Editing a validated practice publication

Background

Editing validated practice publications allows authors to correct, change or expand the content of a validated publication without having to create a new publication.

As long as a validated publication is in Edit mode, the changes will not be visible to the users. Only when the author confirms the changes, the new version of the publication will be visible to the users.

Editing a validating publication is only possible for practice publications and not for assessments.

Editing validated practice publications requires a channel configuration. Please contact Televic Education for more information about this feature.

Procedure

Proceed as follows to edit a validated prectice session:

  1. Open the Validated publications overview in the Publication module.
  2. Click Details in the rightmost column next to the publication you want to edit.
  3. Open the publication Content tab and click Edit  at the bottom right of the screen.
    Result: A yellow bar is displayed at the top of the screen, indicating that the publication is in Edit mode.

    Tip: Publications in Edit mode are marked with an exclamation mark .
    As long as a validated publication is in Edit mode, the changes are not visible to the users.

  4. Change the publication content.

    Warning: Items in a validated publication are no longer linked to items in the workspace. To correct a typing mistake, for example, you need to correct the item in the workspace, read this item to the publication and delete the original item from the publication.

  5. If you want toproceed as follows:
    publish your changes, Click Apply changes.
    Result: In the backoffice the yellow bar and the exclamation mark are removed. The new version of the publication is now visible to the users.
    undo the changes you made, Click Discard changes.
    Result: In the backoffice the yellow bar and the exclamation mark are removed. The publication returns to its original state.
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