Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.
Permissions are generally granted for a tool, rather than for a particular item created by using a tool. For example, permissions are set for the Announcements tool, rather than for individual announcements.
Permissionslink for the whole tool; instead, you can set permissions for individual forums and topics. You can also edit the permissions in the default template that will apply to any new forums or topics.
Podcastsfolder in the Resources tool. You can modify them in either tool. To modify the Podcasts permissions in Resources, use the
Actionsmenu next to the
Most tools that contain individual instructor-created items, such as Announcements or Schedule, have permission settings that you can modify as described below. In addition to the exceptions noted above, some tools, including Syllabus, Messages, and Drop Box, do not allow you to modify permissions.
To change permissions for most tools that allow permission editing:
Permission Settingsat the top of the main window.
Note: You must exit the permissions feature by
Cancel before you can set
permissions in another tool.
Each tool has a different set of available permissions. For a general idea of the permissions available, see the following list of permissions for the Resources tool: