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Time spent on a task och test

I would like to be able to see , in the progress report or in summary how long each student has spent on a task or test.

  • Magnus Gudmundsson
  • Mar 18 2016
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Country SE
Category Reporting
  • Aug 10, 2016

    Admin Response

    Thanks for contributing to the ideas portal. “Time spent on…” has been used in online training for a long time and it’s something we have discussed (several times) if we should implement.

    I would really like to hear from you what exactly it is that should be measured.

    As you know students can take breaks while working on test, not take brakes, etc. Some students need more time on a task than others need, but can have the same learning outcome. There are several aspects of implementing a “time spent on…” feature. For some students it can be motivating, for some not.

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  • Jan Willem commented
    March 21, 2016 07:46

    Some more analytics are welcome indeed.

  • Vincent Martinet commented
    April 05, 2016 08:59

    It would be great to see how long each student has spent on any resource. It's very useful for Higher Education, e-learning...

  • Katarina Ojala commented
    April 07, 2017 06:26

    Yes, itslearning is dragging behind the more advanced platforms in terms of analytics.

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    Henning Gjellesvik commented
    July 20, 2018 19:42


    Managing success for every student can be daunting, especially when progress information is limited and devoid of context.

    With 360 degree reports, released during the spring and early summer, itslearning arms educators with the insights they need to evaluate and improve their educational programs and practices. With a greater depth of information, and a compelling graphical presentation, itslearning offers a distinct advantage over competitive systems.

    The Activity report shows how a student is engaging with the course. Includes time spent in the course, the amount of engagement through communication and discussion posts, activity time-lines and activity trends over time.

    The Progress report shows how students are completing their assignments, homework, tests, etc. across the course and the amount of time they are spending on their work on-line. Progress against mandatory and optional work can be compared against class averages to identify how student are progressing and detail where additional support may be needed.

    The Grades report shows the student’s achievements and grade trends against the course average. Helping understand the underlying direction of attainment can give teachers valuable insight into how assessments are working across the courses.