Switching Roles/Log in as in Moodle

Switching Roles

Step 1: In your course in Moodle, click your name in the upper right of the screen and click on Switch role to…

Step 2: Click role you wish to switch to. Clicking on Student will allow you to see your course exactly as students see it.

Step 3: To return to your normal role, return to your profile icon at the top right of the screen and select Return to my normal role.

Log in As..

There may be times when you need to see your course from the perspective of a specific student in your class. Here’s how to do that:

Step 1: In your course in Moodle, from the Administration block, click on Log in as, then click on Course users. From the next page, click the student’s name you wish to log in as.

Step 2: A message will display saying “You are logged in as ‘student’s name’”, click Continue.

Step 3: To return to your role you will have to log out by selecting Log out from the drop-down menu when you click on your name at the top of the page. After logging out as a student, click on “My Home” to return to your Moodle dashboard.

For Moodle help, contact the NMC Technology Helpdesk at 231-995-3020

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