Edge Import - Learning Load Enhancement (Online Course Loads)

With this enhancement, changes have been made to the Online Course load in Edge Import to support the new Online Course Assets Load.

Online Course Load is Renamed to Online Course Metadata Load

This new name better describes its functionality and differentiates it from the new Online Course Assets Load that is available with the April ’21 Release.

"Is the Course format launchable from transcript?" Configuration Question is Being Replaced

With the release of the new Online Course Assets Load, it is necessary to replace this configuration question with new text and answer options.

  Before this enhancement After this enhancement
Question "Is the Course format launchable from transcript?" "Applicable only if unique identifier selected is online course id. If online course id in file is not present in the portal, should we?
Answer Options
  • Yes (default)
  • No
  • Not import the record (default)
  • Create new no content course (for historical purpose)
Help Text

This question is only applicable if unique identifier is Online Course ID. Online Course format launchable from transcript are courses published with content like AICC, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 and xAPI. Online Course format not launchable from transcript are courses with no content created for historical record purposes.

  • Yes: All courses in the file are launchable from transcript. This will only update existing courses.
  • No: All courses in the file are not launchable from transcript. This will create empty courses with no content, based on presence of Online Course ID in the portal.

This question is only applicable if the unique identifier is Online Course ID. Online courses with no content are not launchable from the transcript and can be created for historical record purposes only. When the Online Course ID provided in the file is not present in the portal:

  • Not import the record: Select this option to indicate the course needs to be created.
  • Create new no content course (for historical purpose): Select this option to create a new empty course.
Load Logic

If "Yes" was selected, and if an online course ID provided in the file did not exist in the system, an error message was displayed.

If "No" was selected, and if an online course ID provided in the file did not exist in the system, the system created an empty courses with no content.

No change

If "Not import the record" is selected, and if an online course ID provided in the file does not exist in the system, the following error message is displayed: "Online Course is not present in the portal."

If "Create new no content course (for historical purpose)" is selected, and if an online course ID provided in the file does not exist in the system, the system creates an empty courses with no content.

Impact on Existing Saved Configurations

For any existing saved configurations that utilized the "Is the Course format launchable from transcript?" question:

  • If "Yes" was previously selected, then “Not import the record” is selected for the new question.
  • If "No" was previously selected, then “Create new no content course (for historical purpose)” is selected for new question.

Edge Import Documentation

See Edge Import Homepage.

Starter Guide

Click here to download the Edge Import - Historical LMS Starter Guide.

Implementation

This functionality is automatically enabled for all organizations using the Online Courses data load in Edge Import. Template Guides are available in Edge Import to assist with load setup.

Permissions

The following existing permission is updated and applies to this functionality:

PERMISSION NAME PERMISSION DESCRIPTION CATEGORY

Access LMS - Online Courses Load

With the April 2021 release, this permission is renamed to Access LMS - Online Course Metadata Load.

Grants access to the Online Courses data load via Edge Import. This permission cannot be constrained. This is an administrator permission.

With the April 2021 release, this permission grants access to the Online Course Metadata data load.

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