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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.

Report Name Report Description

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.


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