Standard Google Analytics reporting takes the URL from the page to track the views.
With Moodle this means that it is not possible to easily track which activity URL belongs to what course within the Analytics.
This presentation looks at the work done to help address this issue and at the test of the solution during the Ireland & UK Moodlemoot.
Gavin Henrick was the original founder of this idea and together we found a solution.
BAS BRANDSI am a part freelance part employed webdeveloper. I enjoy programming with Moodlebecause of it’s excellent community and truly open source character
INTRODUCTIONStandard Google Analytics reporting takes the URL from thepage to track the views.With Moodle this means that it is not possible to easily trackwhich activity URL belongs to what course within theAnalytics.This presentation looks at the work done to help address thisissue and at the test of the solution during the Ireland & UKMoodlemoot.Gavin Henrick was the original founder of this idea andtogether we found a solution.
ABOUT GOOGLEANALYTICS (GA)Advanced features :- User behavior- Custom charts- Mailing of reports- Pageload speed- Traffic sources- Demographics- Mobile usage- Visitor Flow- Live statistics
QUESTIONS WHEN LOOKING ATSTANDARD MOODLE URL’S- Which section is that resource linked in?- Which course is that resource part of?- Which category is that course in?- Was it a student or an admin who clicked that link?
THE FUTURE OF THISPROJECTPage related variables - category, role, department, uid ??Logging of events - activity completion, user createdGrades - get grade statistics on courseGet GA data back into Moodle- the emailed report- creating your own graphs in Moodle
GET INVOLVED More info on what has been done: Blogpost by Gavin Henrick http://www.somerandomthoughts.com/blog/2012/04/18/ireland-uk-moodlemoot-analytics-to-the-front/ Blogpost by Bas Brands http://basbrands.nl/2012/04/18/google-analytics-with-moodle/ More info on The GA JS snippet https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/?hl=nl Google analytics Query explorer http://ga-dev-tools.appspot.com/explorer/?csw=1 Getting Google analytics data using php https://code.google.com/p/gapi-google-analytics-php-interface/ http://www.codediesel.com/php/reading-google-analytics-data-from-php/
Q&A / DISCUSSIONWhat about privacy?Alternatives?• Woopra• Clicky• Piwik (open source)• Open Web Analytics (open source)Read more: http://imimpact.com/web-stats-alternatives-to-google-analytics/What about performance?