Course logs allow an instructor to see a record of all student interaction with the course, filtered by any combination of activity, student, date, actions, and groups. To view course logs,

1. In your Moodle course, click on the Menu icon in the upper left-hand corner of the screen to open the slide-out menu.

Menu button

2. Next, locate the Administration Block and click on Reports and then Logs.

Administration Block, click reports and then Logs

3. Under the heading Choose which logs you want to see, filter the available logs to show the specific data of interest. The most used dropdown fields include:

  • Participants: select the logs of a particular student, or show logs of all participants.

A dropdown list of participants including all participants, moodle tester 1, and moodle tester 2

  • Date: select a specific day's logs to view or view all logs.

Select between all days or specific dates

  • Activity: select a specific activity in the course or choose all activities.

Select all activities or a specific activity

4. Click the Get these Logs button to show the filtered data.

Get these logs

5. The logs will be visible with the exact time and date that the selected student interacted with the activity in the course with the IP addressed they were using at that time.

Time, User Full Name, Affected User, Event Context, Component, Event name, Description, Origin, and IP Address