How can an instructor access their course as a student?

Using Student Preview mode allows you to view course site as a student's view, take tests, submit assignments and view your grades.

Original Course View

To enter Student Preview, please follow the steps below.

  1. Log in to your course site. Make sure that the Edit Mode is on at the top right of the course site.
  2. In the left side of Edit mode, click Student Preview button (circle arrows).
  3. You will be able to view the course content as a student.
  4. Check "Delete the preview user and all data" when exiting to clear all student preview data.
  5. Click Continue.

To take tests or submit assignments:

  1. Follow the steps above.
  2. When exiting Student Preview, click "Keep the preview user and all data."
  3. Click Continue.
  4. Your preview user account is created, and you now will be able to take tests or submit assignments.

Ultra Course View 


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