User Permissions - New Portal Beta

April 28, 2017 Sofia Morales

There are four key permission levels within the new portal: Institution Admin, Department Admin, Course Admin, and Assessment Admin. Below is a breakdown of the capabilities of each permissions level within various areas of the portal. Please note, this is subject to change during the beta program. 

  • Institution Admins have the highest level of user permissions.
  • Department  Admins only have the following permissions for departments they are assigned. They are automatically assigned to all courses that are under their department(s).
  • Course Admins only have the following permissions for courses they are assigned. They are automatically assigned to all assessments that are under their course(s).
  • Assessment Admins only have the following permissions for assessments they are assigned. They are automatically assigned to all postings under assigned assessments. 

Department Level Permissions

User Type Create Department Edit Department Remove Department View Department
Institution Admin X X X X
Department Admin       X

Course Level Permissions

User Type Create Course Edit Course Remove Course View Course
Institution Admin X X X X
Department Admin X X X X
Course Admin       X

Assessment Level Permissions

User Type Create Assessment Edit Assessment Remove Assessment View Assessment
Institution Admin X X X X
Department Admin X X X X
Course Admin X X X X
Assessment Admin   X   X

Posting Level Permissions

User Type Create Duplicate Posting Edit Posting Remove Posting View Posting Grade Posting Adjust Scoring
Institution Admin X X X X X X
Department Admin X X X X X X
Course Admin X X X X X X
Assessment Admin   X   X X X

Questions Level Permissions

User Type Create Questions Edit Questions Remove Questions View Questions Adjust Questions Add Questions to Assessment
Institution Admin X X X X X X
Department Admin X X X X X X
Course Admin X X X X X X
Assessment Admin X*     X X X

*Assessment admins can only create questions within the assessment builder.

Categories/Subcategories Permissions

User Type Create Categories Edit Categories Remove Categories View Categories
Institution Admin X X X X
Department Admin X X X X
Course Admin X X X X
Assessment Admin X X X X
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