Progress Toolset

Tutorial Video

00:23 Access the Progress Toolset

01:12 Student Course Access Data

01:50 Content Topic Access

04:10 Caveats When Using the Progress Tool

07:02 Two Use Cases

08:22 Student View

08:50 Modify the Progress Tool View

D2L's Progress toolset allows you to see some basic data concerning student engagement with your course.  Different Progress tools may be valuable to different professors, so take a few minutes to explore what's available.  

Students can see their own Progress Tool data that you have available for yourself.  Students can only see their own data, and none for any other individual student.  This can be helpful in encouraging them to reflect on their own level of engagement.  If you customize the Progress toolset view, this customizes the view they see, too.

To see students' User Progress data, click Edit Course, and on the Course Administration Page, click Class Progress. 

You will see summary data for the whole class.  Click a student's name to see a detailed report for that student

Student Course Access

Two common measures faculty may want to periodically see are student course access, and content access.

Course Access shows simply how many times in the past 30 days a student has visited a D2L course space, and when last they visited.  

Student Content Topic Access

Content Access show how often, and when last a student has visited topics in the Content area of a D2L course space.  

Although D2L claims it can record the total accumulated time a student spent looking at a content topic, this is not accurate, nor frequently helpful.  

But the number of visits to each topic - or no visits at all - can offer clues, together with other data, about a student's engagement with a course.

Customize the Progress Toolset

You can customize the Progress Report View for you and your students, by taking away toolsets you do not use or are not interested in seeing.  On any student's progress report, click Settings in the upper right.

Check or un-check the relevant options, and click Save and Close.

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