The problem is that all 4 members of staff are alerted and not just the one teacher that created the activity.
Does anyone know a way to setup the email notification so that it only emails the teacher that created the activity or if not possible to disable email notification on assignments.
Northampton School for Girls
Yes, you should be able to disable alerts for each assignment. When you set the assignment up, you should see a line that says, "Email alerts to teachers:" along with a Yes/No dropdown box.
I have a bit different request along the same lines. We currently add Teacher's Assistants to the course as a hidden instructor to allow for posting of grades etc....
What we'd like to do is have the TA submission send email as the primary instructor that the grade has been posted and not the TA. (For obvious reasons that some are current students etc....) if we could have it function where upon submission if it is hidden then send as instructor 1 I think it would do it. Before I wade into the mix does anyone have a quick way to determine all the changes that will be needed? (Gradebook v2, Assignment etc....)
We are having a problem receiving alerts for submitted assignments. Although the "Email alerts to teachers" option is marked as "yes," nothing is being received.
Does anyone have any ideas for a quick fix?
We are having the same problem. I have 3 tutors attached to a course and none of them get any notifcation of uploaded assignments. Please let me know if there is any way to correct this.
Am I right concluding that it is not possible to let only the creator of the assignment receive the notification emails.
So all teachers in the course receive the notifications or none?
There are plenty of other threads about not receiving emails for submissions. Can we keep this one about selecting who receives the emails when it is working?
I too have this issue of needing to exclude other teachers. Teachers here are split into two roles. If I could even exclude one role that would help a bit.
Has anyone found a way around this email problem yet? I tried using groups and adding the lecturer to each group but this does not work.
Or has anyone figured out a way to choose which teachers get the email notification?
I have a similar problem on Moodle v1.9.
When students submit an assignment, admin are receiving the email notification, even though there are Teachers assigned to the course.
Admin never needs to be enrolled in a Course - but I've seen this in quite a few sites.
Sometimes Admin has been assigned as a Teacher at a Category level - which is more difficult to spot but results in similar emails.
I am also having a similar problem and wondered if anyone has found a solution.
In a course i have set up a group and assigned 30 students and a teacher to the group. But the teacher is still receiving notifications from students not within this group. Is anyone able to help?
Could a new role do the trick?
The settings mentioned here sound promising but I don't have a test system with mail to try it with.
There is a way to get only selected people to receive emails for assignment submissions. Here is the scenario:
You have two roles, Teacher, and TA. You only want the TA to receive notifications about the submitted assignment. Both roles must have the mod/assignment:grade capability.
In the course create two groups, EmailGroup and NoEmailGroup. Enroll add all of the students and the TA to the EmailGroup and the Teacher to the NoEmailGroup.
Now edit the assignment. Go under Common module settings and set "Group mode" to "Seperate groups."
Emails will now only go to the people in the EmailGroup with th mod/assignment:grade capability assuming the student submitting the assignment is also in that group.
Forgive me if I am in the wrong forum. I am in need of having email notifications sent to specific roles (such as teacher) when a student self-enrolls into a course. I have searched and read document and document and can't figure out an easy way to do this. One person provided a list of patches, but that was for an older version of Moodle. Does anyone know if Moodle 2.0 has this capability? If not, any easy way to implement self-registration email notifications in Moodle 1.9.11?
Thank you in advance for your assistance,
Sorry to bring this old chestnut back again for Moodle 2.3...This is actually causing a major problem for us now. We have over 230 Moodle assignments setup over many courses where we have up to six or seven lecturers within each course. One single lecturer creates the assignment, sets it to receive email notficiations and ALL lecturers receive the notifications. Resulting in many complaints, which is rightly so.
I have even tried to enroll (non-email staff) as 'Other users' so they are classed as hidden 'lecturers' and non-graders, but they can't see these courses under 'My courses' link. This is also an administration nightmare.
Has anyone found a way (less of an administration nightmare way) to have one (or even two) lecturing staff set to receive assignment email notifications?
Could there possibly be a feature request where teaching staff can choose which other members of the teaching team receive an email notification within assignment settings? Coding nightmare?
Please participate in MDL-35582 which aims at making messaging options context sensitive which in turn may allow designated users to subscribe to notifications within an activity instance by turning the particular notification on in their messaging options.
Of course, the module (assignment in your case) needs to be adjusted to support the enhancement. This has been implemented in the Dataform module (for the next release).
There already is a working enhancement available on git and linked from the issue but given the current implementation of user messaging options as user preferences, there might be a need for further discussion and investigation of possible implications of such enhancement.
Voted and watching, cheers.
Kinda found a way for our lecturers not to receive assignment email notifications, see attached guide.
Hope it helps others.
Bumping this old thread, as I am also looking at a solution (using Moodle 3.x) to exclude certain teachers from receiving notifications (NOT site-wide, ONLY in the context of specific courses). Any ideas?
Related thread: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=311787
I can think of two cases, and the solution to each one of them would be:
CASE 1: There is only one teacher in the course and you want that teacher, only in that course not to receive notifications, for that you can do this:
- Go to the "course administration" block of the course in question
- Expand "Users", click on "Permissions"
- On the top left corner of the screen, under "Advance role override", select "Teacher"
- Under "Filter" type the word 'notification'
- Change to "Prevent" or "Prohibit" these capabilities: Receive grader submission notifications, Receive email notification, Get a notification message when an attempt is submitted, etc. You get the idea...
- Click the "Save changes button"
- Repeat steps 4-6, but this time under "Filter" type the word 'email'. Look for the items that you want prohibited or disabled and enact them.
CASE 2: There is more than 1 teacher in the course and you want to disable notifications for only one (or just for some) of two or more teachers, for that you can do this:
- Create a new profile in the system (based off of the "Teacher" role) called "Teacher - No Notifications" or something similar
- Prohibit or prevent the same capabilities that you did in case 1
- Remove the "Teacher" role and assign the newly created role to those teachers who do not want to receive notifications.
Hope this helps. Have a blessed afternoon.
I just wanted to add that you could also use CASE 2 for all instances, instead of having two methods.
I've started working on CASE 2, as we have a large installation and need fine control over who receives notifications in many courses. Thanks for your help, much appreciated!
This is great however, what about a case where you cannot remove the original enrollment? We use the database enrollment method for all our enrollments and are unable to remove the enrollments to apply the new role. I tried creating the role and adding it in addition to the original enrollment hoping it would supercede it but it did not.
I am trying to find out how to edit that one person's teacher permissions for one particular course but I can't! The closest I can get is to be able to view all the permissions for that person, for that course, but I cannot edit that context We are currently on 3.0x
If anyone has solved this mystery please let me know! TIA!