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Release Condition Restrictions

Release Conditions allow you to restrict course materials and activities based on section/group enrollments and/or completion of some other course activity. To configure Release Condition Restrictions do the following:

Edit Topic and Forum menu selection

 

 

 

1. Click the down arrow to the right of the Forum or Topic you would like to place restrictions on and select either Edit Forum or Edit Topic.


Discussion Restrictions tab

2. Click the Restrictions tab to access the Restriction options for the selected Topic or Forum.


 

If you have not created the desired Release Condition previously, read the section below titled Setting New Release Conditions

If you have created a Release Condition for another activity in the course site that you would like to reuse visit the section below titled Using Existing Release Conditions

 


Setting New Release Conditions:

Click the Create and Attach button

3. To create a brand new release condition, click the Create and Attach button.


Select Condition Type

 

 

 

4. Use the Condition Type drop down menu to select what area to restrict by.


Select Condition Details

 

 

 

5. The Condition Details drop down menu will update based on what was selected for Condition Type. Select the specfic requirement.


Click the Create Button

 

 

 

6. Based on what was selected above, additional information may be required. Once all information has been entered, click the Create button.


Users Must Satisfy Drop Down Menu7. Once a release condition has been attached, a new menu that allows you to set how conditions must be met will become active. This menu is only relevant if you have more than one condition attached. If so select whether All conditions must be met or if Any condition must be met. Selecting Any condition must be met means that a participant must satisfy only one of the conditions listed to access the restricted course material or activity.


8. Click one of the Save options at the bottom of the screen to save your changes:

  • Save and Close: Returns you to the Discussion list.
  • Save and New: Allows you to begin creating a new Topic or Forum (depending on what you are in at the moment)
  • Save: Saves any changes and stays on the same screen.

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Using Existing Release Conditions:

Click the Attach Existing button

3. To use a release condition that you have used in your D2L course site before, click the Attach Existing button.


Click Attach Button

 

4. Select the release condition(s) to be used by checking the box to the left of the condition(s). If you have a long list of available release conditions, you can use the View Conditions for drop down menu to filter by a specific tool's release condition.

5. Click the blue Attach button.


Users Must Satisfy Drop Down Menu6. Once a release condition has been attached, a new menu that allows you to set how conditions must be met will become active. This menu is only relevant if you have more than one condition attached. If so select whether All conditions must be met or if Any condition must be met. Selecting Any condition must be met means that a participant must satisfy only one of the conditions listed to access the restricted course material or activity.


7. Click one of the Save options at the bottom of the screen to save your changes:

  • Save and Close: Returns you to the Submission Folders list.
  • Save and New: Allows you to begin creating a new Submission folder.
  • Save: Saves any changes and stays on the same screen

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