Accessing your course using the Course Pad

 
What is the Course Pad?

The Course Pad is one convenient location in your dashboard you access all the material for your course or group coaching, and interact with your coach and other course members. Within the Course Pad you'll see the course schedule, which will consist of either E-Modules or group coaching calls or both.    Read more...

What are course welcome material?

Your coach will welcome you to coaching with your welcome package. You can access this from your Course Pad (under Coaching & Course Pads from the drop down menu). If you are taking more than one course, click the Change link next to the course photo and select the one you want from the drop-down menu.    Read more...

What happens when I sign up for a course?

When you first sign up, you'll get an email with a link to your welcome material. Or you can access it yourself just go straight to your Course Pad. You'll see the Activate your Course page.    Read more...

How do I access my session content?

From your Course Pad, select the Sessions tab. Use the drop-down menu to choose which session you would like to view: E-Modules and coaching calls will be listed in order according to the course schedule. The session description will drop down.    Read more...

How do I find out my course schedule?

On the Sessions page of your Course Pad, you'll see your course schedule on the right hand side. All sessions will be listed chronologically. First displayed will be the date of the session, followed by the session number, the type of session (E-Module or coaching call) and the title of the session. Click the box Show repeat coaching call times to see if your coach has offered any alternate times for coaching calls.    Read more...

How do I know when there is content to be viewed?

Open up the Sessions tab in your Course Pad. The course schedule on the right will show you the content of the course. The E-Modules and coaching calls that are available will be listed in blue. You can click on the link to access them, or else use the drop-down menu. E-Modules are available on the date your coach has assigned, and coaching call information is available three days prior to the call.    Read more...

How do I submit a journal entry for my course?

Choose the tab called My Journal in your Course Pad. You'll see a drop-down menu. This lists the titles of all journal topics your coach has assigned, with the most recent topic at the top of the list. Select the one you want to write about, and the description will display. This describes what your coach would like you to consider when writing your entry.    Read more...

How do I see my journal entries and comments from my coach and others in my course?

Underneath the journal description and entry box you'll see a list of all the journal entries for any journal topic you and your fellow course members have written on. You can filter these to show only certain topics if you want, and also sort them in different ways. Just use the Sort and Filter drop downs on the right hand side of the screen.    Read more...

Who can see my journal entries, goal progress and homework progress for my course?

It's completely up to you who sees your journal entries, goal progress and homework progress. When you post an entry or progress report, select who can see your entry from the drop-down list. You can choose to make your entry visible only to you.     Read more...

What are course goals?

Course goals are goals that your coach encourages all course members to aim for. You'll use the dashboard to chart your progress towards these goals. You and fellow course members can help each other achieve your goals by commenting on each others' progress, increasing your accountability and motivation.    Read more...

How do I submit a progress report for a goal in my course?

The drop down menu at the top of the screen will list the titles of all of your course goals, with the most recent goal at the top of the list. Select the one you want to report on, and the description will display.    Read more...

I've completed my goal! How do I let people know?

First of all, congratulations! All you need to do is open up the tab Goals in your Course Pad (under Coaching & Course Pads in the main drop down menu). Select the goal you've achieved from the drop down list, and click "Mark goal as achieved" underneath the progress report entry box.    Read more...

How do I see my goal progress reports and comments from my coach and others in my course?

Underneath the goal description and entry box you'll see a list of all your progress reports for any goal you have reported on. You can filter these to show only certain goals if you want, and also sort them in different ways. Just use the Sort and Filter drop downs on the right hand side of the screen.    Read more...

What are course homework assignments and action items?

Your coach might assign homework in your course to help you put course material into practice by asking you to take action. Homework helps you to create new and productive strategies, behaviors and perspectives.    Read more...

How do I submit a homework progress report in my course?

Choose the tab called Homework and Action items in your Course Pad. You'll see a drop-down menu. This lists the titles of all the homework and action items your coach has assigned to the course, with the most recent at the top of the list. Select the one you want to write about, and the description will display.    Read more...

How do I see my homework progress reports and comments from my coach and others in my course?

Underneath the homework description and entry box you'll see a list of all your progress reports for any homework or action item you have reported on. You can filter these to show only certain items if you want, and also sort them in different ways. Just use the Sort and Filter drop downs on the right hand side of the screen.    Read more...

What are course assessments and forms?

Your course might include access to assessments and forms. These are designed to take a reading of where you are at, and unearth areas for growth and change. Your coach might assign assessments over the span your course.    Read more...

How do I complete and submit an assessment or form for my course?

The drop down menu at the top of the screen will list the titles of all the assessments and forms created for your course, with the most recent at the top of the list. Select the one you want to complete, and the description will display.    Read more...

How do I see my completed assessments and comments from my coach?

After you submit your assessment, your responses will display below the assessment description. You can view your coach's comments, if there are any, underneath the assessment, and you can respond if you want by writing in the Comment box.    Read more...

What are course resources?

Your course might include access to additional information your coach wants to pass onto you. You can access your resources easily from your dashboard, and either view the directly from your Course Pad or download them.    Read more...

How do I view and access resources for my course?

Choose the tab called Assessments & Resources in your Course Pad. Then click the link Resources. The drop down menu at the top of the screen will list the titles of all the resources for your course, with the most recent at the top of the list. Select the one you want to view, and the description will display.    Read more...

How do I recommend the coach of my course?

Your coach will appreciate your recommendation! Just click the tab Course information in your Course Pad (located under Coaching & Course Pads in the main drop down menu). About halfway down the page, it says "Love your coach? Give them the thumbs up" next to a thumbs up icon.    Read more...

How do I complete a feedback survey for my course?

Your coach might assign your course a feedback survey. Just click the tab Course Information in your Course Pad (located under Coaching & Course Pads in the main drop down menu).     Read more...

How do I provide a review of my course?

Your coach will appreciate your review! Just click the tab Course Information in your Course Pad (located under Coaching & Course Pads in the main drop down menu). About halfway down the page, you'll see the heading "Provide a course review." Fill in a title and then complete the review.    Read more...

How do I access my welcome material after I've started my course?

You can see your welcome letter and agreement even after you've started your course. Just select the tab Course Information in your Course Pad (located under the Coaching & Course Pads drop down in the main dashboard menu).    Read more...

How do I use the Course Pad if I am taking more than one course?

It's easy to use the Course Pad, even if you are taking more than one course. Your Course Pad will keep track of all your course tools and details with each of your courses. Access your Course Pad by clicking Course Pad under the Coaching & Course Pads drop-down in the main menu.    Read more...

What are course sessions?

Sessions are the heart of your course. Your course will generally be organized around course material delivered in modular format, a series of scheduled group coaching calls, or both.    Read more...

What are E-Modules?

E-modules consist of electronic content delivered to you.    Read more...

What do I do if I miss a course coaching call?

If you miss a coaching call, your coach may provide an audio or video recording of the call. This will appear after the call is over, underneath the coaching call information.    Read more...

 
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