Instructor Guide: Gradebook Reports - Supersite 2.0

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The Gradebook Reports... tool allows you to generate reports for all of your courses and course sections. For your convenience, there are several Standard Reports available, but you can build your own custom reports as well.

To get to Gradebook Reports..., click on the gradebook link for one of your courses.
Click "Go" to the right of the Reports... drop-down menu.


Standard Reports
There are five standard reports.

  • Cumulative assignment grades: a cumulative average for every student for all Supersite assignments
  • Cumulative assessment grades: a cumulative average for every student for work done in Assessments
  • Cumulative points: cumulative points for every student for all Supersite work
  • Total time spent: total of time spent working on assignments for every student
  • Assignment grades for unit/lesson/episode: a cumulative average for every student for assignments in the current unit or lesson


Running Standard Reports

  1. To get to Gradebook Reports..., click on the gradebook link for one of your courses. Click "Go" to the right of the Reports... drop-down menu.
  2. Click on the title of a report in the Standard Reports list.
  3. Your gradebook's data for the selected course section appears in the Reports... display area (right side of page).
  4. To run the same report for other course sections, select a course section from the Course/Section drop-down list and click Go.

Custom Reports (My Reports)

The Reports... wizard allows you to build custom reports. Custom reports are listed in My Reports (this list will include reports using the former reporting feature, Date Range Reports) and may be edited, deleted, printed, exported, or shared with members of a course's Instructor Team. Custom reports may include assignment data for:

  • Units/Lessons and Date ranges: a single unit/lesson, a range, or all as well as a single date or a date range
  • Content Tabs: a single tab, multiple tabs, or all tabs including Practice, WebSAM (eCuaderno/Cahier interactif), Assessment
  • Content Tab Sub-components: workbook, lab manual, and/or video manual
  • Activity Grading Styles: “graded only” or “credit and graded”
  • Subtotal columns: Units, Units and Lessons, Tabs, or Tabs and Sub-components
  • Data Types: Percentage (select a style), Activities Completed, Activities Assigned, Points Earned, Points Possible, Time Spent

Creating a Custom Report

  1. To get to Gradebook Reports..., click on the gradebook link for one of your courses. Click "Go" to the right of the Reports... drop-down menu.
  2. Click "Create a new report".
  3. In the "Name" step of the wizard, select a report from the "Create based on" drop-down list. The wizard will begin building your custom
    report based on the standard report you choose.
  4. Enter a name for your custom report in "Report name".
  5. Click Next.
  6. In the "Range" step of the wizard, first select the date range of assignments that you wish to include in the report using the "Assignments due between" drop-down lists. If you select "Specific date" for the start or end of the date range, you must use the popup calendar tool to select a date. Note: If you wish to return to the previous step to make changes, click on the name of the step in the Wizard progress bar.
  7. Next, select the units/lessons that you wish to include in the report. If you select Units/Lessons Range", you must select a specific unit/lesson from the Start and End drop-down lists.
  8. Click Next.
  9. In the "Contents" step of the wizard, you will first select which tabs' assignments you wish to include (applies only to Supersites that have tabbed content).
  10. Choose whether you wish to include both "graded and credit" activities or only "graded" activities. Click Next.
  11. In the "Subtotals" step of the wizard, select one of the "Subtotals" options. Note that the "Reports... Preview" display presents a sample of your selection. Click Next.
  12. In the "Data type" step of the wizard, you will select options for which data to include in the report. To begin, all options are selected, so you must uncheck the options that you do not wish to include.
  13. If you select "Percentages" as an option, the style XX.X% is preselected. Use the drop-down to choose an alternate style. Upon making a selection, note the changes in Reports... Preview.
  14. Students' names will display in the format "First Last," unless you select an alternate presentation style. Use the drop-down list to choose an alternate style. Upon making a selection, note the changes in Reports... Preview.
  15. When you are satisfied with all of the selections made in the "Data Type" step and any of the previous steps, click Save.
    Your custom report results for the chosen course section appear in the display area on the main Reports... page.
  16. To run the same report for other course sections, select another course section from the Course/Section drop-down list and click Go.

Printing Results from Reports...

Note: You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the pdf version of a report. Download Adobe Reader at http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/

  1. To generate a printable pdf version of report results, click the Print button that appears in the Reports... display area.
  2. After the pdf version of the report results loads, click the print icon (printer image) at the top left of the pdf display window.
  3. You may also save a digital copy of the pdf version by clicking the save icon (disk image). When prompted, be sure to select a location in which to save the file.

Exporting Results from Reports...
Note: Report results are converted to a csv file, which can be opened and edited in any spreadsheet program, including Excel.

  1. After selecting both a course section (from the Course/Section drop-down menu) and a report from either the Standard Reports or My reports list, click the Export button to generate a csv file.
  2. When prompted, click the Save button and select a location in which to save the file.

Editing My Reports

  1. From the My Reports list, select the custom report that you wish to edit.
  2. After the report results load in the Reports... display area, click the Edit button.
  3. The edit process begins at the "Name" step of the Reports wizard. Use the Next button on each wizard step or click directly on a step in the wizard progress bar.
  4. Make the desired changes to the settings of each step you wish to edit. Upon editing settings in the wizard, note the changes in the Reports... Preview.
  5. When you are satisfied with your edits, click the Save button in the "Data Type" step.
  6. Your custom report edits are applied and the results for the chosen Course section appear in the display area on the main Reports... page.

Sharing My Reports

  1. You can share your saved custom report settings with members of your courses' Instructor Team. Please note the Instructor Team feature must be activated and a team must be associated with a course in order for the shared reports to be accessible.
  2. From the My Reports list, select the custom report that you wish to share.
  3. After the report results load in the Reports... display area, select the checkbox "Share with instructor".
    Note: If you wish to no longer share a report, select the custom report and uncheck the setting "Share with instructor".

Deleting My Reports

  1. From the My Reports list, select the custom report that you wish to delete.
  2. After the report results load in the Reports... display area, click the Delete button.