Activities: Engagement analytics

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This is the indicator component of the Engagement analytics suite. Make sure to also get the report and block!

Engagement analytics 2014042902

Release notes

#Engagement Analytics for Moodle
The Engagement Analytics set provides information about student progress against a range of indicators. As the name suggests the block provides feedback on the level of "engagement" of a student, in this plugin "engagement" refers to activities which have been identified by current research to have an impact on student success in an online course.

### Using Moodle
You can install the plugin from the Moodle plugin repository from within your Moodle installation.
### Using a downloaded zip file
You can download a zip of this module from:
Unzip it to your mod/ folder and rename the extracted folder to 'engagement'.
### Using Git
To install using git, run the following command from the root of your moodle installation:
git clone git:// mod/engagement

Then add mod/engagement to your gitignore.

##Companion plugins

###Engagement analytics block
Displays traffic lights showing at risk students.


###Engagement analytics report
The main plugin you'll need to set up the engagement weightings and rules. It's also where you can view a list of weightings for members of the course and detailed breakdowns on the scores each indicator provided them.


Engagement Analytics was developed by NetSpoty Pty Ltd for Monash University ( as part of the NetSpot Innovation Fund.

Code: Adam Olley (
Code: Ashley Holman
Concept: Phillip Dawson (
Indicator Algorithms: Phillip Dawson (
Moodle 2.6, 2.7

Version information

Version build number
Can be updated from
2012080700, 2012080700, 2012080700, 2013090300, 2013091100, 2013091100, 2014042900, 2014042901
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.6, Moodle 2.7
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.6
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.7

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS tag

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Activities

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "assignment") in the "mod" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation