Difference between revisions of "Analytics plugins"

Jump to: navigation, search
m (Correcting Event 2 link)
(category)
 
(26 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
{{Tracking progress}}
 +
{{Template:Update}}
 
Learning Analytics are any piece of information that can help an LMS user improve learning outcomes. Users include students, teachers, administrators and decision-makers.
 
Learning Analytics are any piece of information that can help an LMS user improve learning outcomes. Users include students, teachers, administrators and decision-makers.
  
Line 11: Line 13:
 
! Standard / Additional
 
! Standard / Additional
 
! Useful for
 
! Useful for
 +
! Description
 
! Reported usage*
 
! Reported usage*
 
|-
 
|-
Line 17: Line 20:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| Filterable log of events
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 71.4%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 71.4%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 23: Line 27:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| View count of activities in course
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 69.1%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 69.1%
 
|-
 
|-
| [[:en:Using_Activity_completion|Activity completion]]
+
| [[:en:Using_Activity_completion|Activity completion]], see also [[:en:Using_Course_completion|Course completion]]
 
| Report
 
| Report
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| Completion matrix of students and activities
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 66.3%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 66.3%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 35: Line 41:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers, Admins
 
| Teachers, Admins
 +
| Automatically refreshing log of events
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 55.2%  
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 55.2%  
 +
|-
 +
| [[:en:Feedback_activity|Feedback]]
 +
| Activity
 +
| Standard
 +
| Teachers, Researchers
 +
| Configurable survey tool
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | 59.5%
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[:en:Quiz_statistics_report|(Quiz) Statistics]]
 
| [[:en:Quiz_statistics_report|(Quiz) Statistics]]
Line 41: Line 55:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| Student quiz performance report
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 53.0%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 53.0%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 47: Line 62:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| Single student's participation in course
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 49.9%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 49.9%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 52: Line 68:
 
| Activity
 
| Activity
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
| Teachers
+
| Teachers, Researchers
 +
| Set of standardised educational surveys
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 45.6%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 45.6%
 +
|-
 +
| [[:en:Inspire|Inspire]]
 +
| Administrative Tool
 +
| Additional migrating to Standard
 +
| Teachers, Researchers
 +
| Moodle native descriptive and predictive learning analytics
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | n/a
 +
|-
 +
| [http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=mod_questionnaire Questionnaire]
 +
| Activity
 +
| Additional
 +
| Teachers, Researchers
 +
| Configurable survey tool
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | 45.3%
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[:en:Course_overview_report|Course overview]]
 
| [[:en:Course_overview_report|Course overview]]
Line 59: Line 90:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Admins, Decision-makers
 
| Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| Comparison of participation across multiple courses
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 45.0%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 45.0%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 65: Line 97:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Students
 
| Students
 +
| View of student's own completion of activities
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 41.4%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 41.4%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 71: Line 104:
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Students, Teachers
 
| Students, Teachers
 +
| Time management tool for students with overview for teachers
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 32.0%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 32.0%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 77: Line 111:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers, Admins
 
| Teachers, Admins
 +
| Events that can be monitored/searched in logs
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 28.6%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 28.6%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 83: Line 118:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Students
 
| Students
 +
| Leader-board of results in single activity
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 26.1%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 26.1%
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?id=82 Configurable Reports]  
 
| [http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?id=82 Configurable Reports]  
 
([https://docs.moodle.org/29/en/ad-hoc_contributed_reports A list of contributed reports])
 
([https://docs.moodle.org/29/en/ad-hoc_contributed_reports A list of contributed reports])
| Block ([https://github.com/nadavkav/moodle-report_configurablereports Report])
+
| Block ([https://github.com/nadavkav/moodle-report_configurablereports Report] [https://github.com/nadavkav/moodle-filter_crgraph Graphs filter])
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| Report generation and viewing
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 22.7%
 
| style="text-align:center;" | 22.7%
 
|-
 
|-
Line 96: Line 133:
 
| Standard
 
| Standard
 
| Teachers, Students
 
| Teachers, Students
 +
| View of student grades across activites
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [[Statistics]]
 +
| Report
 +
| Standard
 +
| Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| Daily activity across site
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [[:en:Event_monitoring|Event monitor]]
 +
| Report
 +
| Standard
 +
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| Proactive, focussed monitor tool
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|-
 
|-
Line 102: Line 154:
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 
| Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| SQL-based report generation and viewing
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|-
 
|-
Line 108: Line 161:
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| Configurable engagement measurement report and block
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|-
 
|-
Line 114: Line 168:
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Students, Teachers
 
| Students, Teachers
 +
| Estimated time online for students
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|-
 
|-
Line 120: Line 175:
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Teachers, Admins
 
| Teachers, Admins
 +
| Daily visits to site or course
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|-
 
