Through Community-Engaged Learning (CEL), faculty can help achieve USU’s goal to prepare citizen scholars who participate and lead in local, regional, national, and global communities. AggiePulse is a tool and resource that will help you lead your CEL course while having a positive impact in the community. CEL faculty members and courses help students apply information from a class while addressing real needs of the community.
Through AggiePulse, you can:
- List, find, and organize course activities
- Communicate with your students
- Track outputs and reflections to understand the institution and community impact
Get Started on AggiePulse
We are excited to have you on board with AggiePulse. First, you’ll need to request your course page or pages by submitting this form.
If you have any questions, please email Amanda Bevington.
We will notify you with the approval of your request and a link to your course page. Once you have access to your course page, you can customize your page; create your course projects, events, and opportunities; communicate with your students; and start tracking your course impacts.
Customize Your Course Page
There are a variety of ways you can customize your course page to fit the needs of your course. We’ll walk you through some of the most important.
Promote Events for Your Course
Promoting an event is important if you want to:
- Display an event you would like to share on your course page
- Display an event at the top of the list/queue for easy access
- To promote an event, you need to be logged in and have admin rights over the course page you wish to promote the event on.
Once logged in, follow the event promotion steps on GivePulse.
There are many instances where you may want your students to upload documents through your course page on AggiePulse. You will need to enable and customize fields so you may request uploaded documents. You can do this by following the steps on GivePulse.
Contribute to Co-Curricular Transcripts for Students
Students can download co-curricular service transcripts to add to their resume or portfolio. Help your students generate their transcripts by adding to it. Find co-curricular transcript instructions on GivePulse.
Threaded Discussion Boards for Reflections and Ongoing Conversation
Encourage collaboration and thoughtful discussion and reflection by enabling threaded discussion for wall posts. Follow the steps for enabling threaded discussion wall on GivePulse.
More faculty guides and information can be found on GivePulse’s faculty resources.
Track Outputs and Reflections to Understand Your Course Impact
AggiePulse has the capability to track, record, and produce reports to visualize and understand the impact your course is having on the institution and the community. Through the resources below, you’ll be able to share your impact.
AggiePulse Tracking and Understanding Data