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ReadingList: 09 Usage report

Steps

In this section, you will learn how to view student usage reports.

Login to Blackboard and you will see a list of courses. Click on the course that you would like to view the reports for. image
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Under the course page, on the left hand side menu, you will see the "Reading List" link listed under "Library"​.

Click the link "Reading List" it will bring you to the ReadingList platform.

Click "REPORTS" on the left.

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Remarks: If you encounter the below login screen, please click the "FIND LISTS" button and click the "REPORTS" button to try again.

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By default, you will see the "Analysis" page. Overall reading list usage and weekly breakdown will be shown. Select which course and reading list to view.

Usage information includes: Number of Full Text Views; Number of Discussions; Number of Read it; and Number of Likes etc.

You can export the usage reports to an Excel spreadsheet via the Page Option menu > Export to Excel > and selecting Current Page or Entire Dashboard.

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Under the "Usage" tab, you can see a more detailed analysis of student usage for each list.

The List Name field is marked-up, this allows you to drill down and see the usage breakdown by Reading List Section, Citations, Citation Types.