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What is it?

Eventbrite is a fully customizable event planning platform with intuitive tools that help save time and increase event sales. The platform can accommodate simple as well as large and complex events and provides all the tools users need to get started in no time, including event registration and ticketing, listing design, ticketing, fundraising, promotion, and payments.

What is its purpose?

The primary purpose is to create a platform for event registration, ticketing, promotions, and fundraising. This can also be used to create auto-reply emails with the event details and to establish a good communication platform between event organizers and attendees.

How do I use it?

Eventbrite requires users to sign up by providing basic details including thier email ID, phone number, and organization details. It can be accessed through the Eventbrite website.

Why would I use it?

It can be used by course instructors to organize workshops, conferences, webinars, etc. The platform allows instructors or organizers to set up and promote events and  manage every detail with just a few clicks. Real-time progress tracking enables users to stay updated about attendees and financials and helps them stay organized.



Usage considerations

It can be accessed through the Brosix website or a mobile application. There is no software package available for computers/laptops (MacOS, Windows, and Linus).

Quick Facts
Assessment Planning
Rating Level 
Web Search
Last Modified
10 November 2021
19 June 2021
License Available 
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Security Concerns
Technical Support 
Web browser, iOS, and Android.

Ratings Information

CITL Rating

Select any category below for details about the criteria for each rating.

Functionality: ★★☆
Works Well. Works Well; The tool can be scaled to accommodate any size class with the flexibility to create smaller sub-groups or communities of practice.
Ease of Use:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; The tool has a user-friendly interface that is easy to navigate and personalize for both instructor and learner. Use is intuitive for both instructor and learner.
Tech Support/Help Availability (for Instructors):★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; No campus-wide technical support is available.
Tech Support/Help Availability (for Students):★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; No campus-wide technical support is available.
Hypermediality :★☆☆
Serious Concerns. Serious Concerns; This tool is restricted to communicate through emails only or the Eventbrite webpage.
Accessibility: ★★★
Accessibility Standards:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; The tool meets accessibility guidelines (i.e. W3C WCAG 2.0 standards)
User-focused participation:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; The tool is designed to address the needs of diverse users, their various literacies, and capabilities, thereby widening opportunities for participation in learning.
Required Equipment:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Proper use of the tool does not require equipment other than a computer and access to the internet.
Technical: ★★★
Integration/Embedding within a Learning Management System (LMS) :★☆☆
Serious Concerns. Serious Concerns; The tool can only be accessed in an LMS through a hyperlink rather than a functional version of the tool itself.
Operating Systems:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Users can effectively utilize the tool with any standard, up-to-date operating system.
Web Browser:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Users can effectively utilize the tool with any standard, up-to-date web browser.
Additional Technical Requirements:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Users do not need to download additional software or browser extensions. Additional accounts or software is not required.
Mobile Design: ★★☆
Works Well. Works Well; The tool can be accessed, either through the download of an app or via a mobile browser, regardless of the mobile operating system and device.
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; The mobile version of the tool has limited features. The advanced features are accessible through the desktop version only.
Offline Access:★☆☆
Serious Concerns. Serious Concerns; Any version of the tool can not work offline.
Usage and Account Set Up: ★★☆
Sign Up/Sign In:★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; Instructor needs to sign-up to create an event on Eventbrite. The learners don't need to sign-up to register for the event. They can register by entering their name and email ID. However, to access the event information or Eventbrite webpage, learners need to create an account.
Cost of Use:★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; Eventbrite does not charge anything for free events. A fee is charged when organizers start collecting registration fees.
Archiving, Saving, and Exporting Data :★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; There are limitations to archiving, saving, or importing/exporting content or activity data.
Data Privacy and Ownership:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Users maintain ownership and copyright of their intellectual property/data; the user can keep data private and decide if / how data is to be shared.
Social Presence: ★★★
Collaboration :★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; Communication or transfer of meaning between the users can only be possible through asynchronous mode.
User Accountability:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Instructors can control learner anonymity; the tool provides technical solutions for holding learners accountable for their actions.
Works Well. Works Well; The tool is widely known and popular, it’s likely that most learners are familiar with the tool and have basic technical competence with it.
Teaching Presence: ★★★
Works Well. Works Well; The tool has easy-to-use features that would significantly improve an instructor’s ability to be present with learners via active management, monitoring, and engagement.
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; There are limited aspects of the tool, that cannot be customized on the Eventbrite.
Learning Analytics:
Not Applicable. Not Applicable
Cognitive Presence: ★★☆
Enhancement of Cognitive Task(s):★★☆
Minor Concerns. Minor Concerns; The tool can give information asynchronously through the webpage to enable the functional improvement to engagement in the targeted cognitive task
Higher Order Thinking:★☆☆
Serious Concerns. Serious Concerns; The tool likely does not engage learners in higher-order thinking skills (despite significant consideration to design, facilitation, and direction from the instructor)
Feedback on Learning:★★★
Works Well. Works Well; Through the tool, learners can regularly receive formative feedback on learning (i.e. they can track their performance, monitor their improvement, test their knowledge, etc.)

Security and Privacy

This service is not offered by Memorial University and has not been reviewed by Information Management and Protection. In accordance with their Privacy Policy, Eventbrite collects users' data, such as email address, payment information, device, and usage information.

Support Information

Video tutorials are available on YouTube. Web-based tutorials are available on Eventbrite Website.


Other Note(s)

The platform offers a complete range of tools and features that allows its users to create, promote and manage events.

Event registration and tracking features offer customization and are mobile optimized.

Essentials package is availble only through their FAQ website.

Professional package has limited access to Eventbrite’s customer support team.

Premium package features can be discussed with an Eventbrite salesperson/support person.