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Enable Data Collection

Steps in Snap: Admin > Site administrator > Plugins > Blocks > Collect

Steps in other themes: Site administrator > Plugins > Blocks > Collect

Joule reports require that the Collector block have certain collectors enabled to gather data used by the reports. Administrators need to set the collectors required for each Joule Report.


Course Reports

All course reports need these collectors enabled:

  • Course/User Collector and Any/All of the Following:
    • Enrollment End
    • Enrollment Start
    • Course Grade
    • Course Completion
    • View
  • Activity Collector
  • Name
  • Sort Order
  • Attempt
  • Grade
  • Post
  • View
  • Activity/User Collector

The Course SCORM Report also needs SCORM/Track Collector and Track enabled.


Correlation Reports

All correlation reports need these collectors enabled:

  • Course/User Collector and Any/All of the Following:
    • Enrollment End
    • Enrollment Start
    • Course Grade
    • Course Completion
    • View
  • Activity Collector
  • Name
  • Sort Order
  • Attempt
  • Grade
  • Post
  • View
  • Activity/User Collector

The Course Learner Engagement Distribution Reports also needs the Activity/Action Collector, Post, and View enabled.


Exception Reports

All exception reports need these collectors enabled:

  • Course/User collector and any/all of the following:
    • Enrollment End
    • Enrollment Start
    • Course Grade
    • Course Completion
    • View
  • Activity Collector
  • Name
  • Sort Order
  • Attempt
  • Grade
  • Post
  • View
  • Activity/User Collector

Learner Reports

All learner reports need these enabled:

  • Course/User Collector and Any/All of the Following:
    • Enrollment End
    • Enrollment Start
    • Course Grade
    • Course Completion
    • View
  • Activity Collector
  • Name
  • Sort Order
  • Attempt
  • Grade
  • Post
  • View
  • Activity/User Collector

LearnerView Reports

All LearnerView reports need these enabled:

  • Course/User Collector and Any/All of the Following:
    • Enrollment End
    • Enrollment Start
    • Course Grade
    • Course Completion
    • View
  • Activity Collector
  • Name
  • Sort Order
  • Attempt
  • Grade
  • Post
  • View
  • Activity/User Collector

Comparison Reports

All comparison reports need these enabled:

  • Course/User Collector and Any/All of the Following:
    • Enrollment End
    • Enrollment Start
    • Course Grade
    • Course Completion
    • View
  • Activity Collector
  • Name
  • Sort Order
  • Attempt
  • Grade
  • Post
  • View
  • Activity/User Collector