5 Benefits of Interactive Learning for Economics

With visual and graphical examples from Summatic’s online courses in Microeconomics and Econometrics, we illustrate five key benefits of using interactivity to “bring the dismal science to life.”

How to Improve Online Student Engagement

Why do students engage with some online learning platforms more than others? From our experience, we identify six practices for improving online student engagement.

Six Reasons to Not Rely on Multiple-Choice

Identifying six key reasons why not to rely on only multiple-choice for authentic assessment, we showcase the benefits of our advanced question types for overcoming over-simplification.

Measuring Authenticity in Assessment

We propose a method for defining and measuring the authenticity of assessment by evaluating the online replication of paper exams. We find that by using advanced question types, 66% to 94% of the original exam can be authentically replicated, whereas less than 26% can be replicated using strictly multiple-choice questions. While educators and researchers agree […]