Student Preview

Student preview allows you to experience your course exactly as your students do.

While in student preview mode, you can:

  • Take tests
  • Create blog and discussion posts
  • Create journal and wiki entries
  • View student tools, such as My Grades
  • Experience adaptive release features

Accessing Student Preview

Student Preview

Student preview button

To access the Student Preview mode, click on the Student Preview mode button at the top right corner of the page.

Using the Student Preview

When the Student Preview mode is on, you will see a yellow banner at the top of the screen.  You can now access your course as a student. This means, for example, you are able to take tests or view content and groups like a student.

Exiting the Student Preview

When you finish, click the Exit Preview button on the right of the yellow banner.

When you exit ‘Student Preview’ you will have a choice to save or delete your data. It is recommended you select the default, to delete the preview user data, unless you need the data for a specific task.

exit student preview

When finished, click the Continue button at the bottom of the page.