The Canvas Student app helps you keep track of all course discussions. You can also view newly created discussions or changes to discussions in the Notifications tab.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
- Rubrics are not currently supported for graded discussions in the Canvas Student app.
- The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If Discussions is not available in your Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.
Tap the Discussions link.
Note: You may need to swipe your screen to view Discussions in the menu.
Pinned discussion will always display at the top of the page . For each discussion, you can view the number of total replies  and the number of replies you have not read .
Discussions with unread posts are indicated by a blue dot .
Swipe your device from top to bottom to quickly refresh Discussions.
To view a discussion thread, tap the name of the thread.
For each discussion, you can view the title , point value , due date , availability dates , and description .
View Discussion Replies
Replies can be viewed below the discussion topic. Swipe down on your device to view all replies.
If any users have replied to each other, you can view the replies within replies.