Canvas Guides (en)Polls for Canvas iOS Guide Instructors OnlyHow do I create a poll session on my iOS device?

How do I create a poll session on my iOS device?

As an instructor, you can create a poll session to publish your poll to your students.

Open Poll

Open Poll

To publish your poll, tap your poll question on the dashboard.

Create Poll Session

Create Poll Session

Tap the Add button.

Select Course

Select Course

Tap the course drop-down menu.

Tap a course for your poll.

Select Section

Select Section

Tap the Section drop-down menu.

Tap a section for your poll. If you have sections in your course, you can make the poll available to an individual section [1] or all sections [2].

Note: If you do not have sections created in your course, the section will be your course name. The poll session will be created for all students in your course.  

Save Poll Session

Save Poll Session

Tap the Save button.

View Poll Sessions

View Poll Sessions

The poll will display the course and section for each current poll session. A green dot indicates a current poll session.

To view the status of a poll session, tap the name of the poll session.

If your poll was created with a correct answer, a blue dot indicates the preferred answer response.

You can stop poll sessions and show and hide results at any time.

Create Another Poll Session

Create Another Poll Session

You can publish your poll for additional courses and sections. To create another poll session, tap the Add button.

Delete Poll Session

Delete Poll Session

If you need to delete a poll session, swipe the poll session to the left [1]. Then tap the Delete button [2].