CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers | WiredAcademic | Massively MOOC |

Schools put CourseSmart‘s big data analytics to work monitoring student engagement of assigned course materials. Earlier, we mentioned Desire2Learn, which analyzes student performance on the course level to improve graduation rates. Here’s a look at CourseSmart that crunches ebook usage by students so teachers can parse engagement through reports like the one excerpted above (full report at The Times).