TRAIN depends on its Course Providers to post relevant content for its users. If you are a content creator or Course Provider and wish to post your content to TRAIN, this tutorial will walk you through the process of requesting to become a TRAIN Course Provider. For TRAIN administrators, this tutorial will also walk you through how to approve a Course Provider in TRAIN.
Cloning a course can be useful in many situations. For example, if you had a live webinar course and now wish to post the recorded webinar to TRAIN. You can clone the original 'Live Event (Online)' course and create an 'External Content' course that links to the recorded webinar. Lets walk through the process.
The Hot Topics feature in TRAIN allows administrators to select specific hot topics that are relevant to their audience and display them only to that audience. The Hot Topics leverage the already existing “Announcements” functionality and work in a similar fashion. They also allow the administrator to provide Hot Topics on their affiliate page prior to login. Click on the document on the right to download the "How To" guide.
Group Based Discussions
Group Based Discussions in TRAIN allow learners within a group to interact with each other as the group discussion administrator. Learners or admins are able to post comments/questions for others to view and respond. Click on the document on the right to download the "How To" guide.
The Assign Users functionality in TRAIN allows administrators and course providers to add existing users to a courses’ roster. Once added, administrators and course providers can adjust the registration record for those users as needed. Click on the document on the right to download the "How To" guide.
Administrative Organizations in TRAIN enables the granting of administrative privileges over individual courses to another organization. Administrators will be able to create a new Administrative Organization and assign either Course Report Manager or Course Provider role by managing the Organization's members. This Organization can be associated to course as desired.
Percentage-Based Scoring with Weighted Questions
Percentage-based scoring in assessments provides an alternative to points scoring and also introduces weighted questions. If all questions are kept at the default value, every question will count equally in the grade calculation. If a different weight is chosen for one or more questions, those answers will receive a larger percentage of the overall possible score.
Blended Learning Series
The Blended Learning Series in TRAIN allows the course provider to create a bundle of related courses for a variety of training needs. This document illustrates how to create a Blended Learning Series and also covers the functionality of its roster. Images are included to illustrate key points.
This job aid introduces Resources in TRAIN 3.0. Resources is now a merged functionality of classic TRAIN’s Library and
Before developing Resources in TRAIN 3.0, administrators had to utilize the Library module to publish content for TRAIN administrators and the Resources module to publish content for TRAIN learners. After merging both in TRAIN 3.0, administrators will use one module to make resources available to only other administrators or visible to learners. This combines two workflows into one location and allows flexibility in creating resources while maintaining visibility needs and sharing links with those who do not have a TRAIN account.
Training Plan Management
Training Plans can meet workforce development needs in several ways. Use this guide to learn how to create and edit training plans, assign them to learners, and leverage the new Proof of Completion to provide a summary document of the learner's completed courses within the plan.