We’re seeing more and more clients exploring menu-based content navigation approaches instead of the traditional start-to-finish elearning course approach.
In this type of navigation, the course has a main page that offers links to each of the sections, and the learner chooses those links to view and complete the content. Often the sections can be taken in any order.
We’ve created a simple example of this approach to help us explain a few key design details to help you try this for your own content.
The sample has a menu page with three links. To keep things simple, each “section” of content is only one page and at the bottom of each page is a link to return to the menu page. We also added a blank page at the end – and we’ll explain why in just a bit.
Here’s what the structure looks like: