Awards permissions

D2L recommends you use caution when changing the roles and permissions for the Awards tool. Editing an awards permission propagates the change to everyone who currently has the affected role or permission.

Setting

Expected Behavior

See Own Badges

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: See/work with Badges in conjunction with other permissions

 

Users will see: If the Awards tool is added to the Navigation bar, users see it if they have this permission and another Badges-related permission

 

Also Required: At least one of the other permissions is needed to grant access to the Awards tool

Earn Badges

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Earn badges in the Awards tool

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, the badges earned in the My Awards tab, and the list of available badges potentially earnable in the View Available Awards tab

This permission also makes the user visible to the instructor/admin on the Classlist Awards page

 

Also Required: See Own Badges

Issue Badges

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Award badges to other users

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Classlist Awards tab, from which they can issue badges via the Issue button

 

Also Required:

  • See Own Badges
  • User Profile > View Other Users' Profiles (In order to view the user profile images in the Classlist Awards tab)
  • User Information Privacy > See First/Last Names or Org Defined ID in order to view user names in the Classlist Awards tab (Without the First or Last name permission, users will appear as their Org Defined ID. Without any of these permissions, other users will appear as “Anonymous User.”)

Revoke Badges

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Revoke badges awarded to users

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Classlist Awards tab, from which they can revoke badges via the Revoke button.

 

Also Required:

  • See Own Badges
  • User Profile > View Other Users' Profiles (In order to view the user profile images in the Classlist Awards tab)
  • User Information Privacy > See First/Last Names or Org Defined ID in order to view user names in the Classlist Awards tab (Without the First or Last name permission, users will appear as their Org Defined ID. Without any of these permissions, other users will appear as “Anonymous User.”)

Manage Own Badges

Applicable Org Unit Type: Org Level Only

 

Allows users to: Create, edit, and delete badges they created

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Course Awards tab with the Add Award to Course button. Clicking this, they see the Create button and can create a new Badge; and the Edit and Delete buttons to Edit/Delete the Badges they created.

 

Also Required: See Own Badges, Associate Badges to Org Units

Manage Badges

Applicable Org Unit Type: Org Level Only

 

Allows users to: Create, edit, and delete all badges

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see all options available to users with the “Manage Own Badges” permission. Additionally, users are able to Edit and Delete badges created by other users.

 

Also Required: See Own Badges, Associate Badges to Org Units

Associate Badges to OrgUnits

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Add or remove Badges to/from courses and Edit Properties of Badges

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Course Awards tab and the Add Award to Course button, which lets users add awards that have been created and shared by other users. They also see the Edit Properties and Remove Award options for Badges already added to the course.

 

Also Required: See Own Badges

See Own Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: See/work with Certificates in conjunction with other permissions

 

Users will see: If the Awards tool has been added to the Navigation bar, users see it there if they have this permission and another Certificates-related permission.

 

Also Required: At least one of the other permissions is needed to grant the user access to the Awards tool

Earn Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Earn badges in the Awards tool

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the certificates they have earned in the My Awards tab, and the list of available badges that they can potentially earn in the View Available Awards tab
This permission also makes the user visible to the instructor/admin on the Classlist Awards page

 

Also Required: See Own Certificates

Issue Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Award certificates to other users

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Classlist Awards tab, from which they can issue Certificates via the Issue button

 

Also Required:

  • See Own Certificates
  • User Profile > View Other Users' Profiles (In order to view the user profile images in the Classlist Awards tab)
  • User Information Privacy > See First/Last Names or Org Defined ID in order to view user names in the Classlist Awards tab (Without the First or Last name permission, users will appear as their Org Defined ID. Without any of these permissions, other users will appear as “Anonymous User.”)

Revoke Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Revoke certificates awarded to users

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Classlist Awards tab, where they can revoke Certificates via the Revoke button.

 

Also Required:

  • See Own Certificates
  • User Profile > View Other Users' Profiles (In order to view the user profile images in the Classlist Awards tab)
  • User Information Privacy > See First/Last Names or Org Defined ID in order to view user names in the Classlist Awards tab (Without the First or Last name permission, users will appear as their Org Defined ID. Without any of these permissions, other users will appear as “Anonymous User.”)

Manage Own Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: Org Level Only

 

Allows users to: Create, edit, and delete badges they have created

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tab, users see the Course Awards tab with the Add Award to Course button. Clicking this button lets them see the Create button and can create a new Badge, and then Edit and Delete the Badges they have created.

 

Also Required: See Own Certificates, Associate Certificates to Org

Manage Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: Org Level Only

 

Allows users to: Create, edit, and delete all certificates

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see all options available to users with the Manage Own Certificates permission. Users are also able to Edit and Delete certificates created by other users

 

Also Required: See Own Certificates, Associate Certificates to Org Units

Associate Certificates to OrgUnits

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Add or remove Certificates to/from courses and Edit Properties of Badges

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Course Awards tab and the Add Award to Course button, which allows users to add awards that have been created and shared by others. They also see the Edit Properties and Remove Award options for Certificates already added to the course

 

Also Required: See Own Certificates

Download Other User's Certificates

Applicable Org Unit Type: All

 

Allows users to: Download certificates that other users have earned

 

Users will see: After clicking the certificate for the selected user (e.g., via the Classlist Awards tab of the Awards tool), the Generate Certificate option appears.

Users then click the Generate Certificate button to generate and download the certificate

 

Also Required: See Own Certificates

Manage Icon Library

Applicable Org Unit Type: Org Level only

 

Allows users to: Create, edit, and delete images from the default icon library

The initial deployment of the Awards tool contains some default icons; however, you can remove those or add to the library with your own images

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Award Icon Library tab. On that tab, users access the Upload New Icon button and the Delete button (on existing icons)

 

Also Required: See Own Badges and/or Certificates

Manage Certificate Templates

Applicable Org Unit Type: Org Level only

 

Allows users to: Create, edit, and delete certificate templates from the Awards tool

 

Users will see: The Awards tool in the navigation bar

Within the Awards tool, users see the Certificate Templates tab. On that tab, users access the Upload New Template button and the Delete option on existing templates

 

Also Required: See Own Certificates

Permissions for sharing awards to ePortfolio

  • This option is enabled via the following config: d2l.Tools.Awards.ePortfolioIntegrationEnabled ( Org )
  • To send awards to Brightspace ePortfolio, users must also have the See D2L ePortfolio and Create Files permissions in the Brightspace ePortfolio tool

Permissions for sharing awards to Profile

  • This option is enabled via the following config: d2l.Tools.Awards.D2LProfileIntegrationEnabled
  • In order to send awards to their user profile, users must also have the Manage Profile permissions in the Brightspace User Profile tool