• Google Tag Manager Recipes

    Once you have Google Tag Manager setup and running on your Canvas account there are all kinds data that you can start gathering. Below are some code snippets or recipes you can use to get more data out of Google Analy...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • Using Google Tag Manager to add Google Analytics

    Google Analytics is a great way to gather data and understand how visitors to your Canvas instance are navigating their courses. If you are new to Google Analytics I would recommend reading How to Set Up Google A...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • Google Analytics and Canvas Resources

    There are a number of tremendous resources on using Google Analytics with Canvas. This page is an attempt to gather and organize those resources. If you know of one I have missed please let me know!    Canva...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • Google Analytics Custom Dimensions through Google Tag Manager

    Setting up Custom Dimensions Google Analytics Custom Dimensions Google Tag Manager Variables Course ID Variable Type of Activity Mapping Google Tag Manager Custom Dimensions Additional Resource...
    Christopher Phillips
    last modified by Christopher Phillips
  • Tableau Workbook Examples

    One-Liner Examples of visualizations created with Tableau Desktop against Canvas Data data accessed from an Amazon Redshift data source.   One-Liner Overview Requirements for Use Examples Ov...
    John Sheringer
    last modified by John Sheringer
  • How to Set Up Google Analytics for Canvas

    Using Google Analytics means that your institution is subject to Google's terms of service. Please verify with your institution's legal team before installing Google Analytics in your Canvas instance to ensure that yo...
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    created by awilliams
  • Canvas Data API Authentication

    Synopsis Calls to the Canvas Data API need to be authenticated. The Canvas Data API documentation provides example code that isn't explained very well. This post will explain what's going on so that people can prepare...
    James Jones
    last modified by James Jones
  • Obtaining and using Access Report data for an entire course

    Synopsis Canvas provides an Access Report for each student, but you have to click on each student's name from the People page to get it. This document will show you how to install a button on the People page that will...
  • How do I Open Canvas Data File in Microsoft Excel?

        Official Canvas Document   This guide will help admins open Canvas Data file in Microsoft Excel. [NOTE: These files are those downloaded from the Canvas Data package, not the paid Managed D...