Support safer use of the new multiple column deletion tool

Idea created by kevin.blobaum on Feb 19, 2018
    Under review

    Add information to the “Column Organization” page to support safer use of the multiple column deletion tool:


    To better support the new tool that was introduced in Q4, 2017 to allow the deletion of multiple columns at once I would like to see some information added to the "Column Organization" page that displays more information about the column/s that are being selected for deletion.


    Currently, there is a danger that an instructor who is attempting to remove/delete a Grade Center column will unintentionally clear a similarly named column that has grades and assessment attempts they did not intent to clear.


    If an instructor has two columns named “midterm exam” one that is deployed in a folder and has graded exams and a second column is not deployed (maybe from an early edition of the textbook). How can you tell the difference between the two?  If an instructor tries to clean up their gradebook, the real danger exists that they may clear the column with current grades instead of deleting the column they intended to remove.  Right now from this page we are asking them to make decisions blind folded.


    It would be nice to have a column on this page indicating if the column has an assessment that is deployed somewhere and if so what folder it is located in. I imagine something similar to the “Tests” page in Blackboard which indicates which tests are deployed and in what folder they can be located. 

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