Course Statistics

Course Statistics

Statistics Tracking will allow you as an instructor to review number of clicks on a specific area of blackboard by all students or by a specific student. You can also review data about the number of clicks at a specific time of the day (00- 23 hours) and the day of the week (Sunday-Saturday).

Enabling Course Statistics Tracking
  1. Make sure your Edit mode is turned ON.
  2. Navigate to the lesson module or item you would like to track.
  3. Click on the options for that learning module or item.
  4. Select Statistics Tracking On/Off.
  5. Turn Statistics Tracking to On and click Submit to save this change. ""
Reviewing Course Statistics
  1. Go to Evaluation → Course Reports
  2. Click on the options for a report item and select Run.
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    • Each Report will contain different information
  3. Enter in the following information:
    • Select Format (PDF, HTML, Excel, Word)
    • Select a Start Date
    • Select an End Date
    • Click on the name of the user you would like to include in the report. To select more than one user, hold the CTRL key and select the additional users.
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  4. Click Submit to run the report.
  5. Click Download Report to open the report and view the details.
Reviewing Course Statistics for a Specific Learning Module or Item
  1. Make sure your Edit mode is turned ON
  2. Navigate to the lesson module or item you are interested in.
  3. Click on the options for that learning module or item.
  4. Select View Statistics Report
  5. Click on the options for the report item and select Run.
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  6. Enter in the following information:
    • Select Format (PDF, HTML, Excel, Word)
    • Select a Start Date
    • Select an End Date
    • Click on the name of the user you would like to include in the report. To select more than one user, hold the CTRL key and select the additional users.
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  7. Click Submit to run the report.
  8. Click Download Report to open the report and view the details.

Keep in mind the data will be displayed 3 ways:

  1. Summary by date (how many clicks occurred by a student in a specific day)
  2. Summary by Hour of Day (how many clicks in a specific hour of the day – 0 to 23 hours)
  3. Summary by Day of Week (Sunday- Saturday)
Course Statistics Performance Dashboard
  1. Go to Evaluation → Performance Dashboard
  2. Review the following information for each student:
    • Review Status: Displays the number of content items that have been reviewed by a user. Click the link for a detailed view of content items reviewed.
    • Adaptive Release: Click the icon to display the organization map for a user, showing every content item in the organization. Items use icons to indicate whether content items and folders are visible or invisible to a user and whether the items have been reviewed.
    • Discussion Board: Displays the number of posts for the user. Click the link to display which forums a user has posted to and statistics about each post. Forum names link to a collection of posts for the user.
    • Customize Retention Center: Displays the number of alerts and the total number of rules for a user. Click the link to open the Retention Center page for the user.
    • View Grades: Click the icon to display the Grade Center.

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