Canvas Student Release Notes (iOS 6.1)

Document created by Cody Titmus Employee on Mar 26, 2018
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In this update, the Canvas Student app supports concluded courses and custom terms of use. Announcements, Discussions, Files, and the login page have been redesigned for improved usability and accessibility.

 

Download the Canvas Student app in the iTunes Store. Version 6.1 requires iOS 10.0 or later.

 

New Features

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Courses

Concluded Courses

Concluded courses can be viewed in the app and display in a student's All Courses list. Concluded courses can also be added to the Dashboard.

 

 

Updated Features

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Announcements

Announcements Redesign

The Announcements page and pages for individual announcements have been redesigned for improved usability and accessibility.

 

 

Rich Content Editor

Announcements supports the Rich Content Editor when creating an announcement or announcement reply. The Rich Content Editor includes options to format text, add links, and attach images.

 

 

Discussions

Discussions Redesign

The Discussions page and pages for individual discussions have been redesigned for improved usability and accessibility. As part of the redesign, students can also like discussion replies.

 

 

Rich Content Editor

Discussions supports the Rich Content Editor when creating a discussion or discussion reply. The Rich Content Editor includes options to format text, add links, and attach images.

 

 

Files

Files Redesign

The Files pages for Course Files and User Files have been redesigned for improved usability and accessibility. Students can no longer edit or delete multiple files.

 

 

Login

Login Page Redesign

The login page has been redesigned for consistency with the Student app login page for Android. The Find My School button has been added to the login page for students to search for institutions.

 

 

Settings

Custom Terms of Use

The Settings page supports custom Terms of Use documents. Previously, tapping the Terms of Use link would open a generic Canvas Terms of Use document for any account.

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