|-
| [http://moodle.org/plugins/view/block_gismo GISMO, a graphical interactive student monitoring]
+
| [http://moodle.org/plugins/view/block_gismo GISMO]
 
| Block
 
| Block
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| Numerous charts of student activity participation
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [http://moodle.org/plugins/view/block_xp Level Up!]
 +
| Block
 +
| Additional
 +
| Students, Teachers
 +
| Incentive-drive participation meter
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|-
 
|-
Line 132: Line 196:
 
| Additional
 
| Additional
 
| Teachers
 
| Teachers
 +
| Graph of forum interactions
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [https://moodle.org/plugins/block_analytics_graphs Analytics Graphs]
 +
| Block
 +
| Additional
 +
| Teachers
 +
| Visualisation of student participation
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [https://moodle.org/plugins/block_heatmap Heatmap]
 +
| Block
 +
| Additional
 +
| Teachers
 +
| Colour-coded indication of activity views on course page
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [https://moodle.org/plugins/local_analytics Analytics]
 +
| Local
 +
| Additional
 +
| Admins, Decision-makers
 +
| Enriched feed to Google Analytics and Pywick
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [https://moodle.org/plugins/gradereport_gradedist Grade distribution]
 +
| report
 +
| Additional
 +
| Teachers
 +
| Visualizes the grades of students in a course
 +
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 +
|-
 +
| [https://moodle.org/plugins/logstore_xapi Logstore xAPI]
 +
| Logstore
 +
| Additional
 +
| Admins, Decision-makers, Researchers
 +
| xAPI event stream output
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
| style="text-align:center;" | N/A
 
|}
 
|}
Line 139: Line 239:
 
== Integrations with Moodle ==
 
== Integrations with Moodle ==
  
A number of systems integrate with Moodle to provide learning analytics information.
+
A number of systems integrate with Moodle to provide learning analytics information externally.
  
* [http://damos.world/2013/08/30/the-moodle-activity-viewer-mav-heatmaps-of-student-activity/ Moodle Activity Viewer] (MAV) ([https://github.com/damoclark/mav-enterprise Git])
+
* [http://damos.world/2013/08/30/the-moodle-activity-viewer-mav-heatmaps-of-student-activity/ Moodle Activity Viewer] (MAV) ([https://github.com/damoclark/mav-enterprise Git]), consider [https://moodle.org/plugins/block_heatmap Heatmap] as an alternative
 
* [http://www.intelliboard.net/ Intelliboard]
 
* [http://www.intelliboard.net/ Intelliboard]
 +
* [http://www.lambdasolutions.net/products/lmsreporting/ Zoola (was Analytika)]
 +
* [https://learninglocker.net/ Learning Locker], can be used with [https://moodle.org/plugins/logstore_xapi Logstore xAPI]
 +
* [http://klassdata.com/smartklass-learning-analytics-plugin/learning-analytics-moodle-smartklass/ SmartKlass]
 +
* [http://www.blackboard.com/education-analytics/blackboard-predict.aspx Blackboard Predict]
 +
* [http://melbourne-cshe.unimelb.edu.au/research/edutech/completing-the-loop Completing the loop]
 +
* [https://www.iadlearning.com/ IADlearning] offers institutions and educators a rich set of analytics allowing them to understand the quality of their training content, as well as the quality of the ongoing learning processes.
  
 
== Dimensions of Analytics ==
 
== Dimensions of Analytics ==
  
Learning analytics are a concept that has been emerging under a number of different names through the past decades. Its origins lie in research in data mining and intelligent tutoring systems. LA tools can be categorised in a number of ways. The diagram below describes such tools by how deeply they are integrated with other systems ([http://www.netdimensions.com/downloads-2015/others/lms-evolution-or-extinction.pdf?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRokuKjMZKXonjHpfsX56OQtW6CwlMI%2F0ER3fOvrPUfGjI4DTsdlI%2BSLDwEYGJlv6SgFS7fAMaFl3bgIWBY%3D source]).
+
Learning analytics are a concept that has been emerging under a number of different names through the past decades. Its origins lie in research in data mining and intelligent tutoring systems. LA tools can be categorised in a number of ways:
  
[[File:Learning-analytics.png]]
+
* Descriptive
 +
* Predictive
 +
* Diagnostic
 +
* Prescriptive
  
 
== See also... ==
 
== See also... ==
Line 155: Line 264:
 
* [[:dev:Moodle_research|Moodle research page]]
 
* [[:dev:Moodle_research|Moodle research page]]
 
* [[Logging]]
 
* [[Logging]]
 +
* [[:en:Events_list_report|Events list]]
 
* [[:dev:Learning_Analytics_Specification|Learning Analytics API specification]]
 
* [[:dev:Learning_Analytics_Specification|Learning Analytics API specification]]
 
* [[:dev:Working_Groups#Assessment_Analytics|Assessment Analytics working group details and issues]]
 
