This page contains information about editing the basic properties of a Blog topic in Illinois Compass 2g.
Instructors can edit basic properties of a Blog topic, including the name, instructions, availability, and some settings. Once a Blog topic is designated for individuals or the course, it cannot be changed to the other. Instructors can edit any user's Blog entries and can delete Blog topics.
Note: When a graded Blog is selected for deletion, a
Delete Confirmation page appears. Select the appropriate check box or
boxes to delete the Blog or the Blog and the Grade Center column.
|a Blog is deleted while users are posting||the Blog and all comments are deleted.|
|a Blog is made unavailable while users are posting||the Blog remains visible to the Instructor in Edit Mode, but does not appear to users.|
|the Allow Users to Edit and Delete Entries setting is changed||entries remain, but users cannot edit them.|
|the Allow Users to Delete Comments setting is changed||comments remain and users cannot delete them.|
|the Blog is set to be graded||the setting cannot be changed. The Blog needs to be deleted and the Grade Center column must be deleted from the Grade Center to remove it. The Grade Center column for the Blog can also not be included in Grade Center calculations, if the Blog entries are needed, but will not be graded.|