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Reports: Engagement analytics

report_engagement
The Engagement Analytics block 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.
Maintained by: Picture of Adam Olley Adam Olley, Picture of Ashley Holman Ashley Holman
for Moodle
2.2

Sets

This plugin is part of set Engagement Analytics. Plugins from the set work the best when installed together.

Moodle Engagement Analytics for Moodle 2

* IMPORTANT *

This plugin is useless on its own, you should also get the mod and block plugins that are part of the set.

http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=mod_engagement
http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=block_engagement

* ABOUT *

The Engagement Analytics block 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. The plugin was developed as part of a NetSpot Innovation Fund project by Monash University (Project manager: Dr Phillip Dawson), with code by NetSpot developers (Ashley Holman and Adam Olley).

From the project plan: "We intend to implement a block that teachers can add to their Moodle course that will provide them with a quick graphical snapshot of which students are at risk." (Dr Phillip Dawson)

It is important to note that the purpose of the plugin is to provide teaching with information only, it does not automatically take any action based on the indicators eg NO email or notification is sent to students automatically. If desired the teacher would follow up on the information themselves, based on what they know about the student and their other communications.

* CREDITS *

Code: Adam Olley <adam.olley@netspot.com.au>
Code: Ashley Holman <ashley.holman@netspot.com.au>
Concept: Phillip Dawson <phillip.dawson@monash.edu>
Indicator Algorithms: Phillip Dawson <phillip.dawson@monash.edu>

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Adam Olley (Lead maintainer)
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  • Just wondering . . .
    Wed, Nov 21, 2012, 3:40 AM
    Noticed http://docs.moodle.org/22/en/report/analytics/index exists, but a 23 version does not. Is this intentional?
    Also the link in "useful links" redirects to http://docs.moodle.org/22/en/report/analytics/index

    -Derek
  • Picture of Adam Olley
    Wed, Sep 4, 2013, 7:50 AM
    That documentation is still valid, even on the newer versions.
  • Picture of Anna Krassa
    Tue, Sep 10, 2013, 4:57 PM
    Hello and thank you for this great tool.
    I am trying to use it in a 2.5 version, but I can't find how to setup course weightings... http://docs.moodle.org/22/en/report/analytics/index#Course_weighting
    Am I missing something?

    Also is it possible to display on course all participants? Can we decide how many participants will be listed in block and if not, can we "set" so the high risk participants will be displayed first?
  • Picture of David Ha
    Wed, Sep 18, 2013, 10:37 PM
    Downloaded the version for Moodle 2.5. In the report, the error is

    Debug info:
    Error code: missingparam

    Stack trace: ◦line 476 of \lib\setuplib.php: moodle_exception thrown
    ◦line 532 of \lib\moodlelib.php: call to print_error()
    ◦line 28 of \report\engagement\index.php: call to required_param()
  • Picture of David Ha
    Tue, Sep 24, 2013, 10:19 PM
    downloaded the latest version. I have installed on my Moodle 2.5.2. Here are the error when I tried to update the settings
    Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$assessment_overduegracedays in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\mod\engagement\indicator\assessment\locallib.php on line 36

    Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$assessment_overduemaximumdays in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\mod\engagement\indicator\assessment\locallib.php on line 37

    Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$assessment_overduesubmittedweighting in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\mod\engagement\indicator\assessment\locallib.php on line 38

    Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$assessment_overduenotsubmittedweighting in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\mod\engagement\indicator\assessment\locallib.php on line 39
  • Picture of Bob Puffer
    Thu, Sep 26, 2013, 11:06 PM
    Wondering how the naming scheme of the three components allows for submodules in git?
  • Picture of Bob Puffer
    Sun, Nov 17, 2013, 4:19 AM
    I don't see a single response from the maintainers here. Should we consider this abandoned?
  • Picture of Adam Olley
    Mon, Nov 18, 2013, 6:43 AM
    An update will be coming along soon to fix up some the errors/notices seen in 2.5.

    "Wondering how the naming scheme of the three components allows for submodules in git?" - I don't use sub-modules myself, so I wouldn't be able to tell you smile
  • Picture of Bob Puffer
    Wed, Nov 20, 2013, 12:08 AM
    Will the update include 'Assign'?
  • Picture of Nicholas Lidden
    Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 8:51 AM
    Hi,

    We are using Moodle 2.6.0, and whilst I read that it is only supported up to 2.5 currently, I'm just wondering if there are any plans to bring this to plugin to 2.6 in the future.?

    Cheers
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