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How do I limit access to Lessons page items to groups

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Go to Lessons.

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Click on the Lessons Page Title (e.g. Unit #1) in the Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

Click Edit.

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Click the Edit button to the left of the item you want to restrict to a group or groups.

Click Edit the groups for which this item should be shown.

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This will display a list of the site's existing groups.

Select the group(s), then click Update Item.

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View item on the page.

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Items which are restricted based on specified criteria indicate the criteria in red next to the item, e.g. [Has prerequisites; Blue Group]

Note: All items that can be added to a Lessons page (except "Add Question") can be limited to a selected group (or groups) via the Edit button.

Common Questions about Adding Content to Lessons:

Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content

Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help

This article is based on the equivalent Sakai project help article.

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