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Shh! 7 Secret Features To Make Your Online Training Course Shine

If you didn't catch this week's hugely popular webinar, where Rosalie shared our secret features to make your online training course shine, here's what you missed!

14 Jan 2022 by Annie Symonds

At Coassemble, our purpose is to help you revolutionize training in your workplace with fun and interactive online training courses your employees will love.

And with that purpose comes a lot of resources to help you. With weekly webinars, inspirational blog content, and e-books to guide you to become an excellent manager, we specialize in helping you deliver exceptional training experiences to your employees.

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Don't have time to learn how to be a designer to make your online training shine? Fear not! Our team is full of training legends and designers who have built Coassemble to do the heavy lifting for you!

The truth is, we've got the design elements ready for you to drop your content into multiple lesson screens to use. Try our timelines, quizzes, spin the wheel screens, and so many more lesson screens, and you'll become the workplace hero who can turn any training into engaging content all employees will love.

If you've been a little disorganized with training, we're here to help you combine all of your documents into our online training platform. At Coassemble, you can create your course and update it when you need to. Having your training content in one place won't only make you organized, but it will also make your employees organized and focussed too.

While so many customers love our lesson screens, there are so many features in the Coassemble app that you may not even know about. So, we've decided to start 2022 with a bang and share some of our team's favorite hidden features to help you transform your online training courses!

If you missed this webinar, you can still watch it on demand here.

Secret Features To Make Your Online Training Course Shine

1. Pick a course template and save time

Did you know we have a library full of different course templates you can drop your content into? You might remember seeing a few templates in our Course Template library before, but now you'll find over 20 templates to choose from.

Our design expert Eliza is building out new course templates every week, so make sure you pop by and check out the new templates when you next log in.

Currently, you can find various course templates to help you get started, including:

Find all of these course templates and more when you click on the Create A Course button on your main dashboard, which will allow you to click on Use A Template.

2. Switch screens easily

Our sales guru Bobby said his favorite secret feature is to switch screens easily without having to recreate any. He said:

It's a real-time saver.

And he's right. There's now a drop-down arrow to switch between screens. Many of our customers tend to use the Standard Screens, which allow you to use the following:

  • Text and image
  • Video
  • Slideshow
  • Document
  • Embed
  • Pop quiz

If you jump into our Interactive Screens, this is where you'll find some of the fun features to really make your content shine. In the interactive screens section, you'll be able to switch screens easily.

Tip – be mindful when choosing your screens as you'll only be able to switch screens that are either image-based with each other, and vice-vera.

3. Advanced screen settings

Did you know items can be reordered from the advanced screen settings? That’s right. There are plenty of ways you can make your screen even more special. For example, we’ve noticed a lot of people are using the Springy List, but did you know you can use a background image too which is located in the advanced screen settings as well?

4. Document upload screen will blow your mind!

While most customers are familiar with the document screen, the document upload screen is a bit of a hidden feature many of our customers don’t know about.

Our designer Eliza said:

"I love the Document Upload screen as it can be used for so many different purposes."

Similar to the Assignments screen, you can add a file in and ask your employees to fill it out and upload it back into the platform so you can view it in the reports section. You can also ask your employees to upload a file too!

5. New text editor to save your brand colors

Did you know you can save your brand colors or your commonly used colors easily now? Our Senior Front End Engineering Manager, Jon told us it's one of his favorite hidden features to use when creating your online training course!

6. Make your course fun with the GIPHY integration

Learning Designer Eliza loves using GIFs while building our Course Templates because:

"GIFs add extra personality to a course."

Love GIFs but don't have time to trawl the internet to find one that represents your content? No problem! You can now search for your favorite GIFs AND emojis in our search bar. Let's not forget you can search for quality images from Unsplash if you need to find some good visual content to bring your course to life.

7. Be extra with the pop quiz feedback!

At Coassemble, we all love the pop quiz feature because this gaming element will bring your online training courses to life. It will also engage with your employees when you need to make sure they understand the training.

You’ll be able to check how your employees performed in the pop quiz by seeing how long it took them to answer the questions correctly in our reports. Now, you might already know this about the pop quiz feature, but did you know you can customize the feedback on the quiz too? Click on Advanced Questions settings, and you’ll be able to customize feedback to help people understand why their answer is right or wrong.

OK guys, these are our seven secret features to make your online training course shine! Keep an eye out, as we'll be sharing the rest of our secrets for crafting the employee experience very soon!

Webinars: Remember, you can watch the full webinar here.

Over 30 screen layout templates

And if you didn't already know...

We have over 30+ lesson screens to choose from

With 30+ lesson screen templates to choose from, you'll be able to bring your content to life by using them to create an interactive presentation.

There are plenty of ways to bring your content to life; you'll love using our lesson screen templates to help you see how easy it is to make it happen.

Gain access to more than an online training platform

If you're still wondering whether Coassemble is the right online training platform for you, we offer much more than training templates!

Our US-based training experts like Rosalie will help you build a training experience that will instantly make sense to everyone who needs to be involved in it. Drop our team a message in our Live Chat feature on this site, and they'll be able to answer any questions you might have about getting started with your training.

  • You'll discover how to build a genuinely awesome training course that will knock the socks off your team and other stakeholders.
  • You'll learn how to send your training program pro-actively so it doesn't get lost in a sea of spam.
  • You'll also gain access to understanding how your team engaged with your training through our excellent analytics tool.
  • You can ask for feedback from your team about how they found your training so you can continually improve and update it when needed.

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