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The global eLearning market is on the rise. This is unsurprising considering if done correctly, it makes education and training more affordable and convenient.
WordPress makes providing online education easier than ever through the use of eLearning plugins. So we’ve cultivated a list of five of the best eLearning plugins out there so you can make learning more accessible. These are perfect for teachers, educators, and students.
Put online courses directly into your blog, add a grading feature, and send certificates to your students with these easy-to-use plugins.
The title says it all, CoursePress adds online courses to your site with a beautiful interface. You have everything you need including the ability for students to upload and download content, create discussion boards, and even create quizzes. You can even decide if you want to offer paid or free courses and have a place to compile all your grading.
Quickly view, quizzes, student progress, and members easily. Educator supports PayPal, cash, and check payments so your courses can be accessible to more people. One of the most interesting features is that you can add lecturers that can upload and provide educational material so you don’t have to write up everything from a guest or provide all the coursework yourself.
teachPress supports seven languages so you can teach people all over the world. The plugin provides integrated modules for enrollment, assessment, and documents all in the same place. Add a course menu to your dashboard so you can quickly access and edit any courses you can create just like you would with a blog post.
Create an unlimited number of courses, lessons, and quizzes. You can have multiple teachers contribute to the learning material and integrate glossaries and tags to make things easier for students and teachers. Maybe the most useful feature is the ability to integrate with BuddyPress. Allow students and teachers to chat with each other, ask questions, and share thoughts.
With these tools, you can teach, learn, and share ideas all through your WordPress site. Your courses, grading, and quizzes will all be in one place so you can make money selling courses or let people access them for free.