Course Insights is by default only available to the staff member listed as the Course Coordinator in the course ECP.

Note: If you are a Course Coordinator who is unable to access Course Insights and are presented with a message such as “Course Insights is not currently available in this course” or “Course Insights is not currently available to user”, please log a support job by emailing to request access.

    Roles that can access Course Insights

    The table below details the data fields, analysis granularity and functionality available to the Course Coordinator, Lecturer and Teaching Team Member roles.
    For a faculty or school-based Learning Designers to get access to Course Insights as a Teaching Team Member they must request access via The learning analytics team will then email a formal request to the ADA/HOS and provide details on what access and data/visualisations will be included in the approval. The learning designer will only get access to Course Insights once a formal approval has been received from the ADA/HOS. At the end of the semester, Learning Designer access for all courses in a school/faculty will be reviewed.

    Course Insights ScreenCourse CoordinatorLecturerTeaching Team MemberNotes
    (Program, Tutorial Groups, Language, Gender, Domestic/International and Age Distribution shown as histograms)
    YYYNo individual student attributes included.
    Engagement (Time series access to Edge and Blackboard, On-campus/off campus access stacked bar, Advanced Video interaction sortable table and Video Platform comparison)YYYNo individual student attributes included.
    Assessment (Histogram of assessment scores from the Blackboard gradebook, Assessment Flow Sankey)YYYNo final grades from SiNET included.
    Students (Individual students attributes displayed in a filterable table)YYN 
    Demographic attributes (Name, Gender & Domestic/International but excluding Age, Tutorial Groups)YYN 
    Enrolment attribute - ProgramYYY 
    Enrolment attributes - Repeating Course and Study LoadYYN 
    Engagement attributes (Total Blackboard and Edge activity counts, video plays and pauses)YYY 
    Assessment (all columns from Blackboard Grade Centre)YYYNo final grades from SiNET included.
    Ability to send personalised email to studentsYYN 
    Student Profile (Engagement and Assessment charts for each student)YYN 
    Ability to apply filters to view comparative multiple series chartsYYYOnly available on screens the role can access
    Ability to view filter recommendationsYYN 

    Tree structure view of the course materials with % of students that have accessed each course resource

    Ability to view the list of groups of students and their data by clicking on the interactive graphYYY 
    Compare bar graphs to the usage of Kaltura, echo 360 and edge platform by studentsYYY 
    Ability to check completion status for Academic Integrity ModuleYYN 


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    Access Course Insights

    1. Access your Learn.UQ course.
    2. Select Course Insights from the Course Menu.

    Note: If the link does not appear in the Course Menu, ensure Edit Mode is turned on. Refer to the Turn on Edit Mode guide. 

    Tip: If the link is missing or has been accidentally deleted, refer to the Add Course Insights link to the Course Menu section of this guide.

    course insights link

      1. Course Insights will be launched in a new window. To get started, refer to the Getting Started with Course Insights guide. 
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      Add Course Insights link to the Course Menu

      If the Course Insights link does not automatically appear in the course menu, you can add a link to the tool manually.

      1. Click on the plus (+) button in the course menu.
      2. Select Tool Link from the dropdown list.

      add tool link

      1. Enter "Course Insights" into the Name textbox.
      2. Select Course Insights from the Type dropdown list. 

      Note: DO NOT check the Available to Users checkbox.

      1. Click on the Submit button.

      add info

      1. Click and drag the double-headed arrow to move the tool link underneath the existing Tips for Staff (Hidden) link.

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