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How does the dashboard course page differ between instructors and students?

asked 2015-12-22 18:14:32 -0500

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I want to understand what my students will see when they log in to the dashboard.

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answered 2015-12-22 18:18:45 -0500

updated 2018-08-20 13:20:37 -0500

For the most part all the data shown to an instructor on the dashboard is also shown to the students.

As of August 2018, these are the main differences:

  • Students do not have the ability to edit the course description, timeline, etc.
  • Students can only assign themselves articles to write or review, while instructors can assign articles to anyone in the course.
    • Enrollment code and enrollment tools are only available to the instructors; instructors can add and remove students manually, while students can only remove themselves from the course.

To see the difference feel free to review these questions:

All the rest of it — the full timeline, the activity feed, the contributions of any student in the class — are visible to everyone.

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