Aplia Transition Guide

Some Aplia™ features are performed differently when using Aplia in MindTap™. This information might help make the transition a little easier.

Note Not available in world language courses.

Course Management

Aplia Aplia in MindTap
Create a new course Create a Course
Copy an existing course Copy a Course
Edit course settings instructor.cengage.com/ssoinstructor/manageCourseKey.htm
Organize a course by sections Course Masters
Manage co-instructors / teaching assistants Instructor Roles and Permissions

Account Management / Student Rosters

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Sign in Sign In
Edit profile Manage your account at https://www.cengage.com.
View and manage student rosters Students
Prompt students for student ID Student IDs

Activities

Assignments and activities are interchangeable terms.

Course outline and learning path are interchangeable terms.

Aplia Aplia in MindTap
View / manage course outline Activities
Add assignments
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click Add Assignment.
Set assignment options: due date, scheduled availability and visibility Change Dates for Multiple Activities
Set Grade It Now grading options Set Grading Options for Aplia Activities
Set when Aplia activities are graded Set Grading Options for Aplia Activities
Set Aplia assignment options
Change randomization behavior Change an Aplia Activity Type
Add/remove student ability to review all attempts on Grade It Now questions Set Grading Options for Aplia Activities
Password protection Not supported in MindTap.
Preview questions for an assignment
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click the activity title.
  3. Click View All Questions.
Reorder questions for an assignment
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click the activity title.
  3. Drag questions to change the order.
Add questions to an assignment
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click an activity containing questions you want to add to another activity.
  3. Beside the question, click copy .
  4. Select the activity to which you want to add the question.
  5. Click Copy.
Delete questions from an assignment Delete Aplia Questions
Write your own questions
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click the activity title.
  3. In the Questions heading, click menu  > Write Your Own Question.
Edit question title Rename an Aplia Question
Edit question points possible Change the Points for an Aplia Activity
Edit question: add optional text Not supported in MindTap.
Print questions Not supported in MindTap.
Post course materials to class Add Content to MindTap

Communications

Aplia Aplia in MindTap
Post announcements to class Use your school's learning management system (LMS).
Manage discussion boards Use your school's learning management system (LMS).

Grades and Scores

Aplia Aplia in MindTap
View gradebook View Grades and Scores
Manage gradebook calculations Grade Calculation
Make score adjustments Edit Scores
Grant extensions Extend Due Dates
Reset a student's take (let them start over) Delete an Attempt
Extend timed assignment time limit for specific students Extend Time Limits
Manual grading for essay questions
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click View Performance.
Review student's answer per question
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click View Performance.
Analytics - charts and stats about student performance and participation
  1. Click Aplia .
  2. Click View Performance.
Download grades Export Gradebook Data
Download student take activity and login history Not supported in MindTap.
Sync scores to learning management system (LMS) Sync Scores to Blackboard

Help and Support

Aplia Aplia in MindTap
Online help www.cengage.com/help
Training resources https://www.cengage.com/training/mindtap?audience=Instructor&platform=MindTap&mindAppType=Aplia
E-mail support Click user icon your name > Customer Support.