Label Resource

The instructor can add a label to their course. This allows the instructor to add notes for the students that will help to clarify or merely add additional information.

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Adding labels

Managing labels

Adding labels


Adding a new label

Instructors can insert a label in order to add descriptions to the different topics within the course. This also allows the instructor to give additional instruction to the students for the activities.

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Use Labels to Organize Content

PolyLearn has a section for each week or topic. Labels can help to organize a week or topic worth of content.

image of how labels can be used in a course
  1. Select Turn editing on.
  2. Click on the Add an activity or resource link.
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  3. Choose the Label tool.
  4. Click the Expand all link to view all setting boxes
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  6. Type the Label text (required) into the text box.

    Options
    • Visible sets whether or not the students can view the resource.
    • Restrict access allows the instructor to set a condition on the assignment until other assignment(s) are completed:
      • Allow access from and Allow access until determine when students can access the activity via a link on the course page.
        Note: The difference between access from/to dates and availability settings for the activity is that outside the set dates the latter allows students to view the activity description, whereas access from/to dates prevent access completely.
      • Grade condition determines any grade conditions which must be met in order to access the activity.
        Note: Multiple grade conditions may be set if desired. If so, the activity will only allow access when ALL grade conditions are met.
      • Show activity greyed-out, with restriction information / Hide activity entirely determines how the activity displays before conditions have been met.
  7. Click Save and return to course.

 

Managing labels


Updating a label

  1. Click on the Edit button, then the Edit settings link.
  2. Edit the Label text as desired.
  3. Click Save and return to course.