What is the Lesson Overview Page?

The lesson overview page is the landing page for all content where a variety of settings, actionable items, and learner data are displayed. Depending on the user's role and content or group permissions settings, the lesson overview page shows the information pertinent to the user's role.

How to Locate the Lesson Overview Page?

The lesson overview page can be accessed by users with content permissions by selecting Content > search for the title of the lesson > select on the lesson title.

If the Content tab is not available, this means the user does not have access to content.

The Lesson Overview Page View

The lesson overview page displays a wide variety of settings and learner data for admins, managers, and creators.

The user has the ability to filter the page down on a group-by-group basis, access the grade book, view user assignment data, see user ratings, update settings such as the retake score, add the content as optional learning, and so much more.


This view varies based on the user's people and content permissions. Admins have a view of all modules and data.

How to Filter by Group on the Lesson Overview

By default, the lesson overview page shows data for all assigned users.

Depending on the user's people permissions - they could have access to multiple groups or only one group. If the user is assigned only one group of users, they are not able to toggle to view users outside of their assigned group of users.

To filter the data for a specific group, select the "Filter By" dropdown and select the group name to update.

To remove a group filter, select the "Filter By" dropdown > and toggle the option back to "Select a Group" or "Everyone."

How to Navigate the Gradebook from the Lesson Overview Page

For users with content and people permissions, they can access the grade book from the lesson overview page.

The admin, manager, or user with people permissions can view either all assigned users or users for a specific group by first filtering the lesson overview page for the desired group.

Then select "View Gradebook" in the upper right-hand corner.

This navigates the user away from the lesson overview page and into the grade book. For more information on the grade book, check out this article.

What are the Menu Action Icons?

Once on the lesson overview page based on the user's role and permissions, there are a variety of action icons in the grey menu bar at the top of the page.

The user has the ability to:

  • Archive the content - deactivates the content and removes it from the Content tab.

    When archiving a lesson included in a path, the lesson is removed from the path.

  • Copy the content - duplicates the content. The copied version is named "Lesson Title (copy)."

  • Edit the content - navigates the user to the lesson builder. The user must have content editing permissions to access the lesson builder.

  • Preview the published version of the content - allows the user to view the content in its current state. While in preview mode the user cannot answer questions or complete the lesson.

  • View the draft version of the content if it is in the "Published (Unpublished Draft) state - if the content has been edited, but not published the user can view the draft state of the content.

  • Share the content - when set to "Shared" allows the user to share the preview URL to third-party users or directly assign users when sending the Shared URL.

    For the ability to download the lesson as a PDF, the user's role needs to have permission to edit the content.

How to View User Ratings

Learner ratings can be accessed by admins, managers, and roles with user permission enabled.

Select either the thumbs up or thumbs down icon to review the users who left a rating and/or any additional feedback provided. To switch views the user can select "View Likes" or "View Dislikes" in the upper right-hand corner.

All feedback resolutions need to be handled externally through the organization's form of communication such as a direct email to the user or through a communication platform such as Slack.

Once the admin, manager, or content owner is confident the feedback has been resolved they can navigate to the "Likes" or "Dislikes" page > select the checkbox under "Resolved."

What are the Lesson Overview Side-bar Settings?

On the lesson overview page, on the right-hand side, there are a variety of modules the user can update settings for the content.

The options available bases on the user's permissions are:

  • Retake Score - set a minimum retake score users have to reach to be marked as complete for the lesson.

  • Approximate completion time - set an approximate completion time for the lesson

  • Share Ownership - share ownership of the content to users with permission to own content.

    Note - if a user's role does not have the ability to own content, their name will not appear.

  • Specify Graders - set a specific grader for the content. When a specified grader is set, admins and managers can still grade the content.

  • Add a Lesson Expert - select a user as the expert to help answer any questions from assigned users.

  • Add Distributors - allows users to be able to distribute (assign) the content without the ability to view data or edit the content.

