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In-depth: Training Actions


Murray Gray in Course Content

Dec 09, 2020 - 2 min read. Available on all plans.

In Xperiencify, you can add actions to both training content, or onto any other page you wish that encourage students to take some kind of action in return for points.

We usually recommend having 2 Actions per training.

Action #1 gives 1 XP for watching or completing the training. We summarize the lesson's main learning point in the Action description, and the student earns 1 XP when they check it off.

Action #2 gives 2 XPs for taking the action or implementation activity associated with that training. (We recommend giving more points for the action because action is far more valuable than passive consumption.)

To add an Action to a training:

  • Find the training you want to add an action to and click the Edit button
  • Click on the Points tab
  • By default, we add 2 recommended actions to every new training -- "Watched Video" (1 XP) and "Next Steps" (worth 2 XPs). We find that splitting the actions like this is more rewarding for students, and appropriately rewards them with more XPs when they take action versus just watching
  • Open each action by clicking on it
  • Edit the text inside
  • Alternately, you can delete any (or all) of the the actions and add your own. We highly recommend using Actions to reward students after each and every training or lesson in your Course.

Some ideas for how to motivate students to take action:

  • Now, go and share your biggest takeaway with our group over at Facebook! [LINK]
  • Jot down 3 big ideas you've had from this training into your journal.

Adding a Link to your Action Description

To create a link in your Training Action, simply select the text with your mouse and click the hyperlink icon that pops up, and paste your link into the field.

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