WebAssign: General

User Guides

Instructor's Quick Reference Guide

This Instructor's Quick Reference Guide provides quick instructions for working with WebAssign.

WebAssign Brief Instructor User Guide

This brief user guide, created specifically for instructors, explains key topics including course creation, assignment management, and using the gradebook.

Comprehensive Instructor Guide to Creating Questions in WebAssign

This guide provides helpful information on coding questions into WebAssign.

Brief Instructor Guide to Granting Extensions in WebAssign

This guide explains how to grant extension requests for students.

Brief Instructor Guide for Preparing for a New Semester in WebAssign

This guide walks you through suggested steps when preparing to use Enhanced WebAssign with a new class of students.

Quick Reference for Advanced Assignment Settings

This Tip Sheet offers suggestions and recommendations with regard to Numerical Tolerance, Significant Figures, and Display and Syntax Errors.

Brief Instructor Guide for Textbook Edition Updates in WebAssign

This guide explains how to easily update existing assignments to contain exercises from the new edition of your textbook.

Brief Instructor Guide for Cengage YouBook Instructor Guide for WebAssign

This resource shares best practices for using the Cengage Learning YouBook.

Working with the Personal Study Plan

Describes how to use the Personal Study Plan to ensure that students are prepared for each topic.

Brief Instructor Guide for Tracking Student Progress in WebAssign

This guide explains how to track students' progress throughout the course.

Instructor's Quick Reference Guide

This Instructor's Quick Reference Guide provides quick instructions for working with WebAssign.

WebAssign Brief Instructor User Guide

This brief user guide, created specifically for instructors, explains key topics including course creation, assignment management, and using the gradebook.

Comprehensive Instructor Guide to Creating Questions in WebAssign

This guide provides helpful information on coding questions into WebAssign.

Brief Instructor Guide to Granting Extensions in WebAssign

This guide explains how to grant extension requests for students.

Brief Instructor Guide for Preparing for a New Semester in WebAssign

This guide walks you through suggested steps when preparing to use Enhanced WebAssign with a new class of students.

Quick Reference for Advanced Assignment Settings

This Tip Sheet offers suggestions and recommendations with regard to Numerical Tolerance, Significant Figures, and Display and Syntax Errors.

Brief Instructor Guide for Textbook Edition Updates in WebAssign

This guide explains how to easily update existing assignments to contain exercises from the new edition of your textbook.

Working with the Personal Study Plan

Describes how to use the Personal Study Plan to ensure that students are prepared for each topic.

Brief Instructor Guide for Tracking Student Progress in WebAssign

This guide explains how to track students' progress throughout the course.

Brief Instructor Guide for Cengage YouBook Instructor Guide for WebAssign

This resource shares best practices for using the Cengage Learning YouBook.

Self-Training Videos

Creating a New Course

4:59

Adding Sections

3:19

Copying a Course

5:20

Creating an Assignment

5:54

Modifying an Assignment

4:59

Creating a Gradebook

7:55

Class Insights

1:51

ScoreView

4:24

Creating a New Course

4:59

Adding Sections

3:19

Copying a Course

5:20

Creating a Gradebook

7:55

Class Insights

1:51

Creating an Assignment

5:54

Modifying an Assignment

4:59

ScoreView

4:24

Training Webinars

Preparing Students for Finals with WebAssign

Presenters: Giana Manzi — Marketing Coordinator — Cengage; Mike LeFreniere — Cengage Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

Dates:

  • April 06 2017, 12:00 PM EST

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on using analytics to identify struggling students and challenge top performers. We will look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Managing and Motivating Student Engagement

Presenters: Giana Manzi — Marketing Coordinator — Cengage; Mike LeFreniere — Cengage Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success on midterm exams and projects. Keep your students moving in the right direction with WebAssign tools and strategies.

Getting Started with WebAssign

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of WebAssign that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Ending Strong: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on how to use analytics in WebAssign to identify struggling students and challenge top performers, and provide specific strategies for handling both situations. We will also look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Moving into Midterms: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This Moving Into Midterms webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success on midterm exams and projects. Keep your students moving in the right direction with new WebAssign tools and strategies in this Moving Into Midterms webinar.

Getting Started: Just-in-Time Training & Development Webinar

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

In the first webinar, we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of WebAssign that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Design a Self-Paced, Mastery-Based Online Course using WebAssign

Presenters: Yvette Hassakoursian — Math Instructor — Glendale Community College;

Learn how you can use the power and flexibility of WebAssign to empower students to learn mathematics in a self-paced, emporium course. Join Professor Yvette Hassakoursian who explain how to build your mastery-based course using best practices based on her years of experience using WebAssign for a self-paced lab.

WebAssign: Designing Assignments for Maximum Impact

Presenters: Willem Wallinga — Assistant Professor and Head Administrator for Mathematics — Fisher College;

Come learn from a peer! During this online seminar, Willem Wallinga provides users with helpful tips and techniques from an instructor perspective of key WebAssign features. This session's agenda will cover: A Compare and contrast traditional and electronic assessment methods - what are the pedagogical advantages to WebAssign? Scaffolding Questions with Equivalent Scoring. Using Tutorial Banks to Expand Understanding. Summary of techniques and their advantages over traditional assessment methods.

