D2L Intelligent Agents - Creating and Editing an Intelligent Agent

Learn about the Intelligent Agents tool, abilities and reasons for using the tool.

Creating an Intelligent Agent

  1. On the navbar, click the Edit Course link
  2. Click Intelligent Agents, then click the New button.
  3. In the Agent Details area, enter a name and description.
  4. If you would like the agent to be active, select Agent is enabled.
  5. In the Agent Criteria area, do one of the following:
    • If you want your agent to target users' login habits, in the Login Activity section, enter your criteria.
    • If you want your agent to target users' course habits, in the Course Activity section, enter your criteria.
    • If you want your agent to run when a specific existing condition has been met in the Release Conditions area, click Attach Existing. Select the check box for any condition you want to attach. Click Attach.
    • If you want your agent to run when a specific new condition has been met, in the Release Conditions area, click Create and Attach. Select a Condition Type from the drop-down list. Complete any additional Condition Detailsthat appear and click Create.
  6. In the Agent Action area, do the following:
    • Select how often you want the agent to run.
    • If you want to schedule how frequently D2L evaluates the agent criteria, select the Use Schedule check box. Click Update Schedule and set your scheduling details.
    • Note: Scheduled intelligent agents stop running and are automatically disabled if the course is inactive, over (end date passed), or deleted. You can still set up a practice run or a manual run of an intelligent agent at any time in a course with a passed end date.
  7. In the Email Format area, enter your email details.
  8. Click Save and Close.

Edit an Intelligent Agent

  1. On the navbar, click Edit Course.
  2. Click the Intelligent Agents link.
  3. Click the down arrow (chevron) next to the agent name. Click Edit Agent.
  4. Adjust the agent's settings as appropriate.
  5. Click the Save and Close button.

This article is based on documentation provided by D2L and is re-used with permission.




Keywords:d2l d2l@uwm learn@uw learnuw luw brightspace intelligent agent agents email progress student notification notify best practice practices   Doc ID:75985
Owner:David D.Group:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Created:2017-08-23 21:52 CSTUpdated:2017-08-24 12:27 CST
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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