Feb 082013
 

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Instructors can use Adaptive Release to manage course content. Adaptive Release allows instructors to narrow the availability of selected items to users by creating rules based on specific selected criteria. Instructors can limit access to material by using criteria such as: date/time restrictions, membership (only visible for selected students), grades, or viewing of items.


  • Set Edit Mode to ON
  • Navigate to a content area item such as a Folder, Test, etc.
  • Select the Down arrow next to the title
  • Select Adaptive Release
  • Select your criteria from the following options:
    Note: You can choose one or several options. You do not have to use all of the criteria.
  • Date
    • Choose Date: select the Display After date/time and/or the Display Until date/time
  • Membership
    • Username: Enter a username or Browse to select users
      • For Several Users: separate the usernames with commas
    • Course Groups: select specific groups
      • From the Items to Select box, select the name of a group
        • For multiple groups, either choose the Select All button or press the Ctrl (Command on Mac) key  while selecting the name of the groups
      • Select the Right arrow (>) button, this will move selected group(s) to the Selected Items box
      • To remove group(s) from the Selected box select the group(s) and then select the Left arrow (<).
  • Grade
    • Select a Grade Center column: display content to user(s) based on grade or calculated column
      • Choose a Grade Center Column from the drop down menu
    • Select Condition:
      • User has at least one attempt for this item: display content to user(s) based on recorded attempt
      • Score/Percent: display content based on:
        • Specific scoring options
        • For a range of scoring
  • Review Status
    • Select an item: Select Browse to choose a content item
      Note: The selected content item will not be made available until the user mark’s Review Status for the content item containing the rule
  • Select Submit
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: Rule # created.
 February 8, 2013  Posted by at 9:19 am Adaptive Release, Content Management