Importing students from Sakai

Instructors can import their course rosters from their school’s LMS into Poll Everywhere. This automatically registers each student as a Poll Everywhere participant. Registering students with Poll Everywhere lets educators easily identify how students responded to their polls.

Follow the steps below to import students from Sakai:

Step 1: In Sakai, navigate to the course you would like to use with Poll Everywhere.

Step 2: Click Site Info and select the Manage Tools tab.

Step 3: Add the Poll Everywhere Porter from the Plugin List then click Continue on this and the next two pages.

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Step 4: Click the Site Info button again and select the Tool Order tab.

Step 5: Click the gear icon next to the Poll Everywhere Porter tool, select Make Tool Invisible to Students from the drop down menu, then click the Save button.

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Step 6: Click the Poll Everywhere link in the course to open the Poll Everywhere tool. On the LMS Import/Export page, click the red Import Roster button and Poll Everywhere will import the student roster for the selected Moodle course.

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When this is done, a new Poll Everywhere account will be created for each student who did not already have one. Students will automatically receive a notification email with a link to change their password. You can edit and manage the imported students at https://www.polleverywhere.com/participants.

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