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Uploading and Editing a File

How To: Upload a file to "My Library" and upload attachments to those modules. Edit existing modules.

Uploading a File to My Library

Tip: Acceptable file types include .mp4, .mov, .mp3, .PDF, xAPI (TIN CAN), and SCORM. File size limit of 1GB.

  1. Start at the Content Tab of Admin Page
    On the right hand side of the Content tab, you will be able to organize, upload, and edit your media.  



  2. "Add New"
    Select the "Add new" button . Select File from the drop down.
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  3. Choose a File
    Choose a file on your computer or drag and drop a file into the gray upload box. You can upload up to 3 files at a time. 


  4. Add Module Details
    If you uploaded a single file, you will be brought to the file details screen. Fill out the relevant fields before publishing the file. 

Tip: If you upload more than 1 file, the file details fields below will not appear. After the modules are done uploading you will have to go back and edit them individually to add information to these fields.

 



Title: The only mandatory field to complete is the title of the module. The title will appear to your users on the front end of your platform.

Learner Activity: Add activities such as media upload requests, multiple choice questions, task lists, and more to your sessions. Users will be required to complete the session and the learner activities in order to receive completion for the session. To learn more, visit our Learner Activity article. 

Tip: Learner activities are available for all module types except SCORM, xAPI, and Quizzes.

Presenters: Type in the the presenter name you want to add to the module and press enter to confirm the presenter. 

Presenters with mark

A box will appear around the new tag. Your users will be able to search by presenter using the search bar on the Users Page.

Caution: Be sure to hit enter after typing in the file details. Otherwise, your input will not be saved.

 

Tags: Type in the tag you want to add to the module and press enter to confirm. A box will appear around the new tag. Your users will be able to search by tags using the search bar on the Users Page. You can also view reporting data on completed modules by tag (See Media Reports).

Tags

Learner Groups: Click in the "Learner groups" field to display a list of all your available learner groups. You can assign a module to multiple learner groups depending on how you set up your courses (See Learner Groups).

Tip: Your module must be assigned to a learner group to appear on the User Page of your site. 

 

Description: Add a module description for your users to view on the front end of your platform.

description

 

Call to Action Button: Click the "Yes" button to enable a call to action button in the description of your module. Add the button color, text, and link.

Call to Action

Video Commentary: Click on the "Add Video Commentary" button and play the video. The video will automatically stop when you begin typing to add a comment. Click the "Done" button when you have finished and update the module.

videocommentary

 

Attachments: Choose either the "Choose attachment file" or "Add link" buttons.

Tip: Attachment acceptable file types include .mp4, .mov, .mp3, PDF, zip, Word, PPT, and Excel.

Whereas module acceptable file types include .mp4, .mov, .mp3, .PDF, xAPI (TIN CAN), and SCORM

attachments

 

Closed Captioning: Upload a VTT file using the "Choose closed captioning file" button.

Tip: To create VTT files we recommend REV or Temi.

 

Facebook Commenting: Click "Yes" under Facebook Comments to enable this feature. Users will be able to add their comments and see other users' comments below the module. This feature will not post comments on Facebook, only on the Rockstar Learning Platform. To set this up, see the Account Settings article.

FBcomment


Publish Information: Click "Yes" under Publish Information to publish this module. Click the "No" button to draft this module.

Tip: You can also choose a date to expire the module. When a module expires, it will become "drafted", meaning it would no longer be viewable on the Users Page.


Additional Information: Add internal admin notes to a module. These notes will not appear on the Users Page. 

Replace Media: To replace the media with an updated or edited version, click on the "Choose replacement file" button. This will replace the media but will keep all the data in the fields. Replacing media will not effect reporting for users that have already taken the session.

Virtual Copy: To create a copy of your module with out having to re-upload the media, click the "Copy module" button to create a virtual copy. You can choose to include the attachments and video commentary from the original module. 

 

5.  Add Module

When you have filled out all of the necessary fields, click the "Add new module" button. This will upload the module to Rockstar Learning Platform.

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A progress bar will appear at the bottom of the screen showing you when your module has uploaded into the platform. Even after a file has uploaded, it may still need time to process before it can be edited or used in a course. Click the "Done" button to view your newly uploaded module in your media list.

Editing Module Files 

Find the module you want to edit in the module list on the right hand side of the content tab. Click on the title of the module and then select the red "Edit" button. You will be able to edit all of the fields mentioned above. Click the red "Update module" button to save your changes.

 

 

This article last reviewed July, 2021. The software may have changed since the last review