WebCT had a great feature in the Admin GUI called "Tool Usage"
Has anyone else discovered a similar tool or system query that reports on what tools were being utilized in specific courses?
Also, we are looking for the percentage of a tool being utilized across all courses for a specific semester.
For example: in Spring 2011, 93% (1400 out of 1500) of all courses used the discussion tool.
There's not a built-in feature to do that in Blackboard 9.1. However, there is an analytical tool/building block called Project ASTRO (advanced system tracking and reporting, I think) which will give you stats on tool usage and a host of other things. There are more details about Project ASTRO at the OSCELOT site: http://projects.oscelot.org/gf/project/astro/, but it's not yet available through the Blackboard building blocks catalog--you may want to contact the developers.
I went to the url you mentioned but could not find the building block file. Can you help me get the link please.
The building block is not posted there. You need to contact the authors to get a copy of the building block file, as the documentation on the OSCELOT site indicates.
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