• Working with New Quizzes in Canvas Mobile

    Since the release of the New Quizzes platform in June 2018, there have been many advances. Here are some things that you should know about New Quizzes on Canvas Mobile.   CREATING A NEW QUIZ In order to create ...
    Kelvin Dean
    created by Kelvin Dean
  • 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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  • 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, ...
    last modified by cgaudreau
  • Applause for the Improvements to Canvas Mobile

    The improvements made to the Canvas Mobile app demonstrate that its development team is singing the same melody as the teacher-instructor promoters who run their courses on Canvas.   The driv...
    Ron Marx
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  • Excel files in Assignments

    My TA noticed that plots in Excel files do not always show up properly on the Teacher app.  There were several times when the plot looks blank, or maybe has 1 or 2 point on it, but if we download their file from ...
    Kevin Redding
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  • Best software / hardware for screen casting mobile to PC

    I am wanting to screen cast mobile devices to a Windows PC for the purposes of taking screenshots/screen captures and to also be able to display the device screen through a projector attached to the PC. I looked throu...
    Jeffrey Brady
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  • How do you feel about the mobile roadmap?

    InstructureCon is over and most of us have started or are getting ready for back to school. I wanted to share a poll to get a pulse check on how everyone feels about the mobile roadmap/direction.   The theme of...
    last modified by Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
  • Canvas Mobile Update

    Version 6.0 of the student app has been in the wild for a few weeks, and I wanted to give an update on what you can expect from the Canvas mobile apps over the next few months.     CANVAS STUDENT   We&...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • Procrastination and the Mobile User

    My students can be the biggest procrastinators.  I suppose we all can procrastinate from time to time but I find that my students every year have trouble with completing their assignments early enough to have pro...
    Michelle Zakarin
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  • Excel + Canvas Teacher App + Quiz = No Annotation?

    Good afternoon, fellow CMUGers!   tl;dr Can you annotate .xlsx files if they are uploaded to a quiz in the Canvas Teacher app?   A faculty member came to my office this morning with a question I was not ab...
    last modified by cgaudreau
  • Teacher App: Audio Comments

    Hi everyone,   Apologies if this has already been mentioned and I haven't managed to find it. Still navigating my way around all the different hidey-holes that this community has!   We've had a few of our ...
    Kim Flowers (Old account)
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  • Moving out of the kiddie pool

    I just started using Canvas 4 weeks ago. My experience so far has been to build a very traditional set of classroom assignments (reading homework -> quiz -> chapter test -> unit test) and now I'm ready to sta...
    Shawn Moore
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  • Create mobile learning experiences

    Canvas has a great mobile app. It can't do everything, but it can be used to create great mobile learning experiences.   Communication The mobile app makes it possible to communicate with students on the go. Ope...
    Tobe Baeyens
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  • A Parent's Perspective on Mobile Initiatives

    I have been working in Higher Education for twelve or thirteen years now. I can remember using a VCR to record videoconferencing sessions, and now we have SaaS technologies for remote learners around the globe. I reme...
    Kenneth Rogers
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