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New vs. Old Analytics

Katrina-Hess
Instructure
Instructure
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Hello Canvas Community!

We will continue to iterate on improvements to course-level analytics. In the meantime, we've created a guide of the differences. Please let me know in the comments if we've missed anything and I'll be sure to add it to the list!

General Analytics

  New Analytics Old Analytics
Aggregate Period Weekly—per student, per section, per course* Daily—per student and course
Hourly Aggregate No* Yes—per student
Category Aggregates No* Yes
Account Aggregates No* Yes—across multiple courses in a sub-account
Data Display Table view
In development: Submission Date column in Student View data
Graphic Illustration view
Data Comparisons Course, Section, Student -
Data Customization Filter by assignments, quizzes, and graded discussions and enable shape representations -
Activity View
  • View specific students who viewed, didn't view, participate, or didn't participate
  • View specific students with missing or late assignments
  • Message students regarding status
  • View number of students with page views or participations
  • View number of students with missing or late assignments
Assignment Grade Statistics Mean score for the class, sections, and students
In development: median, high, and low scores per assignment grade
Median, high, and low scores per assignment grade
Rollup Resource Data View number of resources viewed with list of resources View number of resources viewed
Rollup for Student Assignment Status Status per assignment
In development: number of missing, late, on time per student
Missing, late, on time
Mobile Page View Data Included -
Student Messaging in Score Ranges Yes—via group message sent to students individually -
Student Messaging for Missing/Late Assignments Yes—via group message sent to students individually -
CSV Data Download Yes (all except Attendance) -

 

*improves overall performance; this functionality will continue to be improved

 

Attendance Report

  New Analytics Old Analytics
Attendance Report Yes -
Data Comparison Course, Section, Student -
Data Customization Course Access, Posts, Assignments, Collaborations, Conferences, Pages, Quizzes -
Aggregate Period Weekly or Daily
Account Aggregates Course only -
CSV Data Download No
Student Messaging No

 


Old Analytics Documentation

Existing analytics documentation is still available in the following guides:

Student Guide

How do I view my course analytics as a student?

Instructor Guide

How do I view Course Analytics?

How do I view analytics for a student in a course?

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