LearningSpace: How to hide activities, resources and sections

If you want to add activities and resources to your LS module page, but don’t want students to have immediate access to them, you can ‘hide’ them.

To hide a resource or activity:

  • Turn editing on
  • Scroll to the resource or activity you want to hide (in this example the ‘What’s your philosophy of education?’ URL resource)
  • Click Edit
  • Then select the Hide option (next to the eye icon)

  • If you click Edit again you will see that the ‘eye‘ icon has a line through it and the ‘hide‘ option has now been replaced with the ‘show‘ icon

Note: To make the resource/activity available to students, you need to repeat the steps above and click the ‘show’ button

How to hide a section:

If you are adding resources and activities to a new section and don’t want students to have access, the whole section can be hidden

  • Turn editing on

Scroll to the section that you want to hide and click the ‘eye’ icon

  • Turn editing off
  • Tutors will still be able to see resources and activities in the hidden section although they will now appear greyed out. When students access the LS page, they won’t see the hidden section or any of the activities and resources stored in it

Note: To check that students are unable to view the hidden section, you can switch to student role to view the LS module page – refer to the guide ‘How to view LS as a student’

Watch the video below to see this in action!

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Helen Baker

Senior eLearning Technologist

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