Canvas Mobile Apps Update (iOS 1.2 and Android 1.2)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases periodic Canvas mobile app upgrades along with Production Release Notes.

Please review the feature comparison for each of the Canvas apps:

Canvas Teacher Release Notes (iOS 1.2)

In this Canvas Teacher update, the app supports the Attendance tool and filtering assignment submissions by section. Please review the full Canvas Teacher Release Notes for iOS 1.2 and accompanying images.

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Version 1.2 requires iOS 10.0 or later.

New Features

Courses Attendance

The Teacher App supports Attendance for courses. Attendance allows instructors to take attendance in their class using their mobile device. Students can be marked as present, late, or absent.

Updated Features

Assignments

Submission Section FIlter

Instructors can filter assignment submissions by section. Section filters can be combined with other filters for submission status, grading status, or score.

Canvas Teacher Release Notes (Android 1.2)

In this Canvas Teacher update, the app supports Files and Pages for courses. Please review the full Canvas Teacher Release Notes for Android 1.2 and accompanying images.

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the Play store. Version 1.2 requires Android 5.0 or later.

New Features

Courses

Files

The Teacher app supports Files for courses. Files allows instructors to view and manage course files and folders. Instructors can also upload new files and create new file folders. Instructors can edit course files in the Teacher app. Editing options include changing file names, publishing or unpublishing files, managing access settings, and deleting files.

Pages 

The Teacher app supports Pages for courses. Pages allows instructors to view and manage course pages and add new pages to a course. Instructors can also edit page content, manage page settings, and delete pages.