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View entries This allows a user to view database entries submitted by other users. This capability is moderated by any submission requirements in the database options, such as the number of entries required before viewing. Write entries This allows a user to create new database entries. Write comments This allows a user to add comments to database entries. This capability is only active if the comments option is enabled. By default, students are allowed to add comments. If you only want teachers to be able to add comments, you can prevent this capability with a student role override. View ratings This allows a user to view all ratings. Rate entries This allows a user to rate entries by other users. This capability is only active if the “Allow posts to be rated” option is enabled. The capabilities to write comments and rate entries together allow students to provide feedback on entries. You may want to select a small group of students as moderators and create a role for them to provide feedback to others.

Approve unapproved entries This allows a user to approve entries before they are viewable by everyone. This capability is only active if the “Require approval” option is enabled. Manage entries This allows a user to edit and delete other users’ database entries. Manage comments This allows a user to edit and delete other users’ comments. Manage templates This allows a user to edit and delete the interface templates of the database. If you want students to create database activities for each other, you can enable this capability for them. View presets from all users This allows a user to view the list of site presets and select them for use. Manage all template presets This allows a user to delete site presets.

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