Improved flexibility in Catalog listing management and reporting

Dalma_Schnell
Instructure Alumni
Instructure Alumni

Theme Overview

Improved customization and flexibility enhanced reporting and analytics, and more granular permissions and controls for course listing and enrollment management

What value could this provide to users?

  • Admins have more flexibility in listing management to more easily order, duplicate, and correct listing details and catalogs as well as hide currency values for non-charged courses.
  • Admins can restrict Catalog courses after 'days to complete' have expired
  • Admins need better communication when there are changes in course enrollment (e.g. drop, reached cap, etc)
  • Admins want more reporting flexibility to understand performance based on time period, financial refunds based on enrollment changes, and a way to export listing reports
  • Catalog Analytics needs more flexibility in administrative management to add / edit Able to add/edit email addresses
  •  Admins want the ability to add metadata to course listings such as the start and end date year,
  • Admins want flexibility in managing student enrollments through better tools to manually add, edit, correct, and remove enrollments
  • Admins want more granular permissions to manage and restrict enrollments and registrations and their associated metadata on a subcatalog level
  • Admins want a simplified user experience for Catalog mobile that reduces redundant and time-consuming tasks
  • Admins want enhanced automation to update listing titles and paths based on changes to Canvas course names and codes, enable automated notifications to users, and auto-enroll participants into programs.
  • Automated notifications to inform end users and admins of changes to listings and enrollments
  • Admins want more waitlist flexibility in order set a custom time frame for waitlisted learners to claim an open spot and to be able to accept waitlist spots and continue to payment
  • Admins want better synchronization between Canvas and Catalog to keep enrollment data up to data as well as send automated notifications of changes

 

Why was this theme chosen to open for voting?

October 2023 • Catalog plays an important role when it comes to managing course listings and enrollments. We’d like to equip Catalog admins with robust tools that provide not only more flexibility but also better support course listing management.

Why was this theme chosen for prioritization?

January 2024 • The selection of this theme was based on its strong alignment with Catalog's vision and strategic objectives for 2024. We intend to enhance the enrollment process and streamline administrative tasks, aiming to significantly improve user experience and operational efficiency.

 

Why was this theme chosen to open for voting?

April 2023 • Catalog plays an important role when it comes to managing course listings and enrollments. By identifying opportunities to support additional flexibility, we can provide admins with more robust tools to both understand enrollment performance and better support the course listing management lifecycle.

Why was this theme not chosen for prioritization?

June 2023 • While we are investing in improving flexibility in Catalog listing management and reporting via efforts such as our storefront customization (in the roadmap), we will not be able to address the outcome of this theme in its entirety and plan to break down this theme into smaller themes per the feedback we’ve heard. 

 

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