Checklist for adding New Staff

Checklist for Staff Changes

  1. Add/Remove Non-LDAP User Accounts (Not staff or students)
  2. Add/Change users in Cohorts
  3. Add/Change Support Staff Contact Information
  4. Add/Change Teacher's Course Category
  5. Grant Teacher Course Creator rights for Category

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1. Adding User Accounts

  • Accounts for staff and students are autocreated when they login
  • Manual accounts (PAC) put in a helpdesk ticket with first and lastname and email address
    • Manual account users will need to use an alternative link to login after Moodle 2.8

2. Add/Change users in Cohorts

  • Site Administration > Users > Accounts > Cohorts > add/remove > (Person icon)
  • NOTE: Staff should be added and removed from these lists. Linked to access to Staff Room pages and forced email notifications on certain forums.

3. Add/Change Support Staff Contact Information

  • Edit in School Information page
  • Right click to access table editing functions

4. Add/Change Teacher's Course Category

  • Create Category for New Teacher
  • Site Administration > Courses > add/edit courses > Courses/Teachers > Add a New Category
  • Category Name* convention LASTNAME, Firstname (School dependent)
  • Description (Holds Contact Information) "Edit Categoryā€¯ you will see this only as a guest.
  • Copy another person's description
  • Alpha sort Teacher Category - repetitive clicking on green arrow will allow multiple jumps.

5. Grant Teacher Course Creator rights for Category

  • Site Administration > Courses > add/edit courses > Teachers / EXAMPLE, Teacher.
  • Settings > Assign roles > Add teacher to Course Creator Role
  • NOTE: Course creator rights means the teacher will give themselves TEACHER rights to any course they create in their category.
Last modified: Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 4:18 PM