FOR INSTRUCTORS - setting up accounts and chatroom for a new polyphase course

FOR INSTRUCTORS - setting up accounts and chatroom for a new polyphase course

when starting a new polyphase portal course we want to create a chatroom where all members of the course can communicate.

this guide will walk through the steps to set this up.

1. collecting information from students

first step is to collect the information from the students needed to set up this up. here is the info required:

2. prepare info and run onboarding helper script

the next step is to run the onboarding helper script that we use to create new accounts and add them to a new chatroom - you will need admin access to the polyphase servers to do this step - ask for help on this step if you do not have these permissions:

["a@mail.com", "a_name"], [“b@mail.com”, “”], …

(where empty string in handle name will default to start of email address)