Does anyone have a way to export the notes column in the Gradebook? Those notes are important for us and we need to use that information in reports.
It's apparently coming, Cynthia Govreau! You may want to read Kristin Lundstrum's reply to this Feature Idea for more information: Exportable Text Field in Gradebook . If you're interested in following the progress of the New Gradebook, consider joining the New Gradebook Users Group . (Head to that link and click the Actions drop-down menu at the upper-right.) Hope this helps, even though there is no ETA on that specific feature yet.
You can get the notes column with the API. It shows up in the Custom Gradebook Columns - Canvas LMS REST API Documentation calls.
It would need some programming, but it would be fairly straightforward.
extract the id for the Notes column, then:
And you have the users and their notes.
Unfortunately you get the data back with the users identified with their Canvas ID, so you need a final step to convert these to login or sis id.
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