Have you ever been traveling or not at your computer and needed to check on your course? If the answer is yes, then Canvas has provided an option for you. The Canvas for Teachers mobile application provides teachers the ability to facilitate their course on the go.

The application provides teachers with the ability to post announcements, send messages and participate in discussion. Other options include uploading new files, adding annotations using the DocViewer and taking attendance.

The Teacher app also provides teachers with the ability to manage discussion settings and adjust quiz options. The app also provides options the course settings. The options are limited compared to the web application but the course name and home page can be managed. A full list of app features and guides can be found on the Canvas community page.

Along with the Teacher application, Canvas also provides a student mobile app. This application will allow students to interact with their Canvas course directly from the mobile or tablet device. A few of these interactions include responding to discussion questions, taking quizzes and exam and submitting assignments. A full list of app features and guides can be found on the Canvas Community page.