Spread the Holiday Cheer with These Free Zoom Backgrounds!

'Tis the season! Bring a little holly jolly to your online classes with these FREE downloadable backgrounds for Zoom—perfect for a festive semester sendoff! Need a quick tutorial or refresher on updating your Zoom background? Check out the video here. Have a safe & happy holiday season, and a restful winter break! Download Evergreen Background Download Lights Background … Continue reading Spread the Holiday Cheer with These Free Zoom Backgrounds!

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of All Student Scores Report

The All Student Scores Report, located on the Reports tab, provides several functions to help you monitor your students' progress throughout your course. Think of it as a one-stop hub where you can view grade information on assignments, edit grades, review assignments, and check student login history to ensure that they are keeping up with their … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of All Student Scores Report

7 Benefits of Mastery-Based Learning

To summarize, mastery-based (or competency-based) courses measure progression based on a set of explicit learning outcomes, placing emphasis on knowledge demonstration rather than spending a set amount of time on each lesson. This approach lends itself to deeper understanding of course content since students are encouraged to actively participate in the learning process, leading to … Continue reading 7 Benefits of Mastery-Based Learning

New Feature: WebTest Late Penalties

We have recently released the option to apply a Late Penalty to any assignment created using Hawkes' WebTest Builder tool. You can either assign an existing Late Penalty template or create new templates to apply to your WebTests. These can be assigned to single WebTest assignments or assigned in bulk to multiple WebTests assigned to a single … Continue reading New Feature: WebTest Late Penalties