Topic Moderation will default all student videos and comments to be hidden from other students and only visible to the educator in their Educator Dashboard. Topic Moderation is a great feature for educators who manually want to view and approve videos for student view, private office hours, or assessments.
- Enabling Topic Moderation
- Video Response Moderation view for students
- Hide or Activate Individual Response videos
- How to turn off Topic Moderation on an existing Public Topic
Enabling Topic Moderation
- Access your educator account at admin.flipgrid.com
- Within Discussions, create a new Topic or go to Actions and Edit Topic
- Go to the Essentials section and turn on Topic Moderation to default video responses and comments to be hidden
- Select Create or Update Topic to save your changes
Video Response Moderation view for students
Once Video Moderation is enabled, learners have a few ways to confirm their videos have been successfully submitted.
- Learners will see the Moderated text underneath the Record a Response icon
- Learners will receive a confirmation on the last step of the recording process
- Learners will return to the Topic to see a moderation message
Hide or Activate Individual Videos
- Within Discussion, select the Topic
- Scroll to the video Responses table
- Next to the video Response, change the status to Hidden or Active
Educators can also quickly view and activate/hide all the moderated, or hidden, video Responses and Comments in Recent Activity.
How to turn off Topic Moderation on an existing public Topic
Topics that belong to existing public Groups will automatically be moderated to further protect those who use Flipgrid. If you would like to turn off Topic Moderation, you will be required to update the permissions of the existing public Group first and then you will be able to turn off Topic Moderation in the Topic.
1. Select the existing Public Group
2. Select Edit Group
3. Go to the *Permissions section
4. Select either Student Email - this is the most secure method and there is the option to individually put all student emails ex)firstname.lastname@example.org or just the email domain ex) @student.eu. Other permission options include Username or Google Classroom
5. Select Update Group
6. Then, select the Topic that is in the Group you just changed
7. Select Edit Topic
8. Go to the Essentials section
9. Turn off Topic Moderation
10. Select Update Topic