Spring 2021 Training Series

Kick off the spring semester with our 15-minute training sessions focused on best practices for distance learningonline testingLMS integrations, and course customization! We are highlighting our newest features and tools and covering all that you need to prepare your courses.


Course Creation

Course Administrators: Creating Course Shells – Are you a course coordinator and responsible for creating course shells for your faculty? Let us guide you through administrator specific settings and tools you can use to help streamline your Hawkes courses across all faculty.

Checklist for the Spring Term – Ensure your new sections are ready for students this spring with our quick, 5-step checklist. Learn to push previous course shells forward or set up an entirely new course in this 15-minute walkthrough.

Build your own questions with Question Builder – Have you ever wanted to create your own custom questions to add to your course? Let us guide you through our robust Question Builder tool that allows you to create a variety of custom content you can add to your course.

Editing a Homework Assignment – Customize Certify assignments by adding and removing questions, moving questions between lessons, requiring practice, and more. Join this webinar to see how quick and easy it is to edit homework in Hawkes.

Online Testing Crash Course – Get a quick rundown of the basics of Hawkes’ test generator. Learn how to create an online test and make it available for your students to take in this 15-minute overview.

Editing the eBook Learn Mode – Use our Learn Screen editor to customize the eBook content for your course. Join this brief workshop to learn how to add your own examples, videos, notes, and even hide our pre-created content for your students.

Question Bank Updates – Review the latest releases to the question bank to edit the content of your homework assignments and tests. Join this quick overview to see how you can easily search the question bank, make adjustments to default question sets, pull in content from other sections, or even add your own custom questions.

LMS Integration

Blackboard 101: LMS Integration – Learn the basics of how to link sections in your grade book, synch grades, and set up student single sign on. You’ll be an expert with integrating your Hawkes course in Blackboard after this 15 minute crash course.

Moodle 101: LMS Integration – Learn the basics of how to link sections, synch grades, and set up student single sign on. You’ll be an expert with integrating your Hawkes course in Moodle after this 15-minute crash course.

Brightspace (D2L) 101: LMS Integration – Learn the basics of how to synch grades, create deep links to Hawkes assignments, and set up student single sign on. You’ll be an expert with integrating your Hawkes course in BrightSpace (D2L) after this 15-minute crash course.

Canvas 101: LMS Integration – Learn the basics of how to synch grades, create deep links to Hawkes assignments, and set up student single sign on. You’ll be an expert with integrating your Hawkes course in Canvas after this 15-minute crash course.

Reporting and Analytics

Reporting & Analytics Deep Dive – Keep your finger on the pulse of your class with Hawkes’ reporting tools. Learn how to identify at-risk students, review most commonly missed questions, track time-on-task, and more to monitor student performance in this brief webinar.

Measure SLO’s with the Test Objective Report – Use our Test Objective Report to measure, analyze, and report custom student learning outcomes in your course. Join this 15-minute webinar to learn how to get these set up before the spring term!

Saving Student Records – Hide your old sections and preserve records from the previous semester. Join this brief webinar to learn how to save records of grades and student work.

Hawkes’ Tips

3 Features to consider this Spring – Hear our recommendations for 3 features that you should consider using this Spring. Easy to set up automation and customization option can make a big impact on the student learning experience in Hawkes! 1. Automated Assignment Reminders 2. Require Practice 3. Instructor Notes in Learn (eBook) Mode

Tips to Increase Student Engagement – Having trouble keeping your students motivated to complete their course work? In this webinar, learn some tips and functionality you can implement in Hawkes to help increase student engagement in your course.

Advanced Test Settings – Overwhelmed by settings or just want to learn about new options for your tests this spring? Let us breakdown customizable settings including diagnostic testing, bonus questions, prerequisite assignments, student-specific accommodations, multiple attempts, question pooling, lockdown browser, and more!

Custom Display Options – Did you know that you can adjust the display of grades, change the ordering of sections, remove lesson numbers from student view, hide correct answers on assignment reviews, and even create custom tabs on the student To Do List? Join this brief walkthrough to learn about these and more commonly overlooked settings that can make a big impact!

Increase Online Test Security – Join this mini session for tips for to make your online tests more secure and protect the integrity of your exams.

Reviewing Assignments in Hawkes – Get a walkthrough of how to review your student’s performance on Hawkes assignments. Not only can you review every attempt on Certify and tests but learn how you can now review tests by question!