Below is a text-only version of the August 2020 Edition of the Canvas@UD Newsletter


Feature Article: Course Creation Process

Feature Article: What to do with unused courses

What’s New Article: Canvas Roles & Permissions

Course Creation Process

Time to read: 4 minutes

Fall courses in Canvas are scheduled to be created on August 5th. Log in to Canvas to ensure they have been created correctly.

Make sure you take these steps to get your Canvas course ready before publishing this fall.

What to do with unused courses

Time to read: 1 minute

With the new automated Canvas course creation process, it is possible that you may have a site or multiple sites that you will just not use.

Read about what this means for your courses.

What’s New: Canvas Roles and Permissions

Time to read: 3 minutes

Two new course-level user roles have been added to Canvas: Resource Assistant and Testing Assistant.

Read on for more information about each of these roles.


We are offering many workshops in August to help you prepare your Canvas course(s) including Canvas Up and Running, Take Your Canvas Course to the Next Level, and focused sessions on Gradebook, Assignments, Quizzes, Content and Collaboration. Visit the Canvas gateway page to view the calendar and to register.

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