Joining a course

When joining a course, Learning Lab will:

  • register you for the course
  • create a repository for you to work on this course
  • monitor your activity for the newly created repository in order to determine your progress
  • respond to any expected activity in the newly created repository

To join a course:

  1. Sign in to GitHub Learning Lab using GitHub.
  2. Click on the title of a course you'd like to join.
  3. Click on Join this course. screenshot of a course, with a button titled "join this course"
  4. If the course allows it, select whether your repository should be public or private repository.
  5. If the course allows it, click on Additional Options to set your course preferences.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Wait a few moments for Learning Lab to register you and create your repository.
  8. Click on the name of the first step, which will take you to an issue or pull request in your newly created repository containing your next steps. screenshot of the course steps after joining