Personal Course Quota
Free Personal Courses
Beginning from July 14, 2020, CN only allows each individual user to create two free personal courses--one Classic LMS course and one Pathway LMS course. Each free personal course can:
- accommodate a maximum of 35 members,
- remain active for 6 months. After 6 months, students can still take the course, but the course instructor will not be able to manage the course (i.e. invite new course members, edit tasks, and post).
Course instructors may upgrade a free personal course to a paid personal course at $9/month for a minimum of six months. A free personal course can accommodate a maximum of 75 members.
Paid Personal Courses
In addition to the two free personal courses, each individual CN user is allowed to create two paid personal courses--one Classic LMS course and one Pathway LMS course. These two courses do not include courses upgraded from free personal courses. Each paid personal course can:
- accommodate a maximum of 75 members,
- remain active for 6 months. After 6 months, once the course expires, students can still take the course, but the course instructor will not be able to manage the course (i.e. invite new course members, edit tasks, and post).
Course instructors may renew a paid personal course at $9/month for a minimum of six months. Instructors may renew as many times as they want.
Track Your Personal Course Quota Usage
When creating personal courses on CN, we help you track your personal course quota status for each course type.
Need More Courses?
Once your personal course quota has run out, you may contact email@example.com to obtain an institutional license, which allows an unlimited number of courses with unlimited length and members. You may also request to increase the personal course quota if an institutional license is not an option for you.
Upgrade or Renew a Personal Course
View Course Payment Info
In each personal course, you can find the Course Payment page from the left course menu. This page shows critical course payment-related information, such as when the last payment was received and the course expiration date.
Course Payment page of a Classic course:
Course Payment page of a Pathway course:
Pay for Course Upgrade/Renew
You may renew or upgrade a personal course anytime. If the current course expiration date has already passed, the new course expiration date will be in 6 months from now. If the current course expiration date is in the future, we will add 6 more months from then.
To pay for course upgrade or renew, simply click the green "Pay Now" button. It will take you to the following payment page. Review the information on this page and choose one of the payment options to complete the payment.
Please note, after you complete the payment, it may take a few seconds to minutes for the payment information on your course pages to be updated. You may do a page refresh to see the updated information. If you ever encounter any technical difficulties or need assistance, please contact CN Helpdesk firstname.lastname@example.org.
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