Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu

Faculty Feature List for Canvas Mobile

Discussion created by Ryan.Seilhamer@ucf.edu Champion on Jul 6, 2015
Latest reply on Oct 12, 2016 by Kristin Lundstrum

Here is my long list of popular faculty features that I think would quickly enhance the experience of the Canvas mobile app. What do you think? What should be added/removed?

 

Note: Content editing (RCE) was intentionally left off the list because I was looking for the "quick" enhancements which mostly consist of having more control over existing content, not creating new content.

 

Module:

  • Publish/unpublish modules
  • Publish/unpublish module items
  • Add existing content to modules 
    • Content Pages
    • Files
    • Discussion
    • Assignment
    • Quiz
    • Text Header
    • External URL
  • Change names of module items
  • Upload files from device to add to modules
  • Rearrangment module items
  • Set release dates
  • Set prerequisites
  • Set requirements

 

Assignments:

  • Publish/unpublish
  • Edit assignment name
  • Edit assignment description
  • Edit due date
  • Edit available to and from
  • Edit submission types
  • Edit points
  • Change submission type

 

Discussion:

  • Publish/unpublish
  • Edit title
  • Edit description
  • Edit due date
  • Edit available to and from
  • Edit points
  • Change threaded replies setting
  • Change users must post before seeing replies setting
  • Change Allow Liking setting

 

Announcement:

  • Edit title
  • Edit description
  • Add or edit Delay posting date
  • Change users must post before seeing replies setting
  • Change Allow Liking setting

 

Quiz:

  • Publish/unpublish
  • Edit title
  • Edit quiz instructions
  • Edit points
  • Edit due date, available to and from

 

Pages

  • Publish/unpublish
  • Edit title

 

Course Settings:

  • Hide/unhide course navigation
  • Order course navigation

 

Grades:

  • A read-only view of the grade book and/or
  • view a students current total grade
  • Mute assignment

 

People:

  • View last activity
  • View total activity
  • Role
  • Section
  • Add People
  • Note pending users

 

Course Management:

  • View and manage student groups
  • Accept course invites from the mobile app
  • Be able to see role your in the course (Teacher/Student/TA)
  • Change homepage option
    • Course Activity Stream
    • Pages Front Page
    • Course Modules
    • Assignments List
    • Syllabus
  • A better, more mobile attendance tool

 

Calendar:

 

  • Add calendar events

 

Mobile Specific:

  • Create assignments on mobile to attach files from 3rd party apps (Notability, Explain Everything, etc)

 

On the web:

  • Mobile preview on the web
  • Canvas Polls for the web

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