Set up Learning Paths

Before you begin: Ensure you have the permissions to enable tools and access configuration variables for your organization.

  1. From the Admin Tools menu, click Organization Tools. Turn on Learning Paths.
  2. From the Admin Tools menu, click Config Variable Browser. Do the following:
    1. Navigate to d2l.Tools.Content.IsLessonsEnabled and set to on. Click Save.
    2. Navigate to d2l.Tools.Content.UseLessonsExperience. Click Add Value > Select Org Unit or enter the Org Unit ID. Click Update. Select on from the Value drop-down. Click Save. Repeat these steps for every course that will be added to learning paths using Learning Paths.
    3. Navigate to d2l.Tools.Content.NewLearnerExperience. Click Add Value > Select Org Unit or enter the Org Unit ID. Click Update. Select on from the Value drop-down. Click Save. Repeat these steps for every course that will be added to learning paths using Learning Paths.
    4. If required, set up the default learner role for Learning Paths. Navigate to d2l.System.Enrollment.LearnerRole configuration variable and edit at the organization level. Click Add Value, and then specify the top-level org unit as the Org Unit ID value and select the learner role as the Role value.
  3. To allow course administrators to create, edit and assign learning paths to learners, ensure the role has the following permissions:

    • Learning Paths > Access Learning Paths at the Organization level.
    • Learning Paths > Manage Learning Paths at the Organization level.
    • Org Unit Editor > Can Create and Edit Org Units at the Organization level.
  4. To allow learners to access and complete their assigned courses in Learning Paths and the My Learning widget, ensure the default learner role has the following permissions:
    1. Learning Paths > Access Learning Paths at the Organization level.
    2. Content > View Course Content at the Course Offering level and the Learning Path level.
  5. Edit the organization home page and add the My Learning widget.
  6. Edit the organization navbar and add Learning Paths.