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ALEKS Instructor Support Tools and Best Practices

Want to get the most out of your ALEKS course? We’ve created resources to help you set up your course, sync with a Learning Management System (LMS), use remote proctoring, and more! We’ve got the ALEKS support you need.


New to ALEKS? Watch These Videos to Get Started.

Additional Videos

Syncing your Learning Management System (LMS) with ALEKS: Select your LMS and watch the how-to video.

Looking for More ALEKS Support?

Below are videos and guides for the most common ALEKS instructor support topics.
Please contact us if you can’t find what you need, and our team will be happy to assist.

Course Setup (View All)

Our Course Setup resources will help you with everything from logging in for the first time to syncing with your Learning Management System (LMS). We also have resources you can share with your students so they can easily register for your course.

Overview of Course Options

Discover how to build the perfect course for your students.


Sharing a Course

Learn how to share your ALEKS course with another Instructor or Teaching Assistant.

Get Instructions on Sharing Your Course (PDF)

Syncing ALEKS with Blackboard

Learn how to sync ALEKS with Blackboard by following a few simple steps.


Assignments and Exams (View All)

Learn how to easily build and manage your assignments and exams.

Creating an ALEKS Video Assignment

Learn how to create a Video Assignment and adjust the settings.

Read about Creating a Video Assignment (PDF)

Understanding Knowledge Checks

Understand what each Knowledge Check is called, what it does, and when to assign it.

Read about Knowledge Checks (PDF)

Best Practices for Student Progress and Pacing

Use these 4 steps to keep your students motivated and on schedule throughout their ALEKS coursework.

Read about Best Practices for Student Progress and Pacing (PDF)

Grading and Class Management (View All)

These videos, support documents, and checklists will show you how to build your gradebook, use reports, and manage your course to ensure your students are on the track to success.

Setting Up the ALEKS Gradebook

Learn how to set up your ALEKS Gradebook in this overview video.


ALEKS Reports Basics

Get a brief overview of the reports available in ALEKS.


Read the Basics of ALEKS Reporting (PDF)

Viewing and Adding Course Resources

Learn how to view or add resources for your course in ALEKS.

Read about Class Resources (PDF)

Stay in the Know with McGraw Hill ALEKS Platform Status Updates

Visit and bookmark status.mheducation.com to see the latest service updates, view scheduled maintenance, and subscribe to receive email notifications for McGraw Hill ALEKS.

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