[LON-CAPA-users] [Elt-dev] Order of Contents Different Between Course Coordinator/Students

Young, Joyce E young257 at purdue.edu
Thu Feb 1 14:10:29 EST 2018

Thanks for the suggestion, Justin! I don’t believe that’s it, though. I’m attaching screenshots of the differences. It’s at the folder level.
Any more ideas, please share and we’ll try them! We’re stumped.

From: elt-dev-bounces at lists.purdue.edu [mailto:elt-dev-bounces at lists.purdue.edu] On Behalf Of Justin Gray
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:54 PM
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Subject: Re: [Elt-dev] [LON-CAPA-users] Order of Contents Different Between Course Coordinator/Students

LON-CAPA gives students a few options for sorting their contents:

  *   Default
  *   Title
  *   Due Date
  *   Has New Discussion
Have you verified that the affected students have used the default sorting?


Justin Gray | Senior Lecturer
Department of Mathematics | Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive, Burnaby | V5A 1S6 | Canada
Tel: +1 778.782.4237

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On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 7:00 AM, Young, Joyce E <young257 at purdue.edu<mailto:young257 at purdue.edu>> wrote:
                We are having an issue where the Course Coordinator of a course sets up the order of contents in a folder in the order she wishes the students to access them. She has noticed that in the student’s view, the order doesn’t always appear in that sequence, however.
                I’ve searched the Content Settings and there are no special settings. I can’t recreate the issue by enrolling myself as a student. The order appears correct for me. But she has provided a screenshot of a student’s screen, where the 7 folders within the main folder appear in a different order. She has noticed this different view for 2 unique students. She has seen the different order appear for the student on more than one device. She also witnessed this happening last term.
                Not a huge deal, but annoying for the instructor who is trying to manage the order in which her student’s proceed through the course.
                Any ideas on what might be causing this?

Joyce Young
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