Permissions in ICON (Canvas)

Course Role Permissions

For a detailed description of each Course Role Permission check out: https://s3.amazonaws.com/tr-learncanvas/docs/Canvas_Permissions_Course.pdf 

Course and Account Permissions

Role Overview

  • Student: Able to view and interact with content, links, announcements, and discussions. Cannot access class address book.
  • Teacher Assistant (TA): Able to manage Calendar, Chat, Class list, Content, Discussions, Grades, Groups, Links, News, Quizzes. Can send emails to the class address book and view User Progress. Able to simulate the Student role. 
  • Library Reserve: Able to Manage course files and pages.
  • Teacher: Able to Change calendar events and course state. Manage files, quizzes, assignments, course sections, alerts. View and interact with grades, announcements, student submissions, usage reports, users. Able to simulate the Student Role. Moderate and edit grades, learning outcomes, read SIS data, students in the course, other teachers and TA’s in the course.
  • Designer: Able to Change calendar events. Manage files, quizzes, assignments, course sections. View and interact with grades, announcements, student submissions, usage reports, users. Moderate and edit learning outcomes, read SIS data, students in the course
  • Observer: Able to View announcements, discussions, and group pages.

 


Account Types: Student, TA, Library Reserve, Teacher, Designer, Observer

COURSE & ACCOUNT PERMISSIONS

Student

TA

Library Reserve

Teacher

Designer

Observer

Add, edit and delete events on the course calendar   X   X X  

Add/remove other teachers, course designers or TAs to the course

     

X

   

Add/remove students for the course

  X   X X  

Change course state

      X    

Create and edit assessing rubrics

  X   X X  

Create student collaborations

X X   X X  

Create web conferences

X X   X X  

Edit grades

  X   X    

LTI add and edit

           

Manage (add / edit / delete) assignments and quizzes

  X   X X  

Manage (add / edit / delete) course files

  X X X X  

Manage (add / edit / delete) pages

  X X X X  

Manage (create / edit / delete) course sections

      X X  

Manage (create / edit / delete) groups

  X   X X  

Manage alerts

      X    

Manage all other course content

  X X X X  

Manage learning outcomes

      X X  

Moderate Grades

      X    

Moderate discussions ( delete / edit other's posts, lock topics)

  X   X X  

Post to discussions

X X   X X  

Read SIS data

      X    

See the list of users

X X   X    

Send messages to individual course members

X X   X X  

Send messages to the entire class

  X   X X  

View all grades

  X   X    

View all students' submissions and make comments on them

  X   X X  

View analytics pages

  X   X    

View and link to question banks

  X   X X  

View announcements

X X   X X X

View discussions

X X   X X X

View the group pages of all student groups

  X   X X X

View usage reports for the course

  X   X X  

 

 


Account Role Permissions

For a detailed description of each Account Role Permission check out: https://s3.amazonaws.com/tr-learncanvas/docs/Canvas_Permissions_Account.pdf

Account Permissions || Admin Tools || Course & Account Permissions

Account Permissions


Account Types: Account Admin, Admin L2, Collegiate Admin - Root Level, Collegiate Admin L1, Collegiate Admin L2, Help Desk, Librarian, Support Staff

ACCOUNT PERMISSIONS

Account Admin Admin L2 Collegiate Admin - Root Level Collegiate Admin L1 Collegiate Admin L2 Help Desk Librarian Support Staff

Add/remove other admins for the account

X              

Become other users

X X X X   X    

Import SIS data

X X            

Manage ( add / edit / delete ) courses

X X   X        

Manage SIS data

X X            

Manage account-level settings

X              

Manage developer keys

X              

Manage global announcements

X            

 

Manage observers for users

X X            

Manage permissions

X              

Manage storage quotas

X              

Manage webhooks

X              

Modify login details for users

X X            

View statistics

X X   X        
View the list of courses X X X X X X   X

Admin Tools


Account Types: Account Admin, Admin L2, Collegiate Admin - Root Level, Collegiate Admin L1, Collegiate Admin L2, Help Desk, Librarian, Support Staff

ADMIN TOOLS  Account Admin Admin L2 Collegiate Admin - Root Level Collegiate Admin L1 Collegiate Admin L2 Help Desk Librarian Student Support Student Support - Root Level Support Staff
Undelete Courses X X           X   X
View Course Change Logs X X   X   X   X   X
View Grade Change Logs X X   X   X        
View Notifications X X   X       X   X

Course & Account Permissions


Account Types: Account Admin, Admin L2, Collegiate Admin - Root Level, Collegiate Admin L1, Collegiate Admin L2, Help Desk, Librarian, Support Staff

COURSE & ACCOUNT PERMISSIONS Account Admin Admin L2 Collegiate Admin - Root Level Collegiate Admin L1 Collegiate Admin L2 Help Desk Librarian Support Staff

Add, edit and delete events on the course calendar

X X   X X     X

Add/remove other teachers, course designers or TAs to the course

X X   X X      

Add/remove students for the course

X X   X X X    

Change course state

X X   X X      

Create and edit assessing rubrics

X X   X X      

Create student collaborations

X X   X X      

Create web conferences

X X   X X     X

Edit grades

X X   X X      

Enable or disable features at an account level

X X   X X      

LTI add and edit

X           X X

Manage (add / edit / delete) assignments and quizzes

X X   X X     X

Manage (add / edit / delete) course files

X X   X X     X

Manage (add / edit / delete) pages

X X   X X     X

Manage (create / edit / delete) course sections

X X   X X      

Manage (create / edit / delete) groups

X X   X X      

Manage alerts

X X   X X      

Manage all other course content

X X   X X   X X

Manage faculty journal entries

X X   X X     X

Manage learning outcomes

X X   X X      

Moderate Grades

X X            

Moderate discussions ( delete / edit other's posts, lock topics)

X X   X X      

Post to discussions

X X   X X      

Read SIS data

X X   X        

See the list of users

X X   X X X    

Send messages to individual course members

X X   X X      

Send messages to the entire class

X X   X X      

View all grades

X X   X X X    

View all students' submissions and make comments on them

X X   X X X    

View analytics pages

X X   X X X    

View and link to question banks

X X   X X X   X

View announcements

X X   X X X   X

View course content

X X   X X X X X

View discussions

X X   X X X    

View the answer matrix in Quiz Submission Logs

X X   X X X    

View the group pages of all student groups

X X   X X X    

View usage reports for the course

X X   X X X    

 

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106816
Last updated: 
June 5, 2017
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