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How and why people use the Moodle Book module

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Slides for talk given at the Moodle Moot'AU 2016 - see http://bit.ly/howBook for more

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How and why people use the Moodle Book module

  1. 1. http://bit.ly/howBook David Jones @djplaner
  2. 2. http://bit.ly/howBook
  3. 3. http://bit.ly/howBook Without such richness in available data, it is unlikely that organizations will realize significant improvements in their capability to manage the post-adoptive life cycle (Jasperson, et al, 2005, p. 549) Post-adoption behaviour
  4. 4. http://bit.ly/howBook David Jones @djplaner
  5. 5. USQ Moodle data2012 through 2015 Perl, Excel, etc. _201[0-9]_[0-9]7477 Courses matching (209 other courses)
  6. 6. USQ Moodle data2012 through 2015 Perl, Excel, etc. _201[0-9]_[0-9]7477 Courses matching (209 other courses) Conjecture Future work Your suggestions
  7. 7. Is it being used? How updated and viewed? How big? Are they reading it?
  8. 8. Is it being used?
  9. 9. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 2012 2013 2014 2015 147 87 42 16 2012 2013 2014 2015 # courses using Book 15 34 62 112 Offerings Courses
  10. 10. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2.02% 3.01% 6.36% 10.35%% offerings using Book
  11. 11. 2012 2013 2014 2015 # of book resources 143 396 721 976
  12. 12. How many students in those offerings?
  13. 13. # students per “Book” offering 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 322.75 483 501 451 Median 142 153.5 133 85 Min 13 6 2 2
  14. 14. # students per Book offering - 2012
  15. 15. Median - 50% below/above # students per Book offering - 2012
  16. 16. Lower quartile – 25% below
  17. 17. Upper quartile – 25% above
  18. 18. Minimum – excluding outliers
  19. 19. Maximum – excluding outliers
  20. 20. # students per “Book” offering 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 322.75 483 501 451 Median 142 153.5 133 85 Min 13 6 2 2
  21. 21. # students all offerings 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 209 214 238 239 Median 38.5 40 42 38 Min 1 1 1 1
  22. 22. All offerings 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 209 214 238 239 Median 38.5 40 42 38 Min 1 1 1 1 “Book” offerings 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 322.75 483 501 451 Median 142 153.5 133 85 Min 13 6 2 2
  23. 23. Large courses have a need the book fulfils Information distribution? Online only students?
  24. 24. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 25 11.47 12.5 100 Median 0 0 0 0 Min 0 0 0 0 % of online only students in Book offerings
  25. 25. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 100 100 100 100 Median 0 0 0 0 Min 0 0 0 0 % of online only students – all offerings
  26. 26. Book All
  27. 27. Something changed in 2015Removal of ICE?
  28. 28. # books per offering 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 22 16 20 21 Median 3 3 3 3 Min 1 1 1 1
  29. 29. # books per offering 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 22 16 20 21 Median 3 3 3 3 Min 1 1 1 1 78Many
  30. 30. # chapters per book 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 21 19 21 26 Median 6 6 7 8 Min 1 1 1 1
  31. 31. # chapters per book 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 21 19 21 26 Median 6 6 7 8 Min 1 1 1 1 100Big
  32. 32. # words per book 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 5282 3701 6651 6930 Median 1157 1004 1498 1718 Min 4 0 0 0 2012 2013 2014 2015 74.006k
  33. 33. Big books are print documents Many courses = more integrated
  34. 34. view print modify create updateread
  35. 35. Read: hour day % of books?
  36. 36. Hours of day – all views 400,000
  37. 37. Hours of day – all prints 4000
  38. 38. All views
  39. 39. Prints
  40. 40. % students read all chapters All offerings 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 94.7% 95.6% 97.1% 100% Median 46.2% 5.3% 14.7% 2% Min 0% 0% 0% 0% 2012 2013 2014 2015
  41. 41. % students read all – Unusual Import Big Many Revis. Max 3.5% 13.2% 12.9% 20% Median 0% 1.3% 2.63% 0% Min 0% 0% 0% 0% Import Big Many Revisions
