Preview assignments in Evaluation mode

To edit assignments, a user specifically requires edit permissions. However, there are some instances when evaluators without those edit permissions need to be able to view assignment information, such as assignment instructions, start date, and end date.

In Evaluation mode, there is a Preview Activity option in the Assignment context menu. Evaluators with the Can See and Manage Assignments permission can use the Preview Activity option to view the assignment information, but cannot edit the assignment properties or dates.

The Preview Activity option appears on the context menu for the assignment.

Figure: The Preview Activity option appears on the context menu for the assignment.

When you select the Preview Activity option, a read-only version of the Assignment Preview appears in a new tab:

The Assignment Preview enables users to view the assignment information but they cannot edit it.

Figure: The Assignment Preview enables users to view the assignment information but they cannot edit it.

Note: If your evaluator role requires the ability to edit assignments, you need the additional following permissions:

Add/Edit Assignment Submission Folders and either Edit Evaluation Properties or Manage Delivery.