Technology Resources

@Chesapeake College

An App for Canvas – A Review

Image7Yes, there’s an app for that!  In fact, there are a couple.  With the Canvas Android and iPhone apps students can access their courses when they are away from their computers.  Canvas realized earlier releases of the apps had a lot limitations for students.  Now, students can access  modules, view content, contribute to discussions, and even submit assignments from a mobile device/s.

Some differences still exist between the apps and the browser version.  Please read through the Canvas Guides listed below to understand how to participate in classes through the mobile app.  The world of elearning continues to morph into mlearning, so a learning curve is expected as the processes are refined during this transition.

Apps Instructions

canvas appAndroid app

iphone canvasiPhone app
(use this for iPad)

How do I download the Canvas app on my Android?
How do I use the Canvas app on my Android?

How do I submit an assignment using
the Canvas app on my Android?
How do I download the Canvas app on my iPhone?
How do I use the Canvas app on my iPhone?
How do I submit an assignment using the Canvas app on my iOs device?

The links above access specific topics in the Canvas Help Guides.  Here are additional links for the Mobile App Guides:
Canvas Mobile Phone Student Guide
Canvas Mobile Tablet Student Guide

How Do I Log Into Chesapeake’s Canvas?

 canvas app login
  1. In this field, type in the Canvas URL:  chesapeake.instructure.com
  1. Click Connect

 

 canvas app sign in At the login screen type the following:

  1. Your MyCampus username (DO NOT PUT YOUR EMAIL – this doesn’t work for our installation of Canvas)
  2. Your MyCampus password (if you’ve signed into Canvas during the Spring 13 or Summer 13 semesters, it could be that password)
  3. Click Login

 

Click on the instructions above for your device to learn how to use the app for your particular device.

Access From Your iPhone

Setting up your Skipjack mail on your iPhone is easy because it’s powered by Gmail.

  1. Go to your Settings
  2. Go to Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Click on Add Account
  4. Select Gmail
  5. Type in your name in the Name box
  6. In the email box, type in your full skipjack email
    • for example:  firstnamelastname@skipjack.chesapeake.edu
  7.  Type your password
  8. In Description, put Skipjack so it’s easy to identify in case you have other Gmail accounts.