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Forum Reports in Activity Reports show learner's and instructor's discussion activity. 

You can find the full listing of Forum Reports with a brief description below.

  • Discussion Activity Details: The Discussion Activity Details report displays the number of people who have accessed a Thread or Post within a Discussion.
  • Discussion Post Ratio: The Discussion Post Ratio report is commonly used to inform discussion engagement evaluations for both learners and instructors.
  • Discussion Post Replies: The Discussion Post Replies report displays forum by course and includes details of the last post per discussion.
  • Discussion Posts Performance: The Discussion Posts Performance report is frequently used to evaluate discussion participation and displays average Discussion activity by course.


  • Search for data in your report instantly. Confirm columns are included in the search under 'Personalize Report'.
  • Filter your data and/or dates!  Most reports include several filters (to the right of the search box) and a time filter. 
  • If the user's name is hyperlinked, clicking will return the Learner Overview Page.
  • If the course name is hyperlinked, clicking will return the Course Overview Page.
  • Personalize the columns in your report. 
  • Export your data in an XLS, CSV, or PDF.
  • Share your data via email, scheduled report, or API key.  You can also bookmark your report.
  • More questions? Use the chat box inside the report or click HERE.
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