Label Resource

The instructor can add a label to their course. This allows the instructor to add notes for the students that will help to clarify or merely add additional information.

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Adding labels

Managing labels

Adding labels

Adding a new label

Instructors can insert a label in order to add descriptions to the different topics within the course. This also allows the instructor to give additional instruction to the students for the activities.

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Use Labels to Organize Content

PolyLearn has a section for each week or topic. Labels can help to orgainze a week or topic worth of content.

image of how labels can be used in a course
  1. Select Turn editing on.
  2. Click on the Add an activity or resource link.
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  3. Choose the Label tool.
  4. Click the Expand all link to view all setting boxes
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  6. Type the Label text (required) into the text box.

    • Visible sets whether or not the students can view the resource.
    • Restrict access allows the instructor to set a condition on the assignment until other assignment(s) are completed:
      • Allow access from and Allow access until determine when students can access the activity via a link on the course page.
        Note: The difference between access from/to dates and availability settings for the activity is that outside the set dates the latter allows students to view the activity description, whereas access from/to dates prevent access completely.
      • Grade condition determines any grade conditions which must be met in order to access the activity.
        Note: Multiple grade conditions may be set if desired. If so, the activity will only allow access when ALL grade conditions are met.
      • Show activity greyed-out, with restriction information / Hide activity entirely determines how the activity displays before conditions have been met.
  7. Click Save and return to course.


Managing labels

Updating a label

  1. Turn Editing On
  2. Click on the edit icon at the base of the label.
  3. Edit the Label text as desired.
  4. Click Save and return to course.

Label permissions

The label permissions are established by the system's administrator. The permissions are given to the various roles in order to grant them the ability to perform actions within the resource. The instructor can view these permissions with these steps:

  1. Turn Editing On
  2. Click on the hand tool at the base of the label that is going to be checked.
  3. In the Settings block, click the Permissions to view all possible capabilities pertaining to a file, and which roles have access to each capability. Alternatively, click the Check permissions button specifically view an a list of all enrolled individuals in the course.
  4. Click on the user's name to check and then click Show this user's permissions.
    Note: Type the user's name into the search box in order to refine the display and more easily locate the intended user.
  5. This page lists all of the various actions that are capable within the resource. The list will tell whether or not the user is capable of each action.