Alfresco for Moodle 2.3

Student view of the Repository

A student users access to ELIS Files can be controlled by editing the ELIS Files permissions in the Student role and/or the Authenticated user role.

In this use case the user is a student in a course and the student role has three additional permissions enabled:
  • Create personal content - repository/elisfiles:createowncontent
  • View personal content - repository/elisfiles:viewowncontent
  • View course-level content - repository/elisfiles:viewcoursecontent

Note: In the image the first two permissions enabled and the third permission enabled are in different sections of the role capabilities list.

Additional ELIS FIles permissions for student role

When students click the ELIS Files link in a course, the ELIS Course Files space is opened.

Course ELIS Files link for students

They can view and download files from the ELIS Course Files space and link to their personal ELIS Files space.

Student view of course ELIS files

Files from the users ELIS Files space can also be uploaded to assignments using the file picker. When you choose to upload a file to the assignment you can drag and drop a file or select the Add... icon to open the File Picker window.

Add file button for course assignment

Use the navigation link on the left side of the file picker to open the ELIS Files space if it isn't open already. Then select a file to add it to the assignment.

File picker window for course assignment upload

In the above example, the student has an Upload files assignment in their Moodle course, and they can add files from their ELIS Files repository to the assignment. Files can be added from ELIS Files to forum posts, blogs, and any other place where students need to add files in their Moodle course.

To enable students to see the ELIS Files link in courses and to be able to upload files to their personal space when they are in a course, either the authenticated user role or the student role should have the three capabilities noted above.