How do I view Modules in the Canvas Student app on my iOS device?

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The Canvas Student app gives you access to Modules in your courses.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Note:

  • The Course Navigation menu matches the browser version of your Canvas course. If Modules is not available in Course Navigation, it will also be hidden from view in the app.
  • All module prerequisites are supported in the Canvas Student app except for the Mark as Done feature, which shows the requirement in mobile modules as "must view".

Open Course

Open Course

In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.

Open Modules

Open Modules

Tap the Modules link.

View Modules

View Modules

The app displays all the Modules in your course.

If you are a student, each module displays an icon next to the status of the module, which can be completed [1], unlocked [2], or locked [3].

Modules may be locked by prerequisites, or if the module is locked by a date, the date of the module is posted under the module title [4].

Open Module

Open Module

To view items within a Module, tap the name of the module.

View Module Items

View Module Items

The module shows all module items. If your course is designed with prerequisites, they are shown at the top of the page [1]. If your course is designed with requirements, the requirement is shown below the module item [2].

The completion status is shown on the right side of the app; a circle indicates the module item is not complete [3], while a circle with a check mark indicates the module item is completed [4].

Some courses allow you to complete module items in any order.

Open Module Item

Open Module Item

To open a module item, tap the name of the item.

View Module Item

View Module Item

View the module item.

You can advance through module items or return to previous modules using the progression bar at the bottom of the page. To advance to the next module item, click the Next link [1]. To return to a previous module item, click the Previous link [2].

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