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Canvas@Illinois Course Role Permissions

This article details the entitlements assigned to available course roles within the Canvas@Illinois service.

Below is a grid detailing the available course roles and entitlements within the Canvas@Illinois service as of February, 2022. This is subject to change without notice.

Details about the Canvas course permissions:  Canvas Course Role Permissions PDF - Instructure Community (canvaslms.com) 

 

Permissions Teacher Student TA Designer Grader
Analytics - view pages
Announcements - view
Conversations - send message to entire class
Conversations - send messages to individual course members
Course Calendar - add / edit / delete
Course Content - add / edit / delete
Courses - change visibility
Courses - view usage reports
Discussions - create
Discussions - moderate
Discussions - post
Discussions - view
Grades - edit
Grades - select final grade for moderation
Grades - view all grades
Grades - view audit trail
Groups - view all student groups
Item Banks - manage account
Learning Outcomes - add / edit / delete
Learning Outcomes - import
Manage Assignments and Quizzes - add / edit /delete
Manage Course Files - add / edit / delete
Manage Course Sections - add / edit / delete *
Manage Courses - conclude / delete / publish / reset *
Manage Groups - add / edit / delete
Manage LTI **
Manage Pages - create / delete / update
Outcome Master Scales - add / edit
Outcome Proficiency Calculations - add / edit
Question banks - view and link
Rubrics - add / edit / delete
SIS Data - read
Student Collaborations - create
Users - Designers - add / remove in courses
Users - Observers - add / remove in courses ***
Users - Students - add / remove in courses
Users - Tas - add / remove in courses
Users - Teachers - add / remove in courses
Users - allow administrative actions in courses
Users - generate observer pairing codes for students ***
Users - manage students in courses
Users - view list
Users - view login IDs
Users - view primary email address
Web Conferences - create

* some permissions are not available due to the SIS load process for users/courses (see strikethrough text)
** LTIs (and general external integrations) are managed through a separate process: https://answers.uillinois.edu/illinois/87867
*** the Observer role and supporting functions are disabled within our institution




Keywords:canvas course role permissions   Doc ID:116735
Owner:Mark R.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2022-02-14 12:57 CSTUpdated:2022-08-15 16:26 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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