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Canvas: September updates

Updates to Canvas were released on September 19. To see all the new features and fixed bugs, view the complete September Release Notes.

The new CSV Reports feature has been added to Canvas for September.

CSV Reports — New Analytics provides downloadable CSV files for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, the class roster, and course activity data. Using APIs, all reports provide real-time data except for the Course Activity report, which includes data that may be delayed up to 24 hours. Additionally, all report data is verified against user permissions. Report options include the following:

  • Missing Assignments — Displays a list of assignments that have not been submitted by one or more students. Data includes Student Name, Student ID, Course Name, Course ID, Section Name, Assignment Name, Points Possible, Due Date, and Unlocked Date.
  • Late Assignments — This option displays assignments that have been submitted late for one or more students. Data includes Student Name, Student ID, Course Name, Course ID, Section Name, Assignment Name, Points Possible, Due Date, and Unlocked Date.
  • Excused Assignments — Displays a list of assignments that have been excused in the course for one or more students. Data includes Student Name, Student ID, Course Name, Course ID, Section Name, Assignment Name, Points Possible, Due Date, and Unlocked Date.
  • Class Roster — Displays a list of students enrolled in the course or section with student contact information. Based on user permissions, data may include Student Name, Student ID, and Email address.
  • Course Activity — Displays a list of daily user interactions in course resources, where each report entry captures a summary of user views and participation. The calendar filter only accommodates up to the past 27 days. Data include User ID, User Name, Section ID, Section Name, Course ID, Course Name, Content ID, Content-Type, Content Name, Times Viewed, Times Participated, First Viewed Date, and Last Viewed Date.

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