The Classes tab on the Analytics page for a course contains a nice big friendly blue EXPORT button that allows you to export the data from the grid shown in the bottom section of the page.
BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE! The Exported file contains MORE columns of data than shown on the page, providing a great deal of detail regarding each class in the course, and the student interactions with it. Both the interface-shown columns and the exported columns are defined in Definitions of Analytics Data Metrics, but are also briefly described below, for ease of access. See the other article, however, if you need more detailed information.
IMPORTANT!! This data is updated once daily, at 00:00 (midnight) UTC (UTC is also referred to as Greenwich Mean Time or Zulu Time). Depending on where in the world you are, your data may change during the day or may not change until overnight. Just understand that you will not be able to see student interaction data until the data updates occur (so not immediately upon occurrence).
Click EXPORT to export the data to a CSV file. You may be asked where to save the file, or it may simply end up in your DOWNLOADS folder, depending on your browser settings. The filename is Classes_[today's date].csv.
The Data Fields provided in the Export are as follows:
- Total Engagement - A total of all of the "countable" data points for each class. This includes: Video Views, Slide Deck Views, Polling Answers, Q&A Entries, Note Events, and Confusion Flags.
- Attendance % - The percentage of all enrolled students who attended class (entered the classroom) while the class was in progress. If the class has no date/time, this is the percentage of enrolled students who interacted with the class in some way (viewed the video/slides, posted a question, took notes, etc).
- Video Views - Total number of times students have entered the online classroom and clicked Play. Does not distinguish between multiple views by a single student, or single views by multiple students.
- Video Viewed % - The percentage of the class' video that has been viewed, averaged across all enrolled students.
- Slide Deck Views - Total number of times students have viewed some portion of the slide deck. Does not distinguish between multiple views by a single student, or single views by multiple students.
- Slide Viewed % - The percentage of the class' slide deck (non-polling question slides) that has been viewed by students, averaged across all enrolled students.
- Polling Question Count - The number of polling questions (also referred to as polling slides or activity slides) published to each class. Only polling questions where at least one student has submitted an answer are counted, specifically with reference to Polling Participation % calculations. This accommodates a situation where the instructor may not have gotten through all of the polling questions in a class.
- Polling Response - The total number of responses provided by students to the polling questions in each class.
- Polling Participation % - The percentage of polling questions in each class that have been responded to by students, averaged across all enrolled students. Only includes polling questions that have been answered by at least one student, to accommodate situations where the instructor did not get through all of the polling questions in the class.
- Polling Correct % - The percentage of CORRECT answers given to polling questions (where a correct answer is identified) in the class, averaged across all enrolled students.
- Note Events - The total number of notes taken (each distinct note entry) for the class by all students in the section.
- Q&A Events - The total number of questions and responses entered for each class by all students in the section.
- Confusion Flags - The total number of confusion flags posted for each class by all students in the section.
With respect to percentages, the figures given are aggregated across all students in the section. So if you have enrolled students who have dropped the course or who have been removed from the system, you may wish to remove (or ask your administrator to remove) those students from your course, so that their non-participation is not skewing your data.
To see this data broken down by Student, see Exporting Student Analytic Data to CSV file. If you need to see this data broken down by metric, for each class/each student, see Exporting Individual Metrics to CSV file.