Canvas Teacher Release Notes for iOs 1.3 & Android 1.3

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 1.3)

In this Canvas Teacher update, the app supports Files and Pages for courses and the To Do list. Additionally, the Profile icon has been moved. Please review the full Canvas Teacher Release Notes for iOS 1.3 and accompanying images.

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Version 1.3 requires iOS 10.0 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 folders.

Instructors can edit course files in the Teacher app. Editing options include changing file names, publishing or unpublishing files, managing access and availability, and deleting files.

Pages

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

Users

To Do List

The Teacher app supports the To Do List. The To Do List shows the items that require grading in all of your courses. Each item displays the assignment title, course name, due date, and the number of items that require grading. By tapping an assignment, you can open SpeedGrader to begin grading.

Updated Features

Users

Profile

The Profile page can now be opened by tapping the Profile icon at the top of the screen when viewing the Dashboard. Previously, the Profile icon was found in the Navigation Menu.

Canvas Teacher Release Notes (Android 1.3)

In this Canvas Teacher update, the app supports Files and Pages for courses. Please review the full Canvas Teacher Release Notes for Android 1.3 and accompanying images.

Download the Canvas Teacher app in the Play store. Version 1.3 requires Android 5.0 or later.

NEW FEATURES

Courses

To Do List

The Teacher app supports the To Do List. The To Do List shows the items in all courses that require grading. Each item displays the assignment title, course name, due date, and the number of items that require grading. By tapping an assignment, instructors can begin grading ungraded items.

People

People Page Filter

The Teacher app supports filtering the users that appear in the People page by section.

Updated Features

Assignments

Submission Section Filters

The Teacher app supports filtering submissions by section. Section filters can be combined with other submission filters.

Users

Profile

The Profile page can now be opened by tapping the Profile icon at the top of the screen when viewing the Dashboard. Previously, the Profile icon was located in the Navigation Menu.