In the evaluation option found in the control panel, you will see three choices to track student progress: the Retention Center, Performance Dashboard, and Course Reports. These tools let you quickly find information about your student's activities and grades. You also have the option to notify any student from the information generated through the early warning system and performance dashboard data. The course report generator gives you a detailed look of the entire class or an individual that can be printed.
The retention center is a new tool and replaces the early warning system tool. Retention center uses both pre-defined and instructor-defined rules to help identify students who are at risk and provides a means to communicate with these students.
Learn more about the retention center by viewing the Retention Center Article on Blackboard help.
The performance dashboard is another tool to view into all types of user activity in a course. All students enrolled in the course are listed with pertinent information about the user's progress and activity in the course. The following information is displayed:
For more information, consult this article about Blackboard performance dashboard.
The following columns are available in the performance dashboard rule:
Running and saving course reports provides an opportunity to create printable reports for your courses and students. You can set up reports to display all or a number of students, groups, and grade or calculated columns, a grading period, or all of the columns in a category for a single course. Reports are customized in a variety of ways, including unique report header and footer information. You can include a signature line, date, course information, and many other data elements.
There are eight unique types of reports available:
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