Understanding the User Roles
Note: You can only have ONE (1) user role per
course. Please read the description of each role
before requesting additional access.
Builder ~ can only Build a course. They
do not have access to any student information or
Grader ~ assists the Instructor in the
grading of Assessments, Surveys, etc. They do not have
access to Build a course.
Instructor ~ has access to most areas to
develop, teach and facilitate a class
Teaching Assistant ~ has nearly the same
access as an Instructor but cannot delete any content,
Student ~ has a course user role.
To add a course Builder,
Grader, Teaching Assistant or Student, log into your course and
follow the steps listed below.
On the left-hand side of the course
Menu, under Course Management > Control
Panel, click Course Tools >
Manage Users. Click Add Users by
Role. Under 1. Select Users, enter the
RCS UserID (which is the beginning of the RPI
email address) in the Username field, select the Course
Role and finally, click Submit.
If you want to enroll another
Instructor, please send the following
information to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Persons Full Name
- RPI Email Address
- Course number and Course name ie: ENGR-2050-01 Intro to
- A note to added them with Instructor Role.