Modified on Mon, 27 Jun 2022 at 07:53 AM

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This article will define and describe the general usage and setup of a Folder folder-type.

A Folder is a type of Catalog Folder and added to the Catalog in a manner similar to any other type of Catalog Folder.

For help documentation related to adding any type of Folder to the Catalog, please refer to; Adding and Editing Folders, otherwise the following information describes some general uses of a Folder folder-type.

Purpose behind a Folder folder-type

A Folder is a type of hierarchical Catalog Folder which can be directly populated with Learning Paths, Courses, Organizational-Folders, Folders and/or Learning Elements.

Folders are a convenient tool for organizing and assigning any Child Folders or Learning Elements.

SCORING: A Folder folder-type will be scored based on scores earned by any Child Folders or Learning Elements.


Learner Presentation: Drill Down

Scoring Process: Roll Up

Allowed Child Types: Learning Paths, Courses, Organizational-Folders, Folders, Learning Elements

Allowed Parent Types: Folders, Organizational-Folders

Important Tips: 

The settings above are system defaults but can be modified by an LMS Admin having appropriate permissions. 

It is considered a best practice to NOT modify existing folder-types, but instead create a new folder-type if necessary.

The Accord LMS prevents LMS Admins from creating any folder-types which are not allowed as Child Folders in any selected Parent Folder.

Folder Details (settings)

Generally, the informational Detail settings which may be set or entered for the various folder-types are very similar.

For more in-depth documentation regarding the various Details which may be entered or set for Folders, please see Detail Settings for All Folder-Types.

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