There’s no doubt that instructors play a very important role on an e-learning website. They help you attract more students by creating new courses. They handle student queries and contribute to the overall success of your learning platform.
While they do a great job at helping you, it’s only fair that you assist them in every way possible. That means providing them with the right set of tools and features to empower your LearnDash instructors and make their job a whole lot easier.
If you have a LearnDash website that hosts course authors or instructors, these features will help you better their experience. Helping them improve their courses in return.
Let’s take a look.
5 Must-Have Features to Empower Instructors on LearnDash
On LearnDash, instructors have the ability to create and manage courses. Automation of tasks, better means of communication, and more tools, can be of immense help.
#1 Course Reviews and Rating System
How well a course performs depends on the way students respond to the course content. At times, there might not be a way to assess a student’s opinion of a course. But a student’s review of the course plays a key role in letting instructors know a course’s shortfalls and to help them improve the course content.
A course review and rating system provides students a platform to review course content. They can point out tough lessons, topics that need to be elaborated, and complex quizzes, to help instructors work on simplifying the content.
Positive reviews can help boost instructor morale and negative ones can help them improve. Ratings dual as a sort of gamification factor if you compare instructors based on them. Course ratings can be used as a metric to motivate instructors to maintain their courses and do better.
The plugin for the job: Ratings, Reviews, and Feedback for LearnDash
#2 Student Feedback System
Alongside reviews and ratings, a student feedback system can be used to review instructors. Students can provide their opinion on instructors telling them if they are doing a good or bad job.
Instructors can use this information to improve their processes and participation on your learning platform. Instructors can also use the feedback system to resolve individual student concerns and queries.
The LearnDash extension that offers this feature: Ratings, Reviews, and Feedback for LearnDash
#3 Detailed Quiz Reports
Just as course content is important, analysis of student performance is equally necessary. You want instructors to get detailed reports of quizzes so that they can evaluate how well students understood the course content and their performance outcomes.
Quiz reports per course and per student can help point out those lagging behind the average. Instructors can focus on these students to help them improve.
The LearnDash extension you need: Quiz Reporting
#4 Learning Path Creation
Not every student learns at the same rate or is equally competent. Hence, personalized learning paths are needed to make sure students benefit equally from the learning content. Learning paths help instructors decide the journey a student takes based on their ability or skill levels.
Instead of having to individually communicate with students and help them improve, automated paths remove the need for manual intervention and take care, of course, progress journey efficiently. Student experiences are personalized and training outcomes are improved. Students enjoy learning and are happier with your platform.
The plugin for the job (along with you – the LearnDash admin’s help, of course) – Uncanny Automator
#5 Instructor Profile Page
An instructor profile page can make your platform look professional and can provide instructors real estate to market their abilities and achievements. Instructors can opt to add student testimonials and ratings on their page to showcase their proficiency.
Version 3.5.0 onward, WISDM Instructor Role includes an inbuilt professional and customizable Instructor Profile page that can be used to share all the necessary information about instructors on your site. Instructors can use this space to add details such as their photo, bio, expertise, qualification, courses created, ratings, and so on.
Giving instructors the ability to work better means you end up having higher quality content on your site and improving the learning experience for your students. With product bundles like the LearnDash Essential Add-Ons Pack, integrating these features into LearnDash becomes easier than ever.
We say, more power to instructors! What are your thoughts?