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Canvas Student Release Notes (Android 6.15)

Canvas Student Release Notes (Android 6.15)

In Canvas Student 6.15, the app supports Canvas for Elementary subjects for students enrolled in a Canvas for Elementary course. For assignments, the Student Annotation submission type is supported in the app, and Text entry submissions can be saved as a draft.

Canvas Android app version updates are distributed in a phased rollout, which distributes the update to all users over time. The features in these notes may not immediately be available as an update in the Play Store. The Canvas Student Android app requires Android 6.0 or later.

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New Features

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Courses

Canvas for Elementary Homeroom Subjects

 

Canvas for Elementary is currently an opt-in feature and may not be available for your institution. For more information, please see Canvas Release: Canvas for Elementary.

Students with an active enrollment in a Canvas for Elementary course can view all subjects in the app. This change provides consistency between the web and mobile app versions of Canvas.

Subject Home PageSubject Home Page

 

 

Updated Features

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Assignments

Student Annotation Submission Type


The Student Annotation submission type is supported in the Canvas app. This change provides consistency between the web and mobile app versions of Canvas and allows students to complete student annotation submissions using a mobile device.

If an assignment supports multiple assignment types, the Annotation type displays in the list of available options.

Student Annotation Assignment TypeStudent Annotation Assignment Type

Related Idea Conversation:  Enable the Student Annotation assignment type in the Student app

 

Text Entry Drafts

Text entry submissions can be saved as a draft in the Canvas app. This change allows students to start creating a text entry submission and return to the app later. The content is retained as a draft until the text is submitted.

Text Edit DraftsText Edit Drafts

 

 

 

 

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Date  
2021-11-24 Release Notes Published

 

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