Canvas Teacher Release Notes (iOS 1.5)

Document created by Cody Titmus Employee on Mar 26, 2018Last modified by Cody Titmus Employee on May 21, 2018
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In this update, the Canvas Teacher app supports section-specific announcements, user files, and opening external tools outside the app. The login page has been redesigned for improved usability and consistency. SpeedGrader supports opening context cards by tapping student profile icons and update grades by tapping the Return key on your mobile keyboard.

 

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Version 1.5 requires iOS 10.0 or later.

 

  New Features

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Announcements

Section-Specific Announcements

Announcements supports section-specific announcements. Instructors can select to send the announcement to all sections, one section, or multiple sections in a course.

 

 

External Tools

External Tool Access

External tools can be opened in Safari by tapping the Launch External Tool button.

 

 

Files

User Files

The User Menu supports User Files for instructors. In User Files, instructors can view their existing files and folders, create a new folder, and upload new files.

 

 

 

Login

Login Page Redesign

The login page has been redesigned for consistency with the Teacher app login page for Android. The Find My School button has been added to the login page for teachers to search for an institution.

 

 

 

Updated Features

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SpeedGrader

Context Card Links

SpeedGrader supports opening a student’s context card by tapping the student’s profile icon when grading an assignment.

 

Keyboard Grade Submissions

Speedgrader supports submitting a grade by tapping the Return key using a mobile keyboard. Previously, grades could only be submitted by tapping the OK button below the Grade field.

 

release-notes-feature-idea-icon.png Canvas Community contributions: Submit Grade in Teacher App via Keyboard

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