• Monitor student grades in all courses

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    307 votes
    Our teachers and student support managers, who keep track of a student's progress across all courses, have an overwhelming need to view all students grades even though they are not one of their teachers. We would love...
  • More granular permissions for admins

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    Right now setting Permissions for different course and account roles is very difficult because many of the permissions are tied together so you can't have one permission without also having the other checked. Yet, the...
    Kona Jones
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Add/remove other teachers, course designers, TAs, and Observers to the course" into 8 permissions

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    243 votes
    Please change each the "Add/remove other teachers, course designers or TAs to the course" from a single setting to 6 settings.   Current: Add/remove other teachers, course designers or TAs to the course  ...
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Add/remove students for the course" into 2 permissions

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    192 votes
    Please change each the "Add/remove students for the course" from a single setting to two separate settings.   Current: Add/remove students for the course     Should become: Add students to a course...
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  • Allow admins to grant multiple users permissions for item banks in Quizzes.Next

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    68 votes
    Currently, the item banks are viewable and editable ONLY by the user account that created them. They are dead to anyone else, even if the person is the superuser admin. This model is unsustainable for any serious in...
    Ken Mayer
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  • Admins need a permissions report!

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    16 votes
    Please, please, please give us a permissions report.  Before anyone contributes that we can print a list of roles through the API or a list of user permissions, this is not what I'm talking about. Specifically, ...
    KRISTIE BAYLESS
    last modified by KRISTIE BAYLESS
  • Make inbox rights a user level setting

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    32 votes
    It would be nice if Canvas administrators had access to a user setting that would disable the users ability to post new inbox messages or respond to messages they receive.
    Joe College
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  • Restrict students from viewing surnames in the People list

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    9 votes
    Proposed idea: site level and account level toggles that manage whether or not students can view the full names of other students in Canvas across teaching sites.   It would be great to have further flexibility ...
    Jeremy Stevens
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  • Create Read-Only Subcatalog Admin

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    8 votes
    It would be helpful if it there were a type of subcatalog admin that was limited to read-only permissions.   The rationale is that one of our schools that uses Catalog would like their finance team to ...
    David Downs
    last modified by David Downs
  • Better Permissions for Blueprint Courses

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    Currently if I want to add a person to the blueprint permission, I must also add them to the permission to view/edit/delete courses as well. I want the person with the blueprint permission to be able to only view cour...
    Susan Nugent
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Manage (add/edit/delete) course files" into 3 permissions

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    Please change each the "Manage (add / edit / delete) course files" from a single setting to three separate settings.   Current: Manage (add / edit / delete) course files     Should become: Add cour...
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Manage (add/edit/delete) assignments and quizzes" into 3 permissions

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    176 votes
    Please change each the  "Manage (add/edit/delete) assignments and quizzes" from a single setting to three separate settings.   Current: Manage (add / edit / delete) assignments and quizzes   Should bec...
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Manage (create/edit /delete) groups" into 3 permissions

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    Please change each the "Manage (create / edit / delete) groups" from a single setting to three separate settings.   Current: Manage (create / edit / delete) groups     Should become: Create groups ...
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Manage (create/edit/delete) course sections" into 3 permissions

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    187 votes
    Please change each the "Manage (create / edit / delete) course sections" from a single setting to three separate settings.   Current: Manage (create / edit / delete) course sections     Should becom...
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  • Permission Addition to Lock Course Start/End Date

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    4 votes
    Add to permissions the ability to lock course start/end dates. Currently, only custom CSS/JS can lock faculty's ability to change this in course settings.
    Heather Stockford Sade
    last modified by Heather Stockford Sade
  • Restore dynamic subaccount-based groups to Canvas Commons

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    121 votes
    The June 12 release of Canvas Commons (Commons Release Notes (2016-06-12) replaced the previous subaccount-based sharing permissions structure with a new "Groups" model. These Groups require manual management, either ...
    Steven Williams
    last modified by Steven Williams
  • Improved whitelist functionality

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    16 votes
    Hi!   At the university I am working, we are using a whitelist to restrict which LTI apps can be added to a course. This all works pretty well, but there is one scenario that is quite troublesome: A teacher can...
    Peter Delmeby
    last modified by Peter Delmeby
  • Page-level editing permissions/restrictions

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    I am the main course coordinator for a *very* large course which has 20 faculty members plus numerous administrators and administrative assistants who all have editing permission in the course so that they can upload ...
    Gloria Klapstein
    last modified by Gloria Klapstein
  • In Permissions, Separate "Moderate discussions (delete/edit other's posts, lock topics)" into 3 permissions

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    160 votes
    Please change each the "Moderate discussions ( delete / edit other's posts, lock topics)" from a single setting to three separate settings.   Current: Moderate discussions ( delete / edit other's posts, lock t...
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  • In Permissions, Separate "Manage wiki (add/edit/delete pages)" into 3 permissions

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    151 votes
    Please change each the "Manage wiki (add / edit / delete pages)" from a single setting to three separate settings.   Current: Manage wiki (add / edit / delete pages)   Should become: Add wiki pages Ed...
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