Session controls on the Admin Panel

This article covers: 
  • How to access session controls? 
  • What statistics are available for each session type?
  • How to adjust session time?
  • How to adjust session level settings? 
  • How to manage related parent or nested child sessions? 

You can access some key control functions and event statistics that are available on your Workspace from the Admin Panel so you can easily manage your event and adjust settings on the fly during the event. The session controls available will depend on the Pigeonhole plan type. 

How to access session controls? 

To access the session controls, enter a session from the Agenda page and click on the settings icon on the top bar of the Admin Panel. 

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In the sidebar, you will be able to view:

  • Session level statistics (statistics displayed depends on session type)
  • Any parent or nested sessions for that session 

You can also: 

  • Adjust session start and end times or set new ones
  • Manage session settings such as question filtering, accepting new questions etc 
  • Hide and unhide sessions

What statistics are available for each session type?

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The following session statistics will be available for each session type: 

Q&A

Total participants

Live participants

Number of submitted questions

Number of submitted comments

Multiple choice poll

Total participants

Live participants

Total votes

Highest vote

Open-ended poll

Total participants

Live participants

Answers

Total votes

Word Cloud

Total participants

Live participants

Answers

Total votes

Quiz

Total participants

Live participants

Average score

Highest score

Assessment 

Total participants

Live participants

Average score

Highest score

Chat

Total participants

Live participants

Total messages

 

Survey 

Total participants

Number of participants who started survey 

Number of participants who completed survey 

 

 

How to adjust session time? 

For sessions that have not started

The session time with a countdown timer to the start time is displayed right on top of the side bar. You can click on the Start now button on the right to start the session immediately or click on the drop-down menu next to it to Change start time or Change end time

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Once you click on the option to change the start/end time, simply select the date and time on the picker and select Confirm.

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For sessions that have started

The session time with a countdown timer to the end of the session is displayed right on top of the side bar. You can click on the Change end time button on the right and quickly select “+ 15 min”, “+ 30 min” or “+ 1 hour”, to your end time. 

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If you want to set a custom end time, select Set end time, pick the date and time on the picker and select Confirm

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You can also choose to end the session immediately by selecting End now.

Once you submit, you will see a confirmation message that the start/end time has been updated.

How to adjust session level settings? 

The sidebar also allows you to control selected session level settings by turning them on and off quickly anytime during the session. The settings available will depend on the Pigeonhole type and vary from one session to another. 

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These are the settings that are accessible from the sidebar fore each session type, if you have them available in your Pigeonhole plan: 

Q&A 

  • Accept new questions
  • Questions Filtering
  • Comment Filtering 
  • Hide Session 

Chat

  • Accept New Messages
  • Message Filtering 
  • Hide Session 

 Word Cloud, & Open-ended Poll

  • Accept new responses
  • Answer Filtering 
  • Comment Filtering 
  • Hide Session 

Multiple choice, Quiz, Assessment & Survey

  • Hide Session 

How to manage related nested or parent sessions?

If the session you are in has a parent or nested child session, it will be displayed at the bottom of the sidebar. 

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You can view the number of participants for the related sessions on the right-hand side of the session name. You can also hide or unhide the session by clicking on the eye icon next to the number of participants. 

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To navigate to the session, simply click on the parent or nested session’s name.