Heatmap block

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A heatmap applied to a course
  • The Heatmap block overlays a heatmap onto a course to highlight activities with more or less activity.
  • Counts of visits and unique users to each activity is also shown.
  • The Heatmap can be toggled off when it is not needed.

Capabilities (Controlling who sees parts of the block)

The block uses a number of capabilities that are added when the block is installed.

  • Add a new Heatmap block (block/heatmap:addinstance)
    Controls whether the Heatmap block can be added to a course page. By default, this is allowed for the following archetypal roles.
    • Teacher (editingteacher)
    • Manager (manager)
    • (and Admins)
  • View the Heatmap (block/heatmap:view)
    Controls who can see the Heatmap block and subsequently the overlay of the heatmap on the course. This is something that will usually be relevant to Teachers, so it is hidden from students.
    • Teacher (editingteacher)
    • Manager (manager)
    • (and Admins)

Setting up a Heatmap in a course

Once the Heatmap block is installed, you can use it in a course as follows.

  1. Turn editing on
  2. Add the Heatmap block to your page (How to add a block)
  3. Toggle the Heatmap off and on as needed