Expert TA Blog

Getting Started: Setting up Your Expert TA Online Homework System

December 21 , 16

We think all instructors can agree—they went into education for the love of learning. The administrative tasks that accompany being an instructor are simply part of the job, an often cumbersome[...]

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[...]

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[...]

3 Reasons Not to Devalue Homework

January 28 , 16

In higher education, chances are you’ve heard or dealt with issues of academic integrity. Some claim that cheating is now such a significant issue that they can no longer assign value to homework. It[...]

Why Bundled Textbooks are a Bad Deal for Students

January 25 , 16

In our experience, college professors work tirelessly to look out for the best interests of their students. They are well aware of the ever-increasing expense of a college education, and therefore[...]