Available analytics include course grade, weekly online activity, and communication. By default, the analytics page displays an interactive chart graph of all data. However, you can view data within a table at any time.

By default, the analytics page displays an interactive analytics chart graph of all course grade data. 

New Analytics allows you to track an average course grade for student submissions. The average course grade is the average of all student totals from the Gradebook. Course analytics will show you student activity, assignment submissions, grades, and student names. Page views and participation metrics include an aggregate across all devices, including Canvas mobile apps.

Filter Assignments

  1. By default, analytics selects all assignment types to display within the page.
  2. Each assignment in the chart displays the appropriate icon for each visible assignment type.
  3. To view additional assignments, click and drag the scrollbar.

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Compare Course Data

You can compare graph data by filtering a section, student, or assignment.

  1. Click the Filter field.
  2. Type the name of a section, student, or assignment.
  3. Canvas will populate all matching results. When the item displays in the menu, click the item name

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Message Students Who

To send a message to students whose grades or submissions are within specific criteria, click the Message button.

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Export CSV

To export analytics data as a CSV file, click the Download button.

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By default, the analytics page displays an interactive analytics chart graph of all weekly online activity.

New Analytics allows you to view the average number of page views and participations per week in your course. The average page views is the average approximation of student activity across the course. Participation analytics are defined by specific actions a student takes in the course and can be used to identify trends in the course. Page views and participation metrics include an aggregate across all devices, including Canvas mobile apps.

View Course Data

The analytics page is dynamic based on filtered content.

  1. By default, all sections are displayed and cannot be removed.

Filtered data is displayed as a chart with two rows:

  1. average page views
  2. average participations.

The following actions will generate participations:

  • Announcements: posts a new comment to an announcement
  • Assignments: submits an assignment
  • Collaborations: loads a collaboration to view/edit a document
  • Conferences: joins a web conference
  • Discussions: posts a new comment to a discussion
  • Pages: creates a page
  • Quizzes: submits a quiz
  • Quizzes: starts taking a quiz

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  1. Data for the week that is currently in progress is indicated by a dotted line.

Compare Course Data

You can compare graph data by filtering a section or student.

  1. Click the Filter field.
  2. Type the name of a section, student, or assignment.
  3. Canvas will populate all matching results. When the item displays in the menu, click the item name

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Message Students Who

To send a message to students whose grades or submissions are within specific criteria, click the Message button.

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Export CSV

To export analytics data as a CSV file, click the Download button.

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Student analytics show you how well a particular student is doing in your course. You can view analytics in both active and concluded courses. Only active and completed student enrollments are included in data for New Analytics. Deleted or inactive user enrollments will not generate data.

Available analytics include course grade, weekly online activity, and communication. By default, the analytics page displays an interactive chart graph of all data. However, you can view data within a table at any time.

  1. By clicking on a students name you can view analytics for that student in your course.
  2. To locate a student, you can sort the table by student name or any other column header.

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Course Grade

By default, the student analytics opens to the Course Grade tab. The Course Grade chart graph shows the submission status and grade for all the assignments in the course. The student's current course grade is shown above the chart graph.

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Weekly Online Activity

Click the Weekly Online Activity to view the student's weekly online activity. The student's total page views and total participations are displayed above the chart.

To view the student's weekly online activity, click the Weekly Online Activity tab [1]. The student's total page views and total participations are displayed above the chart

  • Announcements: posts a new comment to an announcement
  • Assignments: submits an assignment
  • Collaborations: loads a collaboration to view/edit a document
  • Conferences: joins a web conference
  • Discussions: posts a new comment to a discussion
  • Pages: creates a page
  • Quizzes: submits a quiz
  • Quizzes: starts taking a quiz

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Data for the week that is currently in progress is indicated by a dotted line

Communication

The Communication graph shows the number of conversations that have taken place between the student and instructor(s) in the Canvas Inbox. The total number of messages sent by students and instructors is displayed above the graph.

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canvasDownloadButton Click the Download Button of each tab to download a CSV of that data set.

You can view and download reports as CSV files in New Analytics. You can download reports for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, class roster, and course activity. Reports can be filtered depending on the report type.

Report data may be delayed by 24 hours.

  1. View the New Analytics reports. To view more information about the report, click the Information icon

The following reports are available:

  • Missing Assignments: a list of assignments that have not been submitted yet
  • Late Assignments: a list of assignments that have been submitted late
  • Excused Assignments: a list of assignments that are excused
  • Class Roster: a list of students enrolled in the course or section with student contact information such as email and SIS ID

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  • Course Activity: a list of daily user views and participations
    Note: The Course Activity report only accommodates for 27 days in the past.
  1. Open and configure a report, click the Run Report button for the corresponding report.

Filter Report

  1. To add a filter for the report, click the Add Filter button.
  2. Click the Filter by drop-down menu and select filters for the report.
  3. To remove a filter, click the Delete button.
  4. To run the report and download the CSV file, click the Run Report button.

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