Analytics and Recommendations

Blocks ::: block_analytics_recommendations
Maintained by Picture of Cristina Fernández SampayoCristina Fernández Sampayo
The Analytics and Recommendations block is a tool for students and teachers. It visually shows the student participation in each course activity and it shows recommendations for students about what activities they should work to improve their final grade.

Analytics and Recommendations 1.1

Moodle 2.2
Released: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 6:44 PM
*** Analytics Recommendations Block ***
Author: Cristina Fernández

== Overview ==
The Analytics and Recommendations block is a tool for students and teachers.
It visually shows the student participation in each course activity. It uses charts and tables
which are colour coded so students can quickly see they participation.Teachers can see comparative
analytics and global analytics (all students together) too.
Morover, the block shows recommendations for students about what activities they should work
to improve their final grade. It shows too a estimate final grade according with a reference course.

== To Install ==
1. Copy the analytics_recommendations directory to the blocks directory of your Moodle instance
2. Visit the notifications page

Once the Analitycs Recommendation block is installed, you can use it in a course as follows.
1. Turn editing on
2. Create your activities/resources as normal
3. Add the Analytics Recommendations block to your page (http://docs.moodle.org/en/Blocks)
4. Move your Analytics Recommendations block into a prominent position, eg. top-left
5. Click the option 'Initiate the course monitoring' and choose a reference course. If you don`t choose
a reference course you won`t be able to see Recommendations.
6. To change the block configuration click the configuration icon on the block below the title.

NOTICE: Analytics and Recommendations block only will works properly if Moodle cron is cofigured to run daily
For more information, visit...
http://docs.moodle.org/22/en/blocks/analytics_recommendations/

Version information

Version build number
2012032900
Version release name
1.1
Can be updated to
1.2 (2012040300)
Maturity
Release candidate
MD5 Sum
09e6fc0b313954687bb3ac741e0994d1
Supported software
PHP 5.4, Moodle 2.2

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Blocks

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the block folder.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myblock") in the "blocks" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to complete the installation
  5. Turn editing on in any home or course page.
  6. Add the block to the page
  7. Visit the config link in the block for more options.