Instructors can allow students to add comments to a Lessons page. The comments can either be anonymous or have the student’s name attached. Comments can be graded and either required or optional.
Note: Students have 30 minutes to edit or delete their comments. Instructors can edit or delete a student comment at any time.
Go to Lessons.
Select Lessons 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.
Select Add Content, and then select Add Comments Tool.
From the Add Content dialog box, select Add Comments Tool.
Select Edit. (Optional)
Hover over the top right corner to select the pencil icon to edit the comment properties.
Edit the comments tool properties as needed.
- To make comments anonymous, check the box next to Keep Comments Anonymous.
- Check the box next to Create Gradebook items for these to score the comments, and enter a maximum point value.
- To restrict this item based on a prerequisite, check the box for Don't release item until all prerequisites are completed.
- If students are required to add comments before moving on to a different Lessons item, check the box next to Require This Item.
Note: Students CAN read other student comments in this tool.
Select Update Item.
This will return the display to the Lessons page with the Add Comments button.