The recent pandemic forced schools, colleges, universities, and different types of institutions to move online with instructors conducting lessons on various kinds of learning management systems (LMS). Needless to say, we saw an exponential growth in the industry of eLearning.
According to recent eLearning industry analysis, the eLearning market was worth $107 billion in 2015, $190 billion in 2018, and is expected to exceed $300 Billion by 2025.
Search engines like Google and Yahoo! were swarmed with user searches that included “online learning”, “How to create an online learning academy?” and “How to earn money by creating online courses?”
Contrary to popular belief, building an online eLearning academy isn’t as difficult as it sounds, especially when using a CMS like WordPress. If you’re still confused about why you should start your own venture, here a couple of benefits of running an online academy:
Edivently is an attractive option for individuals and organizations that want to sell online courses. This WordPress plugin works with any modern theme, so users retain creative control. Build courses with tiers to organize material. Offer free courses or accept payment as a one-time fee or subscription. Users can also set class expiration dates, review stats on the dashboard, and drip feed content to learners.
Edivently LMS makes it easy for anyone to sell courses online through a WordPress site. The platform has become popular among businesses because it offers an effective way to create and manage a web presence.
Edivently harnesses the power of WordPress by giving users the tools they need to generate revenue without extensive knowledge of coding. Anyone can build an online academy with custom content that includes access settings, sample lessons, and more.
FIRST STEP: INSTALLING EDIVENTLY
Go to WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New and Upload Plugin.
Attach the downloaded file to the ‘Choose File‘ option
Click on ‘Install Now‘
SECOND STEP: ADDING COURSES
#1 Go to Edivently LMS and click “Add Course” to customize your content according to your requirements.
#2 Set the Title, Subtitle, Description of your course.
#3 Select an option from course Access Type (Free, Paid, and Subscription)
#4 You have an option to create your own Categories, Levels, Languages, and Tags; there is no restriction on how they are named.
#5 Make sure to click on the “Save Draft” option for your course landing page.
THIRD STEP: CREATING QUIZZES
The quiz feature gives you the option to create Multiple Choice Quizzes to test your Students.
1. Click the “+ Quiz” button to create a new quiz
2. Enter your quiz title.
3. Click on Add (+) icon to expand the quiz panel and insert details as per your requirement.
4. Click on Add (+) Question” button to create multiple choice questions and select the correct answer.
FOURTH STEP: MAKING ASSIGNMENTS
Admin can click the assignment section in their curriculum to test your student’s knowledge. Here are some steps which help you to create an assignment.
1. Create a new assignment by clicking on the “+ Assignment” button.
2. Enter your “Assignment” title.
3. Click on the Add (+) icon to expand the assignment panel area.
4. You can create a detailed explanation of your assignment by clicking on the “+ Content” button and
5. Also, you can add learning materials and resources by clicking on the “+ Material” button.
FIFTH STEP: COURSE CATEGORIES
Edivently has four types of categories:
A. Course Categories
B. Course Languages
C. Course Levels
D. Course Tags
A. Course Categories
SIXTH STEP: PAYMENT OPTIONS
PayPal Payment Option:
a. Enter your PayPal account email.
b. Enable PayPal Sandbox.
c. Enter Your License Key.
d. Make sure to press the ‘Save Changes’ button.
Congratulations! You just installed Edivently LMS on your system. Now you can create courses, quizzes, assignments, courses categories, and set payment options on your website.
Edivently LMS also offers you options like content dripping, expire access, manage students, user profiles, custom badges, and offer certificates.