Automate and Streamline Group Membership


Theme Overview

Several workflows related to group membership and assignments can result in time-consuming manual work for instructors and cause confusion for students.  

What value could this provide to users?

  • Group membership reflects the current course roster
  • Group membership changes are automatically synced across Canvas
  • Instructors can set more parameters when enabling group self sign-up


Why was this theme chosen to open for voting?

October 2023 • Simplify group enrollment and management in Canvas, to ensure a user-friendly experience for both instructors and students.

Why was this theme chosen for prioritization? 

January 2024 • This theme was selected because it’s strongly aligned with our desire to support large courses and non-traditional use cases. We aim to streamline existing processes and introduce new functionality to save users time.


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