• My Blueprint is Failing Me - Help

    Hi.  I am trying to design a Blueprint course that can accomplish the tasks listed.  I am piloting one this summer.  It is associated with about 18 courses.  It is failing.  I need to be able ...
    Rona Tyger
    last modified by Rona Tyger
  • Permissions Page Role Sorting

    Update August 9, 2018 Canvas has provided their own, much more awesome, solution to this with the July 14, 2018, release. Documentation is available in the Canvas Admin Guide What user roles and permissions are a...
    James Jones
    last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com
  • Manging custom sections in large courses

    Hi all.   My school just made the switch from Blackboard to Canvas and we are having some problems organizing sections in our large online courses.   We contract with a company that provides academic "coa...
    James Umphres
    last modified by James Umphres
  • Limiting Course Date Access

    Has anyone removed access for instructors to change the course start and end dates? I cannot find a place in the account settings or the permissions to remove this access. We do not want courses to open early or stay ...
    Shandy Beck
    last modified by Shandy Beck
  • Canvas Permission Updates

    Hello Canvas Admins!   We appreciate all of the feedback we've received regarding the need for better communication of permission updates.   This purpose of this document is to inform you of any updates or...
    last modified by Erin Hallmark
  • Do Permissions for Course State affect Term settings?

    Our school has uniform Term dates and Admin is wanting to limit permissions to those.  Are Term permissions controlled under Course State?  Meaning, if Teachers do not have Course State permissions, will the...
    Dalena Jeffries
    last modified by Dalena Jeffries
  • Allowing Course Renaming Per Subaccount

    Hi everyone,   I'm wondering if anyone knows whether this is possible. There is a checkbox in the settings of the root account that states "Don't let teachers rename their courses". We have this currently c...
    Andrew Taylor
    created by Andrew Taylor
  • Cross-listing vs sections vs groups--What are the functional differences?

    I'm trying to better understand the difference between adding a section to a course in course settings, cross-listing a course, and creating groups in a course. My understanding is that one big difference is whether y...
    Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
    last modified by Jennifer Lubkin Chavez
  • Parent Portal

    I am having a heck of a time trying to set up a parent to be able to see their student's Canvas instance.  Does anyone have directions on how to set it up in Canvas and how to link it to the parent?  Please ...
    Lisa Shadrick
    last modified by Lisa Shadrick
  • How to remove student ability to see other students enrollments?

    One of my HelpDesk team if it was possible to remove the ability for students to see other student's enrollments in Canvas. 
    Aaron Coonce
    last modified by Aaron Coonce
  • What are your thoughts on an expanded observer role?

    We're a mid-size K12 district.  For a while now, we've had a need for classroom support to have access to student work to make comments, but who should not have access rights to change grades.  For example, ...
    last modified by KRISTIE BAYLESS
  • Student Access

    Is it possible to extend a student's access to the Course past the end date of the class? If so, how?
    Marsha Lacey
    last modified by Marsha Lacey
  • Make Viewing Analytics Work Properly without View Content Permission

    We are in the process of creating an account role for future advisors and external entities to be able to view course and student analytics only. So here is the permission set I've come up with to grant the minimum ac...
    Erick Larin
    last modified by Erick Larin
  • Commonly used account-level roles

    Many institutions create the same type of account-level roles. This document talks about the most commonly used account-level roles in Canvas and their permissions. If you need help customizing your account-level role...
    Canvas Doc Team
    last modified by adilts@instructure.com
  • Vendor Roles

    Most publishers need to do certain things like see the list of users, manage assignments and quizzes, manage content, and edit grades but shouldn't have access to things like becoming other users or creating new cours...
    last modified by John_Lowe@baylor.edu