Parent/Observer Tool Breakdown

Home Page

From the home page, one can access the following tools:

  1. Courses: Click on any course card to enter the course. Within the course, see course agenda, course calendar, upcoming assignments, announcements and activity stream.
  2. To-Do List: See assignments that students need to complete.
  3. Ativity Stream: A stream of course activity. This might be communication from the instructor, activities coming due, upcoming events and more.
  4. Course Grades: Click the "Gradebook" icon on a course card to see the student's current grade for the course as well as assignment scores, outcome scores, and more.
  5. Course Activities: click the "Activity" icon on a course card to see activies for student to complete in the course.
  6. Echo Help Center: Click the "?" to access the Echo Help Center. Here one can find many documents to answer Echo questions.


Related topics:

Quick Guide for Parents



Echo is constantly being improved based on the feedback from users and we strive to keep our documentation up to date.  If this document doesn’t match what you are seeing in Echo, please let us know.



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    Kendal Shomura

    can you enroll parents/observers in a course along with them viewing student courses?

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