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Release Conditions

Influence how students move through the course and control the visibility of content by using release conditions.  This allows instructors to restrict course content until a condition is met.

How to Attach a Release Condition in Content

  1. Go to Content.
  2. Select a topic or module.
  3. Select the dropdown arrow next to the module or topic name.
  4. If a topic is selected, choose Edit properties In-place from the dropdown menu.
  5. Select Add dates and restrictions.   
  6. Select Create.
  7. A pop-up window will open. From the dropdown arrow choose the tool that the condition should check for.
  8. For "Condition Details," select the specific item or rule that the condition must satisfy.
  9. Select the Create button.
  10. Select the Update button to finalize this update.

How to Attach a Release Condition to a Discussion Topic

  1. Go to Discussions.
  2. Select the dropdown arrow next to the discussion topic.
  3. Select Edit Topic from the dropdown menu.
  4. The Edit Topic page will open. Select the Restrictions tab. 
  5. Under "Release Conditions," select the Create and Attach button.
  6. A pop-up window will open. From the dropdown arrow choose the tool that the condition should check for.
  7. For "Condition Details," select the specific item or rule that the condition must satisfy.
  8. Select the Create button.
  9. Select Save and Close when done editing this page.  

How to Attach a Release Condition to a Grade Item

  1. Go to Grades.
  2. Select Manage Grades.
  3. Select the title of the grade item.  
  4. The Edit Item page will open. Select the Restrictions tab.  
  5. Under "Release Conditions," select the Create and Attach button.
  6. A pop-up window will open. From the dropdown arrow choose the tool that the condition should check for.
  7. For "Condition Details," select the specific item or rule that the condition must satisfy.
  8. Select the Create button.
  9. Select Save and Close when done editing this page.

How to Attach a Release Condition to a Quiz

  1. Go to Quizzes.
  2. Select the title of the quiz.
  3. This will open the "Edit Quiz" page.  Select the Restrictions tab.
  4. Under "Release Conditions," select the Create and Attach button.
  5. A pop-up window will open. From the dropdown arrow choose the tool that the condition should check for.
  6. For "Condition Details," select the specific item or rule that the condition must satisfy.
  7. Select the Create button.
  8. Select Save and Close when done editing this page.

How to Attach a Release Condition to a Submission

  1. Go to Submissions 
  2. Select that dropdown arrow next to the title of the folder.
  3. Choose Edit Folder
  4. The Edit Folder page will open.  Select the Restrictions tab.  
  5. Under "Release Conditions," select the Create and Attach button.
  6. A pop-up window will open. From the dropdown arrow choose the tool that the condition should check for.
  7. For "Condition Details," select the specific item or rule that the condition must satisfy.
  8. Select the Create button.
  9. Select Save and Close when done editing this page.