Advanced Course Registration Options

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by Sarah Southerland
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There are several advanced course registration options available to you, to best fit your desired student registration process. 

In this article, we will cover: 

  1. Open for new registrations
  2. Closed for new registrations
  3. Disabling registration requirement

Registration status is managed in the published course settings.

  1. In order to edit the registration status, navigate to Domains and Publishing and click the Catalog Settings link for the relevant domain.
  2. Select the Published Courses tab
  3. Click on the individual course titlepublished_course.png
  4. Scroll to the Enrollment Settings sectionScreen_Shot_2020-06-01_at_9.34.47_PM.png

1. Open for new registrations

This is the default course registration setting, and the most common setup. 

  • The course is available for new student registration.
  • Students are required to be registered for a course before they can access content.
  • Full analytics are tracked for student when this course registration option is active.

Registration methods

There are 2 registration methods you can utilize when a course is open for registrations, depending on the desired student sign-in experience.

  • Self-registration - With this method, the student first visits the course detail page.



    Once the student clicks the register button, the course registration page will display, where they will sign up for the course with their own login credentials.



  • Auto-registration - With this method, the student bypasses the course detail page. Learn more about the auto-registration method.

 

2. Closed for new registrations 

This setting prevents new students from registering for a course, but existing students still have access. Learn more about this use case. 

 

3. Disabling registration requirement 

With this setting, students do not have to register for a course to be able to access the lessons and content. Learn more about disabling the registration requirement for a course.

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