Admin Refresh: An Overview of Dashboard Widgets

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This article is part of the series created to provide details on features available when using the Admin Refresh interface.

Introduction

Dashboard Widgets are graphical components that display data for specific LMS features and actions.  This article will provide you with an overview of each widget type available with the Admin Refresh interface.

Important Note

The data you can view is dependent on your Admin Role permission set.  Contact your System Administrator with any questions if you are unable to see information or feel that data is missing from your view.

 

Widget Name Description
Competencies This widget displays Competencies awarded to users within the LMS. You can add up to five (5) Competencies.
For the best display, place in a -vertical--horizontal placeholder.
Course Enrollment Status -
By Course
This widget displays details on specific Courses and shows how learners in specific departments are progressing and completing training, based on their enrollment status.
It will help you keep track of how well courses are performing (e.g., mandatory or featured content), and options to further filter by department.

For the best display:
  • Place multiple enrollments and multiple course data using a stacked bar graph.
  • A single course with multiple enrollments will look the best in a bar graph (not stacked).
  • Multiple courses with single-digit enrollment statuses also look good in a bar graph
Course Enrollment Status -
By Department

This widget displays information on specific departments and how they are progressing through particular types or categories of courses.
It will help managers track how well their department is in completing relevant training that is relevant to their needs.  At the same time,  administrators can evaluate the progress of completion across departments for specific courses.

For the best display:

  •  Place multiple enrollment statuses and multiple department data using a stacked bar graph. Depending on the height and width of the placeholder, consider horizontal or vertical alignment.
  • A single department with multiple enrollments will look the best in a bar graph (not stacked).
  • Multiple courses with single-digit enrollment statuses also look good in a bar graph.
Generated Reports This widget will display a list of the 15 reports you have recently generated. If there isn't any data, the widget will remain empty. This widget will display nicely in any sized placeholder.
Logins This widget will show administrators the peak times for LMS usage by user login.
Depending on the filter applied to the widget (and how much content is displayed), you will want to try out different placeholders to see what fits best.
Rich Text Widget This widget is flexible and will display elements to other LMS Administrators. You can add images, text, links, or other HTML content. You will want to try out different placeholders to see what fits best.
Saved Reports This widget will display the saved report layouts and filters you have made and/or that your peers have made and shared with you.

Next: How to Create a Widget

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