Canvas Guides (en)SpeedGrader iOS Guide InstructorsHow do I add a comment to an assignment submission using the SpeedGrader app on my iPad?

How do I add a comment to an assignment submission using the SpeedGrader app on my iPad?

You can leave text or video comments on student assignments in SpeedGrader. Comments can be added before or after grading a submission.

Open Course

To open a course, tap the full name of the course.

Open Assignment

Tap the name of an assignment.

Open Menu Tab

Tap the menu tab.

Open Comments

Open Comments

Tap the Comments button.

Add Text Comment

Add Text Comment

By default, comments are selected as text comments. Tap the text box [1] to leave a text comment. To submit, tap the Post button [2].

Add Video Comment

Add Video Comment

To add a video comment, tap the Video button [1]. Tap the Start button [2] to start your video.

Note: SpeedGrader may ask for permission to access your iPad camera, which you can allow in iOS settings.

Stop Video

Stop Video

To stop your video, tap the Stop button.

Add Video

Add Video

To replay your video, tap the Play button [1]. To delete the video, tap the Delete icon [2]. To add your video as a submission comment, tap the Check icon [3].

Add Audio Comment

Add Audio Comment

To add an audio comment, tap the Audio button [1]. Tap the Microphone icon [2] to start recording.

Note: SpeedGrader may ask for permission to access your iPad microphone, which you can allow in iOS settings.

Stop Audio

Stop Audio

To stop your video, tap the Stop button.

Add Audio

Add Audio

To replay your audio, tap the Play button [1]. To delete the audio, tap the Delete icon [2]. To add your audio as a submission comment, tap the Post button [3].

View Comment Submission

View Comment Submission

View your comment in the assignment.

Students can view assignment comments as part of the assignment in the Canvas by Instructure app.

Note: It may take a few minutes for video and audio comments to appear.