Have you heard about Course [email protected]? You may have received an email about a week ago letting you know about Course [email protected] and how the tool can help you to better understand your students and how they are engaging in your course. (If you didn’t receive this email, make sure you’re subscribed to the Learning Futures email list.)

Keep reading to find out more about the tool.

Course [email protected] dashboards

Course [email protected] helps you visualise your students’ ‘digital footprints’ (e.g., class materials accessed, activity in discussion forums, etc) and better understand how they are engaging, behaving and performing in your course. You can access this information via various dashboards within Course [email protected] Griffith staff tell us that they find the dashboards relatively ‘easy to understand’ and provide information that they are ‘likely to use’.

Request access

Many of your colleagues have already requested access to start using the Course Analytics tool, which is available now in [email protected] to Course convenors and authorised teaching staff on an opt-in basis. If you would like to start using Course [email protected], please visit the Course Analytics website to find out more about using the tool. You can then request access via the online request form.

Guiding principles

We strongly encourage you to familiarise yourself with the Course [email protected] Data-use Principles before you start using Course [email protected] We also ask you to familiarise yourself with the information and self-help resources provided on the Course Analytics website. All of these resources will help you get the most out of the Course Analytics tool and to use it in ways that comply with University policy.

Find out more

If you would like to find out more about Course Analytics, please visit the website. You can also email [email protected] for general enquiries or assistance in using the tool.

This post was adapted from text by Professor Alf Lizzio, Dr Sakinah Alhadad and Claire Sinsua.