Features

CourseConnect courses are built using the trusted content that you expect from the world's leading learning company, paired with the latest innovations in online instructional design. Choose from over 130 outcomes-based courses with mobile lesson presentations containing dynamic media, engaging graphics and interactives, and a fully-aligned assessment strategy. You have the power to create your ideal online or blended course, personalizing content to suit your students’ needs and your own unique teaching style.

CourseConnect places a diverse array of tools and resources at your fingertips, allowing you to:

Create an impactful educational experience

Learning design 

Using courseware that is built around sound learning design provides assurance that your courses are not only effective, but rigorous, user-centered, and externally validated. CourseConnect incorporates learning design principles to promote an exceptional teaching and learning experience.

  • Built by subject matter experts and credentialed instructional designers
  • Designed based on learning outcomes, using a proven backward-design methodology to ensure alignment and integrity
  • A two-time CODIE “Best Postsecondary Instructional Solution” award-winner for 2010 and 2012
  • Rigorously tested by students, faculty, and instructional designers for quality, alignment, and usability
  • Reviewed by Quality Matters, ACE, and USDLA for credit-worthiness, content integrity, and other online instructional standards (most courses)

Achieved high scores for user-centric testing, including physiological testing to evaluate learner engagement and evidence of learning

Easily and effectively customize your course

Time-saving course setup

CourseConnect allows you to minimize time spent on preparation—instructors cite time savings of 20-30 hours in course setup—so you can focus on what you do best: teach. Tap into the power of a detailed Instructor Resource Guide for useful teaching tips, or connect to best practices via a discussion board. Make a course your own by adding as many personal touches as you’d like:

  • Add, edit, or hide lesson objectives, course checklists, readings, quizzes, assessments, etc.
  • Re-sequence assignments, quizzes, or entire lessons
  • Add your photo or class social media info to a syllabus
  • Supplement content with your favorite multimedia assets or additional materials
  • Customize course length to accommodate term lengths
  • Add an eText to supplement course content
     

Engage students with interactive content that promotes success

Interactive learning tools

With CourseConnect, you can be confident that you are providing achievement-focused tools that bolster engagement and retention.

  • A consistent, tried-and-true learning model for each topic allows students to review complete course concepts in small increments.
  • A library of appealing audio and video elements illustrate concepts that can be difficult to comprehend from reading alone.
  • Interactive flash cards and integrated exercises help with mastery of concepts and key terms.
  • Personalized study guides provide metacognitive opportunities for students to evaluate their confidence. 
  • Targeted diagnostics and a recommended study path based on each student’s results help maximize study time and promote achievement.

Deliver your course in a way that works for you and your institution

A consistent learning experience

  • The CourseConnect lesson presentation experience has been optimized for laptops, iPads, tablets, and other devices to deliver a consistent, quality learning experience.
  • CourseConnect is compatible with any learning management system (LMS), working seamlessly with your existing learning tools.