Permission Issue with Peer Reviewed Group Discussions

If a group discussion assignment is setup for peer review and the student attaches a file, the peer reviewer will not be able to open the file.  This is due to permissions in the Canvas course and since the groups are uploading a file to group’s Files directory any student who is not in that group will not be able to access those files.

Work Around:

Currently there is no work around due to it being a permissions issue.  If Peer Reviewed group Discussions are required we recommend that all images and videos are embedded from other sources (YouTube or Flickr) rather than attached to the discussion.

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