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Moodle Administration

By : Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner
Book Image

Moodle Administration

By: Moodle Trust, Alex Büchner

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Moodle Administration
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Roles Management

We have now dealt with all important issues of how to use, modify, and create roles. Moodle offers a number of system settings that are important while working extensively with roles.

Allowing Roles Assignments and Overrides

By default, some roles have the right to allow other roles to assign roles. For instance, a teacher is only allowed to assign Non-editing teacher, Student, and Guest roles, whereas the administrator is allowed to assign all roles except Authenticated user (because this is automatically assigned when a user signs in for the first time). There are instances when you either wish to change the default settings, for example, a teacher assigns roles to other teachers, or when newly created roles have to be managed. To achieve this, go to the Allow roles assignments tab in Users | Permissions | Define Roles in the Site Administration block:

In the screenshot, the modified allowances have been highlighted. Teachers are allowed to assign Teacher roles, and both...