When I click the like button, does the student and the class see that the instructor liked their post?
No, no one can tell who liked whose post. All anyone can tell is how many people liked their post.
my understanding is that it's just a number, and does not indicate who actually liked the post. However, if the "Only Graders" option is selected, and the teacher is the only grader, then it can extrapolated.
Hi Jeffrey Haig...
I tested this in my own sandbox course, and the short answer is "no". I posted a reply to a topic as a "Test Student" and then "liked" the post by me (as an instructor). Then, I replied as an instructor and then "liked" as the "Test Student". Both times, I was only able to see that there was "1 Like", but I wasn't able to see who it was. Further, I was not able to see who liked the post even if I rolled my mouse over any part of "1 Like".
Hope this helps, Jeffrey!
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