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Resources for Instructors: Getting started with CampusKnot

Welcome to CampusKnot! Find helpful resources to kick off your semester ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ.

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Written by Amanda
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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 2: Invite your students

There are two ways to invite your students to join a course.

  1. Via a CSV file following our template

  2. Via a Course code

Both of these can be found by following these steps:

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 Poll Stacks [upcoming feature]). You decide!

STEP 4: Add CampusKnot to your syllabus.

Copy/paste this text and modify it as you need. Please don't forget to change the bolded section:

Hello Class! We will use CampusKnot ( for class participation this semester. CampusKnot counts for [10-15%] of your participation grade, and every week, you are responsible for the following:

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

  • Submit (# input the number) Polls

  • Submit (# input the number of attendance) check-ins every week

When creating an account, ensure you access CampusKnot through a web browser on your laptop, iPad, or tablet. In-app sign-ups are not allowed. Complete steps 1-3 to gain access to the class.

Step 1: Access or Create an Account

Step 2: Join a Class

Should you require assistance with CampusKnot, please don't email me. Contact the CampusKnot team directly at


Here are a few ideas to break the ice during the first few days of class!

Don't hesitate to contact your CampusKnot associate if you have questions or ideas you would like to try.

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