- Sequencing – Learners can control the order of lessons, topics and screens in a course. For instance moving forward, backward (allow user to reveiw), selecting what to do next, temporarily terminating (with bookmarks to continue at a later time.)
- Pacing – Learners control time spent on each lesson or topic.
- Access to learning support – Learner can use links to practice exercises, course objectives, definitions, additional references etc This should be provided as global controls available everywhere in the program.
Methods: Buttons, Menus (pull-down or frame, progressive or full screen), Hyperlinks.
Modes: Mouse, Keyboard, Speech
Recommendations: Collect data on how frequently learners use the control features of a program. If controls are rarely used, consider that the may be too difficult or not useful.