• First Look: Apple Silicon & Canvas Mobile

    With the introduction of Apple Silicon at last week's Apple WWDC 2020, the Mac is ready for the most significant transition of all time! Will we see Canvas Mobile Apps on macOS for the first time? The truth lies below...
    Kelvin Dean
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  • Canvas Mobile Apps on 2019 and Later Huawei Devices

    Sorry for such a very late post. On February 21, 2020, Google announced that Google's apps and services will not be available for preload or sideload on Huawei devices made available after May 16, 2019. This includes ...
    Kelvin Dean
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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 App and Cisco WebEx

    Hello! Hope everyone is staying safe and sane. A quick question - is Cisco WebEx supported by the Canvas Student app? Thanks in advance, Nancy Webb
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  • Does Canvas app have limited functionality?

    Hello all!   I'm having two issues with the Canvas Student app (on Android - haven't tested IoS), that I'm getting no help from Canvas support on.   1. Does the app support the use of buttons? I've created...
    WSET London
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  • Element Toggler

    I used the element toggler to in our knowledge checks within our courses.  They are convenient  to use.  I noticed that they don't work within the app.  Is there a plan to get the element toggler t...
    Carrie Mae Khouzani
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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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  • Parent App How-To Guides

    If you're looking for printer-friendly how-to guides for parents who are self-registering for Canvas, here's what we've come up with:   Self-registering in Canvas Parent (parent perspective) Creating a pai...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • Unpack Those Docs!* Best Practices for Course Design

    *You'll be glad you did.   In providing support for faculty and courses, certain best practices have been validated repeatedly.  One of those is optimizing Canvas content pages to increase the likelihood ...
    Rachael Sweeten
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  • Why can’t mobile reply in line to discussion?

    I’ve looked but I can’t find this. Please direct if this is a repeat.   Is there a reason you can’t reply in line to discussions in the mobile app? On the web you can still read and interact wit...
  • How Instructure Does Mobile

    We’re at nine million monthly active users of the Canvas mobile apps, which is many millions more than when I last posted about Instructure’s approach to mobile. If you’re new to Canvas, or if you...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • List of Possibilities/Limitations of Canvas Student?

    Hi folks,   I'm wondering if there's a list anywhere of what is and isn't possible/recommended in the Canvas Student app. Some colleagues at Penn are working on enhancing our documentation on this, and I thought...
    Linda J. Lee
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  • How Can I Target Elements in iOS and Android Apps for Custom JS?

    We run custom CSS and JS in our middle school for a customized grading scheme. For the most part this works very well on the web view. More parents are requesting use of the mobile apps, so I am looking at implementin...
    Alan Jeppson
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  • Is anyone using custom CSS to make the mobile web experience better?

    I was wondering if anyone has customized their CSS to make the mobile web version of Canvas better. I know I can add a mobile CSS for the app and am already looking at those options to bring the in app experience...
    Matthew Jennings
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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, ...
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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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  • Where can I get Canvas student UI kit for xd?

     I am working on class project to build integrated messenger into Canvas including scheduler in it.
    Harry Chaubey
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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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