It would be helpful to know once the original assignment was created and when it was updated/edited to keep a record of developing assignments similar to the file upload feature.
This sounds similar to How can I, as an Instructor, see the timestamp of when I posted an assignment?
The title is a question and it is categorized as a question, but the text that follows sounds like the start of a feature request, so I'm not quite sure whether Hannah Park is after an answer or after the ability to do this.
Hannah, James Jones is correct on both counts: He has provided you a link to a related conversation which includes some remedies that are available at the administrative level; and he has identified your question as not only a "how-to" question but also as a feature idea ("it would be helpful to know"). If you'd like Canvas to implement the ability for teachers to quickly identify the creation and modification dates of an assignment (something on the order of versioning), please submit it as a feature idea to The specified item was not found.. Even though the feature idea process is currently on hold, as described in Changes Coming to Canvas Community Feature Ideas, new ideas that are submitted during the holding period will be evaluated and moved forward when the new iteration of Feature Ideas is unveiled.
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