Role Descriptions for Student, Grader, Instructor

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D2L Security Roles Descriptions
 

Instructor Support 1 (formerly TA)

  • This role is assigned to students, program assistants or other individuals supporting the class instructor. Since grades are included in this role, the instructor must verify that the user has completed FERPA training and they are not enrolled in the class being supported.
  • FERPA training requirements can be met by completing the training available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/registrar/ferpa-info.html.
  • The role can view, with selective rights to add/edit. The role cannot delete records.
  • The role assignment must be requested each term for a specific course.
  • The Instructor Support 2 role should be used if users are not allowed to view any grade-related information.

Instructor Support 2 (formerly TA without Grades access)

  • This role is assigned to students, program assistants or other individuals supporting the class instructor. Since grades will not be included in this role, the instructor does not have to verify that the user has completed FERPA training and that they are not enrolled in the class being supported.
  • The role can view, with selective rights to add/edit. The role cannot delete or import/export records.
  • The role assignment must be requested each term for a specific course.
  • The Instructor Support 1 role should be used if users are allowed to view any grade-related information.

Student Support (formerly PAL Student)

  • Tutor/mentor-type staff like the PAL staff are assigned this role.
  • The role can view, with no rights to add/edit/delete.
  • The role assignment must be requested each term for a specific course.

Course Observer (formerly DLC Observer and WSCJTC Observer)

  • The new role is a combination of two existing roles.
  • Staff that need to anonymously monitor the progress of a class use this role.
  • The role has restricted view only access to the authorized modules.
  • The course instructor must request the role assignment each term for a specific observer and course.

 

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