Set the contextual stage by providing the content and tools students need, when they need it with WebAssign for Astronomy. With content designed to meet the needs of all stages of learning, WebAssign encourages real understanding and promotes academic integrity, with unmatched flexibility and course control to adapt to all course formats.
WHAT’S NEW IN ASTRONOMY
Digital Workbook Problems
These problems combine narrative and assessment elements as part of a singular learning activity. The problems interweave narratives of a variety of media types with assessments, containing an introduction to relevant topics and subtopics. Available for Seeds/Backman titles & OpenStax
Optimized Problems provide targeted feedback to students who have incorrectly answered any part of the problem. To help bridge the gap of the different math backgrounds of students in this course, this feedback is often focused on the math skills a student needs to solve the problem
Virtual Astronomy Labs
Interactive experiences that combine analysis of real astronomical data with robust simulations to provide a true online laboratory experience for your introductory astronomy course. Learn More.
TOOLS & FEATURES
Explore Astronomy Content Types
In WebAssign for Astronomy, you have the ability to assign content for every stage of learning, from Animation Tutorials and Virtual Astronomy Labs (discovery) through Optimized Problems (application of skills).
Use time-saving Course Packs to augment your existing course or quickly build a complete set of course assignments with one easy click.
Patented Grading Engine
Reduce student frustration with accurate grading. The patented grading engine in WebAssign accepts a variety of different answer formats.
Access More Content & Resources
Are you looking for more content and resources to support your selected textbook? Discover peer-reviewed and tested Physics and Math content available free to all WebAssign users.
EXPLORE MORE RESOURCES
Find out how to use WebAssign to address all of your Astronomy course challenges by exploring peer perspectives, webinars and supporting resources below.
Hear a Peer Perspective
Learn how a Northern Oklahoma College professor created motivated Physics students to practice outside of class with WebAssign. Read Now.
9 Tips for Online Teaching with WebAssign
These strategies help you get started quickly, address student learning needs virtually and elevate your course in an online environment. Learn How.
4 Ways to Use Videos in WebAssign
Videos are a great tool to connect with your students and help them understand and visualize course topics outside of class, in WebAssign. Learn How.
The WebAssign Blog
Learn how to address all of your top teaching challenges this semester with new tips, peer best practices and more —available on the WebAssign Blog Explore Now.
EXPLORE OTHER FEATURES AVAILABLE WITH MOST WEBASSIGN COURSES