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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.

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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.

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Managing Exceptions and Extensions

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

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Best Practices for Student Progress and Pacing

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

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Open Pie Mode

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

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Using the Topic Recommendation Tool

Understand how the topic recommendation tool works and when it appears to recommend optional prerequisite topics based on your course selections.

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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.

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Non-Adaptive Assignments in Math

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

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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.

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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.

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Non-Adaptive Assignments in Chemistry

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

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Respondus Monitor FAQ

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

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Respondus Monitor Student Startup Guide

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

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Respondus Monitor Instructor Quick Start Tutorial

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

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Respondus Monitor Complete Overview

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

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Understanding Knowledge Checks

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

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Progress Knowledge Checks

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

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Implementation Managers Talk Knowledge Checks

Hear directly from Implementation Managers the must-know tips and tricks of assigning Knowledge Checks in your courses.

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Authoring a Multiple-Choice Question:

Learn how to author your own multiple-choice question with one correct answer choice.

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Authoring a Multi-Select Question

Learn how to author your own multiple-choice question with two or more correct answers.

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Authoring a Numeric Entry Question with a Precise Answer

Learn how to author a question that asks students to provide a numeric answer that is graded to a specific decimal place.

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Authoring a Question with an Algebraic Expression for an Answer

Learn how to author a question where students will type in an algebraic expression as their answer.

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Authoring a Numeric Entry Question that is Algorithmic

Watch this video to learn how to author a numeric value question that uses an algorithmic variable.Limitations in number display, answer display, and grading are discussed.

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Authoring a Numeric Entry Question with an Answer in Scientific Notation

Watch this video to learn how to author a question where the answer is reported using scientific notation and uses a percent tolerance range.

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Authoring a Matching Question

Watch this video to learn how to author a question where students will drag a label to match a prompt.

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Authoring a Free-Response Question

Watch this video to learn how to author a free-response question.

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Authoring a Two-Part Question with Manual Grading

Watch this video to learn how to author an independent multi-part question with both a multi-select and a free response.

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Authoring a Question with a Chemical Formula Answer

Watch this video to learn how to author an independent multi-part question where students type a chemical formula for their answer.

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Authoring a Question with a Chemical Equation Answer

Watch this video to learn how to author a question where students type a balanced chemical question for their answer.

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Controlling Significant Digits and Tolerance in Authored Questions

Watch this video to learn how to author a question where students will provide a numeric answer that is graded to a specific number of significant digits and has a tolerance range.

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