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Available for Autumn: Achieve's AI-powered Tutor

Transform your students’ study sessions into engaging deep-learning experiences with Achieve's innovative open beta feature, the AI-powered Tutor now available at no extra cost this Autumn*. For current Achieve users, contact your rep today to learn how to access the AI-powered Tutor for your course.

Not an Achieve user yet? Explore how the AI-powered Tutor can elevate the learning experience with a free instructor sample course in your discipline, or book a quick 15-minute demo with an expert today!

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*Available in Achieve full courses and Achieve Essentials.

Achieve Offers:

Access to the ebook to download, read and virtually annotate for a completely flexible experience
Course and book-specific resources including adaptive quizzing (Learning Curve) to personalize the experience for students
A grade book, assignable assessments with targeted feedback, insights and reporting, instructor resources - all with seamless integration options.
Integrated with iClicker so that instructors and students can benefit in class and remotely from an industry leading student response system.
Interactive Simulations which help students to bring biological concepts to life and learn the concepts.
Multimedia assets such as podcasts, videos and more. Carefully curated to map to your course.


The Achieve platform gives instructors the control and flexibility to assign content and assessment that aligns to their individual course goals. Our premium and full course offerings combine our acclaimed texts and assessment with carefully developed and curated multimedia resources designed to elevate student engagement and understanding while providing you with insight into class and individual performance. We also offer a streamlined, homework-focused option with our new Achieve Essentials course options for Biology.

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  1. Adaptive Quizzing

    Adaptive Quizzing offers individualized question sets and feedback based on each student's correct and incorrect responses. All the questions are tied back to the e-book to encourage students to use the resources at hand.

  2. Media and Assessments

    Powerful multimedia assets headline the content library of media, assessments, and instructor resources specific to your selected text.

  3. In-Class Activities

    Vetted and tested in-class activities provide instructors with an off-the-shelf resource for more active learning during their classes.

  4. Student Engagement with iClicker

    Easy integration and gradebook sync with iClicker classroom engagement solutions pairs perfectly with our suite of in-class active learning resources.

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  5. Interactive e-Book

    Interactive e-book features highlighting, notetaking, offline access and read aloud functionality. The interactive e-book is searchable, accessible, and downloadable.

  6. Insights and Reporting

    Insights and Reporting provide powerful analytics, viewable in an elegant dashboard, that offer instructors a window into student progress and facilitate lessons that are specifically tailored to students’ needs.

  7. Gradebook

    An easy-to-use Gradebook provides a clear window into performance for the whole class, for individual students, and for individual assignments, to help you to give every student the support they need.

  8. Simulations

    Interactive simulations of biological processes help students learn the concepts.

  9. Assessments

    A diverse library of formative and summative assessments with a variety of answer types allow instructors to build engaging assignments.

  10. OpenStax e-Book

    The OpenStax e-Book is available through Achieve with assessments and media mapped to that book.

  11. Assessments with hints/feedback/solutions

    The question library in Achieve includes built-in coaching tools--hints, error-specific feedback, and fully worked solutions--to guide students toward the correct answers. A variety of answer types allow for a diverse assessment experience.

  12. Interactives

    Students can manipulate Interactive multimedia assets to better understand complex biological concepts.


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