This article provides an overview of the components of the DataCamp Course Maintenance Dashboard and what each can tell you about how your course is performing.
Accessing the dashboard
Locating your course
Use the left-hand navigation pane to select Quality > Courses.
The dashboard should open to the "View Course" pane. If not, navigate to it now.
If you've written more than one course, use the “Select Course” dropdown to get the course you are interested in.
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 learners.
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.
Below the time series visualization, there are performance metrics 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.
Below the chapter-level metrics, there are performance metrics are calculated by exercise. This table lets you hone in on specific problems. To interpret these, see Exercise-level quality metrics.
Issues / Feedback / Incorrect Attempts
After selecting an exercise in the exercise-level metrics table, scroll down to get more information about possible problems in that exercise. 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've created.
This pane lets you sort and filter to compare between exercises in all courses you've created.
This pane lets you view all the feedback for all courses you've created in one place. When performing regular maintenance, it is useful to sort them by the "Created" date.
This pane lets you view hint and SCT-related feedback for all courses you've created. 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 all courses you've created. 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.