Author Guide Tutorials

Everything you need to know about Authoring!

Getting Started

Items and Questions An overview of Learnosity essential building blocks.
Create an Item with an MCQ A step by step tutorial on how to add a question to the Item.
Item Layouts (Columns) Learn how to apply different layouts to Items.
Validate a Question A look at Learnosity validation capabilities.
Uploading Images Adding images in Learnosity and optimisation tips.

Item Tutorials

Overview of Items A guide to Learnosity Items.
Item Search How to search for your Items.
Tagging an Item Learn how to use tags in Learnosity.
Item Status What is Item Status and how to change it.
Duplicate an Item A brief tutorial on how to make a copy of an Item.
Action Builder How to configure actions on an Item using the Action Builder.
Scrollable Content How to add scrolling to your content.

Validation Tutorials

Item Scoring/EBSR A guide to various item scoring options.
Check Answer Learn how to add instant feedback to questions.
Alternate Responses Making use of alternate responses in validation.


What is an Activity An introduction to Learnosity Activities.
Creating an Activity A step by step guide on how to create an Activity.
Creating Activity Templates What are Activity Templates and how to apply them.
Subscores An tutorial on Activities Subscores [Developer Only].
Adaptive Simulations A guide to Adaptive Simulations settings.

Author Site Roles

User Users with this role can create and edit Items in the Author Site. Check out our tutorials on Items.
Activity Manager Users with this role can create and edit Activities in the Author Site. Check out our tutorials on Activities.
Tag Hierarchy Manager Users with this role can create Tag Hierarchies in the Author Site, which can be used to browse through the Items in the Author Site or for reporting against Tags. For more information on Tag Hierarchies, refer to our tutorial on Tag Hierarchies.
Tags Manager Users with this role can create and edit Tags in the Author Site, which can be added to Items and Activities. The tags can be used for searching, browsing and reporting of Items. For more information on Tags, refer to our tutorial on Tags.

Other Tutorials

Authoring Permission Groups Create permission groups for your authors in the Author Site.
Author Site User Profile First time login user information.
Character Map How to use the character map as an author and as a student.
Creating Tables A tutorial on how to add tables to Items and Questions.
Dynamic Content How to create question variations using data tables.
Highlightable Text Learn how to create and use highlightable text passages.
Response Masking This page shows how Response Masking is used.
Rich Text Editor A breakdown of Learnosity WYSIWYG editor options.
Simple Features Embed the audio player, calculator, protractor, and ruler Features inline with a Question.
Templates and Customisation An overview of Question Editor customisation options.
Tags A tutorial for Tag Managers on creating Tags in the Author Site.
Tag Hierarchies A tutorial for Tag Hierarchy Managers for creating and using Tag hierarchies.
User Management An administrators guide on how to add users to the Author Site.