[LON-CAPA-users] assigning students to slots

Susan J. Masten masten at egr.msu.edu
Sun Feb 10 17:46:34 EST 2013


I haven't used slots but I think you can go in and assign students to 
different sections.  Once you assign them to different sections, you can 
use the parameter settings to have different due dates for the same 
resources.  I hope this helps.


On 2/10/2013 5:42 PM, Carl Lira wrote:
> I am struggling to assign student to slots. Has anyone created a
> screencast about this? Or can you guide me by text words? I want to
> preassign students. I  can create the slots, but there are no students
> in them. I never get a page to add students. I can display the slots,
> but I can’t see how to add students.
> I also tried to understand the documentation to create slots by
> uploading a csv file, but the procedure is not clear for the format of
> the file. Is there supposed to be one slot per line? Or one student per
> line with the other columns duplicating the slot information? According
> to the docs the usernames are supposed to be comma separated which would
> indicate one line per slot, but in a csv file, that would not make sense
> because each would be interpreted as a separate field.
> I want to break my class into two halves based on when the work on an
> computer lab project. I want the two halves of the class to have
> different due dates based on the slots. I may have some follow-up
> questions after I get the slots created. I can’t understand how to
> assign one resource to two different slots? Do I make two copies of the
> resource and then assign one copy to each slot? Or do I indicate the
> relationship starting from the slots and then selecting a single copy of
> the resource for each slot?
> Thanks,
> Carl Lira
> Michigan State
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