A learning path is a sequence of steps that leads the student to the finish. That finish or goal would commonly be the understanding of a certain concept. For example, at the end of the path, the students will understand "differentiation in maths" and there are several resources and activities/assessments in the steps leading to that goal.
It is also possible to use assessments (e.g. a test) to create different branches within the same path. This can for example be used:
- As gate keeper: don't let students continue until they pass an assessment;
- For remedial tracks: provide a student with additional resources if they don't pass the test;
- As exit ticket: students who pass the test jump immediately to the finish.