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Canvas Analytics

Analytics displays current class performance and engagement.

New Analytics in Canvas

Access New Analytics from the button in the course Home Page. The Analytics data is refreshed every 24 hours so it will not show the latest data.

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Key areas within the new Canvas Analytics

Course grade average

You can compare the course average with an individual assignment, course section, or student filter using the chart graph comparison or data table comparison.

  • Click the Assignment ‘dot’ or Quiz ‘dot’ to view the grades distribution and number of missing/late submissions.
  • From the Average Course Grade, teachers can quickly message students who were missing/late or achieved specific criteria (e.g., 0% to 50%).
  • You can filter students by adding ‘sections’ (e.g., NF, SW, OO etc.).*
  • Teachers in the course can message students based on criteria within the section.

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Weekly online activity

You can view average weekly online participation analytics as an interactive chart graph or a data table.

Compare the course average weekly online participation analytics with an individual student or section using the chart graph comparison or data table comparison.

  • Use the filter by adding ‘sections’ (e.g., NF, SW, OO etc.).*
  • Click the coloured dots to view engagement activity by section.
  • Participations includes submitted quiz, added to a discussion etc.

Grade and participation

  • View course grade and participation analytics for an individual student.
  • View the student overall participation by sections.*


* Learn more about the sections that were set in Canvas that identify students studying offshore and online.

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