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name:

Sections Tool

purpose:

Test Procedure to verify that sections can be created, edited, deleted and students can be assigned, and can join, sections

expected result:

User should be able to create, edit, delete sections, assign students to sections, and student users should be able to join sections.

test data:

dependencies:

Course site with (1) Instructor, (1) TA role and at least (4) student roles

setup:

CM must be turned off

start at:

Course site home page, Login as an Instructor

Step ID

Action

Expected Result

1.

Select the Sections link

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page

  • There are links to: Overview, Add Sections, Student Memberships, Options
  • In the content section of the page should be a table with each section as a row. The column headers are: Name, Teaching Assistant (TA), Day, Time, Location, Current Size, and Avail. There should also be a hidden column, Remove, only visible when the table has entries.

2.

Select the Add Sections link

User directed to the Add Sections page

3.

In the Add select box, select '1'

  • In the category select box, select 'Lecture'

Page will refresh with new form fields emerging

4.

Enter the following information:

  • Name: Test Section from Lecture
  • Section Size: Limit number of students in section to: 3
  • Meeting Details: check box for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 AM to 10 AM in S110
  • Select the Add day(s) with a different meeting time and/or location

Page refreshes with previously entered information in tact—new fields are added to the form

5.

In the newest fields, enter the following information:

  • Meeting Details: check box for Saturday from 9 AM to 10 AM in S110
  • Select the Add Sections button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page where the previously added section is now visible, along with a notification stating: Test Section from Lecture has been successfully created! You may now assign TAs and students to the section by choosing the links under the section.

6.

For Test Section from Lecture, select the Assign Students link

User directed to the Assign Students page

  • A column on the left has a list of Unassigned Students with an ability to filter them based on Sections
  • A column on the right, Test Section from Lecture, is blank, ready to be populated. For Section Size, it states: 0/3

7.

Select a student from the list

  • Select the > button under Move Selected

Page refreshes, Section Size updates to 1/3, and student is no longer in the Unassigned Students column, instead they are now in the Test Section from Lecture column

8.

Select the Assign students button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page where a notification states: Students in Test Section from Lecture were updated successfully!

  • In the Test Section from Lecture row, the Current Size should be 1, and Available should be 2

9.

For Test Section from Lecture, select the Edit link

User directed to the Edit Section page

10.

Change both instances of the work S110 to: S110-A

  • Select the Update button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page with the notification: Your changes to Test Section from Lecture have been saved!

  • The Location for Test Section from Lecture should now read S110-A

11.

For Test Section from Lecture, select the Assign TAs link

User directed to the Assign Teaching Assistants page where a column of Available Teaching Assistants displays TA names and another column to the right called Test Section from Lecture lists TAs

12.

Select the Teaching Assistant name

  • Select the > button under Move Selected

Page refreshes and the TA should now be under the Test Section from Lecture column

13.

Select the Assign TAs button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page with the notification: Teaching Assistants for Test Section from Lecture were updated successfully!

  • In the Test Section from Lecture row, under the Teaching Assistant (TA) column, should be the name of the recently added TA

14.

Select the Student Memberships link

User directed to the Student Memberships page

15.

Select the student's name who was added to the section in Step 7

User directed to the Edit [student name] Sections page

16.

For the student, in the Test Section from Lecture row, select the Unassign link

Page refreshes and in the same row the word Assign has replaced Unassign

17.

Select the refresh arrow icon

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page where, in the Test Section from Lecture row, the number 3 is present in the Availability column

18.

Select the Options link

User directed to the Options page where a Section Rules For Class section exists

19.

Check the box next to: Students can sign up for sections

  • Check the box next to: Students can switch sections
  • Select the Update button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page where the notification states: Section options were updated successfully!

20.

Switch browser to a student session

User directed to the My Workspace page

21.

Select the Course link from the Quicklinks menu

User directed to the course home page

22.

Select the Sections link

User directed to the Section Memberships page where a list of possible sections is displayed with the ability to Join

23.

Next to Test Section from Lecture, select the Join link

Page refreshes and instead of the Join option, it is replaced by the word Member

24.

Switch browser to the instructor session, navigate to the Sections tool in the course site

User should be at the Instructor's Overview page

25.

For Test Section from Lecture, select the Assign Students link

The student user that joined the section in Step 23 should be listed in the column for section members

26.

Select the students name that is already in the section.

  • Select the < button

The user is moved out of the section column and back to the Unassigned Students column

27.

Select the Assign students button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page where a notification states that: Students in Discussion1 were updated successfully!

28.

Switch browser to the student session, navigate to the Sections tool in the course site

User should be at the Section Memberships page

29.

Switch browser to the instructor session, navigate to the Sections tool in the course site

User should still be at the Instructor's Overview page

30.

Next to Test Section from Lecture, select the Edit link

User directed to the Edit Section page

31.

Change the Name to: Test Section from Lecture edited

  • Select the Update button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page and the name of the section should now be: Test Section from Lecture edited

  • A notification will state: Your changes to Test Section from Lecture edited have been saved!

32.

For Test Section from Lecture edited, select the Assign Students link

User directed to the Assign Students page

33.

Select the >> button

Page refreshes and the section size is updated to [total number of students]/3

34.

Select the Assign students button

Screen refreshes to Instructor's Overview page with the following notifications:

  • Students in Test Section from Lecture edited were updated successfully!
  • Test Section from Lecture edited now includes [total number of students], # over the Max size limit!

35.

For Test Section from Lecture edited, select the Assign Students link

User directed to the Assign Students page

36.

Select all but three of the students in the section. Select the < button.

All students are moved back to the left column except three

37.

Select the Assign students button

Screen refreshes to Instructor's Overview page with the following notifications:

  • Students in Test Section from Lecture edited were updated successfully!

38.

Next to Test Section from Lecture edited, check the checkbox under the Remove column

  • Select the Remove Sections button

User directed to a confirmation page asking: Are you sure you want to remove the following sections?

39.

Select the Remove button

User directed to the Instructor's Overview page where the Test Section from Lecture edited will no longer be listed

  • A notification states: Section deleted.

finish at: Sections > Instructor's Overview page