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Canvas LMS Review: Highlights of this Classroom Management System

December 30 , 16

For those working in the education realm these days, it seems that you can’t go far without hearing about new educational technology tools, and Instructure’s Canvas LMS is at the top of that list[...]

Technology in Education Opens the Door to Personalized Learning

December 02 , 16

 

Although many would think that in 2016, technology’s intrinsic value in the classroom would be a given, educators still debate how important technology is in education as they struggle to[...]

Hints and Feedback: 2 Distinct Tools for Online Homework Success

November 10 , 16

Hints and feedback are often used interchangeably in the world of online homework systems. However, while they both hold an important place in student learning, they are not synonyms. Too many[...]

Academic Integrity and Online Physics Homework: 5 Strategies to Combat Cheating

October 11 , 16

Higher education is constantly evolving through the use of the World Wide Web.  A classroom is no longer limited to a physical location.  In the same way, homework is no longer limited to a piece[...]

Blended Classroom Instructor Earns Award Using Expert TA

September 28 , 16

The Expert TA staff would like to congratulate Dr. Linda Grisham of Massachusetts Bay Community College, who recently won a prestigious Course of Distinction (COD) Award from Massachusetts[...]

Shining a Light on OpenStax

September 08 , 16

Our goal at Expert TA is to improve the learning experience for both educators and students. Whenever we have a chance to associate with someone working toward the same end, we are delighted. And[...]

Students Don’t Want to Cheat ... And Teachers Can Help Them Stay Clean

August 19 , 16

Authors:

Jeremy Morton, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, The Expert TADavid Pritchard, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Although many people claim that cheating on college[...]

Studying for the AP Physics Exam: A New Approach for Students

August 03 , 16

You probably already know that the AP Physics exam recently underwent dramatic and fundamental changes. And students still studying for the old style of exam suffered. In fact, the College Board[...]

5 Online Homework Settings for Better Student Engagement

July 27 , 16

If you’re like many introductory physics instructors, you likely use an online homework system. These systems have evolved tremendously over the past decade, and now allow instructors to highly[...]

How Expert TA Analytics Worked for the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

February 18 , 16

Expert TA’s online homework system offers the most symbolic questions on the market, and they are graded as more than simply right or wrong. This partial credit grading, along with sophisticated[...]