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ALEKS lowers pressure on struggling students

By Aaron Bocook, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2015

I am bad at math. At least, I spent most of my life thinking I was, until I found something that works for me. Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces, or ALEKS, is a web-based assessment and learning program that EWU has been using since 2012 for students, like me, who have had bad luck in lecture-style math classes. At age 32, I still add and subtract on my fingers....

Aleks math program contributed to increase in student success rates

Aleks math program contributed to increase in student success rates

November 4, 2013

  Aleks, the web-based learning program implemented for Math 103 and as an option for Math 104 last year, appears to have contributed to an increased...

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