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Written by Michael Mancuso, Sara Erstad, and Ellie Wells and 1 other

How is alta different from non-adaptive learning products and other digital learning tools?

Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How does alta decide which question is next?

How it works, decide, technology, questions
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Are students able to see test results?

Test results, scores, grades
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How can I contact Knewton?

Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Can students attempt an assessment question more than once?

Multiple attempts, how to answer questions, retry, do over
Written by Sara Erstad
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

What is the difference between a quiz and a test?

Quiz and test, topics, test features, scores
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

What is a Booster Assignment?

Booster assignment, need a boost, boost me, review material
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Can I use alta to grade students?

Grading
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I delete my credit card information from my account?

Delete credit card, account, security, information, privacy
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Where does Knewton get the content for its alta courses?

Open Educational Resources
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How do I correct the information in my alta course?

Wrong grade, wrong score, correct account
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

How does using John Wiley & Sons textbook material and digital content assets affect alta functionality?

Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Are there other ways to leverage Knewton’s content recommendation and analytics engine?

Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago
Student FAQs

Getting Started with Knewton for Students

Learn how to join a course, pay for access to Knewton or enter an access code, and start an assignment.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Getting Started with Knewton for Students Using an LMS

Learn how to join a course, pay for access to Knewton or enter an access code, and start an assignment in a class using an LMS.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Knerd Tips for Students

Learn about adaptivity, answering questions effectively, getting help or submitting feedback, and account settings.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Knerd Tips for Students Using an LMS

Learn how to change your account or billing information, get help or submit feedback, and learn how to answer questions effectively.
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Can I work on multiple assignments simultaneously?

Multiple assignments, schedule, order
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

How do I look at my progress?

Progress, mastery, grade, score
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do I monitor my progress?

Progress, monitor, how far, completion
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Do questions have to be answered in a specific format?

Question format, case-sensitive, symbols, toolbar
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Do I have to "take a break" as advised?

Take a break, rules
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Is my work saved automatically?

Autosave, save, close assignment, leave
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

How do I practice on my own?

Practice, on my own, not assignment, review assignment
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Can my Instructor see the work I complete in an Assignment?

Professor, instructor, view, see my work,
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Will my classmates see the same content as me in an Assignment?

Same content, classmates, experience, personalized
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

Why is my progress bar moving backwards or not moving?

progress, mastery, performance, backwards, remediation
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

Can I change my email address from a personal to school email address?

Change email, school email, switch
Written by Sara Erstad
Updated over a week ago

How can I get help answering a question?

More help, confused, don't understand, instruction, help me
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

How long are Assignments?

Assignment Length
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

How can I delete my account?

Delete, unsubscribe, cancel
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago

How do I cancel my monthly subscription?

Cancel subscription, billing, cancel
Written by Whitney Porter
Updated over a week ago
Using Statistical Software with Knewton

Find a Linear Regression Equation

How to Find a Linear Regression Equation in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Find Sums from Frequency Tables

How to Find Sums from Frequency Tables in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Calculate a Chi-square Test Statistic for a Two-Way Table

How to Calculate a Chi-square Test Statistic for a Two-Way Table in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Find the Mean and Standard Deviation from a One-Way Table

How to Find the Mean and Standard Deviation from a One-Way Table in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Calculate a Chi-square Test Statistic for a One-Way Table

How to Calculate a Chi-square Test Statistic for a One-Way Table in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Construct a Histogram

How to Construct a Histogram in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Percentiles in Google Sheets

How to Find Percentiles in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Autofill in Google Sheets

Using the Autofill Feature in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Relative Frequency Distribution in Google Sheets

How to Construct a Relative Frequency Distribution and a Cumulative Relative Frequency Distribution in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Construct a Scatter Plot

How to Construct a Scatter Plot in Google Sheets
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago

Cell References and Using the Dollar Sign

Cell References in Google Sheets and Using the Dollar Sign
Written by Michael Mancuso
Updated over a week ago
ADA and Accessibility FAQs

Which features does alta offer for students with physical disabilities?

Accessibility, Physical disability
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How do you make questions like graphing accessible?

Visually impaired, blind, graph, Desmos
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Does the Courseware work with the Apple screen reader in addition to Jaws?

Screen reader, Jaws, Apple, visually impaired, blind
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Does alta provide closed captioning?

Accessibility, Closed captioning, Deaf, Hearing
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Does alta work with a screen reader?

Accessibility, Screen reader, Blind, Visually impaired
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Which types of assistive technologies does alta support?

Accessibility, Assistive technology, Types
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Does alta support Magnification Tools?

Accessibility, Magnification, Visually impaired, Reading
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Does alta offer keyboard-only navigation?

Accessibility, Keyboard, Navigation, Alternative
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Which features does alta offer for the visually impaired?

Accessibility, Visually impaired, Magnification, Alternative text
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

Which features does alta offer for the hearing impaired?

Accessibility, Deaf, Hearing impaired, Closed captioning
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago

How does alta meet contrast guidelines?

Accessibility, Contrast, Perceptual
Written by Ellie Wells
Updated over a week ago