The Assessment section has been designed to provide course coordinators and teaching staff with an overview of the course assessment, as well as a detailed breakdown of all assessment tasks.

Insights to Investigate

Assessment Flow

The assessment sankey shows how student grades change between assessment items.

Reorder columns

Click and drag the assessment item titles to change the column order on the graph.

drag to reorder columns

Hide columns

  1. Click on the HIDE/SHOW ASSESSMENT ITEMS button. 
  2. Uncheck that boxes for assessment item columns that you wish to temporarily hide on the graph.
  3. To show the assessment item column again, simply recheck the required checkbox.

columns to hide

Change which assessment item the graph is coloured by

From the Colour by dropdown list, select a column to use to colour the student paths.

colour by

Assessment Overview

The assessment overview graph provides a filtered or unfiltered view of all assessment items based on the mean student result. 

assessment overviews section

    Assessment Items

    Filtered or unfiltered views of assessment items (mapped from the Blackboard Grade Centre) provide an overview of student performance and may be used to identify student groups that are finding difficulties with content or learning.

    Unfiltered View

    1. Hover your mouse over a particular score group to view a more detailed breakdown.
    2. To the right of the graph, a table will display a range of parameters including:
    • Mean: The average student result.
    • Standard Deviation: The measure of how spread out student results are.
    • Range: The difference between the lowest and highest student result.
    • Minimum: The lowest student result. 
    • Maximum: The highest student result. 
    • Total Responses: The total number of student submissions.

    hovering on assessment item column

    Filtered View

    1. Hover your mouse over a particular score group to view a more detailed breakdown.
    2. If a filter has been applied, information about that filtered group will appear in addition to the information about all students.
    3. Another column titled Values (Filtered) will also be added to the table based on the current filter.

    filtered view

    Change Score Intervals

    1. Click on the Settings cog, to change the score intervals for that particular assessment item on the graph.

    table settings

    1. Enter a new parameter in the Interval textbox.
    2. Click on the UPDATE ASSESSMENT DATA button to view the changes. 

    update interval parameters