Discussion Activity Details (Canvas LMS)

The Discussion Activity Details report displays the number of people who have accessed a Thread or Post within a Discussion.


Location: Reports > Activity Reports > Forum


  • Search for data in your report instantly. Confirm columns are included in the search under 'Personalize Report'.
  • Filter your data and/or dates!  Most reports include several filters (to the right of the search box) and a time filter. 
  • If the user's name is hyperlinked, clicking will return the Learner Overview Page.
  • If the course name is hyperlinked, clicking will return the Course Overview Page.
  • Personalize the columns in your report. 
  • Export your data in an XLS, CSV, or PDF.
  • Share your data via email, scheduled report, or API key.  You can also bookmark your report.
  • More questions? Use the chat box inside the report or click HERE.



  • Course:  Select the specific course to appear on the report (i.e. Selecting "Accounting" will only show user's activity in this course)

THIS REPORT'S DATE FILTER(S):  Time will filter by Forum Activity Date in the LMS system (i.e. Selecting "Last Month" will only show posts that were created in the discussion in the last month)


Course: Course name as entered in the LMS system

Discussion Post: The name of the Discussion associated with the course

Discussion Started By: User's Sortable Name who created a post

Date Started: The date post was created

# Of Students Accessed To Discussion Post: The number of learners who accessed the discussion post

# Of Replies: The number of replies to a given post

Find the blue chat box inside the report or at our website or click HERE for more. 

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