Viewing Web History

Viewing Web History

Overview

LanSchool Air preserves a 45 day record of student web history. This record can help instructors keep track of what sites students are using and if they are remaining on task. Web history can be viewed by Instructors and co-teachers in the class that the internet history was recorded from.  

Web history is disabled by default. Site Admins can enable web history for the organization. 

Enabling Web History

  1. Log into LanSchool Air as a Site Admin.
  2. Click on the menu at the top left and click on Settings.



  3. Click on General.



  4. Under Reports toggle on web history.



  5. When prompted, click Enable to enable web history.



  6. Click Save at the bottom right corner.


Viewing Web History

LanSchool Air instructors and co-teachers can view web history. 

  1. As an instructor or co-teacher start a class. 
    Instructors and co-teachers can only view web history of the students in the current class. If the student is in another class you cannot view their web history from the other class.

  2. To view a student's web history, click on the View Actions button on the student thumbnail and select View Student Web History.



  3. From here, you can choose the date range you want to view the web history from. Web history is stored for 45 days.




    LanSchool Air cannot view web history if the student was using private or incognito browsing or Chrome Guest Mode.
    It is recommended to contact your organization's IT team to block incognito/private browsing or Chrome Guest Mode use with device management policies. 

  4. The student browsing data will show:
    1. The name of the student currently logged into that device
    2. The date and time they visited the website.
    3. Allowed or blocked if the website was on the Allowed or Block List at the time web limiting was enabled.
    4. The URL of the website
    5. If the website was pushed out by the teacher it will show (Pushed) next to the URL
      If a website was pushed out but was redirected it will not show (Pushed) next to it.

  5. To quickly view another student's web history, type the name or device of the student in the Search.
    Pro Tip: You can view web history even when the student is currently offline.

Downloading Web History

  1. To download a CSV file of the web history click Download.
  2. When prompted, click Download to download the CSV file.





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