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Re: Role weirdness

From:

FINDLAY Mark <[log in to unmask]>

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WebPA <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 1 Nov 2018 15:54:21 +0000

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If this turns out to be that issue, we've asked our apps folks to check
database for user type in all courses, rather than just the affected
one. We have a developer who has released an updated version of WebPA
for php v7 recently, I'll ask him to have a looksee...

Mark.


On 01/11/2018 15:46, Stephen P Vickers wrote:
> Has the bug been reported anywhere?  This is the first time I have
> heard about it.  That is the first step in getting it fixed.  Once
> known within the community I suspect there will be someone willing to
> fix it. Details of how to replicate the issue are always valuable as
> they can save a lot of time in identifying the cause. Reports should
> also include details of the versions of code being used.
>
> Stephen
>
> On 01/11/18 15:38, Danny Monaghan wrote:
>> Given the lack of updates for years, how likely is a big fix going to
>> be?
>>
>> Danny
>>
>> *Danny Monaghan*MEd, FHEA_
>> _Senior Learning Technologist
>>
>> __
>>
>> Digital Learning Team
>> Academic Programmes and Student Engagement
>> University of Sheffield
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>> Sheffield
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 at 14:59, Stephen P Vickers
>> <[log in to unmask]
>> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>>
>>     This sounds like a serious bug and the suggested workaround
>> presumably
>>     means that the user will be given tutor access to modules on
>> which they
>>     should only be a student.  Has anyone submitted a fix for this bug?
>>
>>     Stephen
>>
>>     On 01/11/18 14:47, Danny Monaghan wrote:
>>      > This is a bug that we've suffered with for years. If anyone with
>>     a tutor
>>      > role has ever been enrolled as a student then they lose their
>>     tutor view
>>      > to everything.
>>      >
>>      > To fix it you have to change /pa2_user_module.user_type/  to 'T'
>>     for all
>>      > instances for that user, then they get the tutor view back.
>>      >
>>      > Danny
>>      >
>>      > *Danny Monaghan*MEd, FHEA_
>>      > _Senior Learning Technologist
>>      >
>>      > __
>>      >
>>      > Digital Learning Team
>>      > Academic Programmes and Student Engagement
>>      > University of Sheffield
>>      > 210 Portobello
>>      > Sheffield
>>      > S1 4AE
>>      >
>>      > __
>>      >
>>      > Tel: 0114 222 0403 <tel:0114%20222%200403>_
>>      > _Mob: 07595 462281 <tel:07595%20462281>
>>      >
>>      > __
>>      >
>>      > Learning Technologies Team of the Year 2017
>>      >
>> <https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/staff/news/technology-enhanced-learning-team-award-1.727797>
>>      >
>>      > Learning Technologies blog
>>     <http://learningtechnologiesteam.blogspot.com/>
>>      >
>>      > __
>>      >
>>      > Please think green!  Only print this email if you need to
>>      >
>>      >
>>      >
>>      > On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 at 13:51, FINDLAY Mark <[log in to unmask]
>>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>>      > <mailto:[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>>
>> wrote:
>>      >
>>      >
>>      >     Hi,
>>      >
>>      >     We have a user who has set up a WebPA assessment in our Learn
>>     instance.
>>      >     In learn he can edit the assessment as you would expect,
>>     however in
>>      >     WebPA he appears to have a student view, and gets a message
>>     informing
>>      >     him he has no assessments available, nor the ability to
>>     create any.
>>      >
>>      >     If we query the user type in the database for this user, he
>>     returns as
>>      >     user_type: T which is presumably tutor, and what is expected.
>>      >
>>      >     Any ideas in the hive as to what might be happening here?
>>      >
>>      >     Thanks in advance,
>>      >     Mark.
>>      >
>>      >     --
>>      >     Mark Findlay
>>      >     Service Manager
>>      >     Digital Learning Applications & Media
>>      >     University of Edinburgh
>>      >
>>      >     Tel: (0131 6) 51 6543
>>      >     Email: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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>>      >
>>      >
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Mark Findlay
Service Manager
Digital Learning Applications & Media
University of Edinburgh

Tel: (0131 6) 51 6543
Email: [log in to unmask]

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