Difference between revisions of "Program Assistants and TAs in Canvas"

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Faculty have the ability to add users to their curricular Canvas sites in the role of Observer, but not the Student, TA, or Faculty role. This workflow is in place to prevent possible FERPA issues. If you would like a Program/Teaching Assistant (TA) added to your offering's Canvas site, please submit a request to [https://help.evergreen.edu/ Academic Technologies].
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Faculty are not able to add people to their Canvas site in a Student, TA, or Teacher role. This is intended to prevent possible FERPA issues. If you would like a Program/Teaching Assistant (TA), SIT, or fellow faculty added to your offering's Canvas site, please submit a request at [https://help.evergreen.edu/ help.evergreen.edu].
  
 
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'''IMPORTANT NOTE: Students enrolled in the course for credit cannot be promoted to the role of Program Assistant or TA due to FERPA.'''
 
'''IMPORTANT NOTE: Students enrolled in the course for credit cannot be promoted to the role of Program Assistant or TA due to FERPA.'''
 
Faculty have the ability to add users to their curricular sites in the Canvas role of Observer, but not a Student, TA, or Faculty role. This workflow is in place to prevent any FERPA issues.
 
  
 
For more information about FERPA, please see [https://www.evergreen.edu/ferpa/officials FERPA Information for Faculty and Staff] at the Evergreen website.
 
For more information about FERPA, please see [https://www.evergreen.edu/ferpa/officials FERPA Information for Faculty and Staff] at the Evergreen website.
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====What the TA Canvas role is for Program/Teaching Assistants====
 
====What the TA Canvas role is for Program/Teaching Assistants====
A hired TA or another faculty that the primary faculty of the course would like to allow review and/or grading/assessment of coursework.  '''This role can not be assigned to students enrolled in the class for credit.''' Once someone is added in the TA role, they will have access to all files that have been uploaded to the course, including the work submitted by their peers.
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A hired TA, SIT, or another faculty that the primary faculty of the course would like to allow review and/or grading/assessment of coursework.  '''This role can not be assigned to students enrolled in the class for credit.''' Once someone is added in the TA role, they will have access to all files that have been uploaded to the course, including the work submitted by their peers.
  
  
 
====How to submit a request to have a TA added to your Canvas site====  
 
====How to submit a request to have a TA added to your Canvas site====  
If you would like someone added in the role of Program/Teaching Assistant or Faculty, please submit a request to [https://help.evergreen.edu/ Academic Technologies].
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If you would like someone added in the role of Program/Teaching Assistant or Faculty, please submit a request to Academic Technologies through [https://help.evergreen.edu/ help.evergreen.edu] > Technology Help > Get Tech Help.
  
 
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*the name of and year(s)/term(s) for your offering
 
*the name of and year(s)/term(s) for your offering
 
*full name and Evergreen username of the person you would like added
 
*full name and Evergreen username of the person you would like added
*and in what role you would like the person added as
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*what role you would like the person added as (TA, Teacher)
 
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====The Observer role in Canvas====
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Observers have limited permissions that allow them to see what is going on in a course without interrupting the flow of daily course communication.
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For details, please see Canvas guide, [https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10904-4144724279 What is the Observer role?]
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If you would like to add/enroll a student to your Canvas or WordPress site who is not registered for your offering, please see this help wiki guide, [[LMS Access Exception Process for Faculty]], and submit an LMS Exception Request via [https://help.evergreen.edu/ help.evergreen.edu].
 
If you would like to add/enroll a student to your Canvas or WordPress site who is not registered for your offering, please see this help wiki guide, [[LMS Access Exception Process for Faculty]], and submit an LMS Exception Request via [https://help.evergreen.edu/ help.evergreen.edu].
  
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Latest revision as of 16:21, 22 September 2021

Faculty are not able to add people to their Canvas site in a Student, TA, or Teacher role. This is intended to prevent possible FERPA issues. If you would like a Program/Teaching Assistant (TA), SIT, or fellow faculty added to your offering's Canvas site, please submit a request at help.evergreen.edu.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Students enrolled in the course for credit cannot be promoted to the role of Program Assistant or TA due to FERPA.

For more information about FERPA, please see FERPA Information for Faculty and Staff at the Evergreen website.


What the TA Canvas role is for Program/Teaching Assistants

A hired TA, SIT, or another faculty that the primary faculty of the course would like to allow review and/or grading/assessment of coursework. This role can not be assigned to students enrolled in the class for credit. Once someone is added in the TA role, they will have access to all files that have been uploaded to the course, including the work submitted by their peers.


How to submit a request to have a TA added to your Canvas site

If you would like someone added in the role of Program/Teaching Assistant or Faculty, please submit a request to Academic Technologies through help.evergreen.edu > Technology Help > Get Tech Help.

Your request should include:

  • your name
  • the name of and year(s)/term(s) for your offering
  • full name and Evergreen username of the person you would like added
  • what role you would like the person added as (TA, Teacher)


LMS Access Exception for students who are not registered for your offering

If you would like to add/enroll a student to your Canvas or WordPress site who is not registered for your offering, please see this help wiki guide, LMS Access Exception Process for Faculty, and submit an LMS Exception Request via help.evergreen.edu.