View As Student

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This page will contain information and best practices related to viewing your course site as a student.

Group Settings
A number of tools have the option to set Group settings. You are not able to preview or view the site as a student in a specific group.
If necessary, the best way to verify group settings is
  1. Enroll a colleague or TA into the course site as a Student
  2. Put them in a specific group
  3. Collaborate with that person
Why doesn't View Site As: Student always work?
A number of tools have built in Preview modes and View Modes that allow an instructor to test what a Student would see.
There are a limited amount of scenario's in which it is not possible to see an accurate Student View.

Contents

Home

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Announcements

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Assessments

Two ways to view as student

  1. Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window) or
  2. Use Test Drive on the menu across the top within the Assessments tool.

Assignments

Two ways to view as student

  1. Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window) or
  2. Use Student View on the menu across the top within the Assignments tool.

Blogs

	Blog entries for site participants.

Calendar

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Chat Room

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Discussions

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Drop Box

	For private file sharing between instructor and student

Feedback

	For uploading .csv formatted file to display feedback (e.g., comments, grades) to site participants

Gradebook

An instructor, facilitator, or TA has the ability to view exactly what each student would see in the Gradebook tool.

  1. Navigate to the Gradebook tool
  2. Click "All Grades" link at the top of the tool
  3. Click the name of a student
  4. Click the link in the top right of the tool labeled "Student's Name View of Grades"
  5. You should now see exactly what your student will see in the Gradebook tool

Gradebook 2

An instructor, facilitator, or TA has the ability to view exactly what each student would see in the Gradebook 2 tool.

  1. Click the name of a student on the right portion of the tool
  2. Click the button labeled "View As Student" on the bottom right of the tool
  3. You should now see exactly what your student will see in the Gradebook 2 tool

Lessons

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Mail

	Display messages to/from users of a particular site

Podcasts

	For managing individual podcast and podcast feed information

Polls

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Resources

	For posting documents, URLs to other websites, etc.

Roster

	For viewing the site participants list

RSS Feeds

	For viewing content from online sources

Section Info

	For managing sections within a site

Sign-up

	For enabling online registration for meetings and other events.

Site Info

	For showing worksite information and site participants

Site Stats

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Skin Selector

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown. (Located in the top right of your browser window)

Syllabus

	For posting a summary outline and/or requirements for a site

Tests & Quizzes

	For creating and taking online tests and quizzes

TurningTechnologies

	Integration with the TurningTechnologies suite of student response systems

Web Links

Use the View Site As: and select Student from the dropdown

Wiki

	For collaborative editing of pages and content
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