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How do I view context cards in the Teacher app on my iOS device?

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How do I view context cards in the Teacher app on my iOS device?

In Canvas Teacher, you can open context cards to view information specific to students and other users in a course. Context cards can be opened by tapping a user's name from the People page, Submissions list, SpeedGrader, SpeedGrader comments, inbox messages, announcement replies, and discussion replies. This lesson explains how to open context cards from the People page.

The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.

Open Course

Open Course

In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you’d like to view.

Open People

Open People

Tap the People link.

Open Context Card

Open Context Card

To view the context card for a user, tap the name of the user.

View Student Context Card

View Context Card

The context card for a student includes their contact information [1], date/time of last activity [2], section [3], grade [4], number of submitted assignments [5], number of late assignments [6], and number of missing assignments [7].

If a final grade override has been applied for the student, the override grade will also display on the context card.

View User Context Card

View Other Context Card

Context cards for users other than students include contact information [1], date/time of last activity [2], and section [3].

View Assignments

View Assignments

You can view assignment information from a student's context card.

If the student's context card was opened from the People page, you can also open student submissions. To view or grade a student submission, tap name of the submission.

Message User

Message User

To message a user from a context card, tap the Message icon.

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