It's essential to set the tone ๐ŸŽค for your classes starting on the first day of class. We're here to help you get started with confidence and ease.

STEP 1: Make sure you have created a course group

STEP 2: Invite your students

STEP 3: Determine participation points for the semester

We recommend attaching points to CampusKnot. Our instructors typically set 10%-15% of their semester grade towards participation. It's essential for students to clearly understand their responsibilities and learn which tools they should use during the semester.

To help you kick things off, we suggest starting small your first semester with two or three features that best resonate with your teaching style. Here are a few options to start your semester. First, the perfect trifecta (Attendance, Polls, and Feeds), or maybe, venture into feedback galore๐Ÿฆ„ (Feeds, Polls, and Quizzes). You decide!

STEP 4: Add CampusKnot to your syllabus.

Feel free to copy/paste this text, and don't forget to change the bolded sections:

We will use CampusKnot (www.campusknot.com) for class participation this semester. Inside CampusKnot, you will be able to engage with peers, send feedback via polls, and earn points throughout the semester. You'll be responsible for:

  • Answering (# input the number) Feed posts per week

  • Submitting (# input the number) Polls/Quizzes every week

The fee to use CampusKnot is $19.96 for the entire semester. Make sure you create an account and select a subscription from a computer. Once you've created an account and chosen a subscription, you'll be able to use your mobile application. Don't forget you can submit responses to course questions, attendance, and ask for help using your Apple/Android smartphones and laptops.

Should you require assistance during the semester, don't hesitate to contact their Customer Support Team directly by email at support@campusknot.com.

STEP 5: Add CampusKnot as a module to your LMS

STEP 6: Introduce CampusKnot on your first day of class

  • Option 1: Live and personalized Zoom session with one of our team members

  • Option 2: Share the following video with the course ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ

STEP 7: HAVE FUN ๐ŸŽ‰

It's important to provide you with a tool that allows you to run lectures without giving up your teaching style. Don't forget; you have a team in us! Don't hesitate to contact your CampusKnot associate if you have questions or ideas you would like to try.


Here are a few ideas for you to try this semester:

Four icebreakers to get students talking the first week of class

Five activities to increase participation this semester using CampusKnot

The top guide to motivate Gen Z students in class using CampusKnot

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