In the Grade Center, you can view various statistical information related to a column and any user. The Column Statistics page displays numerous statistics for a grade item, including average, median, and standard deviation. The User Statistics page displays a student’s statistics in various categories.
The statistics pages are read-only. You cannot edit grades or other information from this page.
The User Statistics page displays a student’s statistics in the various categories. In the Grade Center, access a user's contextual menu and click View User Statistics.
On the User Statistics page, the following student details appear:
- User: First name, last name, and username
- Student ID: The student ID number
- Contact: Contact information including address, home and work phone numbers, and email address. This information is generated from what a student has chosen to share.
- Items Completed: The percentage and total number of items completed in your course as of the present time and date.
The following table details the Category Statistics that appear on the User Statistics page.
|Category||All the possible categories in the Grade Center, both created and default.|
|Average||The percentage value average of a particular category.|
|Graded||The number of graded Items of a particular category.|
|In Progress||The number of graded Items that are in progress or incomplete.|
|Needs Grading||The number of graded Items that have not been graded.|
|Exempt||The number of Items that are exempt from grading.|
To view another user's data while on the User Statistics page, select the appropriate student name from the User drop-down list and click Go. Use the left and right arrows to move alphabetically to the previous or next student. You can send students emails from this page using the email link in the Contact section.
To change the statistics you can view on this page, select a view from the Show Statistics For drop-down list and click Refresh. By default, the full view of the Grade Center is shown, but if a particular view is selected, then those statistics are shown.
The following table explains the Column Statistics page. This page displays numerous statistics for a grade item, including average, median, and standard deviation.
|Column||The column in the Grade Center you are currently viewing.|
|Points Possible||The points possible for this column.|
|Description||The description of the column provided when the column was created.|
|Count||Number of graded items in the calculations.|
|Minimum Value||The lowest value of all graded columns in the Grade Center.|
|Maximum Value||The highest value of all graded columns in the Grade Center.|
|Range||The numeric range between the highest grade and the lowest grade for an item.|
|Average||The statistical average of the item.|
|Median||The midpoint score of the items.|
|Standard Deviation||The difference between the values of the item and the average of the item.|
|Variance||A statistical measure of the spread or variation of the items.|
|Null||The number of null student grade columns or calculated columns.|
|In Progress||The number of student items in progress.|
|Needs Grading||The number of student items that need grading.|
|Exempt||The number of student items that are exempt.|
|Grade Distribution||A table displaying the statistics for the grading schema ranges of the items.|
- In the Grade Center, access an item's contextual menu.
- Click Column Statistics.
- In the Show Statistics For drop-down list, click All Users.
- Click Refresh.
On the Column Statistics page, you can change the current column displaying statistics to another column in the Grade Center. To view another column, select the appropriate column from the Column drop-down list and click Go. Use the left and right arrows to move to the previous or next column.