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ALEKS Assignments and Exams


Our Assignments and Exams resource library will help you build assignments in ALEKS for Chemistry and Math and includes tips to increase academic integrity with remote proctoring. Choose a category below to get started.


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Below are videos and guides for the most common ALEKS instructor support topics about assignments and exams.
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Creating an ALEKS Video Assignment

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

Read about Creating a Video Assignment (PDF)

Current Progress vs. Adaptive Assignment Grades

Share this video with your students to help them understand the differences between their current progress and their grade for adaptive assignments.


Managing Exceptions and Extensions

Easily manage assignment exceptions and extensions in ALEKS with these simple instructions.

Read How to Manage Exceptions and Extensions (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)

Open Pie Mode

Understand when and why students are in Open Pie Mode and learn how this mode in ALEKS works.

Read about Open Pie Mode (PDF)

Building Objective Gaps and Review Objectives in ALEKS

Customize the course timing, add in non-adaptive assignments, and/or create review objectives for your ALEKS course.


Read about Building Objective Gaps and Review Objectives (PDF)

Non-Adaptive Assignments in Math

Learn how to create a non-adaptive assignment in ALEKS.

Read about Creating Non-Adaptive Assignments for ALEKS Math (PDF)

A Look at the Enhanced and more Accessible ALEKS eBooks for Math

Learn how to navigate and understand key student study and accessibility features in the enhanced eBooks for Math.

Read about the Enhanced ALEKS Math eBooks (PDF)

ALEKS Chemistry Objective Gaps and Review Objectives

Learn how to effectively create assignment gaps to support the use of adaptive and non-adaptive content in your course and to help students catch up on coursework.


Read about ALEKS Chemistry Objective Gaps and Review Objectives (PDF)

Non-Adaptive Assignments in Chemistry

Learn how to create a non-adaptive assignment in ALEKS for Chemistry.

Read about Creating Non-Adaptive Assignments for ALEKS Chemistry (PDF)

Student Knowledge Checks in ALEKS Chemistry

Gain a better understanding of the Knowledge Checks in ALEKS Chemistry and learn how to encourage student progress using them.

Understand the Power of Knowledge Checks (PDF)

A Look at the Enhanced and more Accessible ALEKS eBooks for Chem

Learn how to navigate and understand key student study and accessibility features in the enhanced eBooks for Chemistry.

Read about the Enhanced ALEKS Chemistry eBooks (PDF)

Tour Virtual Labs in ALEKS

Take a tour of Virtual Labs in ALEKS and understand how to create a lab, assign questions, and view in your course. 


Best Practices for Remote Proctoring in ALEKS

Use these best practices to promote a higher level of academic integrity using the Respondus® Monitor in ALEKS.

Respondus Monitor FAQ

Discover how the Respondus Monitor in ALEKS can help increase academic integrity in your course through browser lockdown and remote proctoring.

Learn about the Respondus Monitor in ALEKS (PDF)

Respondus Monitor Student Startup Guide

Give your students these simple steps to help them get started with the Respondus Monitor.


Provide These Student Startup Instructions (PDF)

Respondus Monitor Instructor Quick Start Tutorial

Use this video to get up and running with Respondus Monitor browser lockdown and remote proctoring.

Respondus Monitor Complete Overview

Explore everything Respondus Monitor has to offer for remote proctoring and browser lockdown.

Watch Webinar for a Complete Overview of the Respondus Monitor (44:17)

Understanding Knowledge Checks

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

Read about Knowledge Checks (PDF)

Progress Knowledge Checks

Understand what a Progress Knowledge Check is and when to assign one.

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