Create your Dawn Learning Site (Root/Site Admin Guide)
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As the Root Admin, you have access to and control over every aspect of your Dawn Learning Site. This guide will help you learn about...
An overview of Dawn (Admin, Author, and Coach views)
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Dawn enables you to publish high-quality learning content into a market catalog where learners can find it, buy it, and complete it. ...
How do Mastery award and Effort (Time spent) values work?
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Dawn emphasizes mastery-based learning! Mastery awards When building a course, authors can create Master...
How do Authors create and manage groups?
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Create groups Open the Reports > Enrollments screen. Check the boxes next to the learners you want grouped. Click Add s...
How do I add custom user attributes?
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Root Administrators only You can add User attributes to your website. These are custom fields that you can require learners to comple...
How do Coaches create and manage groups?
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Dawn allows you to divide learners into smaller groups within a course to facilitate collaboration. Including learners in groups all...
How do Administrators create and manage groups?
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Dawn allows you to divide learners into smaller groups within a course to facilitate collaboration. Including learners in groups all...
Administrator view
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Dawn's administrator view provides a lot of useful data about your website. Depending on what administrator permissions you have, you...
Coach view
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The Coach view has five screens: Coach Dashboard Projects to review Feeds Courses Learners Coach Dashboard T...
Author view
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The Author view includes two screens: Courses screen Reports screen Courses screen The Courses screen lists:...
How do I set up my Dawn site as an "app" on mobile devices?
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Your Dawn site uses a new technology called Progressive Web Applications (PWA). PWAs provide all the benefits of a native app without...
How do I set up email templates in Dawn?
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Dawn includes a variety of templated messages that are automatically sent to end users when certain actions or events take place to h...
How can I use Articulate content in my course?
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Using Tin Can/xAPI, which enables the collection of learning experience data from various tools, you can import Articulate content an...
How do I translate my course?
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By default, your course (both the interface and the content) is set up to be easily localized. Change the interface lang...
How do I set up payment on my site?
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What payment model does your site use? Individual payer Stripe WeChat Pay and Alipay District/Organizational purchase orders ...
How do I add coaches to a course?
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How do I add coaches to a course? In order to add coaches to a course, you must: Make the user a coach using the Publis...
How do I add authors to a course?
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In order to add authors to a course, you must: Make the user an author using the Publisher Administrator view if they don't already...
How do I invite people to join my site?
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Invite individuals to join Admins can invite people to join their site with the Learners screen: Click the Invite user bu...
How do I take a course?
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When you enter a Dawn course, you see high-quality video and a video transcript that highlights the relevant text as the course plays...
How do I create a course?
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Creating courses in Dawn is simple. The directions below walk you through the process. Learn how to build successful course...
Tips and Tricks for authoring video in Dawn
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Dawn is designed to support socially-driven, video-centric courses as part of the best mobile first learning experience out there. He...
Learner Introduction
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The Dawn Learner Experience is simple. It is designed to provide engaging video-centric courses on most major devices, so you can eas...