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The Classlist can be a helpful tool for contacting your students and monitoring their progress. Additionally using the Demo Student in the Classlist, will let you view the unit as a student, which can help you in the design phase of your unit.

From the Classlist tool you can view students who are enrolled in your unit, check out who is online and send emails. You can also view user profiles, user progress; print a Classlist and check enrolment reports.

View user profile

To view profile about your users, click on the image icon of the user.

Impersonate the demo student (student view)

  1. Click on Classlist from the Tools drop-down list.
  2. Click on Impersonate from the context menu of _Student, _Demo.
  3. Click Yes to continue. Note: Only Unit Chairs and Lecturer roles can impersonate the Demo Student.
  4. To return back to your own account, click on the context menu of  _Demo_Student located on top right hand corner.
  5. Click on X button to stop impersonating.

Enrol other staff

Note: Not all roles have the ability to enrol other staff. Refer to Roles and permissions for more info. Unit Chair role do not have the ability to enrol student role.

  1. To enrol staff, click on Classlist from the Tools drop-down list.
  2. Click on Add Participants then select Add an existing user.
  3. Enter a name or username at the search box and click on the Search button.
  4. Under the search results, tick the box next to the staff who you wish to enrol.
  5. Select a role that is suitable for this staff. If you use section in your site, select the appropriate section.
  6. Click on Enrol Selected Users.

View user progress

  1. Click on Classlist from the Tools drop-down list.
  2. Click on View Progress from the context menu of the user whose progress you want to check.
  3. A list of reports is available to view. Click on the title of the tools to view the report.

Check who’s online from the classlist

The Online Status icon (green dot) indicates the user is currently online.

Send an email from the classlist

Note: Teaching staff can also send email from the Assignments area or from the Gradebook.

  1. Select the users you want to email and click the Email icon.
  2. Type your subject and message in the appropriate fields. If you need to attach a file to your message, under Attachments, here you can drag and drop files from your computer into the upload target area. If this function is not available in your browser, click Upload and select the file then click on Open.
  3. Click Send.
    Note: if you are trying to email via the Classlist and you receive an error:
    “Error: Not authorised. You are not authorised to view the page you are trying to reach.”
    It’s likely that you have an active Quiz in progress.
    Go to your Update alerts and check if you have a Quiz in Progress; and if so, complete and submit the Quiz to re-enable your ability to send email within CloudDeakin.
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