Overview

The Students page provides a tabular view of all relevant student data and enables filtering so that educators can determine groups/cohorts based on their selected criteria. For step-by-step instructions on using the Filter Builder on this page, refer to the Using the Filter Builder guide.

Insights to Investigate

Student List

Search for a student

You can search for a particular student by first name, last name or student number. 

  1. Click on the Search button to launch the search bar.
  2. Enter a student name or number in the search bar to filter the search results below in the table. 

search bar

View student details

  1. Click on the down arrow next to any student's name to view the following information, in additional to enrolment information:
  • Unique Videos Count: The total number of times that student has played different videos in edX Edge.
  • Total Video Plays: The total number of times that student has played videos in edX Edge.
  • Total Video Pauses: The total number of times that student has paused videos in edX Edge.
  • Blackboard Engagement: The daily activity count calculated for that student in the Blackboard learning platform. 
  • edX Edge Engagement: The daily activity count calculated for that student in the edX Edge learning platform. 

Note: Student engagement is measured as a daily activity count which is based on the student being active in Blackboard or edX Edge (i.e. clicking or watching a video) and activity pattern is calculated per minute (e.g. If a student views 10 different folders in a minute, the activity pattern is recorded as +10).

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  1. Click on the student number to view the student's full profile on the Student page. 

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Email students

You can use this feature to email one or more selected students.

  1. Check the checkbox next to the student or students that you would like to email. 
  2. Click on the EMAIL SELECTED STUDENTS button.

student checkbox and email students button is highlighted

  1. Either click on the OPEN DEFAULT EMAIL CLIENT button (drafts a blank email to selected students as BCC using your default email client) OR click on the COPY EMAIL ADDRESSES button (copies the email addresses to your clipboard) . 

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  1. Click on the CLOSE button once you have finished. 

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Columns

Sort columns

You can sort the information in any column as either ascending or descending.

  1. Click on the column title to sort the column information as ascending. 
  2. Click on the column title again to sort the column information as descending. 

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Show or hide columns

  1. Click on the columns button to view all column options.

columns dropdown

  1. Check the checkbox for columns you wish to appear in the table.
  2. Uncheck the checkbox for columns you wish to disappear from the table.

checkboxes for columns

Enrolment, Engagment,  Demographic and Assessment toggles

Enrolment, engagement, demographic and assessment information can be toggled to either show or hide relevant columns in the table.

  1. Click on the toggle to view relevant columns (e.g. all columns related to enrolment information) in the table.
  2. Click on the toggle again to hide the these columns. 

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Download or Print results

  1. Click on the Download button to save the current information shown in the table as a .CSV file.

download button

  1. Click on the Print button to print the current information shown in the table. 

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