In the activities types Feedback, Forum, Glossary and Survey
there is an explicit check for module visibility. It is not needed if require_login() is called properly indicating the $cm.
As a result the activities are not displayed when teacher views them switching the role to student. He sees "Sorry, this activity is currently hidden".
- Log in as a teacher/admin.
- Navigate to a course containing a Feedback, Forum, Glossary or Survey module (or create one).
- Hide the activity.
- Go to the activity.
- Click Administration > Switch role to... > Student
Expected result: The activity page should be shown as would be to a student, but not hidden.
Actual result: The activity states "Sorry, this activity is currently hidden".
- Testing discovered
MDL-40191 Switching role to student when viewing a hidden resource produces 'Coding error detected...' error