Permissions Name Updates (2018-07-14 Canvas Release)

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In the Canvas Production Release Notes (2018-07-14), the Permissions page includes updates to permissions names, which have also been grouped according to function. No permissions functionality has been affected.

 

 

Existing Ordering and Name Comparison

Account Permissions

Old NameNew Name
Act as UsersUsers - act as
Add/remove other admins for the accountAdmins - add / remove
Blueprint Courses (create / edit / associate / delete)Blueprint Courses - add / edit / associate / delete
Import SIS dataSIS Data - import
Manage ( add / edit / delete ) coursesCourses - add / edit / delete
Manage SIS dataSIS Data - manage
Manage account-level settingsAccount-level settings - manage
Manage developer keysDeveloper Keys - manage
Manage global announcementsGlobal Announcements - add / edit / delete
Manage observers for usersObservers - add / remove
Manage permissionsPermissions - manage
Manage storage quotasStorage Quotas - manage
Manage webhooksWebhooks - manage
Modify login details for usersUsers - manage login details
View statisticsStatistics - view
View the list of coursesCourses - view list

 

Admin Tools

Old Name

New Name

Undelete courses

Courses - undelete

View Course Change Logs

Courses - view change logs

View Grade Change Logs

Grades - view change logs

View Notifications

Notifications - view

 

Course & Account Permissions

Old Name

New Name

Add, edit and delete events on the course calendar

Course Calendar - add / edit / delete events

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

Users - add / remove teachers, course designers or TAs in courses

Add/remove students for the course

Users - add / remove students in courses

Change course state

Course State - manage

Create and edit assessing rubrics

Rubrics - add / edit / delete

Create student collaborations

Student Collaborations - create

Create web conferences

Web Conferences - create

Edit grades

Grades - edit

Enable or disable features at an account level

Feature Options - enable / disable

Import learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes - import

LTI add and edit

LTI - add / edit / delete

Manage (add / edit / delete) assignments and quizzes

Assignments and Quizzes - add / edit / delete

Manage (add / edit / delete) course files

Course Files - add / edit / delete

Manage (add / edit / delete) pages

Pages - add / edit / delete

Manage (create / edit / delete) course sections

Course Sections - add / edit / delete

Manage (create / edit / delete) groups

Groups - add / edit / delete

Manage alerts

Alerts - add / edit / delete

Manage all other course content

Course Content - add / edit / delete

Manage learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes - add / edit / delete

Moderate Grades

Grades - moderate

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

Discussions - moderate

Post to discussions

Discussions - post

Read SIS data

SIS Data - read

See other users' primary email address

Users - view primary email address

See the list of users

Users - view list

Send messages to individual course members

Conversations - send to individual course members

Send messages to the entire class

Conversations - send to entire class

View all grades

Grades - view all grades

View all students' submissions and make comments on them

Submissions - view and make comments

View analytics pages

Analytics - view pages

View and link to question banks

Question banks - view and link

View announcements

Announcements - view

View course content

Course Content - view

View discussions

Discussions - view

View login ids for users

Users - view login IDs

View the answer matrix in Quiz Submission Logs

Quizzes - view submission log

View the group pages of all student groups

Groups - view all student groups

View usage reports for the course

Courses - view usage reports

 

New Ordering and Name Comparison

Account Permissions

New Order

Old Name

Account-level settings - manage

Manage account-level settings

Admins - add / remove

Add/remove other admins for the account

Blueprint Courses - add / edit / associate / delete)

Blueprint Courses (create / edit / associate / delete)

Courses - add / edit / delete

Manage ( add / edit / delete ) courses

Courses - view list

View the list of courses

Developer Keys - manage

Manage developer keys

Global Announcements - add / edit / delete

Manage global announcements

Permissions - manage

Manage permissions

SIS Data - import

Import SIS data

SIS Data - manage

Manage SIS data

Statistics - view

View statistics

Storage Quotas - manage

Manage storage quotas

Users - act as

Act as Users

Users - add / remove observers

Manage observers for users

Users - manage login details

Modify login details for users

Webhooks - manage

Modify login details for users

 

Admin Tools

New Order

Old Name

Courses - undelete

Undelete courses

Courses - view change logs

View Course Change Logs

Grades - view change logs

View Grade Change Logs

Notifications - view

View Notifications

 

Course & Account Permissions

New Order

Old Name

Alerts - add / edit / delete

Manage alerts

Analytics - view pages

View analytics pages

Announcements - view

View announcements

Assignments and Quizzes - add / edit / delete

Manage (add / edit / delete) assignments and quizzes

Conversations - send messages to entire class

Send messages to the entire class

Conversations - send to individual course members

Send messages to individual course members

Courses - view usage reports

View usage reports for the course

Course Calendar - add / edit / delete events

Add, edit and delete events on the course calendar

Course Content - add / edit / delete

Manage all other course content

Course Files - add / edit / delete

Manage (add / edit / delete) course files

Course Sections - add / edit / delete

Manage (create / edit / delete) course sections

Course State - manage

Change course state

Discussions - moderate

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

Discussions - post

Post to discussions

Discussions - view

View discussions

Grades - Select final grade for moderation

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Grades - View audit trail

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Grades - edit

Edit grades

Grades - moderate

Moderate Grades

Grades - view all grades

View all grades

Groups - add / edit / delete

Manage (create / edit / delete) groups

Groups - view all student groups

View the group pages of all student groups

LTI - add / edit / delete

LTI add and edit

Learning Outcomes - add / edit / delete

Manage learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes - import

Import learning outcomes

Pages - add / edit / delete

Manage (add / edit / delete) pages

Question banks - view and link

View and link to question banks

Rubrics - add / edit / delete

Create and edit assessing rubrics

SIS Data - read

Read SIS data

Student Collaborations - create

Create student collaborations

Submissions - view and make comments

View all students' submissions and make comments on them

Users - Generate observer pairing code for students

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Users - add / remove students in courses

Add/remove students for the course

Users - add / remove teachers, course designers or TAs in courses

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

Users - view list

See the list of users

Users - view login IDs

View login ids for users

Users - view primary email address

See other users' primary email address

Web Conferences - create

Create web conferences

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