TITANium Resource CenterADDITIONAL GUIDESFrequently Asked Questions Course settingsHow do I use Restrict access to hide a Section on my course main page?

How do I use Restrict access to hide a Section on my course main page?

You will learn how to use Restrict access, so that you can hide a Topic (or Week) section on your course main page from all of your students, but allow access to one individual, like a TA or GA. This is useful for sharing documents or other files with your GA or TA without the students in the course having any idea that they documents or files are even there.

Follow these steps to restrict access to a course main page Section.

1. Enter course in TITANium.

Enter course in TITANium.

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon

3. Select Turn editing on.

Turn editing on is selected
Edit link is selected

5. Select Edit topic.

Edit topic link

6. Click on Add restriction.

Add restriction is selected

7. Select the type of restriction you want to make.

types of restrictions

8. Select User profile

User profile is selected

9. Click on the Eye icon.

This action will hide the restrict access message from students.

Eye icon is selected

10. Select Email address from the dropdown.

Email address is selected

11. Type the correct email address.

Email address is typed

12. Click on Save changes.

Save changes is selected

13. The Topic now has a message.

Since we clicked on the Eye icon, this message is not visible to students.

Restricted message displayed

14. Student view is shown.

The topic section is not visible at all to any student who does not meet the specified criteria.

Topic section not visible

Article Summary

You have now learned how to hide a course main page Section from your students yet allow one user to view it.