Viewing Course Analytics

This guide will demonstrate how to view course analytics, view student performance, change engagement settings, and export student engagement data.

Accessing your Course List

To access your course list:

  1. Click on the Courses link on the left of the screen.
  2. Select the course from the list you wish to work with.

Viewing Student Performance

1.To view student performance, click on the Students link on the left.2.To select a specific class to view, use the dropdown menu to select a class.3.Name: The students' names will be listed in this column.4.Engagement: The student's calculated engagement score will appear here. The engagement score is calculated based on students' performance on a possibility of six different measures that can be customized by the instructor (see Engagement Settings for more details on how to edit how this value is calculated).5.Attendance: This shows the percentage of classes that each student has logged into at least once6.Video views: This column displays the number of times each student has viewed course videos.7.Presentation Views: This column displays the number of times each student has viewed course presentations.8.Questions: This column displays the number of questions each students has asked.9.Activity participation/correct: The column shows the percentage of activities each student has participated in, as well as percentage of correct answers selected.10.Notes word count: This column displays the number of words each student has generated in their notes. Note: Instructors cannot view students' notes, only their word counts.1.To view student performance, click on the Students link on the left.2.To select a specific class to view, use the dropdown menu to select a class.3.Name: The students's names will be listed in this column.4.Engagement: The student's calculated engagement score will appear here. The engagement score is calculated based on students' performance on six different measures (see Engagement Settings for more details).5.Attendance: This column displays the percentage of content that students were actively viewing.6.Video views: This column displays the number of times students have viewed course videos.7.Presentation Views: This column displays the number of times students have views course presentations.8.Questions: This column displays the number of questions students have asked.9.Activity participation/correct: The column shows the percentage of activities students have participated in, as well as percentage of correct answers selected.10.Notes word count: This column displays the number of words students have generated in their notes. Note: Instructors cannot view students' notes.Zoom: 1.To view student performance, click on the Students link on the left.2.To select a specific class to view, use the dropdown menu to select a class.3.Name: The students' names will be listed in this column.4.Engagement: The student's calculated engagement score will appear here. The engagement score is calculated based on students' performance on a possibility of six different measures that can be customized by the instructor (see Engagement Settings for more details on how to edit how this value is calculated).5.Attendance: This shows the percentage of classes that each student has logged into at least once6.Video views: This column displays the number of times each student has viewed course videos.7.Presentation Views: This column displays the number of times each student has viewed course presentations.8.Questions: This column displays the number of questions each students has asked.9.Activity participation/correct: The column shows the percentage of activities each student has participated in, as well as percentage of correct answers selected.10.Notes word count: This column displays the number of words each student has generated in their notes. Note: Instructors cannot view students' notes, only their word counts.1.To view student performance, click on the Students link on the left.2.To select a specific class to view, use the dropdown menu to select a class.3.Name: The students's names will be listed in this column.4.Engagement: The student's calculated engagement score will appear here. The engagement score is calculated based on students' performance on six different measures (see Engagement Settings for more details).5.Attendance: This column displays the percentage of content that students were actively viewing.6.Video views: This column displays the number of times students have viewed course videos.7.Presentation Views: This column displays the number of times students have views course presentations.8.Questions: This column displays the number of questions students have asked.9.Activity participation/correct: The column shows the percentage of activities students have participated in, as well as percentage of correct answers selected.10.Notes word count: This column displays the number of words students have generated in their notes. Note: Instructors cannot view students' notes.

The Students tab shows how individual students are performing in the current course.

  1. To view student performance, click on the Students link on the left.
  2. To select a specific class to view, use the dropdown menu to select a class.
  3. Student engagement information will be shown here. The engagement score is calculated based on students' performance on a possibility of six different measures that can be customized by the instructor (see Engagement Settings for more details, on how to edit how this value is calculated, or click the Metric Definitions for more information).
  4. Click the Export button to export the information to a .csv file for offline viewing.

Modifying Engagement Settings

The Engagement Settings tab allows instructors to determine how these parameters are used to calculate the Engagement Score. There are different settings that can be used, along with variable weighting for each parameter that is based on how active or engaged students are in the course. The data on these parameters are used to calculate a single value, which is called the Engagement Score.

  1. To modify how engagement scores are calculated, click the Weighting link on the left.
  2. Customize: Use the sliders to specify custom weighting for each component of the engagement score: Attendance, Video Views, Presentation Views, Q&A, Notes, and Activities.
  3. Presets: Instructors can choose between three preset engagement scored distributions: In class learning, Remote learning, and Personal and Peer Learning.
  4. To save engagement score settings, click the Apply button at the top.
  5. Click Reset to restore the default values.

Viewing Least Engaged Students and Confusing Content

To see which students are least engaged and to view content flagged as confusing:

  1. Click the Engagement link on the left.
  2. Use the dropdown menu to view a specific class.
  3. Least Engaged Students: A list of least engaged students will appear here. Click See All to see all low-engaged students.
  4. Confusing Content: Content segments flagged as confusing to students will appear here.

Exporting Data

The Export tab allows users to export data as a .csv (comma-separated values) file or to Blackboard.

  1. To export data, click on the Export tab on the left.
  2. To download data as a .csv file, select the type of data set you wish to export and then click Start Export Job..
  3. To export data to Blackboard, locate the link and classroom name you wish to export, (4) select which metric to export, (5) and hover to the right and click the blue arrow that appears to export to Blackboard.

Exporting Data, Part 2

You will be presented with a dialog box asking you to confirm to overwrite any existing data. Click OK to proceed. You will then be presented with a message that the data has been exported to the gradebook.