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  1. Creating a Question Pool

    You may assign a Question Pool to add a random element to an assignment. Each student will be assigned a question out of the pool at random. Some instructors like to build assignments with this feature to make cheating harder. You can create y...
  2. Grading and Extra Credit

    As an instructor, you can choose whether your students are graded in points or percentages.  You are also able to give your students extra credit assignments or drop their lowest grades. Hide All Answers Student Grading B...
  3. Economics Graphing Tool Directions

    Instructor Notes We often find that challenges students experience are related to skipping the directions and tutorial assignment, so we strongly recommend assigning the Tutorial activity in Smartwork5. If your students experience further challen...
  4. Creating New Questions

    As an instructor, you can create your own Smartwork5 questions for use in your assignments. Hide All Answers Creating New Questions—Getting Started To access the Question Editor, go to the Question Library of the assignment in whic...
  5. 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 Answers Copying an Assignment to One Student Set If an assignment appears in one...
  6. Open Response Questions

    Open response questions allow instructors to create short-answer questions in Smartwork5. The instructor reviews and grades these responses after the assignment’s due date has passed, and optionally can write comments for each student to read....
  7. Creating an Assignment

    Smartwork5 allows you to create and publish your own assignments using the Norton Question Library Hide All Answers Getting Started To create an assignment, do the following: On the Activity List Page, select the Student Set for which y...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Student Grading and Reports

    A guide to grading submitted worksheets and viewing reports in the Online Workbook powered by Noteflight. Hide All Answers Are the worksheets graded automatically? No, Noteflight is an online musical notation program that does not have the a...