ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

6.4.7 Objectives Editor


Objectives Editor

Figure 6.36: Objectives Editor
Initially, all textbook chapters appear in their normal, order and all are checked for inclusion in the course (Fig. 6.36).
  • Remove chapters by unchecking the box to the left of the objective.
  • Reorder chapters (or custom objectives) by dragging and dropping the chapter to a different position. Chapters can also be reordered by using the arrows in the Order column.
  • Edit an objective/chapter by clicking on the Edit link below the objective name. This will open the Edit Objective page described below (Sec. 6.4.8).
  • Check the box next to each chapter/objective to enable a post objective progress assessment (Sec. 6.4.10)
  • To create an objective that does not correspond exactly to a textbook chapter or ALEKS slice, use the button marked +New Custom Objective, located below the list of textbook chapters/objectives.
NOTE. ALEKS permits you to order chapters freely, but a reasonable and conventional ordering of the materials should be used. ALEKS will move topics among chapters in order to maintain prerequisite relations among specific topics, with the result that an unusual ordering of the chapters may not produce the best results for your course structure. Only minor adjustments should be made to the content once students have begun working, to avoid disruption of the students' work.
To return to the Objective Editor at a later time, select Course Summary, locate Course Content, follow by Objectives Editor, and select Edit.