Folder Structure of the Project Directory

  • The basic structure for the Project Directory Service (P: drive) is represented below.


    These are the folders found in the section level of a course

    Dropped folder
    Instructor(s) has FULL CONTROL access to this folder and the folders beneath it. This Folder contains folders for students that have dropped the course.
    Hand-in folder
    Instructor(s) has FULL access to this folder.  Students have ADD access. ADD access allows students to write files into the folder, but they cannot view or change ANY of the files in this folder, even their own. This folder should be used to allow students to turn in assignments electronically.
    Information folder
    Instructor(s) has FULL access, students have READ access. READ access allows students to open and view files. This folder should be used to provide students with information on the class or additional electronic reference material for the course, e.g. course syllabus.
    Instructor-only folder
    Instructor(s) has FULL access. This is used for the instructor to have materials that are related to the course but should not be accessed by the class. This folder will also have a class list file that is updated nightly.
    Shared Files folder
    Instructor(s) and students have FULL access. This folder is a working area that the entire class can access. Additional subfolders can be created to accommodate special projects etc.
    Students folder
    Instructor(s) has FULL access, students have FULL access to their individual folder only. Each student has an individual subfolder within the student folder identified by their email alias in which only the student and the instructor can access, allowing them to work on course related projects and assignments.
    World view folder
    Instructor(s) has FULL CONTROL access, everyone has READ access. This folder may be accessed by any individual with an IUPMSD network account.