• Canvas Parent 3.1 Beta

    Canvas Parent 3.1 beta for Android and iOS - incoming!   Android 3.1 beta link: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.instructure.parentapp    iOS 3.1 beta link: https://testflight.a...
    Peyton Craighill
    created by Peyton Craighill
  • Student orientations to Canvas & mobile phone settings

    Are there any very simple examples of a student overview orientation guide on how to use canvas. We are a small training organisation and don't need anything overly complicated. Also any guidelines on the best wa...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Student App network error

    Has anyone encountered this issue on their EDU WiFi network?   For iOS devices only users on our EDU WiFi network are experiencing a Server Error - "401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid crede...
    Joe Fahs
    last modified by Joe Fahs
  • 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
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • Problems with Mobile App and Media Server Authentication

    Hello Canvas: I'm working at a fully online college where we use a digital assets server for ease of content management. Unfortunately, students using the Canvas mobile app are not able to see embedded media...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Custom config for student app

    Has anyone tried deploying the student settings to enable "Reset cache on next launch"? I tried the following code to configure it through the student app from our MDM, but that doesn't work.    <dict>...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Concluded Groups on Mobile App

    We are receiving requests from students to remove the groups that they were a part of in prior terms from the dashboard of the mobile app. Has anyone else experienced this?   The course moves into concluded sta...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • InstCon 2020: A Primer on the South

      Hello everyone!   I can remember a few years ago when instcon was in Keystone how much I appreciated the blog posts of what to expect in the Rockies. Being prepared for altitude sickness and understandin...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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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  • Canvas Parent short presentation  

    Hi all!  My colleague and I have been asked to give a short presentation on what we are doing this year to the district PTO Parent Advisory Council next week. We are Technology Integration Specialists, and there ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • First Look: Responsive Layout

    You may have noticed today there is a new look in Free-For-Teachers. The new responsive layout is here! This layout ensures that the Canvas website looks great on ALL devices, even on smartphones and tablets! See this...
  • Dynamic Image Sizing (to scale)

    Did you know that you can embed images in a unit that dynamically size, according to your page size?   This is ideal for embedding images into your Canvas unit that can be viewed on a mobile with no iss...
    Benji Zorella
    last modified by Benji Zorella
  • Canvas Parent 3.0 iOS Beta

    Here’s a public link to download the Canvas Parent 3.0 iOS beta from TestFlight:   https://testflight.apple.com/join/JDVOYyT9   We recommend uninstalling any other version of Canvas Parent installed on...
    Peyton Craighill
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • 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
    last modified by Carrie Mae Khouzani
  • Teachers Need To Use Teacher

    Despite an aggressive marketing campaign and screaming until my lungs grew sore, some instructors on my campus still try to use the old all-in-one Canvas app to teach.  While I am grateful I got these slow-to-cha...
    Jason Griggs
    last modified by Jason Griggs
  • Canvas Mobile App | Calendar Events and In-class participation

    Working as an EdTech Specialist at a renowned Med School I come across various scenarios.   Major Users: Students, Instructors and Canvas Admins (Including Me! )   How and Why: Majority of our st...
    Rakshitha Rajanna
    last modified by Rakshitha Rajanna
  • 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
    last modified by Kristin Lundstrum
  • Canvas Mobile Update - Fall 2019!

    We’re waffling between snow and sunshine in Utah and my discolored pumpkins are shriveled and leaking, so that means it’s time for a fall update! Here’s what the mobile teams are working on.   R...
    Peyton Craighill
    created by Peyton Craighill
  • Canvas Student App Data

    I'm an instructional designer at a large university, and am putting together a training for faculty on the Canvas Student App.  I would like to include data regarding how many students utilize the app.  I fe...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    last modified by Peyton Craighill