Wed, 24 May 2006 15:20:54 -0600
It works like a charm. Just so other's know: the primary things for me were
to make sure BOTH of the "Slots of availability . . ." parms were not set by
me in the parms window, AND to set the "Use slot based access controls" to
"resource", instead of yes.
On Wednesday 24 May 2006 12:33 pm, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> Hi Todd,
> > OK. I've defined 2 slots: slot1 and slot2
> > They are both of type schedulable_student, which I assume means that
> > students are allowed to do the scheduling.
> > They have a start time and an end time a couple days in the future.
> > Each has a maximum number of students, a proctor, and a secret word.
> > All the other table entries on the "managing slots" page are empty. (I
> > *think* this means I have set up students to register for slots at any
> > time, and that currently, the slots are not unique)
> > For the problem, the "Use slot based access controls" parm is set to
> > "yes"
> > For the problem, the "Slots of availability selected by student" parm is
> > set to "slot1,slot2"
> This should be left blank, the student will fill this in.
> (You should never modify this PARM in the normal PARM screen.)
> > For the problem, the "Slots of availability" parm is also set to
> > "slot1,slot2"
> This should be left blank, as students will assign to themself a slot.
> (Use this one when you want to as an instructor force a particular
> slot onto a student)
> Not that this currently requires a : seperated list of slot names if
> it is used. (I likely need to change that...)
> > Still, when I log in as student, I don't get a "select slot" screen.
> Have you
> - set an opendate in the past?
> - set a duedate in the future?
> - navigated to the resources as the student?
> (there should be a "Sign up for time to work." button when viewing
> the resource.)
> > On Wednesday 24 May 2006 10:40 am, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> > > Hi Todd,
> > >
> > > > Anyway, I want to try to use slots to have students sign up for one
> > > > of several field trips. I think I've figured out how two define the
> > > > slots, from the PARM page, but I'm not sure how to apply them.
> > > >
> > > > Q1: Can slots only be applied to bridge tasks? If so, the rest of
> > > > this can probably be ignored.
> > >
> > > You can apply them to .problems in 2.1 but soemthings might act oddly.
> > >
> > > > Q2: I've tried to apply the two slots that I have to a "score upload
> > > > form", to use as a placeholder. Should this currently work, in
> > > > principle?
> > >
> > > Ayup.
> > >
> > > > Q3: Both slots should currently be open, and I've set them to
> > > > "anytime" status for when students can reserve the slot. But when I,
> > > > as a student, select the resource, nothing interesting happens. As
> > > > in, I don't get to choose a slot. Any ideas?
> > >
> > > I'm guessing have not modfied the 'useslots' PARM for the .problem.
> > >
> > > Additionally If you want to make the slots conflicting (students must
> > > select only one) you'll need to set the 'unique period' part of the
> > > slot.
> > --
> > Dr. Todd Ruskell
> > Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics Office: Meyer Hall 326
> > Colorado School of Mines Phone: 303-384-2080
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Dr. Todd Ruskell
Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics Office: Meyer Hall 326
Colorado School of Mines Phone: 303-384-2080
1523 Illinois Street Fax: 303-273-3919
Golden, CO 80401