How do I view average course grade analytics in a data table in Analytics Beta?

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By default, the analytics page displays an interactive analytics chart graph of all course grade data. However, you can choose to view analytics data as a table by percentage. Data is for viewing only and cannot directly be changed.

Analytics Beta allows you to track an average course grade for student submissions. You can view analytics in both active and concluded courses.

Notes:

  • If you cannot view the Analytics Beta link in Course Navigation, you may have to make the link visible via the Navigation tab in Course Settings. If the Analytics Beta link is not available in the Navigation tab, your institution has disabled this feature.
  • Analytics Beta is not viewable to students.

Open Courses

Open Courses

In Global Navigation, click the Courses link [1], then click the name of the course [2].

Open Analytics Beta

Open Analytics Beta

In Course Navigation, click the Analytics Beta link.

Note: If you cannot view the Analytics Beta link, you may have to make the link visible via the Navigation tab in Course Settings.

View Data Table

  View Data Table

Click the Chart Options icon [1] and click the Data Table option [2].

View Data Status

View Data Status

For reporting accuracy, the page displays the last time analytics data was last updated.

Note: If the course has been concluded, the analytics page includes a Concluded label above the Data Last Updated date.

View Filter Tabs

  View Filter Tabs

The analytics page is dynamic based on filtered content. By default, all results display the course average, which cannot be removed [1].

Filtered data is displayed as a chart with three tabs: total students [2], assignments with missing submissions [3], and assignments with late submissions [4].

You can also view the average grade percentage for all students [5], which is not affected by any filter.

Filter by Assignment

  Filter by Assignment Type Enabled

By default, analytics selects all assignment types to display within the page.

  Filter by Assignment Type Removed

To filter by assignment type, remove the checkbox next to the assignment type. The chart dynamically updates the results based on the assignment type selected or removed in the filter.

Note: At least one assignment type is required at all times.

Compare Course Data

  Compare Course Data

View Student Table

View Student Table

Below the chart and table, you can also view the specific students that are part of each filter.

For each student, the table displays the following data:

  • Students [1]: the list of students in the course sorted by last name
  • Grade [2]: current course grade
  • On Time [3]: the percent of assignments submitted on or before a due date
  • Last Interaction [4]: the date the student last interacted with the course
  • Last Activity [5]: the date the student last accessed the course

View Additional Students

View Additional Students

By default, the students table displays five students at a time. If your course includes additional students, you can manage the pagination within the page by clicking the preferred number of students to display within an individual page [1]. You can also view additional pages in the pagination bar [2].

 

Sort Student Data

Sort Student Data

By default, the table sorts by last name, first name. However, you can sort any column in ascending or descending order by clicking the heading name. The sorted column is indicated by the sort arrow.

 

Message Students Who

  Message Students Who

To send a message to students whose grades or submissions are within specific criteria, click the Message icon [1], or below the chart, click the Send Message link [2].

Export Table CSV

Export Table CSV

To export analytics data as a CSV file, click the Chart Options icon and [1] select the Export Table CSV option [2]. Or below the chart, click the Export Table CSV link [3].

CSV data is exported according to the filtered data.

CSV files display a student's full name, sortable name, Canvas user ID, SIS user ID or email (if applicable), overall course grade, the percent that assignments have been on time, the last page view time, the last participation time, and the last time the student logged out.

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