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The new Content Management feature in the account portal allows the instructors to add external content for their students. The instructors can add external content within the XtremeLabs platform at the course level and module level by navigating to the Content Management page under Dashboard menu.

The instructors can record lectures, share external readings, video or audio presentations, additional course material, create activities and quizzes for their students and share them in lab portal and modules simultaneously. The content can be added on the course and module levels. These new features are live in all our classes across the globe.

  1. External Content Integration in Lab Portal (Course Level)
  2. External Content Integration in Lab Modules (Module Level)
  3. Content Usage Report (Dashboard)
1. External Content Integration in Lab Portal (Course Level)

The instructor can add the external content on the course level by adding the following information: 

  • Content Type (Instructor can choose from different types of content: Microsoft Learn Content, Microsoft Learn: Knowledge Check, Document, Video, and Other)
  • Content Title (Instructor can add any specific title for the external content to differentiate between multiple contents and be viewed by the students)
  • Content URL (Instructor must add the URLs for external Content which is accessible by their students)

Once the content is added, students will be able to view the external content tiles in the account portal.

2. External Content Integration in Lab Modules (Module Level)

The instructor can add the external content on module level by adding the following information: 

  • Lab (Instructors will have to choose from multiple lab modules to add the required external content)
  • Content Type (Instructor can choose from different types of content: Microsoft Learn Content, Microsoft Learn: Knowledge Check, Document, Video, and Other)
  • Content Title (Instructor can add any specific title for the external content to differentiate between multiple contents and be viewed by the students)
  • Content URL (Instructor must add the URLs for external Content which is accessible by their students)

Once the content has been added, students will be able to view the module level external content within the lab environment. The external content links can be viewed and accessed under the lab information lab in the lab steps overlay.

The external content will remain in the XtremeLabs database and instructors can simply choose from the already available content to add to their classrooms.

3. Course Content Usage Report (Active & Inactive Students)

The instructors can now access the content (Microsoft Learn and External) usage history of their students on the Course Content Usage Report page and download the report by clicking on the Download Report button in the upper right corner of the page. It enables the instructors to track the content usage of their students (active and non-active) for evaluation purposes.

By clicking the Course Content Usage Report button, you will be directed to a new tab which contains the Course Content Usage history of users.

XtremeLabs has conducted a series of live demos of the new capabilities. Please click here to watch the recording if you were not able to attend the live demos.

 

If you have any questions about the external content integration, please feel free to contact our Sales Team!