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Analytics for Learn

Blackboard Analytics for Learn provides Integrated Reports, real-time information about student engagement and performance. Integrated Reports are only available to the Instructor of Record (IOR) at the course level and are not provided for evaluation purposes. Four reports are available to the IOR and one report can be made available to students. The amount of information available within the reports will vary based on the design of the course.

Integrated Reports focus on real time learning statistics that will help faculty identify at-risk students. Reports are derived from student access to the course, number of interaction clicks, time spent in the course, and the number of submissions. These Integrated Reports are the 'FITBIT for Learning' because students can visually see how they compare to their peers on activity, average score, and other metrics. The Instructor of Record must make the Student Report available.

Course Level

How to Access Analytics for Learn Reports

Once logged into a course, click Evaluation on the Control Panel. Next, click Course Analytics. The following screen will display the four reports which are available to faculty:

Reports

Course At A Glance

This report can help analyze how a particular course is designed.

Activity and Grade Scatter Plot

This report can help analyze activity and grade patterns in a course, and help find students with different usage and performance profiles. The report allows you to drill down to the Student at a Glance Report.

Activity Matrix

This report shows a visual representation of student activity in the course. The report can help analyze activity and grade patterns in a course, and help find students with different usage and performance profiles, both of which can be used to support differentiated educational approaches.

Course Submission Summary

Summary of user submissions for this course including exams, assignments, discussion forum posts, wikis and journals. This report is used to identify trends and the number of submissions compared to the average across all student in that course.

Student Report

The course enrollment must be greater than 10 for this report to be available. This report can help students get a detailed sense of how they are performing compared to their peers in the same course site. Access to this report must be made available by the Instructor of Record.