Macmillan Learning’s Digital Courseware Platform

Designed to foster engaged active learning in the classroom, Achieve complements your unique teaching style and course needs. Empower your students through enriching content, immersive assessment, and meaningful active learning experiences.

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How does Achieve work for individual disciplines?

Explore our treasure trove of resources including e-books, LearningCurve adaptive quizzing, assessment tools, and iClicker, our leading student response system. Explore which features are available for your discipline.

Benefits & Features

  1. What is Achieve?

    Macmillan Learning's Achieve is designed to promote active learning and classroom engagement. It is equipped with robust tools, including pre-built assessments, engaging e-books, videos, interactives, and personalized learning methods–all aimed at enhancing student success.

  2. Assessment

    Assign assessments to strengthen student understanding, evaluate comprehension levels, and foster knowledge retention.

  3. LearningCurve Adaptive Quizzing

    Available in most Achieve courses, LearningCurve's game-like adaptive quizzing helps students master concepts and prepare for class and exams with personalized question sets that respond to each individual’s correct and incorrect answers.

  4. E-book

    Available online and off-line, interactive e-books include content to engage and deepen student understanding of topics, as well as helpful study features, like highlighting, taking notes, and searching for specific topics or keywords.

  5. Goal-Setting & Reflection Surveys

    Designed to help students set goals for themselves and reflect throughout the semester on what they’ve learned and how they’re performing (strengthening metacognitive abilities).

  6. Reports & Insights

    Achieve Reports & Insights provide user-friendly data and insight, enabling precise analysis for individual students or entire classes.

  7. iClicker

    iClicker takes active learning and student engagement to another level. Included with most Achieve courses, iClicker helps you engage, assess, and guide learning.

  8. LMS Integration

    Achieve integrates with your LMS so that assignments and grades can be shared and managed in one place! Learn more about integration options here.

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    Inclusive Access

    Inclusive Access is a program that ensures that every student has access to their course materials through their LMS on the first day of class. Learn more here.

Proven Student Success

Based on a survey of Achieve users in Fall of 2021 with over 200 instructor and over 3000 student responses.

Purposeful usage of Achieve is effective.

Students using more of their courses’ assignments and having higher grades on those assignments, had higher exam scores. Students with higher grades on their assignments (gradebook average) could expect to be 8 points higher on exams. Students that use or engage with less than the median student in each course can expect to perform 4% to 12% lower on their exams (depending on how much less work the student did), while students that use more than the typical, perform 1.5% to 3% higher on their exams.

Bar graph showing a bell curve and trend line. Moving from -1 to +1 in assignment grade equates to a 8% difference in course exam score as percent correct.

Moving from -1 to +1 in assignment grade equates to a 8% difference in course exam score as percent correct. The 8% difference in exam scores represents the unique contribution from assignment grade.


88% of students said Achieve was easy to use.


82% of students agreed that Achieve helped them develop, practice, and apply skills associated with their course.


80% of instructors agree that Achieve helped students improve their knowledge of the course material.

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New Enhancements in Achieve

New Achieve features bring added value, efficiency, and comprehensive, inclusive support while simplifying course management.

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Hear from Users

Here’s what instructors and students are saying about Achieve.

I found Achieve was readily accessible and was not complicated to pick up or to use anywhere, any time.”

Being able to go over something as many times as you would like till it is ironed into your brain is nice. I like being able to coincide assignments with exams to make sure I understand the content.”

As I continue to progress in my position, there are more responsibilities outside of the classroom that require more of my time. Having Achieve relieves some stress for this course as I know it takes less time for me to prepare things on my own.”

Ryan Elsenpeter

For some reason, these students worked together far more than is common. Like a lot more. They have long meetings in the library several times a week, and a significant portion of the class goes. It is, in one word, amazing.”

William Griffiths

The pre-lecture activities helped the students to participate more in the class.”

Harpreet Malhotra

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