The Usage reports provide data on how often students are writing and revising essays, completing lessons, and collaborating through peer review. 

  1. The Summary report displays the total number of essays and drafts submitted, average number of drafts submitted per essay, number of peer reviews given and received, and time spent on lessons.
  2. The Essays report displays data in a sortable table and bar graph, including the number of essays and drafts submitted in the class and the average number of drafts submitted per essay for the class.
    • Click a student’s name in the table or in the graph to access an individual student’s usage data. 
  3. The Peer Reviews report displays all peer reviews given and received by members of the class. 
    • Click a date in the table to view a peer review submission.
    • To revise the comments in the peer review, click Edit, make revisions, and then click Submit.
  4. The Lesson Usage Summary report displays data in a table and a graph with the dates of the most recent lesson use by Category and Total Time Spent in lessons within each category. 
    • In the table, click on the Category title to view the dates of use and time spent on specific lessons.
    • Click on the lesson title to view which students have spent time in this lesson.
  5. The Assigned Lesson Usage Summary report shows the lessons assigned, the number of students assigned each lesson, and the total time spent on each assigned lesson.
  6. To export and print a report, click the Download button.
    • The report can be filtered and formatted as you choose, prior to printing.

The Performance report allows instructors to keep track of their class’s essay scores by trait and total score and by writing genre.

  1. The Class Averages: Trait and Total Scores table displays the average score for each of the six writing traits, total score, and instructor-scored textual evidence and content accuracy scores, if given, by individual student and by class. 
    • Below the table, the average total score data are shown in a graph.
      • The vertical red line indicates the average total score for the class, so you can easily see how individual student scores compare to the class average. 
      • Hovering over the blue bar for an individual student displays the student’s average total score compared to the class average total score.
      • You can filter the data displayed in the graph by clicking on the drop-down menu above the graph and selecting a category, such as a specific writing trait. 
    • To view a detailed performance report for a specific student, click the student’s name in the table.
      • The graph below the table compares the student’s average total essay score for each prompt to the student’s overall average score, shown by the vertical red line.
      • To look at the student’s Score Report for a particular prompt, click on a date in the table.  
  2. The Class Averages: Writing Genre Scores report compares the average score on essays written in each specific genre of writing for individual students and the class as a whole. 
    • The data in the graph can be filtered to show all or only specific genre scores.
  3. To export and print a report, click the Download button.
    • The report can be filtered and formatted as you choose, prior to printing.

 

The Prompt Analysis report displays the number of essays and draft submissions for each writing prompt to which students in the class have responded, as well as average trait scores and total scores for each prompt. The averages are based on students’ most recent drafts. 

  • You can select the category of class data to be displayed for each prompt by clicking on the drop-down menu above the graph.
  • Click on a prompt title in the table to view Student Scores by Prompt. This report shows the average total score and trait scores for each student who has written an essay for the prompt, as well as the number of essays written and the number of drafts submitted.
    • Click on a student's name to view their most recent Score Report.
  • To export and print a report, click the Download button.
    • The report can be filtered and formatted as you choose, prior to printing.

The Average Monthly Scores report displays the average total score by month for each student in your course. 

  • To view the monthly scores for a specific student, click on the student’s name

The drop-down menus above the graph allow the data to be filtered to display specific categories of monthly scores.

  • Advanced Filtering allows you to display scores for previous years, and first drafts, last drafts, or both.