Facilitator or Administrator
Finding the Right Role
Should I be a Facilitator or an Administrator?
Do you need to assign other course participants to be facilitators or administrators?
Do you need to toggle tasks to require facilitation?
Do you need to upload a custom syllabus for the course?
Do you need to change dates for when tasks should be completed?
- You answered yes to all of the questions. You will need to be assigned a course administrator role in order to perform all of your responsibilities.
- You answered no to all of the questions. You should be able to perform all of your responsibilities with the privileges granted to the course facilitator role.
- Your answers make it seem like you need to perform some of the functions available only to course administrators. You can either ask to be made an administrator of the course, or have a course administrator perform the functions you require. In either case, you can still facilitate individual participant tasks.
What If I am Not Assigned the Correct Role?
If you are not assigned the correct role, contact either the builder of the course or the person who is currently a course administrator of the course. They should be able to help determine whether or not you should be given a different level of responsibility.
When to Require Facilitation
|Task Type||Require Facilitation?||Notes|
|Never||The participant is only reading information and doesn't provide anything for you to check or approve.|
|When Necessary||If you want to have them watch a portion of video, you may provide times in a Generic task before the video and then facilitate the task to ensure they watched the right length of time.|
|When Necessary||If you want to examine the contents of what they uploaded, require facilitation on this task.|
|Never||You can use other tasks and require facilitation to ensure that the content from the download was examined. For example, you could use a Free Response or a Forum Post task. Or you could not require facilitation and use a Multiple Choice task.|
|Never||You can use other tasks and require facilitation to ensure that the content on the external site was examined. For example, you could use a Free Response or a Forum Post task. Or you could not require facilitation and use a Multiple Choice task.|
|When Necessary||If you want to see that the initial post of the thread was relevant, require facilitation.|
|When Necessary||If you want to see that the post was relevant to the desired outcome, require facilitation.|
|Never||Edivate can easily determine that a participant answered with the correct response.|
|Always||You must determine whether the response was appropriate to the question, unless you truly don't care about the response.|
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