Answers for Instructors

Instructor’s guide to getting started with Knewton

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51 articles in this collection
Written by Ellie Wells, Whitney Porter, and Sara Erstad and 1 other
Getting Started

Knerd Manual for alta

A comprehensive training guide on how to use Knewton alta in your classroom.
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Quick Start Guide for alta

This guide provides information about alta adaptive learning, course design and creation, and best practices for students and instructors.
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Knewton alta Syllabus Integration Guide

Use this guide to add information about your Knewton alta course to your syllabus and to introduce Knewton alta to your students.
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Student Registration Guides (Printable & Video)

Download and print these guides to share the 4 steps to get started with Knewton with your students
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Sample Email to Students (LMS)

Sample email to send to students in a classroom using LMS integration. Help students join your course and begin working.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Sample Email to Students

Sample email to send to students. Help students join your course and begin working.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

First Day of Class Presentation

Download a PowerPoint presentation to share with your class to help everyone get off to a smooth start!
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

First Day of Class Presentation (LMS)

Download a PowerPoint presentation to share with your class to help everyone get off to a smooth start!
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago
FAQs

How do I create a Course?

Create, course, ISBN, preview as student
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

How do I create an assignment?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do I edit assignments?

Edit assignments, change dates, assignment title
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a test?

test, learning objective, non adaptive
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

What is the Review Center?

The Review Center allows students to prepare better for an upcoming Test.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a Quiz?

Create quiz, course setup, nonadaptive
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How can I make changes to a Course?

Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do extensions work with an LMS?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How does ‘partial credit’ and ‘strict due dates’ affect gradebook passback to my LMS?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Can I see my students’ scores outside of alta or my LMS?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

What does partial credit and strict due dates mean?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do I change due dates?

change, adjust, deadline, due date
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Thinking of using Knewton in your traditional classroom?

Traditional classroom, traditional model, blended learning, pedagogical model
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Thinking of using Knewton in your ‘flipped’ classroom?

Flipped classroom, pedagogical model, flipped model
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Thinking of using Knewton in your ‘tipped’ classroom?

Tipped classroom, tipped model, pedagogical model
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Is alta compatible with my Learning Management System (LMS)?

LMS compatibility, Blackboard, Canvas, D2L
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Why are scores not appearing in the LMS gradebook?

Missing grades, gradebook, not appearing, not reported
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

How do I know which ISBN to choose for my Course?

ISBN, course, catalog, sample content
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Where can I view a list of all the topics available for my course?

Topics, table of contents, catalog
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I set strict due dates for assignments, quizzes, and tests?

Setting firm due dates, preventing students from working after the due date, late completion
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

How do students join my course?

Join course, invite students
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Is there a maximum number of students I can have in one course?

Maximum number, course size, class size
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Where can I find my unique Course URL?

Unique coure URL, invites, send invitations
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

How can I monitor student progress?

Monitor progress, assignment, quiz, scores, grades
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I use the Coursework tab in my alta course?

This article tells you how to review student progress using the Coursework Dashboard in alta.
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do I use the Students tab in my alta course?

This article tells you how to review student progress using the Students Dashboard in alta
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

What does it mean if one of my students is "struggling"?

Struggling, learning objective, doing poorly, difficulty
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

When will a student complete (or master) an Assignment?

Master, mastery
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete a Course?

Delete
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How can I invite another instructor to view or edit my Course?

Co-instructor, permission, invite
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Can I email my students from inside alta?

email students, contact, learning objective, sort
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated this week

How can an instructor or student view instructional or assessment content associated with a topic outside of an Assignment?

Instruction, extra
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Can I use a traditional textbook with alta?

Textbook
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Can I post an announcement or links in alta?

Post announcement
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Why am I receiving notifications?

Notifications, bell icon, alerts, unsubscribe
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I copy my course?

Copy course, clone course
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Can I correct scores for graded quizzes and tests in my students’ alta accounts?

Corrections, correct scores
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I create an extension?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated this week

Can I remove the timer on a timed test for an individual student? How?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

If there are students with extensions after a due date, will the quiz and test answers be released?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Can I set an extension after the assignment due date has already passed?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

If a due date is extended, can students revise a test or quiz to improve scores?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do I copy my course into another instructor’s account?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago