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How do I enable and manage coach scheduling in Dawn courses?

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In July 2020, the Author view was made part of the Administrator view, and no longer appears as a standalone view option. Admins with authoring permissions now select the Administrator view > Courses screen. From here they can build and edit courses and review learner reports.

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Dawn allows you to enable learners to schedule 1-on-1 and 1-to-many coaching sessions.

  1. In Administrator view > Courses screen select the course and click Coaching in the Settings menu.
  2. Check the Turn on scheduling for this course box on the Scheduling card.
  1. From here, you can:
    • Limit the maximum learner sessions for each learner, and apply Mastery awards to sessions.
    • Check the Allow learners to schedule a 1-on-1 coaching session.
  1. If you choose to allow 1-on-1 coaching sessions, you can then:
    • Provide a Session title.
    • Specify the Session lengths.
    • Require learner to provide a phone number when scheduling.
    • Add Recurring hours for each week, and add or block Specific hours in addition to recurring hours.
  1. On the Review recent sessions card, you can:
    • See which learners attended past group sessions.
    • Mark learners as present or not.
    • Provide Attendee feedback (which can be private or public).
    • Provide Coach notes (private).
    • Mark event complete.
  1. On the Upcoming group sessions card, you can Add a group session to which learners can reserve a seat through Live events in their Feed and dashboard. Once added, the session appears on this card and you can return to it to make changes or cancel it.  

Add group sessions for 1-to-many coaching

When adding group sessions to a course, you are asked to:

  • Provide a Session title.
  • Select which Group the session is available for (if the course has groups).
  • Select which Coach will lead the session.
  • Provide the Start date and Start time.
  • Specify the Session length.
  • Select the Session type (Phone call, Online meeting or other website, Other).
  • Provide the Address or URL learners will use to join the session.

Once scheduled, learners in the selected group see a notification under upcoming events in their Feed and on their Learner dashboard where they can Reserve a seat. When learners reserve a seat, they are sent an email with the session details.


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