ARCHIVED: In Oncourse, how do I use the Site Stats tool?

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Note: To see statistics for Forums, use the Forums tool; see ARCHIVED: Participation statistics.

To see an overview of site participation data, click Site Stats in the menubar. The "Overview" page is separated into three sections ("Visits", "Activity", and "Resources") containing detailed statistics of the activity on your site. You can use the Show more link under "Visits", "Activity", or "Resources" to view a chart of your site's statistics for the period of time you choose.

Note: The "unique visits" statistic counts the number of distinct individuals who have visited the site. (I.e., each user who visits the site counts only once toward the number of unique visits.) It does not supply information about the number of visits per individual or the number of tabs that users have visited.

To view data for a specific individual, resource, or activity, in the Site Stats tool, click Reports. On the "Reports" page, you can run one of the predefined or saved reports by clicking the report's name. You can also create your own custom report:

  1. Under "My reports", click Add.
  2. If you plan to save this report, click Show and enter a title for your report. If desired, you may also enter a description.
  3. Under "What?", use the Activity drop-down menu to select the type of activity (Visits, Events, or Resources) you would like to see in your report.
    • If you select Events, choose either Select by tool or Select by event from the second drop-down menu, and then use the Selection menu to chose the tool or event you would like to include in your report.
    • If you select Resources, you'll be presented with additional options you can use to limit the actions (New, Read, Revise, or Delete) you wish to include in your report. You can also choose to further limit the report to actions made in a specific location or to a specific resource item.
  4. Under "When?", use the Period: drop-down menu to select the desired time range. You may select either Last 7 days, Last 30 days, or Last 365 days; you can also choose Custom to specify the desired time range.
  5. Under "Who?", use the Users: drop-down menu to specify which users, roles, or groups should be included in the report.
  6. Use the "How?" section to specify how the results of the report should be presented. For example, if you would like the results in chart form, from the Presentation drop-down menu, select Chart.
  7. When you are finished, you can click Save report to save a copy of your report, Generate report to receive the results of your report, or Back to return to the "Reports" page.

    Note: To save the report data to an Excel (.xls), comma-delimited (.csv), or Portable Document Format (.pdf) file, click Export -> and select the desired format.

To return to the "Overview" page, click Overview.

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