint presentations are also capable of being converted into videos to be put up on your Axis LMS platform. By exporting your Presentation into a video format, you are... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - External Video Hosts
Viewed 9323 times since Wed, May 18, 2016
Recorded webinars and video tutorials are becoming an industry standard for a large variety of LMS-dependant companies. And for the many different video hosting websites available, Axis LMS is able to provide a method of trackable delivery through a... Read More
Axis LMS Course Progress & Score Weights
Viewed 9176 times since Mon, Aug 5, 2013
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... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - Republishing Learning Objects
Viewed 8410 times since Fri, Apr 5, 2013
To help facilitate the production and release of new, up-to-date information, Axis LMS gives administrators the ability to update their questions independently from their quizzes so that, with just a few clicks, learning objects are always using the... Read More
Accessing Content in Axis LMS
Viewed 7737 times since Tue, Sep 13, 2016
Within Axis, online courses can be as simple or elaborate as you require. Some courses are simple and completed by a user like a shopping list - just scratch them all off as they’re completed. Others are massively elaborate; revealing... Read More
Printable Certificates in Axis LMS
Viewed 7377 times since Wed, Jul 17, 2013
The objective of many admins is to have their users earn a certification, or something akin to a certification. As an Axis LMS admin, you are able to customize how your certificate looks, and how your users earn and access that certificate. There... Read More
Branding your Axis LMS Courses
Viewed 5938 times since Mon, Nov 21, 2016
Courses are the primary method of tracking your users' progress within Axis, and because of how much time your users are going to be spending there, it’s important that you’re not limited to just changing a banner; with Axis, you... Read More
Axis LMS Course and User Report Management
Viewed 5808 times since Mon, Oct 3, 2016
Your LMS is documenting and tracking a huge amount of data at any given moment - Course Starts, Quiz Completions, User Progression - but what’s most important to the admin is how that information is recorded and accessed. Inside Axis, all of... Read More
Axis LMS Performance Management
Viewed 5724 times since Thu, Nov 3, 2016
One of the most commonly exercised forms of Performance Evaluation is the 9-box matrix / grid. This simple tool allows HR departments to quickly evaluate their employees to determine who would make a suitable nominee for open positions or to conduct... Read More
Changing Banners in Axis LMS
Viewed 5722 times since Sat, Feb 16, 2013
Inside Axis LMS, there are several levels of banners you can set. When designing and selecting what banners to upload, keep in mind that the optimum banner size for page banners is 150 or more pixels high with the width of the image based on the page... Read More
Course Cheatsheet - Prevent Certificate from Appearing until user Purchases
Viewed 5573 times since Thu, Mar 28, 2013
Scenario: You want to offer a certification course - the complete content, as well as the quiz(zes) at no charge, but you do not want to enable the user to get their certificate unless they purchase it. Knowledge: For... Read More
FAQ - Axis LMS Keycodes
Viewed 5409 times since Mon, Oct 13, 2014
Inside the Axis LMS, you can sell your courses to resellers utilizing the concepts of "KeyCodes” and "Agents.” What is a KeyCode? A KeyCode is a unique code generated by your LMS that users can redeem for Courses, or can be redeemed for on... Read More
Course Cheatsheet - Scheduled Course Reset in Axis LMS
Viewed 5365 times since Sun, Mar 31, 2013
While acting as an admin inside Axis LMS, you possess the ability to automatically reset a course for a user after a period of time has passed. Users who are reset in this method will have their reports archived [Users > Manage Users > ... Read More
Grading Offline Assignments in Axis LMS
Viewed 5159 times since Wed, Apr 3, 2013
Offline Learning Activities allow you to add offline assignments as part of your online course that your users must complete and then submit back for scoring/credit.  You might use offline activities as a means to have users fill out a form,... Read More
Axis LMS Course Pages
Viewed 5068 times since Wed, Sep 21, 2016
Every Course inside Axis LMS is made up of multiple pages. While your users may only ever be able to access a handful at a time, they all come together to create your course. Looking to add content to your courses? Skip to this article. Courses are... Read More
Managing a User’s Data in Axis LMS
Viewed 5019 times since Thu, Dec 8, 2016
Almost all the Axis LMS reports and tables revolve around users; a user’s purchases, a user’s scores, which users belong to which manager. These reports also allow the report viewer to apply filters, narrowing their results down to users... Read More
Integrating Google Calendars into Axis LMS
Viewed 4937 times since Mon, Mar 21, 2016
If you’re already using Google Calendars, you may view Axis’ built-in calendars as more redundant than useful. Rather than update both calendars, Google Calendars can be integrated directly into Axis LMS. Getting the Embed Link Google... Read More
