Instructors can set the visibility state for draft content within assignments in Content and Assignments. When content is in a draft state, it is not visible to learners. When instructors have set the visibility to draft, the hidden icon appears in the instructor view for the content.
In Content, when an instructor adds existing assignments as topics, the visibility state of the topic is pulled from the visibility state of the assignment. The visibility status of a topic reflects the visibility status of the assignment containing the topic.
When an instructor creates a new assignment, it defaults to the visibility state as ON, in the same method as Quizzes and Surveys. When an instructor updates a visibility setting on an assignment in Assignments, it is automatically updated in the associated Content topic.
The export process now includes the visibility state for the assignment content. The visibility state for export comes from the assignment.
The import and Copy Course Component process for assignment and content topics uses the following logic for hiding content from learners:
Note: On paper submissions and Observed in person assignments cannot be added to Content.