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Learning Element (LE) Details - Advanced Settings

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This article will describe some of the Advanced Settings options for your various Learning Elements (LE).

The Advanced Settings panel is where you can determine or set various data settings.

Some settings may vary for different types of Learning Elements.

Advanced Settings is where you can determine or set;

Learning Element (LE) Type

Utilization Tracking 

Expected Duration

LEID (Learning Element ID)

Local ID 

a Reference Field 

Active or Inactive Status, 

See View counts 

Publish and Unpublish Dates 

Establish any Tags

Determine any Catalog Folders where the Learning Element is Utilized 

Have Direct LE Access 

See Learning Element History

To Access Advanced Settings

  • Ensure the proper Current Team is selected (menu located lower-left of screen).

  • Navigate to the Catalog tab.

  • Locate the Folder with the Learning Element you wish to set or view any Advanced Settings for and select to highlight. This will display any Learning Elements inside this folder within the LEARNING CONTENT field.

  • To Access Advanced Settings for a specific Learning Element, click on the 3 dots at the far right side to display it's context menu and select LE details. You also have the option of accessing the Advanced Settings when initially adding a Learning Element.

Advanced Settings

Whenever creating a new Learning Element or editing an existing Learning Element, you may utilize any Advanced Settings. Advanced Settings allows further options relating to the setup and usage of a given Learning Element.

Not all advanced setting types are available for all types of Learning Elements.

Once the Learning Element Details page displays, click on the Advanced Settings tab.

  • Learning Element (LE) Type: This specifies the type of Learning Element.

  • Utilization Tracking: This will determine how utilization is tracked.

In Progress On Open: Will record ‘In Progress' if launch window is opened. Assumes LMS Admin will assign final completion status later. 

Complete on Open: Will record ‘Complete’ if launch window opened. 

Complete on Close: Will record ‘Complete’ if launch window opened and closed. 

Complete on Duration: Will record ‘Complete' if the launch window is closed after the estimated duration time has elapsed.

In Progress: Will record 'In Progress' if Learning Element is open and closed before an expired duration time.

None: Will not record any utilization. 

None-Resource: Records no utilization and reflects only resource.

Include Pass upon Complete: Activate button to include those Learning Elements which are considered passed upon completion.

 Scorable: Select if this LE will be scorable. Scorable LE can contribute to Folder and Course scores.

Expected Duration: Type in an estimated viewing time for this Learning Element.

LEID (Learning Element ID): This is a unique identification string (made up of alpha and numeric characters) assigned to this Learning Element once added to Catalog. This LEID is used to identify this Learning Element.

Local ID: This is the value of a local Learning Element auto increment field and a unique value within the portal. The Local ID is assigned whenever a Learning Element is created.

Reference: This is an optional reference field for administrative use. In most instances this field may be left blank.

Active: Active Learning Elements are visible and available for Learner utilization. An Inactive status will hide this Learning Element from Learners while leaving it visible to LMS Admins.

Views: This displays the number of times this Learning Element has been viewed.

Publish Date: Enter a publish date into this field or select a date by clicking on the adjacent calendar. This Learning Element becomes visible and available to Learners on this date.

Unpublish Date: An unpublish date will hide this Learning Element from Learners upon this date. This date may be left blank which leaves the Learning Element perpetually published.

Tags (separated by commas): Type in words or phrases to help identify this Learning Element during searches. Separate each word or entire phrase with a comma.

The other tabs include;

Ensure to Save & Close to implement and save any changes.


Advanced Settings is where you can establish some of the functionality settings for your various Learning Elements (LE).

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