Title: Case Study: Database Analysis to Study Student Traffic across Open Source Learning Management System - Moodle

Issue Number: Vol. 4, No. 1
Year of Publication: March - 2018
Page Numbers: 11-18
Authors: Sheetal Uplenchwar, Manimala Puri
Journal Name: The International Journal of E-Learning and Educational Technologies in the Digital Media (IJEETDM)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002401

Abstract:


The increasing amount of internet users, websites and retail sales requires web development should be carried out in a competent, professional manner to increase business so as to increase profit. Therefore, before developing any web site, it is important to analyze information which is to be provided on the web site. This is necessary for maximization of profit and to increase number of visitors to the site. Web analytics tool is used for the measuring and analyzing web data to optimize web usage. Similarly in education also it is necessary to analyze traffic of educational website. Here the traffic is said with reference to stakeholders of education. The important stakeholders of education are students and teachers. Analyzing educational web site will help the head of the institute to know whether students are really accessing the web site, whether they are aware with the latest content uploaded, pages viewed per day/hour/month, resources accessed. To assess the educational traffic log files are used. This study discusses case study of one of the management Institute affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University(SPPU) to know the student traffic across Open Source Learning Management System (OSLMS) – Moodle. Result of the study shows that students are frequent visitors of Moodle accessing different pages and resources of the Moodle – OSLMS.