Reports

User reports will allow the instructor to view a user's activity within the PolyLearn site. This can tell the instructor when a student has accessed a particular activity or what they did the last time they accessed the course.

Viewing Reports


Viewing all course activity

  1. Click the Reports link within the Administration block.
    the reports link is highlighted within the navigation block
  2. Choose one of the options shown
    • Logs will show the instructor activity in the course for any participant, date, activity, or action, or combination of those.
    • Live logs will show the instructor current activity in the course
    • Activity report will show the instructor number of views and date and time that activities were last accessed
    • Course participation will allow the instructor to view who has participated in an activity
  3. Options
    all of the pull down menus displayed within the course logs page
    • Click the Groups pull-down menu to limit the displayed logs to specific groups within the course.
    • Click the Participants pull-down menu to select which specific users will be included in the log.
    • Click the Date pull-down menu to select which days are included in the log.
    • Click the Activities pull-down menu to select what activity is displayed in the log.
  4. Click the Get these logs button.

Viewing an activity's log

Viewing an activity's log will show the instructor all activity that is occurring within that particular activity. This will track which users are accessing the activity, as well as when they last accessed it.

  1. Click on the activity.
  2. Scroll down and click the Logs button within the Administration block.
    the logs button is highlighted in the settings block

    Options
    • Click the Participants pull-down menu to limit the logs to specific users.
      The participants pull down menu is highlighted on the logs page

    • Click the Date pull-down menu to choose a different day's logs, or to see the logs of every day.
      the date pull-down menu is highlighted on the logs page

     


Viewing a student's activity

The instructor can narrow the course's logs to only display activity from specific users or groups. This is all accomplished using the filters on the course reports page.

  1. Click the Reports link within the Administration block.
    the reports link is highlighted within the navigation block
  2. Choose Logs, Live logs, Activity report, or Course participation.
  3. Click the Participants pull-down menu and choose the student from the list.
    The participants pull down menu is highlighted on the logs page
  4. Click the Get these logs button.

 


Viewing recent activity

If the instructor wishes to see a general report of the last hour, they can easily do this in PolyLearn. This can show the instructor what has been happening most recently within their course.

  1. Click the Reports link within the Administration block.
    the reports link is highlighted within the navigation block
  2. Click the Live logs button.
  3. A pop up window will appear detailing all of the course's recent activity, including who was accessing what, and where they were accessing it from.