Impersonate an Active Learner

On occasion an LMS Admin may decide to impersonate an Active Learner. 

This can be done to review a Learner's LMS display or to help a Learner complete an assignment. 

To impersonate an Active Learner;

  • Click on the LMS Admin tab.
  • Click on the My Courses tab.
  • Once in My Courses, click on it's Configuration tab.
  • Go to General Settings.
  • Check box for Show Active Learner.
  • Scroll to bottom and click Update.


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Important Note; the Active Learner Impersonation feature must always be specifically activated for each Admin Type prior.

To Activate Learner Impersonation for any given LMS Admin Type;

  • Ensure the proper Active Team is selected by using the associated dropdown menu; should more than one Active Team exist.
  • Click on the LMS Admin tab.
  • Click on the Teams tab.
  • Click on the desired Team to open it's context menu.
  • Select LMS Admin Types from it's menu.
  • Click the pencil icon next to the LMS Admin Type you want activate Learner Impersonation for.
  • Expand the Feature Permission section.
  • Next to Learner Features, check box for Active Learner Selection.
  • Scroll to bottom and click Update to save changes.

To use this feature:

  • Navigate to My courses.
  • Input a valid username in the Active Learner Field.
  • Click the circling arrow.

Important Considerations;

  • While this feature is enabled, any User assigned to this LMS Admin Type will maintain the ability to impersonate a Learner.
  • Admin utilization will track all activity as the impersonated Learner.