Course Prep and Readiness



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Whether you need to talk it through or just grab and go, we've pulled together the key resources you need to achieve the outcomes you're looking for.

Introduction

A successful term begins with smart course creation. Start on the right path with these resources.




Setting your Students up for Success with ALEKS


How to Navigate Your ALEKS Account


ALEKS Support At Every Step


Course Setup

Novice or pro⁠ – this is the place to get help. So whether you need help creating or modifying an ALEKS course, you’ve come to the right spot. Strapped for time? No problem! Head over to the Last-Minute Prep tab.




Download:
ALEKS Get Started Kit



Get up and running quickly by downloading the ALEKS Get Started Kit. It’s stuffed full of tools, tips, and real-world advice. With a click of the button below, you can download awesome resources like:

  • ALEKS Glossary
  • ALEKS Quick Start Guide
  • ALEKS Course Readiness Checklist Before Class
  • ALEKS Course Readiness Checklist First week
  • ALEKS What You need to Know About LMS Pairing
  • 7 Steps to Kick-Start ALEKS
  • ALEKS Implementation Gameplan
  • ALEKS Syllabus Guide

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How-To Videos and Resources



General

Re-using a Course from Last Term


How to Talk to your Students About ALEKS Knowledge Checks


How to Share an ALEKS Course


How to Access Support


Math

Overview of ALEKS Math Assessments


Build Your Course Part 1 -Math


Build Your Course Part 2 - Math 


Building Objective Gaps and Review Objectives in ALEKS


Chemistry

Overview of ALEKS Chemistry Assessments


How to Build Your ALEKS Chemistry Course


Re-using a Course from Last Term


Building Objective Gaps and Review Objectives in ALEKS


Implementing Knowledge Checks to Drive Mastery in ALEKS Chemistry (Classic Editor)


Download:
Instructor Course prep kit



  • Course Coordinator: Welcome Instructor Email Template
  • Course Coordinator: Course and School Information for Adjuncts Template
  • Email Etiquette Guide for Students
  • How to check digital product sign-ups Guide
  • Email templates

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Assignments

At the heart of every course are assignments and assessments. Learn strategies to use assignments and assessments to create an effective ALEKS course.




Overview of ALEKS Math Assessments


Overview of ALEKS Chemistry Assessments


Managing Exceptions & Extensions


Best Practices for Pacing and Progress


Creating a Non-Adaptive Assignment in ALEKS- Math


Creating a Non-Adaptive Assignment in ALEKS- Chemistry


Reports, Gradebook and Class Management

Discover how ALEKS reports can provide the actionable insights you need.




Reports and Gradebook

ALEKS Reports Overview


Insights and Reports Basics


How to Setup the ALEKS Gradebook


Class Management Tools

Class Summary


Class Tools


Course Resources


Week 1-3 Tasks


LMS Pairing

Once you’re done building your course in ALEKS, you’ll want to pair it with your Learning Management System (LMS). Select your LMS below to get instructions on how to do this quickly and easily.




How to Integrate ALEKS with Blackboard


How to Integrate ALEKS with Canvas


How to Integrate ALEKS with Moodle


How to Integrate ALEKS with D2L


Last-Minute Prep

Have you just been assigned a course? Take a deep breath, then exhale. We’re here to help. We’ve handpicked the resources you’ll need to get up and running in your timeframe.




Download:
The 24 hr. ALEKS Prep Kit



The most down and dirty, straight to the point, get ready quick kit. We’ve stripped it down to the basics so you can quickly get what you need to walk into class and own it.

  • ALEKS Course Readiness Checklist
  • ALEKS Glossary
  • ALEKS Syllabus Guide

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Essential Videos:
24 Hr. ALEKS Prep



How to Navigate Your ALEKS Account


Build Your Course Part 1 -Math


How to Setup the ALEKS Gradebook


How to Access Support


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Download:
The 1-Week ALEKS Prep Kit



Not too much, not too little—just the right amount of resources in a single download to get you set up quick.

  • ALEKS Course Readiness Checklist
  • ALEKS Glossary
  • ALEKS Syllabus Guide
  • 7 Steps to Kick-start ALEKS

Download Now

Essential Videos:
1-Week ALEKS Prep



Setting your Students up for Success with ALEKS


How to Navigate Your ALEKS Account


Build Your Course Part 1 -Math


Overview of ALEKS Math Assessments


Overview of ALEKS Chemistry Assessments


Insights and Reports Basics


How to Setup the ALEKS Gradebook


How to Access Support


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Course Prep Shouldn’t Be Overwhelming

Whether it's setting up training sessions for faculty and tutors, LMS integration, or reviewing your course, we're here for you.