Stop Cheating on Calculus Homework

2 Advantages of Homework Software Learning math requires the repetition of solving problems until the concept is learned. Consider two advantages of software over a traditional paper-and-pencil approach: Eliminate cheating by copying out of the back of the book. Software has the ability to provide students with their own unique homework assignments with algorithmically generated questions. … Continue reading Stop Cheating on Calculus Homework

Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – installed platform

The installed courseware for Hawkes includes a keypad for answer input in the Practice and Learn modes. However, these keypad functions also have keyboard shortcuts. Check them out below! Keypad Function Keyboard Shortcut To move the cursor to home in Input Home key To move the cursor to end in Input End key Exponent Up … Continue reading Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – installed platform

Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – web platform

At Hawkes, we want to make sure students are focusing on learning the content of your lessons, not on how to input their answers into our system. When students are in the Practice and Certify modes, they have access to a keypad within the courseware. The keypad is available to students; however, we also have keyboard shortcuts … Continue reading Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – web platform

How to view questions students struggle with and reply with feedback

Did you know that your students can send you a screenshot of a problem they are struggling with in the Practice mode through our Send to Instructor tool? This tool gives you the ability to see exactly what question students need help with and provide instruction or hints to help them solve the problem. If you … Continue reading How to view questions students struggle with and reply with feedback

Tuesday Tip: Use the Hawkes Equivalent of an Invisibility Cloak

You're already thinking about setting up your summer and fall courses that use Hawkes because you're a go-getter. You're updating your HLS Lesson Due Dates template underneath the Assignments tab when you think back to the beginning of the current term. Students logged into their courseware for the first time in January, and they were surprised to … Continue reading Tuesday Tip: Use the Hawkes Equivalent of an Invisibility Cloak