Intelligent Agents

What are Intelligent Agents?

Intelligent Agents are powerful tools that support faculty by identifying and tracking at risk learners.The agents help monitor established release conditions, taking a proactive approach to a learners performance.  Additionally, agents can notify the individual learner of supplementary resources and clarify the next steps in the learning journey - like a personal couch helping to keep learners right on track.

Intelligent agents monitor an org unit to find activity that matches criteria that you set. The criteria that the agents search for are login activity, course activity, and release conditions in Learning Environment.

Example uses for intelligent agents include:

  • Emailing users with grades below a certain level.
  • Checking for users that have not logged in within a specific number of days.
  • Checking for users that view a specific content topic.

Creating an Intelligent Agent

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Creating an Intelligent Agent

Email Address Replace Strings

You can use the following replace strings in the address fields for the agent emails.

Replace StringDescription
{InitiatingUser}The user who performs the action that meets the agent’s criteria.
{InitiatingUserAuditors}The auditors for the user who performs the action that meets the agent’s criteria.

Email Body Text Replace Strings

You can use the following replace strings in the HTML editor for the agent email body.

Replace StringDescription
{OrgUnitStartDate}The start date specified for the Org Unit.
{OrgUnitEndDate}The end date specified for the Org Unit.
{InitiatingUserFirstName}The first name of the initiating user.
{InitiatingUserLastName}The last name of the initiating user.
{InitiatingUserUserName}The username of the initiating user.
{InitiatingUserOrgDefinedId}The Org Defined ID of the initiating user.
{LoginPath}The address of the login path for the site.

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