• Mobile Update - Summer 2019!

    Hope summer is going well for you! After the second-rainiest spring on record, the atmosphere over Utah burned away and now we're all walking around in climate-controlled space suits and eating sand.   ...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • Canvas Student | Favorite Feature

    Which feature is your favorite within Canvas Student? Which feature is the most important when accessing coursework through the Canvas Student app?   If you'd like to take this poll one step further, do a survey...
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • I'm Glad I Waited

    I am not normally an end of the line type person when getting on the bus, usually, I am towards the front 10% of the line. I feel like I have almost missed the Mobile App bus. I don't have an excuse for why it has tak...
    Tracey Gould
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  • Are your links to specific modules working in mobile?

    Howdy,   I use the Canvas App on my Android phone and my links to specific modules on the modules page (from a wiki page) are not behaving as they should. For instance, when I'm trying to goto Lesson 4, it used ...
    Sharmaine Regisford
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  • Canvas Student 6.6 | Debrief!

    Now that we've had the chance to work with Canvas Student 6.6 for a bit, let's catch up!   What is your favorite update? What have you seen that you wish would be a little different?
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • Student App - Course Homepage Concerns

    Creating innovative course homepages has allowed us to do some really cool things with our professional development and training shells in Canvas. For our most current endeavour, we wanted to make our course homepage ...
    Rebecca Helmer
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  • How do you change the password on the Canvas App?

    I have been digging around the student mobile app, but I don't think it is possible to change the password unless you use a desktop computer. Am I missing something?  
    Diana Benavides
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  • Canvas Apps - falling in love slowly

    It's been a slow developing love affair Canvas Apps. Knowing people LOVE your company and just want to have you around.  Getting to know you myself - just holding hands and becoming familiar with what makes you...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • H5P.com beta testing

    Me: Educational Technologist recently invited to the H5P.com LTI for Canvas beta testing. You: Also using the beta, or curious about H5P & Canvas integration.   I'm looking for mobile-friendly assignments, ...
    cgaudreau
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  • Canvas Mobile Product Update - Spring 2019

    Here's some stuff that's worth writing home about!   Canvas Student:   We’ve been working for months on a new assignment details page and a new submission workflow for students in mobile. I outlined ...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • Templates: Responsive Design for the Mobile Web

    The Information School, iSchool, at the University of Washington has been providing templates for our Canvas courses since about late 2012. We started using Canvas in fall of 2011. Our templates have evolved with the ...
    Randy Orwin
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  • Canvas Student/Canvas Web Feature Comparison

    Does anybody have a resource showing what features are not yet available on the Canvas mobile app(s)? We are implementing now and I'd like to get ahead of any gotchas we may hear about from students this fall.
    Julie Fountain
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  • Lessons learned about designing mobile-friendly pages

    Confession: my initial reason for writing this blog is that it's part of a quest (called "Mobilize your assignments"), or at least that's where it stems from. I do enjoy the quests - they're a great way of learning an...
    Adam Craik
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  • Mobile App Usage Reported in Total Activity

    In the People page there's a really nice metric of "Total Activity" which shows how much time each student has spent in the course. Obviously, this can't be relied upon too heavily since some students aren't actively ...
    Steven Cain
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  • Canvas Conferences on Canvas Student

    There are two features that have been part of Canvas for a long, long, long time that haven't worked on mobile. Conferences and Collaborations. While I don't have anything new to report for Collaborations, there has b...
    Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
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  • Mobile Update - Fall 2018 edition!

    It’s about time we published an update from the Canvas mobile teams, don’t you think?   Here are some fall start highlights -- in descending order of how much they excited me:   Neighbor’s ...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • Learner Device Preferences

    Oregon State surveyed over 2,000 of their ecampus students about their device preferences and were surprised with some of the results (according to a Webinar I attended that was hosted by the researchers Mary Ell...
    Denise Dejonghe
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  • 2018 UCF Canvas Mobile Apps Survey

    At UCF we have been using Canvas campus-wide since 2013. When we started using Canvas, there wasn't much mobile available. The SpeedGrader app had been out for a year or so, the iOS app was very limited, and the Andro...
    Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
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  • Default notifications in the app

    hi we have been doing some evaluations with students. We are getting some really positive feedback on the student app. We also believe it is increasing engagement in the courses, particularly through announcements. H...
    James Turner
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  • Best Design for Mobile Users?

    I use Canvas exclusively with my face-to-face classes. I post assignments and instructional handouts/resources there; students submit all their work through Canvas; I use many Canvas features: the calendar, grade book...
    Teeka James
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