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  1. Forget SCORM support Tin Can API !

    If Woo Themes want Sensei to have an edge over competition then please add Sensei support/integration for Tin Can API for courses. being able to track and report on formal and informal learning activities using tin can statements is the future - SCORM is limited and legacy.

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  2. Built-in support for protected Amazon S3 video code.

    For Sensei to really be a sophisticated tool to offer online classes and workshops, it really has to offer a means to provide students with protected video. Hosting through Vimeo Pro, while nice, has limitations and isn't the smoothly professional delivery model that more experienced users seek--and that reflects a level or professionalism from the instructor. I find it shocking that Sensei supports Funny or Die videos but not S3--I mean, honestly, that's shameful. This product has SO MANY great features and would be integrated on my site today, but regardless of how many themes I chose or work-arounds I…

    102 votes
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  3. Allow course to have more than one Teacher

    Like title, give the capabilities to create a course with two o more teachers.

    In this way, two teachers can work at the same common project.

    Example:

    How to make a Course by X and Y
    Lesson 1 by X
    Lesson 2 by Y
    Lesson 3 by Y
    Lesson 4 by X
    ....

    88 votes
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  4. Frontend Teacher Interface similar UDEMY

    I would like to be able to see the Sensei with the function of Frontend Teacher Interface, so we can build something similar to Udemy or Lynda.

    And Sensei Statistics visible in the frontend with shotcodes and more...

    75 votes
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  5. Team Courses

    Team managers should be able to register their team to complete a course individually.

    For example, when integrated with WooCommerce, a manager could purchase 5 licences for a single course for his 5 employees to complete individually.

    The managers should then be able to download a report with which members have completed the course and their results.

    74 votes
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  6. Student groups

    - Trainees can be assigned to one or more Groups,
    - Courses can be assigned to one or more Groups (auto-enrollment)
    - Analysis shows colective results groups (grades, etc)

    70 votes
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  7. sensei seats

    Sensei Seats: Allow someone to purchase a group of courses (multiples of the same course) on one billing for distribution to a group of people. The customer can then email a registration link to the people that need to take the course. This would be helpful for people that need to train employees via bulk course purchases.

    66 votes
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  8. Student Note-Taking

    I would like to have an option for students to take notes while they watch the lesson video. They would then be able to submit those notes as part of their coursework. Since I do regular notebook checks anyway I think this could streamline things some. Ideally, these notes would auto-backup to the database so they'd be restored if a user's browser crashed and they needed to return to the lesson. I've seen these note-taking features before on other websites, but I'm not sure how to add them to my site. You can print, email, or save the notes to…

    44 votes
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  9. Add Learning Paths

    A building block approach to learning that helps your students reach their goals. Let's say you have 5 courses all on the same topic but geared towards different levels of learners. 2 of them are for beginners, 2 for intermediate and 1 for experts. If someone completes all 5 courses they have completed that path. Maybe tie it to badges but absolutely necessary for anyone offering any type of certifications, etc....

    28 votes
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  10. Register with course key

    To be able to use Sensei at our school students need to be able to register on courses with a course key given by their teacher.

    24 votes
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  11. add ability to import existing courses from moodle

    I have a moodle site to move over. would liike to not retype every question in the quiz - 750 questions.

    18 votes
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  12. I'd like to see the ability to add a SCORM-compliant module, PDF viewer

    Adding video is great, I'd like to be able to add a 'SCORM-compliant' (actually TINCAN would be better) module to a page that would allow you to run complex HTML-based or Flash-based learning scenarios from Wordpress rather than a CMS such as Moodle.

    Other options would be a mp3 audio file (may be possible now, haven't tried yet).

    Allow the upload of a PDF, with a nice 'flipbook' viewer and scroll-viewer option

    15 votes
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  13. add ability to branch lesson flow or path

    Right now all lessons are available or a linear path can be structured. Difficult to branch lesson path other than with prereq.

    How about lesson path dependent on pre test results, or student interest, or based on lesson interaction (story based lesson with branching paths depending on response to situation), or the basic loop to lesson with quiz answers worked out if not done correctly.

    This would add a level of interactivity and the course would appear to change to meet the student's needs, rather than a linear presentation of material and practice questions.

    14 votes
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  14. Quiz : passmark and maximum time for success!

    I need to make quiz with timer counting up and give a level of success based on % of good answers AND time to complete.

    14 votes
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  15. Assign Learners to Teachers

    Is there anyway to assign learners to teachers? I will have a set of teachers that will cover a defined set of students, while the students go through multiple lessons.

    Teacher A will have student group A and teacher B will have student group B, but both students may go through the same lesson at the same time. I was wondering if there was a simple way to assign the teachers to the students so that grading is easier.

    13 votes
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  16. Class Questions and Answers

    I love the idea to have a place for students to ask instructors questions. What I would like to see is a "Q/A" section for each module or lesson (depending on how you want to do your Q/A).

    This QA section would allow students to post questions and vote up questions if they have similar questions. The students should be able to post test, images (upload), videos (vimeo, youtube), .pdf, .doc, .pages, or whatever you want to allow them to upload.

    There should be an option to allow students to answer other student questions or only allow instructors to answer…

    12 votes
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  17. 11 votes
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  18. Course "Pass" Expiration

    Really need a simple function that on a user completing a course it not only adds the date of completion but importantly allows an expiry date to be added eg. 1 year. This will mean that just before the year is up an email is sent informing the user that they are going to need to resit their test. This will ensure the user is always up to date with the course if it changes in that time or they have forgotten some of it.

    9 votes
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  19. Send an email a month after last login for current members

    Send an email a month after last login for current members. Basically add the trigger to use the user's last login date with the sending delay of 1 month or 35 days for all current Subscribers

    7 votes
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  20. Integration with sensei and booking extension

    Sensei is a powerful extension of woocommerce, but i have this need/idea:

    The idea is integrate the booking extension to enable the lesson/course only on the date/time the user booking the service/course.

    In my case, i need this integration because i have a button to an external source, wich is necessary to activate only in the time of booking.

    :)

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