Writer's Help 2.0 > Setting Up and Customizing Your Writer's Help 2.0 Course

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Writer's Help 2.0 is designed to work independently or in tandem with your textbook to help students sharpen their critical thinking, reading, and writing skills and promote the development of digital literacy. We want you and your students to have an excellent experience. The resources below will help you get started, and the pages that follow will familiarize you with some of the resources and assignment types available in Writer's Help 2.0.

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Create and Activate Your Course

Before class begins, you need to create your course and activate it. Students will not have access to your assignments without that activation step. To activate your course so students can enroll, please consult these resources:

Locate Materials You Want to Use

You can locate relevant materials in Writer’s Help 2.0 by:

Assign the Pages and Activities

Creating your course assignments before students enroll is one of the keys to success with Writer's Help 2.0, and assigning is incredibly easy. Please be aware that some quizzes appear in the Resources panel, and others are available to be built using questions from the Exercise Central question bank. See the help article Types of Diagnostic and Summative Assessments Available in Writer's Help 2.0 for more information.
To assign content, please review these instructions. You can see more best practices for assignments in Writer’s Help 2.0 in the help article Tips for Managing Assignments in Writer's Help 2.0.

Debrief with Your Students

Writer's Help 2.0 can tell you a lot about students’ mastery of course content. By talking with students about the trends you see in their results, you’ll affirm their online practice and have a better sense of their strengths and weaknesses.

To debrief with students, these instructions can help you talk about their results: