How do I change a user's role in my course?

You will learn how to change a user's role within your course, or how to add an additional role for that user.

For example, if you have a student or colleague in your course in TITANium, and you want to change their role within the course, so that they can access the course content when the course is closed, you will need to give them a new role of consisting of one of the following roles:

Teacher = User has the same role as you have, meaning control over all content including access to all student grades within the course

Non-editing teacher = User can access and grade Activities, but not Grade items

Non-Grading Teacher = User can add content/Resources/Activities to the course, but cannot access the Grades

Follow these steps to add a new role for a user already enrolled in your course. If you still need to enroll a user, read this article instead.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

Enter your course in TITANium.

2. Click on Users in the Administration block.

Click on Users in the Administration block.

3. Click on Enrolled users.

Click on Enrolled users.

4. Locate the user in the list and click within the are showing the user's role.

This user listed currently has the role of Student.

Student role = user can access only course content that the Teacher allows. The user cannot view the course if it is not made available by the Teacher.

5. Click on a new role to add.

Click on a new role to add.

6. That user will now have the permissions of that new role and of the old role as well.

Non-Grading Teacher role = User can add content/Resources/Activities to the course, but cannot access the Grades

In this example, the Student role was manually given, so it can also be removed. However, if the Student role was given through automatic enrollment via TITAN Online, then it cannot be removed by the Teacher.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to change a user's role within your course, and how to add an additional role for that user.

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