Will Stonefield

New Exercise Central Quizzes Now Available in LaunchPad and Writer's Help

Blog Post created by Will Stonefield Employee on Sep 15, 2016

I'm excited to announce that the second batch of Exercise Central quizzes is now available in Composition digital products. This batch of quizzes expands on our existing coverage with a total of 405 new questions, including 220 new grammar questions and 105 new questions on key topics in reading and critical thinking.

 

The new Exercise Central questions are available now in the following products:

  • Writer’s Help 2.0, Hacker Version
  • Writer’s Help 2.0, Lunsford Version
  • LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks
  • LaunchPad Solo for Lunsford Handbooks
  • LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers
  • LaunchPad for Axelrod/Cooper, The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, 11th edition
  • LaunchPad for Lunsford/Ruszkiewicz/Walters, Everything’s an Argument, 7th edition

 

Instructors and students have consistently praised Bedford/St. Martin's Exercise Central for the depth, breadth, and quality of its coverage. Now Exercise Central is better than ever in the new Question Picker, which offers endless flexibility and customizability. You can assign pre-built quizzes by searching for a topic in the "Exercise Central Quiz" field -- or you can mix-and-match questions and build your own quizzes to meet your students' needs.

 

If you're new to Exercise Central -- or if this is your first time using Exercise Central in LaunchPad or Writer's Help -- CLICK HERE to read Adam Whitehurst's detailed walkthrough on how to use and assign Exercise Central quizzes in your course.

 

If you're already using Exercise Central in any of the products listed above, you do NOT need to do anything in order to access and assign the new quiz questions. They have been automatically added to your course and are now fully assignable and customizable.

 

We hope that you and your students enjoy the new batch of quizzes and all the flexibility that they offer!

 

Here is the full list of quizzes now available in Exercise Central.

 

Exercise Central Batch 1

 Exercise Central Batch 2 (NEW)

Avoiding Comma Splices 1 (Easy)

 Avoiding Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 1 (Easy)

Avoiding Comma Splices 2 (Easy)

 Avoiding Wordy Language 1 (Easy)

Avoiding Comma Splices 3 (Moderate)

 Choosing Effective Topic Sentences 1 (Moderate)

Avoiding Run-On Sentences 1 (Easy)

 Choosing Effective Topic Sentences 2 (Moderate)

Avoiding Sentence Fragments 1 (Moderate)

 Choosing Topics for Writing Assignments 1 (Moderate)

Avoiding Sexist Language 1 (Easy)

 Formatting Titles 1 (Easy)

Choosing the Right Words 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

Choosing the Right Words 2 (Easy)

 Identifying Linking Verbs 1 (Easy)

Citing Sources Using APA Style 1 (Moderate)

 Identifying Linking Verbs 2 (Easy)

Citing Sources Using MLA Style 1 (Moderate)

 Identifying Patterns of Organization 1 (Moderate)

Citing Sources Using MLA Style 2 (Moderate)

 Identifying Prepositions 3 (Moderate)

Coordinating Ideas with Semicolons 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Primary Support and Supporting Details 1 (Moderate)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Subjects and Objects of Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 2 (Easy)

 Identifying Topic Sentences 1 (Moderate)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 3 (Moderate)

 Identifying Types of Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Parallelism 4 (Moderate)

 Identifying Types of Nouns 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Pronoun Reference 1 (Easy)

 Identifying Types of Nouns 2 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Pronoun Reference 2 (Easy)

 Identifying Types of Verbs 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Pronoun Reference 3 (Moderate)

 Identifying Types of Verbs 2 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 1 (Easy)

 Making Verbs Agree with Indefinite Pronouns 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 2 (Easy)

 MLW Correcting Common Errors 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 3 (Moderate)

 MLW Using Count and Noncount Nouns 1 (Easy)

Correcting Errors with Plural Nouns 1 (Easy)

 MLW Using Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Correcting Run-On Sentences 1 (Easy)

 Punctuating Direct Quotations 1 (Easy)

Correcting Run-On Sentences 2 (Easy)

 Supporting Thesis Statements 1 (Easy)

Correcting Run-On Sentences 3 (Moderate)

 Understanding Audience 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 1 (Easy)

 Understanding Main Ideas 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 2 (Easy)

 Understanding Pronoun Case 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 3 (Moderate)

 Understanding Purpose 1 (Easy)

Correcting Sentence Fragments 4 (Moderate)

 Understanding Purpose 2 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 1 (Easy)

 Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement with Compound Subjects  1 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 2 (Easy)

 Understanding Subject-Verb Agreement with Compound Subjects  2 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 3 (Moderate)

 Using Colons and Semicolons 1 (Easy)

Correcting Shifts in Verb Tense 4 (Moderate)

 Using Colons and Semicolons 2 (Moderate)

Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs 1 (Easy)

 Using Comparatives and Superlatives 1 (Easy)

Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs 2 (Easy)

 Using Comparatives and Superlatives 2 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 1 (Easy)

 Using Prefixes and Suffixes 1 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 2 (Easy)

 Using Prefixes and Suffixes 2 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 3 (Easy)

 Using Prepositions 1 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 4 (Moderate)

 Using Prepositions 2 (Easy)

Identifying Comma Splices 5 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 2 (Easy)

 

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 3 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Errors in Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 4 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement 2 (Easy)

 

Identifying Prepositions 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Prepositions 2 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Pronouns 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Pronouns 2 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Run-On Sentences 1 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Sentence Fragments 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Subjects 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Subjects 2 (Moderate)

 

Identifying Verb Tense 1 (Easy)

 

Identifying Verb Tense 2 (Easy)

 

Identifying Verb Tense 3 (Moderate)

 

Integrating Sources 1 (Moderate)

 

Integrating Sources 2 (Moderate)

 

MLW Correcting Errors in Verb Phrases with Auxiliary Verbs 1 (Easy)

 

MLW Correcting Errors in Verb Phrases with Auxiliary Verbs 2 (Easy)

 

MLW Identifying Missing, Incorrect, or Extra Words 1 (Easy)

 

MLW Using Irregular Verb Forms 1 (Easy)

 

MLW Using Irregular Verb Forms 2 (Easy)

 

Spelling the Right Words Correctly 1 (Easy)

 

Spelling the Right Words Correctly 2 (Easy)

 

Spelling the Right Words Correctly 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Active or Passive Voice 1 (Easy)

 

Using Active or Passive Voice 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Apostrophes 1 (Easy)

 

Using Apostrophes 2 (Easy)

 

Using Apostrophes 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Apostrophes 4 (Moderate)

 

Using Capitalization 1 (Easy)

 

Using Capitalization 2 (Easy)

 

Using Capitalization 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Commas 1 (Easy)

 

Using Commas 2 (Easy)

 

Using Commas 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Coordinating Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

 

Using Formal Language 1 (Easy)

 

Using Formal Language 2 (Easy)

 

Using Hyphens 1 (Easy)

 

Using Hyphens 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Italics in Titles 1 (Easy)

 

Using Subordinating Conjunctions 1 (Easy)

 

Using the Correct Forms of Be, Have, Do 1 (Easy)

 

Using the Correct Forms of Be, Have, Do 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Verb Forms 1 (Easy)

 

Using Verb Forms 2 (Moderate)

 

Using Verb Forms 3 (Moderate)

 

Using Verb Tenses 1 (Easy)

 

Using Verb Tenses 2 (Easy)

 

Using Verb Tenses 3 (Moderate)

 

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