Consolacion L. Fajardo, DPA [email protected]
Sharon Lightner, PhD., [email protected]
National University
California, USA


This empirical research investigates the impact of integrating a publisher’s digital solution Connect into both online and onsite accounting courses. The objective is to enhance the students’
learning experience and performance by (1) assuring that students have all course resources prior to the start of class and (2) providing a mechanism for students to have immediate and more personalized feedback on work completed. Various tools in Connect available to faculty to facilitate learning include: LearnSmart (the adaptive learning component of Connect), homework assignments (which could allow for hints, multiple attempts, and immediate feedback), quizzes and exams (which could be algorithmic to minimize cheating, and student performance reports).

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