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Course Analytics

The Course Analytics area displays information about your Course, Users in your course, Assignments, Discussions, and Links. The default area of Analytics displays your Course Analytics. Please note that statistics may take up to 24 hours to fully propagate.

 

Course Analytics


The graph in the Course Analytics area displays a running count of total hits per day. The term, hits, refers to the number of page loads related to the course.

Analytics Summary

The Analytics Summary area displays a running count of total page views in the course. This number refers to the number of times a page in your course has been loaded over the longevity of your course.

The Total Comments area displays a running count of the number of comments and replies posted in your course.

Page Breakdown for the Month

The Page Breakdown for the Month area displays a pie graph of hits per area of your course (Assignments, Discussions, and Profile) for the current month. Hovering over a section of the pie graph will highlight the area and display a statistic of hits.

 

User Analytics


The User Analytics area displays course specific activity for members of your course section. It displays three layers of student course activity information. The initial Users area displays a table of information related to all members of your course.

  • The Student column displays the name of each student.
  • The Last logged in column displays the latest date and time the user last logged into Schoology.
  • The Last course access column displays the latest date and time the user accessed a page belonging to the course or commented on course content.
  • The Total time in course displays a cumulative running count of the time the user had spent in the course. Hovering over the cluetip displays the time measurement in display (Hours:Minutes:Seconds).
  • The Num. posts column displays the number of posts each student has made in the course.

For more information regarding individual members, click on the row of the student whose information you'd like to see. From this second level of course activity information, you can toggle between lists of Assignments, Tests/Quizzes, and Discussions activity for each student. You may also toggle to view information for other members of the course.

  • The Item column displays the name of each item.
  • The First Access column displays the first time the user accessed this particular item.
  • The Last Access column displays the last time the user accessed this particular item.
  • The Total column displays a cumulative amount of time the student spent on this particular item. Hovering over the cluetip displays the time measurement in display (Hours:Minutes:Seconds).
  • The First Submission/First Post column displays the first time the user had submitted an assignment submission, test/quiz submission, or discussion post.
  • The Last Submission/Last Post column displays the last time the user had submitted an assignment submission, test/quiz submission, or discussion post. If the user had only made one submission, the information displayed in first and last time columns will be the same.
  • Action Count displays the number of submissions or posts submitted for the particular item.

If a student has accessed and/or submitted to an item in the list, you can click on the item name to view the third level of information about student access. The popup that appears will display a list of dates and times the student has accessed the item.

  • The Date column displays the date on which the item was accessed.
  • The Open column displays the date on which the item profile was opened.
  • The Close column displays the date on which the item profile was closed.
  • The Total Time column displays a cumulative count of the time spent on the item. Hovering over the cluetip displays the time measurement in display (Hours:Minutes:Seconds).

 

Assignments


The graph in the Assignment Analytics area displays a running count of total hits per day for all assignments and tests/quizzes in your course. The term, hits, refers to the number of page loads related to assignments and tests/quizzes. Depending on the number of assignments and tests/quizzes in your course, this area of Course Analytics may take some time to fully load.

Assignments Summary

The Assignments area displays a list of assignments and tests/quizzes in your course. The number of views for each item displays the number of page loads for the particular item.

Clicking on the name of the item displays further statistics on hits related to the particular assignment, as well as Per User Statistics related to hits, submissions, and access of attached files/links.

Category Breakdown

The Category Breakdown area displays a pie chart of the grading categories associated with your assignments and tests/quizzes. To learn more about grading categories, visit our article aboutGrade Setup.

 

Discussion


The graph in the Discussion Analytics area displays a running count of total hits per day for discussion threads in your course section. The term, hits, refers to the number of page loads related to discussions. Depending on the number of discussions in your course, this area of Course Analytics may take some time to fully load.

Discussion

The Discussion area displays a list of discussion threads in your course. The number of posts for each item displays the number of discussion posts and replies for a particular thread.

Clicking on the name of the discussion displays further statistics on hits related to the particular thread, as well as Per User Statistics related to hits and access of attached files/links.

 

Links


The graph in the Links Analytics area displays a running count of total hits per day for Links added to course folders, uploaded to the Files/Links index, and attached to course materials. The term, hits, refers to the number of clicks on a link. Depending on the number of links in your course, this area of Course Analytics may take some time to fully load.

Link

The Link area displays a list of links and attached links in your course. The number of clicks for each item displays the number of times on which a link has been clicked.

Clicking on the name of the link will open the link.

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