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CourseSmart announces analytics program to measure student engagement

It has never been too hard to spot the student in class who didn't do the assigned reading -- she's usually the one in the back, not raising her hand, and avoiding eye contact in hopes of not being called on. But a new program could make identifying unprepared students even easier, and, the creators hope, improve outcomes and retention. CourseSmart, the digital textbook provider that is partnered with five major publishers, announced the launch of CourseSmart Analytics on Wednesday. The program, which is currently being piloted at three colleges, tracks students' engagement with their e-te...

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