Faculty are really excited about the ability to make inline comments on student papers in the Canvas Speed Grader. However, once the comments are made and the grade submitted, how does the student see those comments? It’s not very obvious on the student side so here are some quick and easy instructions.

  • Navigate to your Canvas course
  • Click on Grades and then on the graded assignment to see the Submission Details view (see below)
  • Click on the preview icon to the right of your submitted document:

  • You can click and drag on the lower right hand corner of the preview window (see below)
  • Or, you can download a file with the inline comments by clicking the download icon:

Viewing Instructors’ Inline Comments in Canvas
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