  • Add Tags - include tags to help for organizational purposes.

  • Add to Learn as optional learning content - add content to everyone or a specific group's Learn tab as optional learning.

    Note - the Everyone group is only available to admins and users in roles with permissions to all users.

  • Feature the lesson - set the lesson as a priority piece of content on the user's Learn tab.

  • Add the content to the Lessonly Chrome Extension - when adding the content to the Lessonly Chrome Extension it makes the content accessible to users through an extension on their desktop when they land on URL's with mapped content.

  • Display as a Lesson or a Resource - set the lesson to read as a "Lesson" or a "Resource" on the assignment email.

  • Add a Cover Image - include a cover image for the lesson tile on the Learn tab.

  • Add a Background Image - set a background image for users while they are taking the content.

What is Lesson Activity?

Lesson activity includes information on assignment data, user engagement, question scores, non-graded responses, path details (if applicable), and practice performance (if applicable).

Under "Assignments" is a bar graph displaying the number of complete, incomplete, and overdue users for the lesson. If users are awaiting a grade, an additional column in yellow appears displaying the number of users in the grading station awaiting a grade for the content.

Important Note

When a user is awaiting a grade, they do not show in either the complete or incomplete list.

The user can select "View All" next to either complete, incomplete, or overdue to view a list of:

  • The user's names

  • Whether the user was assigned the content directly or through a path

  • If there is a due date included

  • When the user started and completed (if applicable)

  • The number of times taken

  • The score (if applicable)

  • The ability to re-assign or un-assign the content

What is Lesson Engagement?

Lesson Engagement contains information detailing learner interaction with the content. The user can further view engagement by selecting "Lesson Statistics by Section" and "Lesson Statistics by Learner."

The following data is listed in the Lesson Engagement section:

  • Lesson Completions - the number of times the lesson has been completed either from a direct assignment or as optional learning.

  • Lesson Views - the number of times users have viewed the lesson.

  • Unique Learner Views - the number of unique views or the first time a user opens the content.

  • Average Completion Time - the average time it takes users to complete the content.

When selecting "Lesson Statistics by Section" the user can view lesson information displayed by section. The following columns of data are included:

  • Section - the name of the section.

  • Total Views - the number of times the section has been viewed.

  • Unique Learners - the number of unique learners who have viewed the section.

  • Average Time - the average time spent on the section.

When selecting "Lesson Statistics by Learner" the user can view lesson information displayed by each learner. The following columns of data are included:

  • Learner Name - the name of the learner.

  • Assigned - whether the lesson was directly assigned.

  • Total Lesson Views - the number of lesson views by the learner.

  • Last Viewed - the most recent date and time the learner viewed the lesson.

  • Status - the status of the lesson whether complete, incomplete, or overdue.

  • Completion Time - the amount of time it took the user to complete the lesson.

What is Question Performance?

Question Performance displays information detailing graded questions included in the lesson (if applicable).

The graph displays the percentage of correct answers per question.

When selecting the bar graph the user can then view the question, answers, and percent of learners who selected each response. The user can also select the percentage to view the same information.

For free-response or practice-related questions, the user can select "# Responses" or the percentage and it navigates them to a view of the user's responses.

What are Non-Graded Questions?

Non-Graded Questions displays information for questions in the lesson that are not required to be graded.

The user can select "# Responses" to view the responses. Depending on the question type the responses are shown in different ways. For multiple-choice, multiple-select, and survey questions a module populates with the percentage responses. For free responses, and practice-related questions by selecting "# Responses" it navigates the user to a view of the user's responses.

Is This Content Included in Paths?

For any content included in paths, this information is displayed under "Included in Paths."

Based on content ownership, the user can select on the path and they are navigated to the path overview page.

What is Practice Performance?

Practice Performance displays data pertinent to practice-related questions and the feedback criteria included. When hovering over the bar graph, the user can view how many users received each score and the total ratings overall based on assigned users.

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