What are measures?

Measures are ways of aggregating specific data points from what you collect. They are typically numbers that are displayed in Watershed’s graphs and charts, but sometimes they can output text in certain reports. Watershed’s reporting tool Explore has a collection of default measures, and advanced users can create their own using our Measure Editor.

Who can use this feature?
 User Types
Any user with access to Explore (Global Admins, Regional Admins, and some Users) can edit an Activity report. All users can view an Activity report.
 Pricing 
Available on paid plans (AnalystCLO, and Enterprise).
 Expertise
Anybody (both beginners and experts) can use this feature.

Default Measures

When creating or editing reports in Explore, many report types provide measure options that can be used immediately:

1. Activity Count is the number of different activities contained within a grouping.

For instance, if you’ve organized your Correlation Report by person, using the Unique Activity ID Count measure would show the number of different activities each of your people have performed. If you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Activity Type, using the Unique Activity ID Count measure would show the number of activities that have been performed for each type.

2. Average Score is the average of all scores recorded across all activities in a grouping.

For instance, if you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Week, using the Average Score measure would show you the average of all of the scores across all activities for each week. If you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Person, using the Average Score measure would show the average score across all activities for each person.

3. Total Time is the total amount of time people have spent performing all activities in a grouping.

For instance, if you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Person, using the Total Time measure would show the amount of time each person has spent on all activities. If you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Activity, using the Total Time measure would show how much time has been spent on each Activity.

4. Completion Count is the total number of times activities have been completed in a grouping.

For instance, if you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Person, using the Completion Count measure would show how many activities each person has completed. If you’ve organized your Correlation Report by Activity, using the Completion Count measure would show how many times each activity has been completed.

5. Interaction Count  is the number of statements for the selections you have made within the measure.

For example, if you were setting up a Leaderboard Report and chose to organize by person and chose Interaction Count, Leaderboard Report would show total number of statement for that person.

Creating Your Own Measures

 Creating your own measures with the Measure Editor is designed to be used by expert users who understand JSON and the properties of xAPI statements.

Use the Measure Editor to create your own measures.

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