* [[:dev:Working_Groups#Assessment_Analytics|Assessment Analytics working group details and issues]]
Line 160: Line 270:
 
* [[:dev:Logging_2|Logging specification]]
 
* [[:dev:Logging_2|Logging specification]]
 
* [[:dev:reportbuilder/API|Report Builder API specification]]
 
* [[:dev:reportbuilder/API|Report Builder API specification]]
 +
* Use [https://moodle.org/plugins/filter_generico Generico filter] to display custom DB reports with graphs [https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=324771#p1334032 Demo / Forums]
 +
* [https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/solving-the-ethical-and-legal-issues-around-learning-analytics-a-series-of-podcasts-11-mar-2016 Solving the ethical and legal issues around learning analytics: a series of podcasts]
 +
 +
== Presentations ==
 +
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHv4vp1hxQc&index=5&list=TLGCVIc9g1-qUMUxOTEwMjAxNg Moodle Analytics Plans I Elizabeth Dalton at MoodleMoot Australia 2016] (video 24m)
  
 
[[Category:Report]]
 
[[Category:Report]]
 +
[[Category:Analytics]]
  
 
[[es:Análisis del aprendizaje]]
 
[[es:Análisis del aprendizaje]]

Latest revision as of 13:24, 9 November 2017

This page requires updating. Please do so and remove this template when finished.


Learning Analytics are any piece of information that can help an LMS user improve learning outcomes. Users include students, teachers, administrators and decision-makers.

Moodle Plugins

There are a number of reports, blocks and other plugins for Moodle that provide learning analytics.

Plugin Plugin type Standard / Additional Useful for Description Reported usage*
Logs Report Standard Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers Filterable log of events 71.4%
Activity Report Standard Teachers View count of activities in course 69.1%
Activity completion, see also Course completion Report Standard Teachers Completion matrix of students and activities 66.3%
Live logs Report Standard Teachers, Admins Automatically refreshing log of events 55.2%
Feedback Activity Standard Teachers, Researchers Configurable survey tool 59.5%
(Quiz) Statistics Report Standard Teachers Student quiz performance report 53.0%
(Course) Participation Report Standard Teachers Single student's participation in course 49.9%
Survey Activity Standard Teachers, Researchers Set of standardised educational surveys 45.6%
Inspire Administrative Tool Additional migrating to Standard Teachers, Researchers Moodle native descriptive and predictive learning analytics n/a
Questionnaire Activity Additional Teachers, Researchers Configurable survey tool 45.3%
Course overview Report Standard Admins, Decision-makers Comparison of participation across multiple courses 45.0%
Course completion status Block Standard Students View of student's own completion of activities 41.4%
Progress Bar Block Additional Students, Teachers Time management tool for students with overview for teachers 32.0%
Events list Report Standard Teachers, Admins Events that can be monitored/searched in logs 28.6%
Activity results block Block Standard Students Leader-board of results in single activity 26.1%
Configurable Reports

(A list of contributed reports)

Block (Report Graphs filter) Additional Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers Report generation and viewing 22.7%
(Gradebook) Overview Report Standard Teachers, Students View of student grades across activites N/A
Statistics Report Standard Admins, Decision-makers Daily activity across site N/A
Event monitor Report Standard Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers Proactive, focussed monitor tool N/A
Ad-hoc database queries Report Additional Teachers, Admins, Decision-makers SQL-based report generation and viewing N/A
Engagement Analytics Block, Report, Activity module Additional Teachers Configurable engagement measurement report and block N/A
Course Dedication Block Additional Students, Teachers Estimated time online for students N/A
Graph Stats Block Additional Teachers, Admins Daily visits to site or course N/A
GISMO Block Additional Teachers Numerous charts of student activity participation N/A
Level Up! Block Additional Students, Teachers Incentive-drive participation meter N/A
Forum Graph Report Additional Teachers Graph of forum interactions N/A
Analytics Graphs Block Additional Teachers Visualisation of student participation N/A
Heatmap Block Additional Teachers Colour-coded indication of activity views on course page N/A
Analytics Local Additional Admins, Decision-makers Enriched feed to Google Analytics and Pywick N/A
Grade distribution report Additional Teachers Visualizes the grades of students in a course N/A
Logstore xAPI Logstore Additional Admins, Decision-makers, Researchers xAPI event stream output N/A

* Reported usage is drawn from the Plugins Usage Survey from 2015.

Integrations with Moodle

A number of systems integrate with Moodle to provide learning analytics information externally.

Dimensions of Analytics

Learning analytics are a concept that has been emerging under a number of different names through the past decades. Its origins lie in research in data mining and intelligent tutoring systems. LA tools can be categorised in a number of ways:

  • Descriptive
  • Predictive
  • Diagnostic
  • Prescriptive

See also...

Presentations