Learnosity Console - Roles

Management / Console / Roles Overview

Learnosity Console includes roles that influence user permissions across all modules. It also includes module specific roles that influence user permissions in a single module.
In this section we will outline the influence of the primary Console roles. The primary Console roles are as follows:

  • Console Access,
  • Console User, and
  • Console Admin.

Management / Console / Roles.

By default, all Learnosity users are initially given the Console Access role.

A Learnosity user with "Access" can use the Learnosity Console to edit their Learnosity profile, only.

Example of default no roles access.


All Learnosity Console module access is restricted by default.

Example of default no roles access.

Having the Console User role enables users to access any module that doesn't have its own subset of roles.
This includes the following modules:

  • Learnosity Dashboard module,
  • Item Analysis module, and
  • Custom Questions module.

    Note The Management module has its own subset of roles which are outlined below).

    Example Learnosity Console Dashboard.

The Console Admin role is an all access role for the Learnosity Console. It gives the user access and permissions for everything available within the Console - including modules that have their own role subsets.
The Console Admin role is inclusive of the Management Admin role (see below):

In addition to the capabilities of the Management Admin role, a user with Console Admin can also:

  • Give other users the Console Admin role - it is the only role capable of creating other Console Admins
Example of default no roles access.

The Management module allows for a great deal of consumer and user configuration, and subsequently has its own subset of roles to help organizations delegate access.

Management / Console Management / Roles.

The User Manager role allows managers to manage users for other Learnosity Sites (such as Author Site), as well as Console Site itself in a restricted way.

A user with the User Manager role can:

  1. Create new users.
  2. Edit a users username.
  3. Send a password reset email to the user.
  4. Edit a users first name and surname.
  5. Activate/Deactive a user.
  6. Give basic console access:
    • Give users the Console User role (see above).
  7. Give author site access:
  8. Select which Item banks a user can access in Author Site.
  9. Assign an Item bank permission group to a user.

Note: the User Manager role does not give the ability to delegate roles for Console Management, or the Console Admin role.

Example of User Management.

The System Administrator role allows users to manage an organizations Item banks and Consumer configuration.

Overview of System Administrator role.

In the Item banks management section, a System Administrator can:

  1. Change the Item bank name.
  2. See which consumer key is being used in Author Site.
  3. See which consumers have access to the Item bank.
Overview of System Administrator role for Item banks.

In the Consumer management section, a System Administrator can:

  1. Add/remove white listed domains for the Consumer.
  2. Overview of System Administrator role for Consumers.
  3. Link additional Item banks to the Consumer (with Read-Only or Write access).
    (Note: unlinking or modifying Item bank access can be done by contacting Learnosity Support)
  4. Overview of System Administrator role for Consumers.
  5. Set the API CSS file for the Consumer.
  6. Set the valid API timestamp time frame.
  7. Overview of System Administrator role for Consumers.
  8. View and add the authentication keys for the Consumer.
  9. Set human readable labels for keys.
  10. View and add LTI keys per authentication key pair for the Consumer.
Overview of System Administrator role for Consumers.

The Management Admin role gives complete access to the Management Module, including all capabilities of the User Manager and System Administrator roles.

On top of the above roles, the Management Admin can:

  • Set Management Module roles - User Manager, System Administrator and Management Admin
Sample Question

Author Site roles offer no specific functionality for the Learnosity Console.
To learn more about Author Site and the available roles, use the following links: