• 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
    last modified by Linda J. Lee
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
    last modified by Matthew Jennings
  • Canvas Administrator mobile app?

    Hello, I am an account administrator in an educational institution in Brazil, and sometimes I am not in my work base to be able to correct some kind of error in the disciplines pointed by some teacher or some emergenc...
    Oséias Souza
    last modified by Oséias Souza
  • Canvas Mobile Design 2019 | Quest Information

    Hello there, Canvas Mobile Users Group!   It’s been quiet around here lately! To help kick start some new collaboration in CMUG, Ryan, Kristin, and I designed a quest! Now, this quest will require som...
    Super Panda
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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
    last modified by Tracey Gould
  • 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
    last modified by Sharmaine Regisford
  • Wrong Assignment Dates appearing using the App

    Good morning!  I am working with a student, who, on the mobile app, is seeing old due dates for assignments.  She sees the correct due dates on her laptop.  This is occurring for only one course.  ...
    Nancy Webb
    last modified by Nancy Webb
  • Do you use mobile apps for formative assessments (clickers, etc)?

    I'm curious how many of you have used mobile apps for formative assessment in the classroom. Clickers are the most common, but there are many other examples out there. This was the hope behind Canvas Polls. Let's...
    Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
    last modified by Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu
  • What is your favorite feature in Canvas Teacher?

    In the last year, instructors have had the ability to interact with their courses' content on their mobile devices. While it has been absolutely awesome to have a role-specific app designed for what instructors&#...
    Kristin Lundstrum
    last modified by Kristin Lundstrum