Building an Learning Management System for students to learn cutting-edge skills and programming languages from industry experts.

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Code Institute
Code Institute is a prominent provider of coding skills that enable individuals to transition into a software development career within a year. With the acceleration of digitisation, the demand for software developers is rapidly increasing, resulting in hundreds of thousands of new job opportunities every month. Code Institute's online programs offer learners a direct pathway to these in-demand careers.
Dublin, Ireland
Company Size
60-100 Employees
Services Provided
LMS design and development
User research
Visual identity development
Interaction design
Wireframing and prototyping
Video - Motion graphics, instructional videos etc
The Client
Code Institute is an e-learning platform that specialises in coding courses for individuals who want to learn how to code or enhance their coding skills. Founded in 2015 by a group of industry professionals, Code Institute aims to offer a comprehensive and practical approach to coding education.
The Challenge
The challenge for Code Institute is to implement a comprehensive and user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS) that can effectively manage and deliver its coding courses to students. To meet this challenge, Code Institute needed an LMS that enables it to manage course content, create and manage student accounts, provide assessment tools and feedback, facilitate communication and collaboration between students and instructors, provide analytics and reporting features, and offer customization options to meet the unique needs of its students. A robust and flexible LMS is crucial for Code Institute to overcome this challenge and ensure that its coding courses are delivered efficiently and effectively, while supporting its students throughout their learning journey.
The Solution
Although this wasn't implemented during my time at Code Institute I created a comprehensive and user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS) at Code Institute, I aimed to develop a one-stop hub for our users. After conducting a thorough needs analysis, I researched and customised an LMS platform with essential features such as Profile management, student assessment tools through a student dashboard, communication and collaboration tools, analytics and reporting features. This LMS could provide comprehensive training and ongoing support to ensure effective use of the platform by instructors and students.
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Iconography plays a crucial role in Code Institute's Learning Management System (LMS), particularly in the areas of Specialist Skills and Progress. These icons serve as visual representations that enhance the user experience and provide valuable information at a glance. In the context of Specialist Skills, icons help learners quickly identify and distinguish various coding languages, frameworks, and technologies, allowing them to navigate and select courses aligned with their specific interests and career goals.

Progress icons, on the other hand, offer a visual indicator of a learner's advancement, motivating them by visually tracking their achievements and milestones throughout their coding journey.

Additionally, Other Icons assist in conveying supplementary information, such as completion status, assessments, and resources, streamlining the user interface and enabling users to easily access relevant content. Through effective iconography, Code Institute's LMS not only enhances the aesthetic appeal but also improves the overall usability and comprehension, ultimately providing an intuitive and engaging learning experience for aspiring coders.
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The Result
The implementation of a comprehensive and user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS) at Code Institute would yield remarkable results. By creating a one-stop hub for users, they can successfully address the challenge of efficiently managing and delivering coding courses to students.

A customised LMS platform, equipped with essential features such as profile management, student assessment tools, communication and collaboration tools, and analytics and reporting features, would transform the learning experience for their students.

With comprehensive training and ongoing support, instructors and students alike could embrace the platform, which would serve as a central hub for our coding courses. The result is an efficient and effective support system that empowers students throughout their learning journey and ensures the successful delivery of Code institute's coding education.

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