Axis LMS Course Certificate
Viewed 4887 times since Fri, Sep 23, 2016
While crafting your courses inside Axis, you’re very likely to be working with the Course Certificate. Course Certificates use dynamic data - this means that if a user earns the Certificate with their maiden name, then opens it again after... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - Module Buttons
Viewed 4740 times since Mon, Apr 8, 2013
Every module type has its own toolkit of different buttons on the User Interface. As an administrator, you are able to hide and reveal different buttons on a module by module basis. For example, by default, Graded Quizzes will have all the buttons... Read More
Course Cheatsheet - Course Time Requirements in Axis LMS
Viewed 4547 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2013
Using section and page settings, admins can restrict what content is available to users based on the amount of time or days they’ve been inside one of your Axis Courses. To learn more about how to limit the accessibility of your Courses'... Read More
Collecting Profile Information in Axis LMS
Viewed 4532 times since Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Having completed user profile fields gives an Axis LMS administrator a lot of flexibility in the system - from Triggers to Reports, an admin can never have too much information to leverage, and pivot off of. Just how that information is collected... Read More
User Event Triggers in Axis LMS
Viewed 4530 times since Mon, Sep 19, 2016
Event Triggers are the solution to many of the different scenarios you may encounter as an administrator. When triggered by a user’s actions, a chain reaction will occur somewhere else in the system; this occurs time and time again, and once... Read More
Using your LMS to Create Additional Revenue
Viewed 4468 times since Tue, Dec 22, 2015
If you’re not already selling through your LMS, Axis has all the incentive for you to start today. The Content Library offers a vast amount of modules and courses designed to either stand alone, or accompany your own content. Content from the... Read More
Creating an LMS Course Template
Viewed 4276 times since Tue, Aug 20, 2013
For admins who would like to create courses from templates, you are able to use an existing course as the template for a new one by duplicating the course. These steps will walk you through creating a new template course that can be duplicated... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - Course Dashboard
Viewed 4099 times since Fri, Jan 17, 2014
Familiarize yourself with the Axis LMS Administrator Course Dashboard. Learning > Online Courses > Manage Courses > Manage At the top of the dashboard, Administrators will see the Course Thumbnail, the Course Name, assigned Category ID, and the... Read More
Learning Cheatsheet - Changing Learning Object Icons
Viewed 4005 times since Wed, May 18, 2016
Whenever you add a Learning Object to one of your Axis courses, that module is given a default icon to help both the user and the admins distinguish what type of content it is. By using the "Change Item Icon” button, the admin is able to use one of... Read More
Automating your LMS
Viewed 3998 times since Fri, Nov 13, 2015
The ultimate goal of many admins is to reach the pinnacle point where they can be completely hands off, allowing their LMS to automate both the user life cycle, and all of their administrative necessities; such as reporting. While this may be more or... Read More
Importing and Working with Slides
Viewed 3998 times since Mon, Sep 12, 2016
Slides are the backbone of many different types of Quizzes and Modules in your Axis system. They take on primarily two different forms: Inquisitive and Informative.  Inquisitive Slides are very commonly referred to as ‘Questions’ and... Read More
Delivering PointPoint Presentations as a Video in Axis LMS
Viewed 3831 times since Mon, Oct 28, 2013
In addition to the PowerPoint Viewer, and the SlidePoint converter, your PowerPoint presentations are also capable of being converted into videos to be put up on your Axis LMS platform. By exporting your Presentation into a video format, you are... Read More
Customizing an LMS Course Certificate
Viewed 3294 times since Wed, Jan 15, 2014
Inside the Axis LMS, your course certificates can be locked down until a user has achieved certain criteria you’ve set. These certificates can also be edited in an interface that is more intuitive and customizable than ever. To customize your... Read More
SMS Alerts to LMS Report Admins
Viewed 3240 times since Tue, Feb 7, 2017
Through a combination of Event Triggers and Report Admins, administrators may configure their Axis LMS courses to send report admins a text message alert when a user acts in one of their online courses. These actions can be a user... Read More
Connecting the Admin-User Environments in Axis LMS
Viewed 3165 times since Wed, Mar 29, 2017
As an Axis LMS administrator, you’re able to link an existing user account to your administrator login; this provides you a lot of new tools, that are otherwise exclusive to users. Linking Your Administrator Account New Axis LMS systems are... Read More
Live Classes in Axis LMS
Viewed 2818 times since Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Live Classes provide Axis Administrators a method to represent their physical classroom training inside the LMS. Once they are created inside Axis, you’ll be able to sell the class, and manage everything about the class: available seats, mark... Read More
Using Embedded Office 365 files in Axis LMS
Viewed 2543 times since Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Office 365 is Microsoft's modernization of their enduring Office product line including popular standards such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. And while Axis does include its own file conversions, Office 365 allows you to offer your Office... Read More
Recording ILT Meetings in Axis LMS
Viewed 2257 times since Fri, Dec 11, 2020
As Instructor Led Training makes scheduling and delivering live online training more commonplace, the desire to record and repackage those meetings has come with it. If you're using the built-in meeting service, your trainers and/or users can... Read More
Delivering Free Live Streamed Content in Axis LMS
Viewed 2034 times since Thu, Sep 6, 2018
In this article, we will be setting up live streaming using YouTube and Axis LMS. In addition to having a YouTube account, and Axis LMS, you will need to select a streaming 'encoder' (though, we'll mostly refer to it as a streaming &... Read More
Axis LMS Course User Queue
Viewed 1888 times since Tue, Sep 24, 2019
As an Axis administrator, you're likely already aware that there are many different ways a user can become enrolled in your courses. (And if you're not, check out this article on some of the different ways you should be aware of.) And while... Read More
Scheduling ILT Meetings in Axis LMS
Viewed 1796 times since Tue, Apr 20, 2021
Before your users can participate in any Instructor Led Training, you'll need to make sure there are defined Meeting Times for the Program. You'll also need to select a method for your users' attendance. Within Axis LMS, the Instructor... Read More
Adding the Free COVID-19 content to your Axis LMS
Viewed 1163 times since Mon, Mar 16, 2020
To help deter the spread of misinformation surrounding the CORVID-19 (Corona) Virus, some content developers on the OpenSesame platform have developed free content for use within your LMS.  To access this free content, you'll begin by... Read More
Working with Checklists in Axis LMS
Viewed 1098 times since Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Checklists are a way for Administrators and Managers to track a User's progression and competency in activities outside Axis LMS. Completing Checklists can be either administrative-only, where a manager or admin checks off individual items for a... Read More
Linking Content to Instructor Led Training
Viewed 805 times since Thu, Apr 22, 2021
When developing your online curriculum, Instructor Led Training is likely only one aspect of your offering. Within Axis LMS, ILT Sessions can consolidate the associated (non-ILT) training into a one view for the user; allowing them to quickly access... Read More
Custom Certificates in Axis LMS
Viewed 680 times since Fri, May 28, 2021
For most, a big part of online training is making sure learners have something to show for their time spent. In Axis LMS, there are many ways to give learners that sense of achievement, but the most popular and most frequently used are the... Read More
ILT and Virtual Classes in Axis LMS
Viewed 604 times since Mon, Oct 19, 2020
Instructor Led Training aims to fulfill a couple different objectives in Axis LMS. Many admins will likely be drawn to it for conference call-style live training; but it can also be used for scheduling live training of any variety, assigning... Read More
Broadcasting Tools in Axis LMS Instructor Led Training
Viewed 295 times since Thu, Oct 21, 2021
As an instructor for an ILT online meeting, one of the tools you may find useful is the Broadcast tool. At face value, this tool is somewhat unremarkable. But what makes this tool worthwhile is the ability to take advantage of countless number of... Read More
Using E-Signatures in Axis LMS
Viewed 249 times since Mon, Oct 25, 2021
In certain circumstances, you may want or need to add in a way to collect an electronic signature from your users during their participation inside of an online course. This is especially important if you are required to follow the 21 CFR Part 11 FDA... Read More
Global Content Search in Axis LMS
Viewed 184 times since Fri, Sep 17, 2021
The Global Content Search works best as a tool for systems where showing all content available is paramount. It is a single place users can go to view all content available based on a search they perform. To enable (or disable) the Global Content... Read More
Creating a Certification Program in Axis LMS
Viewed 169 times since Mon, Dec 6, 2021
In Axis LMS, Certifications and CEUs are a method to combine your otherwise independent created courses and ILT Programs into a larger, more tangible program for your users to complete and progress through. They also offer the advantage of being able... Read More
Instructor Led Training in Axis LMS
Viewed 156 times since Tue, Dec 7, 2021
Instructor Led Training aims to fulfill a couple different objectives in Axis LMS. Many admins will likely be drawn to it for conference call-style live training; but it can also be used for scheduling live training of any variety, assigning... Read More