Join this zoom presentation for a recap of the features of iLearn Insights plus a demonstration of all the new functionality available from S1, 2021.

iLearn Insights allows teaching staff to easily visualise student activity in iLearn units and also has an email tool to send personalised messages to students. It allows teaching staff to provide timely intervention to students who may be struggling with their studies as well as the opportunity provide extra motivation to students who are doing well.

5 new features available from S1, 2021:

  • Schedule emails to send automatically for the whole session
  • Search unit resources
  • Analyse quiz questions
  • Monitor exams
  • Find out if students are viewing Echo360 videos.

Presentation recording

Feel free to join all or part of the presentation depending on your availability and topic interest

This PechaKucha Zoom presentation will cover the basics for those new to using iLearn Insights PLUS how to use the new functions just added for S1, 2021.

The table below indicates the topics that will be covered, the sequence and time allocated for each topic. Each presentation will be a maximum of 5 minutes. You can join in the Zoom session at any of the specified times according to which topics you are interested in, or stay for the entire presentation. There is an opportunity to ask questions at the end.

Zoom link:

Date: Wednesday 10th February 2021

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Zoom presentation schedule:

12:00PM – 12:05PM5 minutesOverall iLearn insightsAll staff – especially new to iLearn insights
12:05PM – 12:10PM5 minutesDifferent ways to send personalised email in iLearn insightsAll staff – especially new to iLearn insights
12:10PM – 12:13PM3 minutesForum visualisationAll unit convenors expecting heightened forum engagement
12:13PM – 12:18PM5 minutesStudent ‘Unit engagement’ and ‘Participants not submitting activities’ visualisationAll iLearn unit convenors who want to fine tune ‘Unit engagement’ and ‘Participants not submitting activities’ visualisation.
12:18PM – 12:23PM5 minutes*Schedule emailAll iLearn unit convenors who frequently send personalised emails
12:23PM – 12:26PM3 minutes*Unit searchAll staff who need to search unit content for a particular resource
12:26PM – 12:28PM2 minutes*Quiz question analysisAll unit convenors who want to view the percentage of correct/incorrect answers on quiz questions.
12:28PM – 12:33PM5 minutes*Live exam monitoring systemAll unit convenors who need to monitor the final exam
12:33PM – 12:35PM2 minutes* Echo360 video viewAll unit convenors who want to know if students are viewing Echo 360 videos
12:35PM – 12:40PM5 minutesStudents who have not accessed a resource or have not completed an activityAll staff – especially new to iLearn insights
12:40PM – 12:45PM5 minutesReserve time for any delay
12:45PM – 01:00PM15 minutesQ&AAll staff: opportunity to ask any questions about iLearn Insights

* New functionality for S1, 2021

Guides to using the iLearn Insights features are available in the Technologies and Tools section of the TEACH website.

Posted by Shamim Joarder

Shamim Joarder has worked for various educational institutions since 2001. His eLearning journey began in 2009 working as an eLearning Project Manager at the University of Adelaide. Mr. Joarder currently works at Macquarie University, Sydney as Senior Learning Analytics Adviser, where he has designed and developed two unique learning analytic applications titled 'iLearn insights' and 'MyLearn'. He has also authored the book 'Moodle eLearning Course Design: A Flexible Approach'. Mr. Joarder received numerous accolades, including awarded silver at the QS Reimagine Education Awards 2023 in Abu Dhabi under the Regional (Oceania) award category, 2022 ACODE and CAUDIT Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, and was a finalist in the 2022 AFR Higher Education Excellence Awards. His work was first recognised in Singapore at the ASCILITE 2019 conference by winning the ASCILITE award for innovation. He also won 2021 Vice Chancellor's Learning Innovation award at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

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