Evaluation is an area within Control Panel that allows you to keep track of students progress. Evaluation tools include:

GradeCenter –  track student progress, provide feedback to students, download grades to your computer – even create reports.The Grade Center is the page where all of the grading and calculating takes place.
Performance Dashboard – The Performance Dashboard tool provides a window into all types of user activity in a course or organization.
Tracking Report – The Course Reports feature allows instructors to view the overall usage, usage in specific content areas, usage by specific groups, and usage within discussion forums of a particular course.

Online Video Tutorials:

Early Warning Systems

Sending notifications videolink

Performance Dashboard 

Performance dashboard videolink