Enrolment/Access: How can I enable guest access on my course?
Note: This guide is relevant until mid-August 2022. Guidance relevant to the new QMplus theme will then be available here
1. To enable guest access, find the course which you wish this to apply for and expand the ‘Users’ options in the Settings block, then click on ‘Enrolment Methods’
2. You can now see the various enrolment methods which are available. To enable guest access, click on the cog icon next to the ‘Guest Access’ row:
3. A password can be created, to restrict the access to only those who has received the details. One can then save these changes and return to the course.
Remember: People do not log in as guests. If you enable guest access on your course, anyone will be able to enter your course area. Even if you have set a password, users can share that password to gain access.If you wish people to log in to QMplus to access your course, they must first have an account and you can manually enrol them onto your course area.
If you are not able to view the ‘Guest Access’ settings, you may need to enable guest access in the course ‘Enrolment Methods’. This requires course administrator access to enable. First select ‘Users‘ under ‘Course Administration’ and select ‘Enrolment Methods‘ from the menu. Under ‘Add Method’ select ‘Guest Access’ and wait for the page to refresh automatically. Once this process has been completed, follow the steps above to add guest access to your course area.
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Produced by the the Technology Enhanced Learning Team at Queen Mary University of London.