Doug Holton

Different faculty permissions for SIS and non-SIS courses?

Discussion created by Doug Holton on Jul 3, 2019
Latest reply on Jul 5, 2019 by Doug Holton

I'm looking into how to allow faculty to add people to sandboxes but not SIS (for credit) courses.  I see other schools that seem to be doing that (like U.Minnesota), but I'm having trouble finding the best way to do it.  Similarly, could faculty have other permissions in non-SIS courses such as editing the name of the sandbox but not have those permissions in SIS courses.  I see that some schools might create two faculty roles, one for SIS courses and one for non-SIS.  Perhaps some use sub-accounts.  My last school ran a script each day that synchronized the SIS with Canvas so that if a faculty member added someone in a student or faculty role (but not other roles), the person would be removed/deactivated.


Also, are there other scripts out there that allow faculty to create sandboxes on their own but control how it is done.  I found this script:

I see several other examples at other schools such as: