How do I view and manage statistic and chart data in Admin Analytics?

If enabled by your institution, you can use Admin Analytics to view, filter, and download data about Canvas usage. Within a dashboard, you can also view and manage statistic and chart data.

Learn more about dashboard charts and statistics.

Notes:

  • The Admin Analytics feature preview is in active development. To provide direct feedback about this feature, please post in the Admin Analytics user group.
  • Sub-account admins must have the Admin Analytics - View and Export Data permission enabled to view Admin Analytics data for their subaccount(s).
  • Due to the size of data included, it's not possible to view or download data from the Interactions Over Time chart.

View Admin Analytics

In Admin Analytics, you can view data via the Overview, Course, or Student Dashboards. Statistics and charts vary depending on the dashboard.

View Statistic or Chart Description

View Statistic or Chart Description

To view a statistic's or chart's description, hover over the statistic or chart Information icon.

Manage Statistic or Chart Options

Manage Statistic or Chart Options

To manage options for a statistic or chart, hover over the statistic or chart and click the Options icon [1].

To download statistic or chart data, click the Download data link [2].

To see an expanded or full screen view of the chart, click the View option [3].

To refresh the statistic's or chart's cache, click the Clear cache & refresh link [4].

View Additional Chart Data

View Additional Chart Data

You can view details for a data point included in a chart by hovering over the data point [1].

To view additional information on a data point, click the data point [2].

Note: Due to the size of data included, it's not possible to view or download data from the Interactions Over Time chart.

Zoom into Chart Area

Zoom into Chart Area

To zoom into a specific area of a chart, click and drag your cursor around the area in which you want to view [1].

To zoom out to the original view, click the Reset Zoom button [2].

Manage Additional Chart Data

A modal displays additional data point information [1]. Columns vary depending on the chart and data point selected.

To view selected filters, click the Filters arrow [2].

To sort data by a column, hover over the column and click the Sort icon [3].

To manage options for a column, hover over the column and click the column's Options icon [4].

If a course name is listed in the modal, you can navigate to the course by clicking the course name [5].

To download data point information, click the Download link [6]. You can download up to 5,000 rows of information.

To close the modal, click the Close icon [7].

Learn more about dashboard charts and statistics.