D2L - Using Release Conditions

Last Updated: 09/09/2011

Overview

Release conditions allow you to associate an item with other items in the D2L Learning Environment. For example, you can require that users meet some criteria, such as reading a set of lecture notes in the Content tool, before they can view an item. Or, you could make submission of an assesment the criteria for accessing some other item, like a quiz. This page will explain how to attach release conditions to different items.

Add release conditions to a forum or topic

  1. On the main discussions page, click the Edit icon for the forum or topic you want to add release conditions to.
  2. Click the Restrictions tab.
  3. If the controls in the Release Conditions section are not visible, click Show Forum Release Conditions or Show Topic Release Conditions.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If you have already created a release condition elsewhere and want to attach it to this forum or topic, click Attach Existing. Select the conditions you want to add, then click Attach.
    • If you want to add a new release condition that does not already exist, click Create and Attach. Enter the details for the new release condition, then click Create.
  5. Choose whether access to the forum or topic is dependent on meeting all or any of your conditions.
  6. Click Save.

Remove release conditions from a forum or topic

  1. On the main discussions page, click the Edit icon for the forum or topic you want to remove release conditions from.
  2. Click the Restrictions tab.
  3. If the controls in the Release Conditions section are not visible, click Show Forum Release Conditions or Show Topic Release Conditions.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Click the Remove Condition icon next to each condition you want to remove.
    • To remove all conditions, click the Remove All Conditions icon at the top of the list of conditions.
  5. Click Save.

Set release conditions for a folder or quiz

  1. Click the Restrictions tab.
  2. In the Additional Release Conditions section, click either Attach Existing or Create and Attach.
  3. Choose whether access to the folder is dependent on meeting all or any of your conditions.

Remove release conditions from a folder or quiz

  1. Click the Restrictions tab from the edit section of your item.
  2. Click on the Remove all conditions icon in the Additional Release Conditions section.