Web app:

  • Restricted courses
    • Useful when the course creator wants any course that they create to be visible only for selected departments/ teams. They can make such courses restricted under the “course visibility” option in the course settings page and select only those departments/ teams for which that has to be visible.
  • Group enrollment – teams
    • Useful when the user wants to create custom teams and enroll such teams into the required courses. While enrolling, you can also decide whether to enroll only the existing members, future members, or both the existing and future members of the selected team.
  • Custom roles
    • Useful when the organization wants to create fully customized user roles with the required permissions alone so that they have better control over who has access to what.
  • Unit description
    • Useful for the course creators to add an introduction to every unit in their courses so that it’s clear for the learners what they can expect in those units, before starting to access the learning materials in those.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • Restricted courses
    • Learners can access and learn the courses that are restricted to their teams or department in the mobile app.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Web app:

  • Course administrators
    • Ability to add one or more course administrators in self paced courses to enable better collaboration.
  • Reset test
    • Ability for mentors to reset the number of available test attempts of individual learners. This will reset all their previous attempts so that they can start over.
  • Certificates
    • Ability to share certificates on LinkedIn.
    • Ability to download certificates as image.
  • Group enrollment settings
    • Ability to define whether to enroll the existing members, future members, or both the existing and future members while enrolling groups to courses.
  • Email notifications
    • Improvements in the learner activity email that is sent out every week.
    • New email notification for learners when a new learning objective is created for them, or when new items are added in their learning objectives by mentors.
  • Department administrators
    • Ability to add non department members as department administrators.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • Certificates
    • Ability to download certificate as image.
    • Ability to share certificates on LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Media player controls
    • Ability to control the playback speed of YouTube and Vimeo videos.
    • Ability to resume YouTube and Vimeo videos from where it was left off the last time.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Web app:

  • User roles and permissions
    • Ability for administrators to customize the default user roles in Upskill and assign it to the required users.
  • Teams
    • Ability to create and manage teams, add team members and team administrators.
  • Share course
    • Ability to copy and share course URL with others.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • Bug fixes and improvements

Web app:

  • New report for administrators
    • Learning activity report of all learners for the last 7 days.
  • New reports for mentors
    • Summary of course enrollments by their learners.
    • Learning activity report of all their learners for the last 7 days.
    • Enrollment summary of their learners in courses.
    • List of their learners enrolled in each course with their learning progress.
  • Email notification
    • Weekly email notification to mentors with the information about the learning activity of their learners in the past week.
  • Expertise tags
    • Ability for the administrators to add multiple expertise tags to the repository in one go.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • My profile
    • Ability for learners to see their profile details and their achievements (badges/ certificates).
  • Edit profile
    • Ability for learners to manage their expertise tags and profile summary.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Web app:

  • Learning plan
    • To encourage structured and goal oriented learning, we have brought in the ability for learners to create their own learning objectives under their learning plan.
  • Unenrollment
    • Ability for learners to unenroll from courses that they have self enrolled to.
  • Course restructuring
    • Ability for content managers to move learning items from one unit to another.
  • Email notifications
    • Email for learners when they complete a course.
    • Email for instructors when they are added to a course/ removed from a course.
    • Reminder for learners to resume their learning, if they have not been learning for a while.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • Pick up from where you left off
    • Ability for learners to resume what they were learning when they launch the app.
  • Unenrollment
    • Ability for learners to unenroll from courses that they have self enrolled to.
  • Push notifications
    • Push notification for learners when they are enrolled in new courses.
    • Push notification for learners when new courses are added in the library.
    • Push notification for learners to resume their learning, if they have not been learning for a while.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Web app:

  • Learning plan
    • To encourage structured and goal-oriented learning, a “Learning Plan” has been introduced.
    • Mentors can create multiple learning objectives for a learning plan for each of their learners and assign courses and activities for achieving learning objectives. Learners are expected to complete the assigned courses and activities.
  • Mandatory course
    • Courses can be set as mandatory while assigning courses for individual learners.
  • Profile – Expertise tags
    • All users can add the available expertise tags to their profile (Provided the administrator has added expertise tags in the repository).
  • Profile – Upcoming
    • Learners are allowed to see the four most recent upcoming sessions and assignments in their profile.
  • Reports
    • Ability to export reports as CSV.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • Course progress
    • Learners can see the progress of an ongoing course and see all completed units.
  • Course completion
    • Learners can complete a course, and download the certificate themselves (if the course offers one).
  • My achievements
    • Learners can see the badges and the certificate for an ongoing or completed course.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Web app:

  • Certificates
    • Administrators to create and manage certificates.
    • Content managers can deliver courses that offer certificates.
    • Learners can complete courses and get certificates.
  • Edit profile
    • Users can edit their own profile and add areas of expertise and profile summary (which will be seen as your instructor bio).
    • Administrators can edit user profiles and can add or modify their areas of expertise and profile summary.
  • Expertise tags
    • Administrators can manage the expertise tags and filter the user list using expertise tags.
  • Course progress summary
    • Learners can see the learning progress summary for each course that they have enrolled for.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Mobile app:

  • My courses
    • Learners can see the list of the courses they have enrolled for and continue their learning.
  • Browse courses
    • Learners can browse through the list of all courses, preview, and even self enroll for a course.
  • Dark mode
    • Supports dark mode (inherited from phone settings).
  • Supported OS versions
    • iOS 13 and above.
    • Android 8 and above.

Web app:

  • Group enrollment
    • Admin is enabled to enroll one or more departments into a course.
  • Mandatory course
    • Admin is enabled to set a course as mandatory while assigning it to a department.
  • Departments
    • Admin is enabled to see the departments in Skill Lake along with the members in it. Also, they can see the list of courses assigned to the departments and assign new courses.
  • Reports
    • Learners – List of all learners with a specific number of courses that they have enrolled for and completed.
    • Course summary – List of all courses with the number of learners – enrolled, yet to start, and in progress.
    • Enrollments – List of learners in a selected course with their current status, progress percentage, etc.
  • Instructor role
    • The Instructor’s role is rewired in such a way that once someone is added as an instructor of a course, Skill Lake automatically assigns that role to him/ her. As this eliminates the need of assigning Instructor roles to a user, the role is removed from InfinCE as part of the cleanup.
  • Question bank
    • Unit tagging for questions has been removed to ensure tests can be created using any of the questions in the question bank without being limited to the ones tagged to specific units.

Mobile app:

  • iOS and Android apps are available as part of this release.
  • Learners will be able to see the list of courses they are enrolled for and can consume those using the app.
  • They can also browse through all courses available in the library as well (the ability to self enroll will be added in the next release).
  • Important note
    • If an older version of the Skill Lake mobile app is already installed, please ensure to remove it before installing the new version from InfinCE.
  • Additional note
    • The iOS app is currently not functional in iOS ver 14.3. The team is trying to fix it.