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How to create a course with gradual opening of lessons?


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Learn more about how to create an online course and set up a gradual opening of access to lessons, using practical tasks.

In this article:

Create a course

Kwiga allows you to create courses of any format, incl. set up a sequential opening of lessons. Thus, step by step to introduce the student into the learning process.

At your disposal are video and audio lessons, text lessons with the ability to attach files of various formats and extensions, as well as tests and test questions to consolidate knowledge.

After clicking on the blue button at the top +Create - Course and choosing your future online course, you must fill in the basic Course Information.

Course program

Think over the structure, create the "skeleton" of the course and determine how many days after gaining access to the course, the student will be able to watch each next lesson.

Click +Add lesson.

You can create an unlimited number of lessons in a course, combine lessons into modules, and the modules themselves into sections. In Kwiga, you can drag and drop lessons around, create lessons outside of a module, and so on.

Editing Lessons

For each module, it is possible to specify a name, add a general description and an image. You can set the opening delay both at the module level and for each individual lesson.

Add the required number of lessons and save the name of each lesson.

To go to editing, just click on this name.

Filling lessons

Materials for students can be submitted in the form of video, audio or in text format. And the lessons themselves in the course may differ in the type of content and content. The lesson editor allows you to attach links and files of various formats and extensions to the lesson.

Use the + Video button to add Video files. You can paste a link to a video from Youtube, Vimeo, Bunny CDN, or upload the video directly to the storage on Kwiga.

You can add an unlimited number of videos to a lesson, to add another video just add another +Video block.

Use the Audio button to add audio files.

If you want to insert text, image, then use the appropriate button.

The same button is used if you want to embed third-party services on the page, such as a Google form, a link to wordwall, or another service that allows you to insert iframe code.

To attach a file and share it with students, use the File option. You can attach most types of files.

Each lesson can consist of several information blocks, for example, it is possible to add a video, and in addition - a text block with explanations, useful links, etc.


At the Practice step, you can add tests or homework to the lesson - quizzes, to test knowledge or receive feedback from students. They are created separately from the lesson in the menu Products - Tests, tasks, polls, and then attached to it.

Click on the + next to Add a quiz and select the name of the appropriate quiz from the list.

If at the time of filling the lesson, the corresponding task has not yet been created on Kwiga. You can do this by clicking the + next to Add Quiz and clicking the +Quiz button to proceed to create a new practice task. In a new window, start creating a new task by clicking the + Quiz button.

Access to the lesson

If necessary, separate settings are available for each lesson, how and when students will see the lesson.

As part of the online course, it is possible to make a public lesson - without authorization, it is open to any visitor / user of the platform. At this stage of creating or editing a lesson, it is also possible to Remove restrictions on the beginning of access to the lesson , it will be visible immediately after registration without taking into account the offer settings.

At this step, you can Add a checkpoint - so the student will be able to advance further in the course, only after completing the practical task in the lesson. Or vice versa Remove checkpoint restrictions for access to the lesson - make the lesson available regardless of the configured checkpoints in previous lessons.

Add checkpoint

If the lesson has at least one added practice, you can use it to configure access to the following lessons. The student will be able to advance further in the course only after completing the practical task.

Click on the + next to Add checkpoint, and choose a practice name.

After saving the checkpoint, students will see a warning on all of the following materials: “Opens after completing the practice” . The lesson materials will become available after passing the checkpoint (completing the building or passing the test).

Lesson settings

Enable or disable the ability to leave comments as needed. See what the online course looks like with a link to the public page.

To switch between lessons, it is not necessary to go back to the Course program on the previous page. To proceed to editing the next lesson, just click on the “tick” next to the name and select the required lesson from the list, or create a new lesson using the + Lesson button.

Setting the content opening delay

There is another way to set up sequential lessons.

After adding all the lessons and filling the course program, you can set the delay in opening the lessons - determine how many days after gaining access to the course, the next lesson will open for students.


Offers in Kwiga allow you to customize access to course materials (content), as well as set time limits and/or number of students to purchase. You can create multiple offers for one course - different participation rates.

If you need to make your course paid, limit the number of places on the course, or specify certain dates, then you should +Add an offer.

Saving and publishing

In order not to lose the data already entered, you can always Save changes or Save as draft.

Before publishing the course, using the link to the public page, you can check whether the information is displayed correctly and, in general, see how your course will look for students.

When the course is ready, the last step is to click on the switch next to Publish and make it green.

Ready. After a successful publication, students will be able to see your course.

To add a student to a course, exit the course editor, and click on the participants:

On this tab, you can add each participant separately or import a list of students.