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Why Instructors Adopt Learning Outcomes

Instructors may experience varying levels of responsibility when it comes time to adopt learning outcomes. In some instances, school administrators, department heads, or other organizations may provide instructors with a list of established standard learning outcomes that relate to the courses they teach. In other instances, instructors must determine and define the learning outcomes for their courses.

In response to a recent survey by Cengage Learning, instructors were asked to select all of the influences on learning objective creation at their institution.

Instructors' top determinants of learning objectives

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Choosing a Digital Solution that Suits Your Needs

How can you make a positive impact when it comes to choosing digital solutions that best suit the needs of you and your students? The process for selecting course materials for the classroom varies widely by institution. In Cengage Learning’s recent “Digital in the Classroom” study surveying over 1,000 college students and faculty of all different institution types, we discovered that 33% of instructors are free to choose their own materials. Another 42% are on committees tasked with choosing what to adopt, and 15% choose materials for the entire department.

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How Instructors Incorporate Digital Content into Their Courses

Practices at every college, department, and classroom likely vary from those trending at a national level. Whether you are required by your university to use a certain type of digital content in your classroom or you get to choose for yourself, there are often many unique ways to customize this content to make it work perfectly for your course. Whichever your circumstance, staying “in the know” about what’s trending with peers can help keep classrooms from falling behind in both engagement and outcomes. Cengage Learning’s recent “Digital in the Classroom” surveyed over 1,000 college students and faculty of all different institution types. After first asking students what they found to be the most effective digital content types, we then asked instructors to share with us their most-used digital content types.  Read More…


CengageNOW for Instructors: How To Access Study Tools

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CengageNOW for Instructors: How to Take an Assignment

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CengageNOW for Instructors: How to Access Your Results

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CengageNOW for Instructors: How to Create your Returning User Account

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CengageNOW: How to Access CengageNOW

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CengageNOW for Instructors: How to Copy a Course

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