My Settings: My Profile (Edit)
You can view your profile in My Settings and the My Profile tab. Depending on administrator settings, you may be able to edit some or all of the information in your profile.
If you are a Section Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Student or Auditor, your profile is visible to members in courses where the Roster tool has been added. Section Designers only see profiles for Section Instructors and Teaching Assistants.
If the PeopleLinks tool has been added to a course, profiles are available to Section Instructors and Teaching Assistants from wherever user names appear. Depending on administrator settings, Students and Auditors may also see profiles.
If you are an administrator or designer, your profile is not visible to other users. However, your profile information may be used for purposes such as reporting. The e-mail address in your profile may be particularly important if your institution sends automated alerts to external e-mail addresses.
To edit your profile:
Step 1: From your My page, click the My Settings link.
Step 2: Click the Edit Profile button.
Note: If you cannot change your password, the My Profile tab. button does not display in the
Step 3: Edit the available fields.
If you can add your photo:
- You can only add photos that are in .jpg or .gif format. The recommended height and width of the photo is 320 by 240 pixels. If the photo is larger, it will be resized
If you can edit your birthday, click the Date Selection icon to select a date. You can also enter dates in numerals separated by forward slashes. For example, depending on locale settings specified by an administrator, enter dates in this format: 12/31/2006 or 31/12/2006.
To specify whether information in your profile is visible to other users, do one of the following:
- To make information in your profile visible to other users through the Roster and PeopleLinks tools, select Public.
- To hide information in your profile from other users, clear the Public check box.
Step 4: Click.