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New Feature:Tracking Student Progress

 We are pleased to announce that our new feature allows you to track student progress. Tracking can be activated by enabling "Record Activities" as shown below. 

Once this feature is activated, the following data will be tracked:

1. Student number or student name, depending on how students have been instructed to log in. 

2. Data and time of completion.

3. Answers to the pop-up questions. 

Once the experiment is completed by students, simply click on "activities" on your dashboard. 

You will then have access to the information mentioned above for each student. 

The answers for the questions could be used to assess learning. They could also be used as assessment for learning. This type of assessment helps to monitor student knowledge, identify misconceptions and guide instruction by providing timely feedback to students. This provides an ideal opportunity to gain an understanding of student thoughts while performing an experiment, which is an important advantage of virtual labs over physical labs. 

How/where do student information get stored?

At Ladderane, we value privacy, and have taken all necessary precautions to protect users information. Student information is encrypted on disk. Data is also encrypted during transmission over a SSL secured communication channel. Only the instructor is able to view the data. Data can be deleted at anytime using your Dashboard. Ladderane does not keep any copies of data once they are removed. This is to ensure privacy and confidentiality of data. You can read more information about this on our privacy policy page 

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