Forum Posts Performance Report

1.) To access this report, click on 'Analytics' from your main Moodle homepage

Dashboard text with analytics highlighted

2.) Click on 'Reports' (1) and then click on 'Forum Posts Performance' (2)

This image shows the location of Reports link, circled and labeled 1, as well as the forum posts performance link, circled and labeled 2.

3.) Click the first drop-down menu and select the course you'd like to view the student data for

An image of the first dropdown menu to select per the instructions, circled.

  • Click the check box to the left of the course and click "OK."

4.) Depending on which type of forum you have in your course, you may need to use the second drop-down menu to select that forum

An image of the additional dropdown menu.

  • In our Moodle installation, we have three forum types installed. Our analytics tool can only pull from two of the three. You can pull this report for the "Forum" tool or for the "Moodleroom Forum" tool.
  • This report cannot be pulled for the "ForumNG Forum" tool.

5.) The report will then display the Report Data Columns

An image of the Report Data Columns section.

Available Report Data Columns:

  • Course Name
  • Forum Name
  • Average number of Posts per Month
  • Average number of Posts per Week
  • Average number of Posts per Day
  • Most Active Time of Day
  • Most Active Time of Month
  • Most Active Day
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