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
Guided Notebooks: How Do They Help?
Guided notebooks provide additional structure and practice opportunities for co-requisite & credit-level classes alike. These materials ask students to follow along with instructional content, apply key concepts & terms in exercises complementing those found within the software, and provide useful study tips to help learners better retain knowledge. This supplemental resource, available for a range … Continue reading Guided Notebooks: How Do They Help?
6 Tips for Learning Online
by Caitlin Coleman We’ve come a long way from classrooms with a desk for each student and a teacher standing at a chalkboard. Some of us have only experienced this. Some of us have experience this with a little bit of technology mixed in. Now we are in an era where everyone must take that … Continue reading 6 Tips for Learning Online
English Instructor Resources
Looking for a sample syllabus to learn how another instructor has incorporated Hawkes in class? On the hunt for tips to share with students, including note-taking skills and sample papers showing how to properly cite research? We have you covered with the resources below. Instructors using Hawkes can also access these materials (and PowerPoint presentations!) … Continue reading English Instructor Resources
Corequisite English Composition Course
We're thrilled to announce the newest English course, English Composition with Integrated Review. English Composition with Integrated Review encourages students to thoughtfully craft, defend, and polish arguments while offering targeted remediation of foundational reading and writing concepts. Student learning of core composition topics is supported by a contextualized review of study skills, grammar, reading, writing, and … Continue reading Corequisite English Composition Course
Use this grammar diagnostic test to target which lessons students must master.
Save class time and identify individual areas of weakness for remediation with Hawkes Learning's free grammar diagnostic test! Click through a demonstration of the test at your own pace. This 50-question assessment identifies areas of proficiency and specific knowledge gaps for individual students. A customized curriculum is developed for each student to strengthen their grammar skills and eliminate those errors … Continue reading Use this grammar diagnostic test to target which lessons students must master.