Set the contextual stage of your course by providing the content and tools students need, when they need it. WebAssign for Astronomy content is 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.
Find Questions & Content in WebAssign
Unique learning questions are signified in WebAssign in the question name with a distinct abbreviations (ex .EP) and are distributed throughout each chapter and section. You can search the abbreviation in the Question Browser to find these questions types to use in an assignment.
If a question does not have an abbreviation (ex: Algebra Remediation Exercises), you can typically find them in the Question Browser for your title in Chapter 0, or an appendix. If you need any help finding questions for your assignment, contact your Cengage Sales Representative.
Content Available for 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
Virtual Astronomy Labs (.VAL)
Set the contextual stage for your students with Interactive experiences that combine analysis of astronomical data with simulations and targeted feedback to provide a true online laboratory experience for your introductory astronomy course.
Engage your students by guiding them through a concept or series of concepts in an autonomous learning environment, complete with an open answer assessment question to gauge student comprehension and engagement.
Design your WebAssign course with highly structured and scaffolded learning activities that provide strong support to students with emerging or dormant quantitative-reasoning skills.
Optimized Problems (.OPs)
Reduce cheating while providing your students with a contextual autonomous learning experience with question level resources to learn from mistakes and enhance problem solving abilities.