How do I view reports for an assessment in Gauge?

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You can view reports for an assessment in Gauge. The reports available in Gauge are the Quiz Statistics and Item Analysis and the Outcomes Mastery Dashboard. The Quiz Statistics and Item Analysis report includes assessment statistics aggregated for all deployments. The Outcomes Mastery Dashboard includes outcome mastery statistics for all students who took the assessment.

You can also export assessment data relating to students, sessions, questions, and other assessment items.

Open Gauge

Open Gauge

In Global Navigation, click the Gauge link.

Open Assessment

  Open Assessment 

To open an assessment, click the title of the assessment name.

Open Analysis Tab

Open Analysis Tab

Click the Reports tab.

Open Quiz Statistics and Item Analysis

  Run Report 

Locate the Quiz Statistics and Item Analysis report [1]. Then click the Run Report button [2].

View Quiz Statistics

  View Quiz Statistics 

The Quiz Statistics include statistics for overall scores. The following statistics are available:

  • High Score [1]: displays highest percentage score
  • Low Score [2]: displays lowest percentage score
  • Mean Score [3]: displays average percentage score
  • Standard Deviation [4]: represents the amount of variation from the mean score
  • Mean Elapsed Time [5]: displays average time to complete assessment
  • Cronbach’s Alpha [6]: measures internal consistency of how closely related a set of items are as a group

View Item Analysis

  View Item Analysis 

In the Item Analysis section, you can view statistics for specific questions in an assessment. The following item analysis statistics are available:

  • Difficulty Index [1]: shows how hard it is to answer the question correctly
  • Discrimination Index [2]: measures how well a question can tell the difference between students who do well on the exam and those who do not
  • RPB [3]: measures the correlation between a given item and the total score
  • Mean Earned Score [4]: displays average point score

To view more statistics, click the Arrow icon [5].

View More Statistics

  View More Statistics 

View more statistics for the assessment.

The Answer Frequency Summary chart displays the number and percentage of students who selected each answer choice [1].

The Performance by Quintile bar chart displays the number of students who scored within each percentage quintile [2].

Note: The Answer Frequency Summary chart only appears for questions with answer choices.

Open Outcomes Mastery Dashboard

  Open Outcomes Mastery Dashboard 

Locate the Outcomes Mastery Dashboard report [1]. Then click the Run Report button [2].

View Outcomes Mastery Dashboard

  View Outcomes Analysis 

The Outcomes Analysis includes each student who has completed an assessment [1] and their mastery results for each outcome [2].

To view more details for an outcome, click the name of the outcome [3].

View Outcome Detail

  View Outcome Details 

The Outcome Detail page contains performance information for a specific outcome, including number of students who reached mastery [1], description [2], average score [3], and score required to earn mastery [4].

You can also view the number of students who score within each criteria level [5] and how mastery is calculated [6].

Export Data to CSV

  Export Data to CSV 

To export assessment data to a CSV, click the Export Data button [1]. Then click the link for the report you want to download [2]. The following reports are available:

  • Student Attempt: data  each student that has completed the assessment.
  • Session Items: data related to each assessment attempt. (May include multiple attempts for one student.)
  • Item Analysis: data related to each item in an assessment.
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