CALCULUS: Reduce Precalculus Readiness Gaps and Use Dynamic Assets to Improve Conceptual Understanding in Calculus

Presenters: Willem Wallinga — Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Fisher College;

Built on a foundation of the proven content of Cengage authors, Enhanced WebAssign for Calculus solves the toughest challenges facing instructors and students by offering resources at every stage of the instructor workflow and student learning process, preparing students for success in the more challenging courses to follow. In this webinar, learn about Enhanced WebAssign's unique tools to help calculus students refresh the skills that they should already have, build new skills, and finally, take advantage of new interactive assets to help them visualize, explore, and understand the critical concepts of this dynamic course.

MATHEMATICS: Build Your Course Any Way You WANT It with JOURNEY

Presenters: Yvette Hassakoursian — Director of Self-Paced Math and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Glendale Community College;

Learn how you can easily build your courses any way you want it using one complete and modular WebAssign solution. Explore all the possibilities how you can use one solution to deliver flipped or self-paced courses and even co-requisite courses.

MATHEMATICS: Develop Conceptual Understanding by Elevating Thinking Using WebAssign

Presenters: Kimberly Benien — Mathematics Instructor, Master Course Builder and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Wharton County Junior College ;

Learn how you can help students develop conceptual understanding with WebAssign. See how new just-in-time animated figures and interactive Explore It simulations elevate thinking to inspire students and build critical thinking skills.

Preparing Students for Finals with WebAssign

Presenters: Giana Manzi — Marketing Coordinator — Cengage; Mike LeFreniere — Cengage Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

Dates:

  • April 06 2017, 12:00 PM EST

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on using analytics to identify struggling students and challenge top performers. We will look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Getting Started: Just-in-Time Training & Development Webinar

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

In the first webinar, we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of WebAssign that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Managing and Motivating Student Engagement

Presenters: Giana Manzi — Marketing Coordinator — Cengage; Mike LeFreniere — Cengage Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success on midterm exams and projects. Keep your students moving in the right direction with WebAssign tools and strategies.

Getting Started with WebAssign

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

In the first webinar we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of WebAssign that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Ending Strong: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

Finals are just around the corner and we want students to end just as strong as they started! This final webinar will focus on how to use analytics in WebAssign to identify struggling students and challenge top performers, and provide specific strategies for handling both situations. We will also look at digital tools to help your students prepare for their finals, and help you quickly and easily deliver final exams and grades. Let's end the term strong!

Moving into Midterms: Just-In-Time Training & Development Webinars

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

You've started class and are in the swing of things now what? This Moving Into Midterms webinar will provide tips and tricks on how to boost student engagement, increase productivity, and get students ready for success on midterm exams and projects. Keep your students moving in the right direction with new WebAssign tools and strategies in this Moving Into Midterms webinar.

Getting Started: Just-in-Time Training & Development Webinar

Presenters: Mike Lafreniere — Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Ohio University - Chillicothe;

In the first webinar, we'll help you hit the ground running! This webinar will focus on getting your course set up, student registration, and the basic features of WebAssign that will get your students engaged and mastering course content from Day One! Start the term off right by attending this Getting Started Webinar!

Design a Self-Paced, Mastery-Based Online Course using WebAssign

Presenters: Yvette Hassakoursian — Math Instructor — Glendale Community College;

Learn how you can use the power and flexibility of WebAssign to empower students to learn mathematics in a self-paced, emporium course. Join Professor Yvette Hassakoursian who explain how to build your mastery-based course using best practices based on her years of experience using WebAssign for a self-paced lab.

WebAssign: Designing Assignments for Maximum Impact

Presenters: Willem Wallinga — Assistant Professor and Head Administrator for Mathematics — Fisher College;

Come learn from a peer! During this online seminar, Willem Wallinga provides users with helpful tips and techniques from an instructor perspective of key WebAssign features. This session's agenda will cover: A Compare and contrast traditional and electronic assessment methods - what are the pedagogical advantages to WebAssign? Scaffolding Questions with Equivalent Scoring. Using Tutorial Banks to Expand Understanding. Summary of techniques and their advantages over traditional assessment methods.

CALCULUS: Reduce Precalculus Readiness Gaps and Use Dynamic Assets to Improve Conceptual Understanding in Calculus

Presenters: Willem Wallinga — Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Fisher College;

Built on a foundation of the proven content of Cengage authors, Enhanced WebAssign for Calculus solves the toughest challenges facing instructors and students by offering resources at every stage of the instructor workflow and student learning process, preparing students for success in the more challenging courses to follow. In this webinar, learn about Enhanced WebAssign's unique tools to help calculus students refresh the skills that they should already have, build new skills, and finally, take advantage of new interactive assets to help them visualize, explore, and understand the critical concepts of this dynamic course.

MATHEMATICS: Build Your Course Any Way You WANT It with JOURNEY

Presenters: Yvette Hassakoursian — Director of Self-Paced Math and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Glendale Community College;

Learn how you can easily build your courses any way you want it using one complete and modular WebAssign solution. Explore all the possibilities how you can use one solution to deliver flipped or self-paced courses and even co-requisite courses.

MATHEMATICS: Develop Conceptual Understanding by Elevating Thinking Using WebAssign

Presenters: Kimberly Benien — Mathematics Instructor, Master Course Builder and Cengage Learning Faculty Partner — Wharton County Junior College ;

Learn how you can help students develop conceptual understanding with WebAssign. See how new just-in-time animated figures and interactive Explore It simulations elevate thinking to inspire students and build critical thinking skills.

Quick Guides

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