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Managing Adaptive Release Rules

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How to Add a Basic Adaptive Release Rule

Basic adaptive release rules allow you to add and edit one rule for a single piece of content. This single rule may have multiple criteria. For example, the rule may require a student to meet both date criteria and review status criteria before the content is available. You can use advanced adaptive release rules to add multiple rules to a single piece of content.

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's the contextual menu, click Adaptive Release.
  4. On the Adaptive Release page, complete one or more sections of the Adaptive Release page—date, membership, grade, review status, and so on.
  5. Click Submit.

How to Add an Advanced Adaptive Release Rule

Advanced adaptive release allows you to add multiple rules to a single content item. If you create multiple rules, the content is visible to the user if any of the rules are met. Each rule may have multiple criteria. For example, one rule may allow users in Group A with a score above an 85 on a test to view the content item. Another rule for the same item may allow users in Group B to view the same content item only after a specific date.

Rules that cannot be satisfied by any user will be noted because they will not provide any access to the specified content item.

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's contextual menu, click Adaptive Release: Advanced.
  4. On the Adaptive Release: Advanced page, click Create Rule.
  5. On the Add Rule page, type a name for the rule and click Submit.
  6. Point to Create Criteria and select date, grade, or membership, and fill in the criteria. Click Submit when the rule is complete.
  7. On the action bar, click Review Status to add this type of criteria to the advanced adaptive release rule. Browse and select the content item to be reviewed before the content is released.
  8. Repeat Steps 6 and 7 to add multiple criteria to an item.

How to Copy an Adaptive Release Rule

You may find it easier to copy an existing adaptive release rule rather than creating a new one from scratch. After the rule is copied, the you can change the name and edit the rule. Rules may only be copied within a single content item; a rule from one content item may not be copied to another content item.

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's contextual menu, click Adaptive Release: Advanced.
  4. On the Adaptive Release: Advanced page, select the check box next to the rule you want to copy and select Copy on the action bar.
  5. An exact replica of the rule appears at the bottom of the list. It has the same name as the original rule starting with "Copy of."
  6. In the copied rule's contextual menu, click Edit Criteria to make changes to the name or criteria.

Editing an Adaptive Release Rule

You edit and manage rules on the Adaptive Release page. You manage the criteria of a rule and the name of a rule separately.

How to Change the Name of an Adaptive Release Rule

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's contextual menu, click Adaptive Release: Advanced.
  4. On the Adaptive Release: Advanced page, select Manage from the rule's contextual menu.
  5. On the Manage Rule page, edit the Rule Name and select Submit.

How to Edit the Criteria of an Advanced Adaptive Release Rule

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's contextual menu, click Adaptive Release: Advanced.
  4. On the Adaptive Release: Advanced page, select Edit Criteria next to the rule you want to update.
  5. On the Manage Criteria page, you can add, edit, or delete criteria.
  6. Click OK when the changes are complete.
  7. Repeat as needed.

How to Edit a Basic Adaptive Release Rule

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's contextual menu, click Adaptive Release.
  4. On the Adaptive Release: Advanced page, make any necessary changes and click Submit.

Use these steps to edit a rule with one criterion created on the Advanced Adaptive Release page.

How to Delete an Adaptive Release Rule

You can delete both advanced and basic adaptive release rules on the Adaptive Release: Advanced page.

  1. Access a content area on the course menu.
  2. Change Edit Mode to ON.
  3. In an item's contextual menu, click Adaptive Release: Advanced.
  4. On the Adaptive Release: Advanced page, select the rule or rules to delete.
  5. Click Delete.
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