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Course Authoring Tool

2015

The initial client requirement here was an easy and quick interface for professors to upload course material like videos, transcripts, documents and images. So far, they had been uploading them in multiple awfully hard to track folders.

Fixed course structure

Fixed course structure

The course structures were well defined with a core mandatory structure and some flexibility in individual elements. Fixed formats and guides gave a finite and modular framework to build on.

 So, for example, every uploaded video must be accompanied by a thumbnail and a transcript, and the same layout would be consistently used across.  Also, a constant p rogress bar  across the course creation process was included to gamify the experience    

So, for example, every uploaded video must be accompanied by a thumbnail and a transcript, and the same layout would be consistently used across.

Also, a constant progress bar across the course creation process was included to gamify the experience 

 

Admin Dashboard

Admin Dashboard

Over the course of the project, the requirement evolved to include users with multiple roles like Admins, Course Reviewers, Content Creators etc

 

feedback and collaboration

feedback and collaboration

The platform was now catering to a multi-user collaboration on the various courses. Admins would create courses and assign roles while reviewers and creators could have conversation threads over the content