[LON-CAPA-users] Bulletin Boards

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 13 Jan 2004 19:03:06 -0500

Hi Todd,

Announcements would usually go on the calendar.

The reason that the instructors cannot post to the Simple Page might be 
that they have section numbers - do they? If an instructor is only 
instructor for a certain section, it is assumed that they do not have 
rights to post for the complete course. Same is true for editing the 

- Gerd.

On Jan 13, 2004, at 5:31 PM, Todd Ruskell wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm looking for an easy way to allow several instructors to post
> announcements for a class in a single forum.  I have thought of several
> possible solutions, but each has some drawbacks.  Any other
> help/suggestions would be appreciated.
> It seems the easiest thing would be to set up a bulletin board.
> However, I haven't found a place in course or resource parms to 
> disallow
> student posts to a bulletin board.  At least not without also
> disallowing either chat or discussion on "problem" resources.  Maybe
> I've missed something?
> I could put up a "Simple Page", but Instructors can't change it.
> I could create an html document in construction space, but that would
> mean I would have to make all the instructors co-authors, which would
> require quite a bit more training.
> Is there anything I missed?
> Thanks,
> Todd
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