# [LON-CAPA-cvs] cvs: loncom(version_2_11_X) /html/adm/help/tex Slot_Use.tex

raeburn raeburn at source.lon-capa.org
Mon Jan 18 17:35:40 EST 2021

raeburn		Mon Jan 18 22:35:40 2021 EDT

Modified files:              (Branch: version_2_11_X)
Log:
- For 2.11
Backport 1.2

--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Slot_Use.tex:1.1.2.1	Mon Jan 18 00:32:58 2021
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Slot_Use.tex	Mon Jan 18 22:35:40 2021
@@ -6,8 +6,8 @@
(for problems), and Content Open Date/Content Close Date (for other types of content) to
control access by date.

-LON-CAPA also provides a separate mechanism to restrict access to assessment item(s),
-i.e., resource(s) with a file extension of .problem or .Task, which can be useful in the
+LON-CAPA also provides a separate mechanism to restrict access to assessment item(s),
+i.e., resource(s) with a file extension of .problem or .Task, which can be useful in the
case where students will reserve access in advance to content at a particular time and/or place.

One example would be a laboratory which has limited seating, and which is offered multiple
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@
Lastly, slots can also be used as a reservation system, e.g., for office hours, where there
is no need for a student to actually submit anything to the assessment item for which access
is controlled by slots, but the time/date of the reservation itself made by a student to
-gain access is of value.
+gain access is of value.\\\\

\textbf{Course Coordinator View}

@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
choices to be made when configuring a slot.

\item By creating a comma-separated-value (CSV) file containing slot attributes and uploading
-the file using the Slot Management utility.
+the file using the Slot Management utility, see Uploading Slot Attributes File'' section (\ref{{Slot_CommaDelimited}).

\end{itemize}

@@ -99,11 +99,12 @@
\caption{Parameter setting for student-schedulable slot}
\end{figure}

-Although a Course Coordinator can use parameter management tools to display the Slots of
-availability selected by student'' (availablestudent) parameter, those tools only allow it
-to be set for the scope of a specific user.  In any event, there is no need to use those tools
-because the Slot Management Utility provides a mechanism to view a list of students who have
-reserved a slot, and to remove some or all of the reservations, as needed.
+Although a Course Coordinator can use either Settings $>$ Content Settings $>$ Edit Resource
+Parameters - Table Mode or Settings $>$ Content Settings $>$ Modify Resource Parameters -
+Overview Mode to display values set for specific users for Slots of availability selected
+by student'' (availablestudent), the preferred method is to use the Slot Management Utility.
+The utility provides the ability to view a list of students who have reserved a slot, and
+also to remove some or all of the reservations, as needed.

For student-schedulable slots, each slot includes a History link below the Edit link in the
@@ -224,7 +225,7 @@
Conversely, if the student already has a reservation for this second slot for this particular
resource, then assuming IP-based restrictions are met, the student will either be shown a
proctor validation screen if the slot uses a proctor, or if not, will be checked-in
-automatically when displaying the resource.
+automatically when displaying the resource.\\\\

\begin{figure}
\begin{center}\includegraphics[width=0.65\paperwidth]{slots_proctor_validate}\end{center}