Instructor Help Notes

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Getting Started with Smartwork5
Smartwork5 is an online, self-graded homework system with interactive content designed to engage and challenge your students. Smartwork5 works on computers and tablets and integrates with the Norton Ebook Reader and other Digital Toolkit products. Th...
Creating an Assignment
Smartwork5 allows you to create and publish your own assignments using the Norton Question LibraryHide All AnswersGetting StartedTo create an assignment, do the following:On the Activity List Page, select the Student Set for ......
Editing Assignments
The Assignment Editor allows you to adjust assignment level settings, such as the Grades Accepted Until date and the time limit. It also allows you to adjust question level settings, such as the amount of points each question is worth, and the attemp...
Copying Assignments
Smartwork5 allows you to copy existing assignments and then edit them for future use. You can also copy an assignment from one Student Set to another.Hide All AnswersCopying an Assignment to One Student SetIf an assignment ap......
Editing Questions
In Smartwork5, you can copy and customize existing W. W. Norton questions for use in your assignments via the Question Editor. You may also edit questions that you authored yourself. Copying and editing questions retains the original, unedited versio...
Creating New Questions
As an instructor, you can create your own Smartwork5 questions for use in your assignments.Hide All AnswersCreating New Questions—Getting StartedTo access the Question Editor, go to the Question Library of the assignmen......
Extending Due Dates, Resetting Assignments, and Other Accommodations
In Smartwork5, you can alter assignments settings such as the due date, time limit, and attempt limits on questions for one or more students in your Student Set. You can also reset entire assignments and individual questions for one or more students,...
Viewing Student Results
As an instructor, you can view student grades for all assignments as well as view in-depth student and class-wide performance reports for individual assignments.Hide All AnswersViewing Student Results For All AssignmentsThe S......
Knewton Adaptive Assignments
Knewton Adaptive Assignments W. W. Norton & Company has teamed up with Knewton, a leading adaptive learning company, to provide adaptive assignments in Smartwork5.  Adaptive assignments for Chemistry will guide students through the ma...