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Blackboard course activity statistics Summer 2010-Summer 2011

September 6, 2011 by knab2ar Assessment, Blackboard, JMU Data, Systems No Comments

We recently switched our measures for Blackboard course activity to use the internal Blackboard usage tracking and decided to gather numbers at three different levels:

  • Total number of courses, instructors, students, etc. in the system
  • Number of courses showing moderate activity, determined by the number of times users entered the course (hits) being at least one per enrolled user per semester.
  • Number of courses showing high activity, determined by the number of times users entered the course (hits) being at least one per enrolled user per week. … Continue Reading

Utah Education Network

August 2, 2011 by Andrea Adams Assessment, LMS Features No Comments

Here is the wiki that the Utah Education Network used to document their LMS selection.
http://canvaswiki.uen.org/wiki/UEN_Canvas

They included the timeline that they followed for migration, as well as their RFP. The RFP includes a feature table at the end of the document.

Initial Blackboard log file analysis

July 7, 2011 by knab2ar Assessment, Blackboard, Featured No Comments

I started working on the Blackboard log file analysis to find out which features are used and how heavily.  I only imported log files for July 1 through July 7, so this is not necessarily representative, but I think it shows that the data for a full year would give us a good idea of what users are doing. … Continue Reading

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