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Help Underprepared Students Bridge Knowledge Gaps and Develop Critical Skills

Your students come to you with unique strengths and areas for growth. With Achieve, Macmillan Learning’s flagship courseware, you’ll have the tools you need to assess students’ understanding of concepts, foster personalised learning, and encourage the development of lifelong learning skills.

Tips for Supporting Varying Levels of Student Preparedness

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Addressing deficiencies in student preparedness is crucial for creating inclusive and effective learning environments. Learn more about the factors that influence under-preparedness and get practical tips on how to support students with varying levels of readiness by accessing our free guide.

Achieve: A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Student Preparedness

Student preparedness is complex. Students need to be ready to engage academically as well as socially and emotionally but often aren’t. Achieve can help with both sides of the preparedness coin.

  • Assess and Improve Academic Readiness: You have an important role to play in addressing preparedness. Achieve has the tools to help you assess where students stand, differentiate your teaching, engage students in the course material, and use active learning to improve outcomes.

  • Nurture Socially and Emotionally Adept Learners: By creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment, you can help students become better learners. Achieve helps you foster lifelong learning skills with research-backed tools focused on metacognition, motivation, and instructor-student relationship building.

Resources to Take Learning a Step Further

  • Goal-setting and Reflection Surveys: Motivate students to set their own learning goals and help them identify the most effective study strategies for their lives.

  • LearningCurve Adaptive Quizzing: Help students grasp concepts and review course material with assignments that adapt to their level of understanding. ng each student the individualised support they need to progress and feel prepared.

  • iClicker, Student Response System: Create an interactive classroom environment where you can check understanding in real-time and foster a sense of belonging.

  • Course-specific Assessments: Provide students with practice opportunities using an array of pre-built assessments aligned to the course material, such as homework or end-of-chapter quizzes.

  • Valuable Insights: Feel empowered to focus on the areas students struggle with most with insights and reports on student progress and class-wide trends.

Check out these tools in an interactive, self-guided tour, or experience the power of Achieve with a free sample course below!

Learn how Achieve helped one lecturer to facilitate student engagement

Discover how Durham University's Biosciences department leveraged Achieve, Macmillan Learning's online platform, to support self-regulated learning and enhance student engagement.

Mathilde Roger, Associate Professor and Digital Learning Coordinator, shares her experience with Achieve, detailing how it's intuitive interface, customisable content, and high-quality resources proved instrumental in fostering student success.

Delve into this customer success story to learn how you too can empower your students with skills for independent learning and time-efficient formative assessment options.

Learn more on how Achieve helped Mathilde

“Achieve is really helpful for students who need alternative formats for learning. Lectures are not suitable for all and Achieve helps students to learn using rich materials such as animations.”