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How do I modify roles permissions in Conversations?

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As an instructor you can customize some settings of Conversations, including role permissions for the different authors and member roles in the site.  

Go to Conversations.

Select Conversations in the site Tool Menu.  

Open Settings options.

Select the gear icon to open Settings.

Open Permissions.

In the Settings menu, select Permissions.

A permissions table with all of the system roles currently present in the site will display. For course sites, this is typically Instructor, Teaching Assistant, and Student roles. For project sites, this is typically Access and Maintain roles. 

Modify permissions.

Select the checkboxes for any of the given permissions in order to grant that permission to the specified user role or roles in the site. Deselecting a checkbox removes the permission from the specified role or roles.

Save to apply changes.

After selecting the desired permissions for each role, select Save to apply changes.

When posting answers in Conversations, any role receiving the This role counts as an instructor permission will be highlighted green and labeled as Instructor’s Answer in the interface to differentiate it from student responses. 

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