The demand for Learning Management Systems (LMSs) is growing at a feverish pace. A study conducted by MarketsandMarkets revealed the global market for LMSs is expected to grow from USD 5.22 billion in 2016 to USD 15.72 billion by 2021, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.7%. 1
A major factor contributing to the growth in the use of LMSs is their reporting capabilities. Today’s LMSs can be used to generate a wide variety of reports that help L&D managers evaluate learners’ performance and training outcomes.
Let us now look at the 10 types of reports that can be generated by MOODLE, one of the most popular LMSs. 2
1. Activity report
This report gives you the attendance details of learners who have taken the online course for each session.
2. Course overview report
You can use this report to get information on the number of views for each course hosted on MOODLE.
3. Grades report
This report helps you know the grades obtained by learners in a course.
4. Logs report
You can use this report to know when a learner has accessed a course on MOODLE and the time spent by him on it.
5. Participation report
This report provides details of learners who have attended virtual classroom sessions and webinars.
6. User-wise course completion report
This report provides information on the courses completed by each user. You can also use this report to know what courses are yet to be completed by him.
7. User outline report
This report indicates the number of courses completed by the learner and his score for each course.
8. Course access time log report
This report helps you know the date and time at which a learner has accessed a course.
9. Course evaluation report
This report helps you know the feedback provided by learners on a particular course or module.
10. Quiz/assessment report
This report provides information on a learner’s performance in assessments.
These are the different reports that can be generated by MOODLE. Hope you find this post useful. Do share your views.