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Did we design these pages with the object of preparing our students to read scholarly literature, to test their intellectual endurance? Or was it just because this way was easier? Because it’s the way we’ve always done it, or even, perhaps, because it makes us feel smart?
Even as we look at beautifully-created Excel graphs that expertly bring home the enormity of the first-lesson-drop-off effect, I hear echoes of Andre the Giant in the Princess Bride; “I’m not sure that means what you think it means.”
The almighty Google testifies to the sad state of analytics in education…
The following are a few examples [untainted by any sort of experience with the subject matter, and irrespective of what is currently regarded as possible] of metrics I would find useful for gauging and improving the effectiveness of an instructional website: