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Analytics for Teaching



Date: September 10,  2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Facilitator(s): Michael Guy and Jeanette Oliveira


This workshop provides instructors with an introduction to analytics as they relate to student engagement with online learning environments including, but not limited to, Blackboard.

 To access your session, please follow the instructions in the tip sheet available here.

 Please click on this link to access the workshop:

 Learning Objectives:

  • By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Explore at least 3 different reports that can be provided within a Blackboard course (examples: Item Analysis for tests, Performance Dashboard, Course Reports and Retention Centre)
  •  Describe how analytics can be useful in their respective courses


  • Access to the Internet.  
  • We recommend you use a headset for the break out sessions.
  • Free digital text: Teaching in a Digital Age (Bates, 2015)
  • Complete the pre-session learning activity which will be provided via email.


For questions, please email

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