7.5.7 Display Options for Average Report
Figure 7.11: Student Mastery
Teachers can use the "Show" drop-down menu to filter the report by "Current
Learning," "Most Recent Assessment," or "Initial
"Current Learning" shows data based on the students' most recent
progress in the Learning Mode.
"Most Recent Assessment" shows data based on the most recent assessment
"Initial Assessment" shows data based on the Initial Assessment.
Complete details on which topics students have mastered, not mastered,
and are ready to learn in the class are available in the section below
the pie chart and can be viewed by Objectives (if you are using Textbook
Integration or Intermediate Objectives in the class) or ALEKS Table
of Contents. Topics with the highest numbers of students "Ready To
Learn" are the ones ripest for classroom presentation; trying to teach
topics with low numbers in this display is more likely to produce boredom
and frustration, because most students either have learned the topics already
or are not yet ready to learn them.
In either the ALEKS Table of Contents tab or the Objectives tab
(when present), you can toggle between viewing and hiding topics.
To preview a sample problem of a topic, click on the topic name. ALEKS
will generate a new instance of the problem each time you click on the topic.
If you click on a percent link for a topic you will see a breakdown of
student mastery of that topic.
You can send a message to students directly from this report.
You can view additional topics that a group of students is ready to
At the top of this report is a link "Generate Class Progress
Summary." The PDF report produced by clicking this link contains a brief
overview of each student's mastery of topics from Initial Assessment
to current knowledge. This report has one Progress Summary page per
student in the class; it is ideal for printing as a record of the
Excel downloads. Students who have not taken an
Initial Assessment will not be shown in this report but they will be shown
in the Excel spreadsheets. There are two spreadsheets available for
download, one showing the students' learning by the slices of the pie,
the other showing the sub-slices as well. The Excel spreadsheet (Pie
sub-slice) download shows the number of topics each student has mastered
and the number of topics they are ready to learn for each sub-slice of
the ALEKS Pie. If Objectives are used in the class, a third
download link will be available to "Download Excel Spreadsheet