  42. 42. % students read all – EDC3100 2012-2 2013-1 2013-2 2014-1 2014-2 2015-1 2015-2 Max 82.7% 95.6% 95% 50.4% 96.5% 97.5% 96.7% Median 58% 73.8% 89% 42.6% 88.2% 84.1% 82.2% Min 29.6% 5.1% 76% 22.1% 65.9% 51.7% 61.1% 2012-2 2013-1 2014-1 2015-12013-2 2014-2 2015-2
  43. 43. More use = better integration? Extrinsic motivation = task corruption? What correlation exists with grades & learning?
  44. 44. By: role hour day method
  45. 45. 52230 10708 6015 2110 1406 1022 923 358 256 97 85 64 16 1 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 Updates by role
  46. 46. 52230 10708 6015 2110 1406 1022 923 358 256 97 85 64 16 1 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 Updates by student 2012 & 2015 offering
  47. 47. Updates by year by role 13,649 10,197 5345 2152 Examiner Assistant Examiner Moderator Unknown Student
  48. 48. Hours of day – all updates 8000
  49. 49. Revisions per book 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Max 19 12 45 32 Median 5 1 2 2 Min 0 0 0 0
  50. 50. 0.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0 45.0 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 13.3% (19) 38% (151) 41.3% (300) 37.8% (376) Books with 0 revisions
  51. 51. Book == print && ! web
  52. 52. 0.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 0% 2.8% (2) 13.7% (14) 19.4% (30) EDC3100 Books with 0 revisions
  53. 53. Created Imported Chapters Books Offerings Create or import 90.2 89.8 88.2
  54. 54. Improve affordance of import?
  55. 55. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Upper 79.5 79.6 77.6 83.6 Median 47.3 43.2 40.7 43.7 Lower 3.3 3.4 5.4 4.2 Flesch reading-ease
  56. 56. 2012 2013 2014 2015
  57. 57. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 Upper 46 48 63 74 Median 11 13 14 17 Lower 0 0 0 0 Links per book
  58. 58. Types of links - 2015 LMS 75% < 7 50% < 2 USQ 75% < 3 WWW 75% < 17 50% < 7
  59. 59. Larger courses use the book? ~90% not using import function Appear to be thought of as print documents Many aren’t read http://bit.ly/howBook
  60. 60. http://bit.ly/howBook
  61. 61. Slide 1, 4, 5, 6: "How and Why" by Roadsidepictures available at http://flickr.com/photos/Roadsidepictures/5769322936 under Attribution-NonCommercial License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ Slide 3: "Frustration" by Torbein R?nning available at http://flickr.com/photos/Torbein/4319494451 under Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ Slide 7: "Flight Plan" by born1945 available at http://flickr.com/photos/born1945/2701608954 under Attribution License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Slide 8: "Tumbleweed" by Jez Arnold available at http://flickr.com/photos/jezarnold/140044286 under Attribution-ShareAlike License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ Slide 12: "Crowd" by James Cridland available at http://flickr.com/photos/JamesCridland/613445810 under Attribution License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Slide 23, 27, 34, 44, 53, 56, 62: "explaining speculation vs hypothesis" by Giulia Forsythe available at http://flickr.com/photos/giulia.forsythe/15813038999 under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/
  62. 62. Slide 28: "Size Graffiti" by duncan c available at http://flickr.com/photos/duncan/6989407851 under Attribution-NonCommercial License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ Slide 35: "Action" by Chris available at http://flickr.com/photos/chrisinplymouth/6044835089 under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ Slide 45: "System Update" by alex roberts available at http://flickr.com/photos/bovinity/2125620107 under Attribution-ShareAlike License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ Slide 57: "Reading" by Eugene Kim available at http://flickr.com/photos/eekim/15657137102 under Attribution License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Slide 63: "Unsure Of The Next Step" by Ariel Dovas available at http://flickr.com/photos/eviloars/4837529409 under Attribution-NonCommercial License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ Slide 64, 65: "Reference Room" by Purchase College Library available at http://flickr.com/photos/PurchaseCollegeLibrary/4768268233 under Attribution-NonCommercial License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/

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