Traditional textbooks may be going out of print, but that doesn’t mean you need to lose learning content! Use enrichment activities to provide text, or document a process. Sprinkle in some comprehension checks, and you’ve got yourself an incredibly engaging resource!
Add an enrichment activity
If you’re not already in your course, click on Learning > Manager.
2. In the Courses list tab search for your course, or click on your course card. You may even create a new course from here if you’d like.
3. Scroll down to the Activities section and enter a name for the enrichment activity.
4. Click the Create Activity button.
5. In the Set Content Type drop-down next to your new activity, choose Enrichment.
6. Hover your mouse over your new activity and click the edit icon to access the
The following 3 options are available for your Enrichment Activity:
Click the Text button to add a block of text.
2. Add text in the block. Double-click to display the formatting popup.
3. Add more text blocks if desired.
Click the Process button to add a list of steps.
2. Click on the edit icon.
3. Enter process name, description, and steps. Click Save.
Adding a question to a specific point in the timeline is known as a Comprehension check. Add questions to check a learner’s comprehension.
Click Comprehension Check.
A new box will appear.
2. Click Enter Question to create your text. Click Enter.
A message will appear reminding you that the comprehension question is only partially complete at this point. You still must create an answer to your question.
3. Hover over the question to make the edit icon appear. Click the edit icon.
An edit panel will appear. This same panel will appear for Video and Quiz activities as well. You may edit your question in the edit panel.
Note: The question may contain up to 2,000 characters. Break lines will also format for the learner if you choose to use them.
4. Choose the Question Type.
There are three options for the Question Type:
Unique choice - the learner can only choose one correct answer.
Multiple answers - out of 10 possible answers, the learner would need to choose at least two answers.
Short Answer - the learner would need to type out an answer in one or more sentences.
5. Add the answers to the question. Begin by entering text for Answer option 1, and
then click the + Add Answer Option link to add another answer option until you
cover all the options that you want for this question.
Note: Answers may contain up to 280 characters. For each answer option that is correct, click the small square button on the left to turn it green (this is a circle for Unique Choice). If you choose Short Answer, you will need to type in the exact word or phrase the learner needs to respond with.
6. Choose the Feedback Type.
There are several options for Feedback Type:
All Answers - provide feedback after the learner answers a question correctly.
Correct/Incorrect answers - give a message to the learner for correct AND incorrect responses.
Per option - Give custom messages for each of the options that the learner can choose. The message that you provide for each option will appear when the user clicks on that option.
E.g. Question: What are Hard Skills?
(Incorrect) answer: Skills formed in cement!
Feedback: Oh, that’s not quite right! Try again, and not so literal next time.
7. Add your Feedback.
For All Answers: Enter the text you’d like to give to your learners for the correct answers.
For Correct/Incorrect Answers: Enter the text you’d like to give to your learners for BOTH Correct AND Incorrect answers.
Add a custom text for each option the learner may choose.
8. Click Save.
Click Settings to enter the Approximate Time (in minutes) it will take to complete the enrichment activity. Then click Save.
Look at you go! You’re an expert in enrichment now, and well on your way to creating an inspiring and valuable course for your learners. Now head back to Creating and Publishing Courses to finish up the process.
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