LEO: How Do I - Setup Release Conditions for Discussion Forums or Topics (Faculty)

Release conditions enable you to specify requirements that students must satisfy before they can access a discussion forum or topic.

For example, you can require students to view a content topic or submit an assignment to a dropbox folder before accessing a discussion topic. Or, you might create a topic to provide extra help for students who fail a particular quiz.

To Add Release Conditions to a Forum or Topic:

Step 1

Click Discussions on the Course Home the navigation bar.

Step 2

Select a forum or topic and click Edit in the drop-down menu.

You can also set release conditions when creating a new forum or topic.

Step 3

Click the Restrictions tab.

Step 4

In the Release Conditions section of the Restrictions tab, do one of the following:

If you have already created a release condition elsewhere and want to attach it to this forum or topic, click Attach Existing. Select the conditions you want to add, and then click Attach.













 


OR

If you want to add a release condition that does not already exist: click Create and Attach.

Enter the details for the new release condition, and then click Create.

Step 5

Choose whether All of the following conditions or Any of the following conditions must be met in order for students to access the forum or topic in the drop-down list above the listed conditions.

Step 6

Click Save and Close.




To Remove Release Conditions from a Forum or Topic:

Step 1

Click Discussions on the Course Home the navigation bar.

Step 2

Select a forum or topic and click Edit in the drop-down menu.

You can also set release conditions when creating a new forum or topic.

Step 3

Click the Restrictions tab.

Step 4

In the Release Conditions section of the Restrictions tab, do one of the following:

  • Click the Remove icon beside each condition you want to remove.
Step 5
  • To remove all conditions, click Remove All Conditions at the top of the list of conditions.
Step 6

If you decide to re-apply a restriction, click the Plus icon beside the condition you want to reinstate before you save the changes.

Step 7

Click Save and Close.