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Hello fellow Canvas users,
I was surprised to find out that students have access to their camera to record a video in the Rich Content Editor but do not have the same ability to take a picture and Embed it directly. As a math teacher to young students, I would like for students to be able to do some of their work, common core modeling on paper and then with One Click of a Button to upload that work for me to review.
It is very useful for any science and math class or for a teacher to see the students work prior to answering the question. Teachers can use it the open response quizzes and the homework assignments and students will not have a saved picture on their Chromebook or another device. It should be a direct snap a picture in the Rich Content Editor for teacher speed grading and analyzing,
Currently, students have to take the picture save it either in their Drive or worse, on a different website, and then find it, upload it and on and on. It's too many steps to do while a young mind needs to concentrate on the work not on how to turn it in.
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February 2016 Update
Deborah Bogard, thanks for your insight that the older we get the more likely we will rely on a mobile device for taking and embedding pictures. That says to me that whatever solution we come up with, it should probably work seamlessly on both mobile and web interfaces. I will archive this idea for now, but please know that I am definitely keeping 1:1 iPad schools in mind as we make design and investment decisions for Canvas.