Teaching with Knewton's alta

Instructor guides, articles and videos for using alta

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27 articles in this collection
Written by Michael Mancuso, Whitney Porter, Dolores Freeman and 1 other
Getting Started for New Users

What can I do and not do in different roles in courses and sections?

Course instructor, course coordinator, section instructor, modify sections, delete section content role permissions
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Written by Sarah Viner
Updated over a week ago

What is alta?

Using alta, course models, what is this, where am I, teaching models, features
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Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Can instructors read alta like a textbook?

textbook, read, instruction, content, review
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a course if I’m not using a Learning Management System (LMS)?

With videos! Course creation, Section Creation, Course outline, Course settings, Invite course co-instructors, add instructors
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a course if I’m using a Learning Management System (LMS)?

With video! Course creation, create a Section, Course outline, Course settings, Invite course co-instructors, add instructors
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

How do I know which Knewton Course Title to choose for my Course?

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

How can I make changes to a Course?

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Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I create and edit an assignment?

With video! Add assignment, create, edit, toggle, learning objective, topic
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a quiz?

With video!
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a Test?

Test, exam, final, review center, lockdown browser, timer, custom questions, password protection
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

How do I enforce Late Penalties? What do they mean?

Late completion, partial credit, penalize, penalty, due date
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

What do partial credit and late completion mean?

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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

Can I preview what my students see?

With video! Preview as student, assignment, quiz, test, instructor cheat
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago

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

Excel, export grades, spreadsheet, download, data, performance, record
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Written by Dolores Freeman
Updated over a week ago