This article will provide an overview of the components found in the DataCamp Course Maintenance Dashboard, and what they can tell you about how your course is performing.
Accessing the dashboard
Locating your course
Use the left-hand navigation bar to select Quality > Courses.
The dashboard should open to the "View Course" pane. If not, navigate to it now.
Use the “Select Course” dropdown to get the course you are interested in. You can filter the results by typing in the textbox underneath the dropdown.
By default, course metrics are calculated on the last 8 weeks of data. You can change this via the "Select date range" dropdown in the left-hand navigation bar.
1. Pane selector
Choose the tool to view. See the end of this article for descriptions of panes other than "View Course".
2. Course Selector
Choose the course to view.
Go to the course on GitHub, Teach, or Campus.
4. Learner categories
Filter results by the various categories of learner.
5. Course-level metrics
Performance metrics for the whole course. To interpret these, see Course metric expectations.
6. Metric time series
A times series of the selected metric.
Performance metrics are calculated by chapter. This is particularly useful to see if overall course ratings are affected by one chapter with problems. To interpret these, see Chapter-level quality metrics.
Next, performance metrics are calculated by exercise. This let's you hone in on specific problems. To interpret these, see Exercise-level quality metrics.
Issues / Feedback / Incorrect Attempts
The next table shows further detail about possible problems in the exercise that was selected in the exercise-level metrics table. To interpret this table, see Interpreting Issues/Feedback and Interpreting Code Diffs.
The final table shows the exercise that was selected in the exercise-level metrics table, broken down into components. This can be useful for reference.
Other dashboard panes
This pane lets you sort and filter to compare between all courses you have access to.
This pane lets you sort and filter to compare between exercises in all courses you have access to.
This pane lets you view all the feedback for courses you have access to in one place. If you are doing regular maintenance, it is useful when sorted by issue creation date.
This pane lets you view hint and SCT related feedback for all courses you have access to. Click the plus icon on the left to see the code the learner submitted before leaving feedback.
Browse Incorrect Attempts
This pane lets you view incorrect attempts by all users for all exercises in courses you have access to. This can help identify where learners are struggling to solve your exercises. Click the plus icon on the left to see the code the learner submitted.