L2 – Building the Lesson Page for hierarchical courses


Issue Definition

Hierarchically structured e-learning courses, where usually textual content covers a major role in the course building, page layout and format play a key role for the users’ comprehension. Great importance is given to content positioning.

Guideline Text

  1. Pages containing informational content should be easy to identify and access
            1.a Users spend more time reading pages that provide some informational content rather than giving an overview on the structure of the course, for instance
  1. Page structure has to be clearly defined and set-up
            2.a Content pages layout should be homogeneous. In other words, there should be one pre-defined and modular page layout which is replicated all over the course. According to different page purposes, different ‘modular’ contents should be placed