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Figure 16-3. Allowing role assignments

You can find setup instructions for other example roles in the Moodle documentation. The “Allow role assignments” tab, as shown in Figure 16-3, contains a grid for setting which roles each role can assign other users to. For example, by default, teachers can only assign other users the roles of non-editing teachers, students, and guests. If you want teachers to be able to assign other teachers in their course, you can allow the role assignment: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Click on Permissions in the Site Administration block, then “Define roles.” Click the “Allow role assignments” tab. Click the checkbox where the teacher row and column intersect. Click the “Save changes” button.

The “Allow role overrides” tab looks similar to the “Allow role assignments” tab, with a grid for setting which roles each role can override. In order for teachers to make the most out of the roles and permissions functionality, it is highly recommended that you enable teachers to set role overrides for students. To do so, you need to first allow the capability to override roles and then to set which role (s) teachers can override: 1. Click on Permissions in the Site Administration block, then “Define roles.” 2. On the “Manage roles” tab, as shown earlier in Figure 16-2, click the edit icon opposite the role of teacher. 3. On the “Edit roles” page, change the “Override permissions for others” capability to “allow.”

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