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Controlling the release of materials in VLEs

Why do this?

Paul Latreille's case study describes restricting the release of content in Blackboard as an incentive for students to attend lectures.

Ravshonbek Otojanov's video case study shows how making access contingent on taking the previous week's quiz incentivises students to take formative assessment.

Adaptive release in Blackboard

"Enable adaptive release in Blackboard Learn" published on YouTube February 2020 by UMIT Learning Platforms Team

Restricting access in Moodle

"Restricting Access to Activities in Moodle" published on YouTube 2020 by Cambrian College Teaching and Learning Innovation Hub