Canvas Teacher Release Notes (Android 1.5)

Document created by Cody Titmus Employee on May 3, 2018Last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com on Jul 15, 2018
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In this update, the Canvas Teacher app supports section-specific announcements, user files, opening external tools outside the app, and a Multiple Due Dates label for discussions. SpeedGrader supports updating grades by tapping the Return key on your mobile keyboard.

 

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Version 1.5 requires Android 5.0 or later.

 

  New Features

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Announcements

Section-Specific Announcements

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

 

 

If you open a section-specific announcement from a notification that you haven’t opened previously, the announcement will incorrectly display as sent to all sections.

 

External Tools

External Tool Access

External tools can be opened in a mobile browser by tapping the Open 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.

 

 

 

Updated Features

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Discussions

Multiple Due Date Label

Discussions displays a label for discussions with multiple due dates. Previously, discussions with multiple due dates would only display one due date.

 

 

SpeedGrader

Keyboard Grade Submissions

SpeedGrader supports submitting a grade by tapping the Enter button on a mobile keyboard. Previously, grades could only be submitted by tapping the OK link.

 

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

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