Require completion of a Lessons item
Most of the items that can be added to a Lessons page can be made "required". That is, students must open (if the item is a resource) or complete (if the item is a forum posting, quiz, assignment, question, comment or student page). Further, the Lessons tool allows instructors to require students to complete one item in the list before allowing access to another item in the list.
- 1 Go to Lessons
- 2 Click Edit for item that will be required
- 3 To conditionally release based on prerequisites:
- 4 More questions about the Lessons tool?
Go to Lessons
Click on the Lessons page title 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 for item that will be required
Check Require that the student submit this assessment, then click Update Item
Notice the asterisk
Notice that Required items are indicated with an asterisk to the left of the item.
To conditionally release based on prerequisites:
Click Edit for the item to be restricted
Specify completion of prerequisites
Check Don't Release Item Until All Prerequisites are Completed option, then click Update Item.
Notice prerequisite text
Notice that items that are conditionally released display [Has prerequisites] in red text next to the item.
In the example shown above, the Weekly Materials: Week 1 cannot be opened until the required Syllabus Quiz has been submitted.