Access and Setup

(Instructors) Navigating Labster’s new Course Manager

With Labster’s new Course Manager, you can explore Labster content, schedule and assign simulations, manage your course roster, and track students’ progress. If you have already purchased access to Labster, you should have received an automated email to activate your Labster account.

Once you have activated your account and logged in, it’s time to get started!


1. Begin by creating a course

  • Click on ‘Add a new course’

  • Enter the name of your course (including any section information)


2. Now it is time to explore our simulation library and add simulations to your course.

  • Click on ‘Add simulations’

  • Explore our library of simulations

  • Choose the simulations you want to assign by clicking ‘+’

  • Click ‘Add selected to course’


3. Schedule the due date for each simulation

  • Click on ‘schedule’ next to the simulation

  • Choose the date you want your students to start playing the simulation

  • Choose the date the simulation is due

  • Save your preferences

  • You can publish the simulation manually at any time


4. Limit the number of scored attempts students can use

  • Click on ‘Add attempt limit’

  • Use the + and - buttons to adjust the number of attempts your students can use for their grade

  • Click ‘Apply’ to save your changes


5. Add students to your course

  • Click on the ‘students’ tab on the left bar

  • Click ‘invite students’

  • Choose to add students from a csv, or manually

  • Students will receive an email to activate their account

  • You can check the status of their account by visiting the ‘student’ tab at any time


6. Monitor student progress

  • Once your students have started playing simulations you can monitor their progress by clicking on the ‘grades’ tab on the left of the screen

  • You can view grades per student, or per simulation

  • Click on any attempt to see more details about your students’ responses


If you have any other questions about using Labster's course manager, please reach out to our support team!