I have a student with accommodations and one of these is to have extended deadlines. This works fine for assignments and quizzes, but how do I give a single student additional time on a discussion assignment?
@Matthew.W.752 Click on the Product Idea Exchange link in the right sidebar. It will open in a new tab and log you in. Then come back to this page and click on the link in the comment.
As for Discussions, there is no real due date or special access for discussions in D2L like there is for assignments and quizzes. They only have start and end dates, which are the same for all students. However, you could add the student to a group, put a release condition on the discussion that only members of that one group can see it, and then change the end date.
Hi @Matthew.W.752 ,
Thanks for reaching out to Community with this excellent question. It got me curious also, so I've reached out to our Discussions experts to find out more. Grateful to be learning with you!
Thanks Julie for your assistance and reaching out to discussions team.
While Julie continues to engage with our discussions team and provide more details, I thought the following information might also be helpful.
I found a similar idea on our Product Idea Exchange - Add 'Special Access' to the Discussions tool (D10000).
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When I click on the link you provided I am ask to login to https://desire2learn.brightidea.com/ct/ct_login
I am unable to login to this site using existing credentials and the forgot password tool just tells me "error sending email".
There are older ideas on this, such as D8145, D7537, and, with 97 votes, D4832. Such an obvious requirement both for accessibility and convenience.
I am new so I am not sure how to search for a discussion by the D#, perhaps someone could just answer the question within this thread?
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I guess the reason this has not been implemented so far is that the use case intuitively shouldn't be required. A discussion forum with just the one student isn't going to have much of a conversation! Obviously people have repurposed the discussions tool for other use cases.
Can you use Release Conditions to work around the limitations?
I tried what you said and it does not seem to affect anything. When I click on the PIE link provided above I am directed to a login like this
The email and password login are not the same as the one for the community site as I tried those and they don't work. Using the "forgot your password?" link results in the following
There is no option to actually create an account so I am at a loss.
The discussion forum is still with the whole class, you just have one learner replying last. They can still reply and contribute. There are quite a few condition types in the release condition drop down menu but I am not sure how any of them could be used in this context.
I appreciate everyone's response but this issue is still unresolved. If anyone would be so kind as to post a specific work around in this thread I would be most appreciative.
@Jennifer.W.973 Thanks, that was what I was missing. I now have access to the PIE!
After checking the links above it shows a long history of others asking about this same issue for the same reasons but it appears it still has not been implemented. There are some "ideas" of a workaround but nothing specific enough for a novice like myself to implement.