Brightspace Parent & Guardian (Brightspace for Parents) permissions

Setting

Expected Behavior

See Parent Child Relationships for {Parent role name}

Role: Administrator

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: See parent/guardian-child relationships

 

Users will see: In Manage Users, administrators can see the parent/guardian-child relationships for users with {Parent/Guardian role name}

 

Also Required: N/A

See Parent Child Relationships for

{Learner role name}

Role: Instructor

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: See parent/guardian-child relationships

 

Users will see: In Manage Users, instructors can see the parent/guardian-child relationships for users with {Learner role name}

 

Also Required: N/A

See Parent Child Relationships for {Parent/Guardian role name}

Role: Instructor

Applicable Org Unit Type: Course offering level

 

Allows users to: See the parent/guardian-child relationships

 

Users will see: If Portfolio is being used, this permission allows instructors to see parents or guardians of learners enrolled in their course while sharing Portfolio items

 

Also Required: N/A

See Parent Child Relationships for {Parent role name}

Role: Parent

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: Manage their Brightspace accounts

 

Users will see: Parents or guardians will be able to manage their Brightspace accounts.

 

Also Required: Account Settings tool: grant all permissions.

User Profile tool: grant the Manage Own Profile permissions.

User Information Privacy: determine what user information to display to parents/guardians; ensure these permissions are set according to your institution's privacy policy.

User Is Parent permission

Role: Parent

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: Grants parents or guardians access to Brightspace Parent & Guardian

 

Users will see: The Brightspace Parent & Guardian tool

 

Also Required: N/A

Email Parents permission

Role: Instructor

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: Email parents or guardians for a student from Classlist

 

Users will see: Email Parents in the context menu for the student in Classlist

 

Also Required: Set custom email for notifications

Role: Parent/Guardian

Set custom email for notifications

Role: Parent/Guardian

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: Grants parents or guardians access to set a custom email for receiving notifications.

 

Users will see: Change your email settings option available on Notifications page.

 

Also Required: N/A

Can Modify User Relationships

 

Role: Administrator

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization level

 

Allows users to: Modify parent/guardian-child relationships using the following APIs:

  • PUT /d2l/api/bfp/(version)/relationships/
  • DELETE /d2l/api/bfp/(version)/relationships/

 

Users will see: N/A

 

Also Required: See Parent Child Relationships

for {Parent/Guardian role name} using the GET /d2l/api/bfp/(version)/relationships/(userId) API

Role: Administrator