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LMS Analytics

Learning Analytics

LMS Analytics enables staff to -
  • See the number of Views and Participations in each of the course elements
  • Sort each column
  • Search a course element or title (full title or partial)
  • Identify who has/not viewed or participated/not participated in any of the 'Titles' (Topics) in a 'Course Element'
  • See students first and last access
  • Filter required data
  • Download the data to a csv file

Views

Actions that will generate a (student) view.

The following actions will generate a (student) view -

  • Accessing a MyUni page within the Course
  • Downloading a file

Participations

Actions that will generate (student) analytics course participation.

The following actions by students will generate analytics course participation -

  • Loading a collaboration to view/edit the document
  • Joining a web conference
  • Posting a new comment to a discussion or an announcement
  • Starting and submitting a quiz
  • Submitting an assignment
  • Creating a wiki page

Further information on LMS Analytics.

Student Lists in LMS Analytics

  • Identify which Students have engaged with a ‘Course Elements’/’Titles’ by clicking on a topic under the ‘Title’ column.
  • This will generate a new view within the LMS Analytics showing the list of Students who have engaged with the ‘Course Elements’/ ’Titles ’.
  • Change the Student list by clicking on the appropriate button in the Filter table.
  • Ability to download the Student list by clicking on the csv button.

What can you do with a student list?

Identify students who have not viewed the topic(s) in the ‘Course Elements’/ ’Titles

  • Send timely reminders to students to remind them to access the ’Titles’ and why they should access the ‘Titles'. For example, a particular ‘Title’ may be important in preparation for an exam. Download the CSV file to obtain Student email addresses, and copy these into your email client. 
  • Identify students 'at risk' to inform interventions
  • Identify resource usage patterns e.g. resources students found to be valuable
  • Limit speculation and subjective interpretations through the use of data
  • Predict future student performance (based on past patterns of the learning experience)

What’s coming?

  • Instructor to Students feedback mechanism
  • Multiple topics ('Titles') filters

Division of Academic and Student Engagement
Address

The University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005
Australia

Street Address

Level 7, Wills Building
North Terrace Campus
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T +61 8 8313 5901
F +61 8 8313 8333

dvca@adelaide.edu.au