FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Coursella ?

Coursella is a social platform that provides teachers and students with the tools that let them easily manage their courses, manage their time, and communicate with no distractions, anytime, anywhere.

How much does it cost?

Access to Coursella is free for Students and Instructors (and always will be).

How long does it take to set up a course on Coursella?

It literally takes under 5 minutes. We’ve designed it to be really easy to set up and get going.

Who can create courses on Coursella?

Anyone can create a course on Coursella. If you are an instructor you can create a course and then invite your students. If you are a student you can also create a course and then ask your instructor to join you and take the course from there.

I am a student, can I create a course?

Yes, if you are a student you can also create a course and then ask your instructor to join you and take the course from there.

How do I create a course?

Just signup or login into Coursella, then read the "Creating a course" section of our "getting stated" guide!.

How do I invite people to my course?

Inside your course, click "Members" then "Invite a Person". You can either invite students or instructors, and depending on your course settings, you can either invite them by secret code or by e-mail. For more information, read our "inside the course" guide.

Can I invite a co-instructor?

Yes you can invite your co-instructors or assistants by clicking "Invite a Person" then "Invite an Instructor" in the course members section. For more information, read our "inside the course" guide

How do I join a course?

Depending on course settings set by your instructor, you'll either need to ask your instructor for a secret code, get invited by e-mail or ask to join directly from the course page. You can read the "Joining a course" section of our "getting stated" guide!.

Is my course content secure?

Absolutely. You can either make your course public or make the course only accessible to the students enrolled in it. You can even choose certain pieces to be private or public. All this happens in the Course Settings, under Privacy.

Who owns the data I post?

You do, you own your data. Coursella is just a medium to host it.

Do I need to download anything to use Coursella?

You don’t need to download anything to use Coursella — all you need is an internet browser, like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer.

I can't log in. What do I do?

Maybe you've entered a wrong password, so resetting your password might solve the issue. To do this click on “Log In” and then “Forgot password?”. You’ll get an email with a password reset token (don't forget to check your spam folder).

Is Coursella a MOOC website?

We consider Coursella to be more of an LMS than a MOOC. We designed Coursella to be a social course management tool for anyone teaching a course and their students in any school, any university, any company or any educational organization.

Who created Coursella?

Coursella was founded by four designers & developers graduated from Annaba University. Coursella is established as a project of Pinnovate, a company headquarted in Annaba.


If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us at hello@coursella.com.