How a Dashboard Can Simplify Quiz Reporting LearnDash

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Have you ever paid attention to your car’s dashboard? And how is it designed to measure and report on important activities?

Speedometer records real-time speed and tells you when to slow down, dashboard lights warn you when your car isn’t running smoothly, tell you when to refuel, and more.

And it does it in a driver-friendly way with all the right data in the right place without any delays.

To be honest, the job of a dashboard is quite simple – Collect, clean and consolidate information in a central location. So you can evaluate data and make decisions quickly.

Similarly, to assess your learner’s performance on the quiz in LearnDash, you need all the relevant stats up front.

To understand where they need help, you need to know how they spend their time. To find out if they understand the course offer, you need to analyze their quiz score.

But, you are not supposed to manually infer this information. A reporting dashboard should take care of that.

That’s why today I’m going to walk you through how a dashboard can simplify quiz reporting in LearnDash. We’ll look at all the metrics and tools it has to offer to better understand learner quiz performance.

So without further ado, let’s dive in!

Benefits of a Dashboard in LearnDash Quiz Reporting

1. Easy access to valuable information at a glance

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A reporting dashboard in LearnDash provides a clear overview. It makes information simple and accessible.

Using a dashboard, you can easily view everything happening on your LMS in relation to your quizzes and course content.

Usingcustom dashboardsadministrators, instructors and group leaders can get all the important quiz/course reports in one place. Reducing the need to fidget to get relevant information.

These reports record all quiz activities of learners, such as:

  • The number of students who took the quiz,
  • The time is taken by each student to answer the quiz,
  • Students who have completed all quizzes in the course,
  • The percentage of students who passed or failed, and more…

Therefore, it gives you an overview of your learners’ quiz performance.

2. Visual insights to avoid analysis paralysis

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Did you know that 41% of organizations claim that their current system cannot interpret large volumes of data from different sources? (selling power)

To help combat this, the Quiz Reporting Dashboard in LearnDash visualizes all meaningful quiz statistics using ‘graphical reports’.

Therefore, take the guesswork out of understanding the details.

Using these reports, you get trending information such as – how long does it take learners to complete all quizzes in the courses, learner pass rate as well as quiz completion rate, average attempts, etc. at hand.

This not only saves time, but also reduces stress by providing fast, accurate, and actionable insights that track learner progress on the quiz.

Further Reading: 5 Awesome Ways to Get Information in LearnDash

3. Filters to drill down into learner performance

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We talked about a reporting dashboard that beautifully summarizes quiz performance in the form of graphical reports. Reports that track all the must-have quiz analytics.

But a dashboard should let you do more than that.

You should be able to dig deeper into the quiz information. In LearnDash, this can be achieved using ‘advanced filters’.

Customizable filters let you segment and refine information by courses, course categories, lessons, topics, quizzes, quiz categories, and groups, among others.

They help you drill down on learner performance for all the courses they’ve enrolled in and all the quizzes they’ve attempted.

The help you infer:

  • The level of difficulty of the quiz,
  • The level of difficulty of the course,
  • Strengths and weaknesses of learners,
  • Modules that need improvement, and more.

Therefore, it allows you to view and remove parameters to keep the information absolutely relevant and to deeply understand the performance of the quiz.

4. Keeps users informed with real-time analytics

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To further streamline quiz reporting in LearnDash, it’s important to avoid the use of outdated analytics.

As more learners complete courses and quizzes, their activity is continuously recorded. But if the information is not updated and updated in real time, it can lose its effectiveness.

Therefore, tracking quiz activities such as learner pass/fail rates, average quiz attempts, time learners take to complete quizzes, and real-time completion rates keep the relevant and actionable information.

Read more: 5 custom reporting features you need for LearnDash

5. Export options that save crucial time and resources

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Do you take a lot of time to create reports in Excel or using another spreadsheet?

Creating reports manually not only takes up valuable bandwidth, but also introduces the risk of errors.

To help combat this problem, a LearnDash reporting dashboard lets you ‘export reports’ in an XLS and CSV format that you can share with your instructors, group leaders and even learners.

The generated quiz reports may include some or all of the following information:

  • Quiz Info: The title and type of quiz.
  • Question Details: The quiz question with the possible answers, and the correct/incorrect answer.
  • Learner Response: student response
  • Score: The points scored by the learner
  • Time: Time is taken to complete the quiz
  • Date: Date of attempt
  • Percentage: The class average and the learner’s percentage score

This can help to gauge the level of quiz difficulty per question or per quiz module.

Break down quiz performance further for specific learners and design an action plan on how to improve their performance.


Quiz reports in LearnDash can be tricky.

Especially when you don’t have access to all learner analytics and a way to explore quiz results.

But a dashboard can dramatically improve the quiz reporting capabilities in LearnDash.

An effective reporting dashboard gives you crucial, actionable data right before your eyes. Using a reporting tool that offers comprehensive learner information through an intuitive dashboard gives you an easy way to review learners’ quiz performance.

So you don’t have to drown in the sea of ​​complex information by organizing everything in a visually accessible way. Ultimately, better and faster decision making.

Further reading: Top 5 LearnDash Reporting Plugins

So that’s all for today. I hope this article helped you understand the importance of a reporting dashboard in LearnDash.

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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