Eli Review User Guide

Enrolling and Managing Students

Eli was designed to make getting students signed up and participating in your courses quick and easy. That work is accomplished through the Roster in each course. Keep in mind that you must create your course before you can begin enrolling students.

Accessing the Course Roster

The roster for your course is accessible from every display in that course. Simply look for the “Roster” link in the navigation options under the course title.

You'll find the Roster link in the navigation bar under the course name.

Clicking this link will take you to the course roster, where you’ll be able to manage student enrollment.

screenshot of the course roster

There are three main sections to the roster – the course code and two sections that let you manage your students – the active students list, and the inactive students list.

Enroll Students with Your Course Code

Once you click on the “Roster” link in your course navigation, you’ll see two words separated by three numbers in large, bold text. This is your Course Code. Any user who enters this code on their Join a Course box on the student dashboard will automatically be enrolled in your course. That’s it!

Share your course code with  students - they'll use it to join your course quickly and easily.

Share this code with all of the students you want to join the course – the same code will work for every user. You can write the code on your whiteboard, send it in an email, print it on your syllabus – however you want to proceed.

You have two options when it comes to your course code:

Managing Student Access

You will find a set of two tabs underneath the course code that display information about students currently enrolled in your course. By default, you’ll see a list of all of your Active Students – these are the students that are allowed to participate in tasks as you create them.

The list of "active" students in a course.

All active students have a “Suspend” button next to their names. This option gives you control over how students access your course. Suspending a student has the following consequences:

There may be any number of reasons for disabling – dropping your course, inappropriate behavior, etc. Whatever the reason, once you suspend the student, they appear on the Inactive Students list.

the inactive students tab

You can always undo a student suspension. To restore a student’s access, simply click the Restore button next to their name in the Inactive Students tab.

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