Triggers allow members of a student's Success Network to get a Data Insight or Alert based on various elements of information about a student.

Administrators can follow these steps to set up a Trigger:

  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Triggers
  3. Select the blue New Trigger button
  4. Choose a Data Source.  These sources include:
    • Recommended: Pre-configured Triggers based on common responses that may suggest the need of additional attention.
    • Baseline: Triggers based on responses to questions within Baseline surveys. (See full article on Creating a Baseline Trigger)
    • Grades: Triggers based on grade indicators. (See full article on Creating a Grades Trigger)
    • Absences: Attendance-based Triggers used to notify students and members of their success networks when an individual approaches or exceeds the maximum number of allowed absences for a course section. (See full article on Creating an Attendance Trigger)
    • Assessments: Based on included instruments (such as the Student Strengths Inventory), these Triggers utilize student responses to non-cognitive reflection items. (See full article on Creating an Assessment Trigger)
    • Custom Questions: These Triggers utilize student responses to key institutional questions that have been added to the included instruments. (See full article on Creating a Custom Question Trigger)
  5. Fill out all required information for the Trigger, noted with the asterisk.
  6.  Take Action. Create a Name, choose your Audience, set your Notification Type:
    • Data Insight: Content will appear as an insight on the Success Stream and will be distributed to the student's Success Network
    • Alert: Content will appear as an Alert on the Success Stream. The student's Success Network will be notified that a new alert has been created and they will be expected to take action on this information.
  7. Activate Trigger
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