Permissions for User Roles in ELMS-Canvas


In the ELMS management tool (EMT), users can add individuals to their ELMS course spaces under one of several roles. The roles of instructor, co-instructor, teaching assistant, grader and student must be supplied SIS (Student Information System). 

Role access for actions in a course space

Actions

Instructional Colleague

Guest Instructor

Observer

Designer

Create, Edit, and Delete Assignments and Quizzes

No

Yes

No

Yes

View Gradebook


No

No

No

No

Edit Gradebook


No

No

No

No

Edit Course Calendar


No

Yes

No

Yes

Create and edit rubrics


No

Yes

No

Yes

Manage course files


No

Yes

No

Yes

Manage course pages


No

Yes

No

Yes

Manage student groups


No

Yes

No

Yes

Manage learning outcomes


No

No

No

Yes

Moderate discussions


No

Yes

No

Yes

Message the entire class


No

Yes

No

Yes

View discussions

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Download the attached document for more information on the other roles that an instructor can assign using the EMT Manage Enrollments tool to an ELMS course space.