Explain Error: Your answer is wrong, but why?

Any program will tell a student if they are right or wrong when answering a question, but at Hawkes, we take it a step further.  Our courseware provides artificial intelligence that anticipates and diagnoses common student errors, providing specific feedback to guide the student towards the correct answer. When a student answers a problem incorrectly in Practice, the … Continue reading Explain Error: Your answer is wrong, but why?

Reforming Remedial Education with Corequisites

Remedial courses are often viewed as one of the biggest hurdles in improving college completion rates. Complete College America reports that nearly 20% of freshmen entering a four-year college are placed into developmental-level mathematics and English courses, a number that jumps to over 50% at community colleges. While these remedial courses intend to help students … Continue reading Reforming Remedial Education with Corequisites

The Facts of Flipping: 4 Common Misconceptions Debunked

It's one of the most discussed topics in higher education today: the flipped classroom, which reverses the typical lecture and practice components of a course. We examine four commonly held misconceptions to set the record straight: The flipped classroom means getting rid of lectures entirely. A common misconception about the flipped classroom is that it … Continue reading The Facts of Flipping: 4 Common Misconceptions Debunked