Getting the Most out of MathXL<br />Invest 30 Minutes a Day <br />To Achieve Mastery<br />
Obtaining a MathXL Access Code<br /><ul><li>If you bought a USED book, go to www.mathxl.com, click the Buy Now button and ...
When you purchase the access code online, you will also register in MathXL at the same time.</li></li></ul><li>Obtaining A...
Obtaining a MathXL Access Code<br /><ul><li>If you bought a NEW book, use the access code inside the MathXL Student Access...
Use this access code to register in MathXL following the directions in “How do I register in MathXL.”</li></li></ul><li>Ho...
How do I register in MathXL?<br />
How do I register in MathXL?<br />#7 Choose an easy to remember password<br />
How do I register in MathXL?<br />#8 Enter your my.gcu.edu                       <br />      email address<br />#9  GCU’s ...
Enrolling in a MathXL Course<br /><ul><li>After you have registered in MathXL, you must then enroll in a specific course..
Your instructor will provide you with the course code that you will need to enroll in your math course.</li></li></ul><li>...
How do I enroll in my course?<br />#2  Enter MathXL<br />
How do I enroll in my course?<br />#3 Select I am taking a course that is using MathXL, and I need to enroll in my instruc...
How do I enroll in my course?<br />#4  Enter your  course ID provided by the instructor.<br />#5  Click on Enroll.<br />
How do I enroll in my course?<br />#6  If the course is correct, click enroll.<br />
How do I enroll in my course?<br />#5 If the course is correct, click OK. You will then be taken to the course home page.<...
Your MathXL Course?<br />To access your MathXL course, go to www.mathxl.com and log in using your username and password . ...
Your MathXL Course?<br />After clicking on Enter MathXL, you will be taken to your course Home Page.<br />#2  Enter MathXL...
Your Course Home Page<br />This is the course Home Page<br />
Home Page Navigation Bar<br />Click here to go to a list of all your courses.<br />Click here to go back to the course hom...
Home Page Navigation Bar<br />Click here to go to course calendar.<br />Click here to see your grades.<br />
Home Page Features<br />Indicates today’s date and marks the due dates. Always consult syllabus for confirmation. <br />Yo...
Homework in MathXL <br />To work on a homework assignment in MathXL, click on the Homework and Tests Bar<br />Click here t...
Homework in MathXL <br />This is the Homework/Test Manager<br />Select an assignment to work on.<br />
Homework in MathXL <br />Get Started by Clicking Question 1<br />
Homework in MathXL <br />To move to the next question click the next number<br />Enter your answer in the text box provide...
Homework in MathXL <br />Click on Check Answer to see if your answer is correct.<br />A message will indicate if you have ...
Homework in MathXL <br />A message will indicate if you have the incorrect answer.  MathXL will also provide a clue to sol...
Homework in MathXL <br />If you obtain an incorrect answer three times, MathXL will give you the correct answer.<br />Math...
Homework in MathXL <br />When ready to advance to the next problem, click on the desired number. It is NOT necessary to do...
Quizzes in MathXL<br />This is the Homework/Test Manager<br />Select a quiz to work on.<br />
Quizzes in MathXL<br />Quiz Information<br />When ready to start the quiz, click on “I am ready to start.”  Otherwise, cli...
Quizzes in MathXL<br />Question #<br />Click on each to View<br /> Value of Quiz <br />Time Left<br />
Quizzes in MathXL<br /> When finished with the quiz, click on “Submit.”<br />Once you submit the quiz, there is no going b...
Quizzes in MathXL<br />MathXL will confirm that you want to submit the test.  If so, click on “Yes.”<br />
Quizzes in MathXL<br />MathXL will then take you to your quiz analysis and score.<br />
Quizzes in MathXL<br />You may review your quiz results or go to the results page.<br />
Grades in MathXL<br />Click here to see your grades and information pertaining to each assignment.<br />
Grades in MathXL<br />The total correct, score, time spent and date worked are shown on the right of the screen.<br />Assi...
Quizzes in MathXL<br />Each attempt at a quiz will show on the results page but <br />ONLY THE HIGHEST SCORE WILL BE RECOR...
Getting Help<br />“Help Me Solve This”  will guide you step by step through the program to help you understand the rationa...
Getting Help<br />“View an Example”  will provide you with a detailed step-by-step example that is completed in entirety w...
Getting Help<br />“View an Example”  will provide you with a detailed step-by-step example that is completed in entirety w...
Getting Help<br />Some problems will have video. You need to have Quiktime installed.<br />If animation is available, you ...
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Quick Links for Tip Sheets<br />How to Use the Equation Toolbar: http://help.pearsoncmg.com/xl/student/sa/Content/use_math...
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MathXL Student Tutorial

  1. 1. Getting the Most out of MathXL<br />Invest 30 Minutes a Day <br />To Achieve Mastery<br />
  2. 2. Obtaining a MathXL Access Code<br /><ul><li>If you bought a USED book, go to www.mathxl.com, click the Buy Now button and follow the on-screen prompts. You may purchase the access code with a credit card.
  3. 3. When you purchase the access code online, you will also register in MathXL at the same time.</li></li></ul><li>Obtaining Access Code Online<br />
  4. 4. Obtaining a MathXL Access Code<br /><ul><li>If you bought a NEW book, use the access code inside the MathXL Student Access Kit that was packaged with your textbook.
  5. 5. Use this access code to register in MathXL following the directions in “How do I register in MathXL.”</li></li></ul><li>How do I register in MathXL?<br />
  6. 6. How do I register in MathXL?<br />
  7. 7. How do I register in MathXL?<br />#7 Choose an easy to remember password<br />
  8. 8. How do I register in MathXL?<br />#8 Enter your my.gcu.edu <br /> email address<br />#9 GCU’s Zip Code is 85017. After entering the zip code, you will need to select your school from a scroll down menu.<br />#10 Choose your security question and answer. <br />Click next at the bottom. Save the next page. <br />
  9. 9. Enrolling in a MathXL Course<br /><ul><li>After you have registered in MathXL, you must then enroll in a specific course..
  10. 10. Your instructor will provide you with the course code that you will need to enroll in your math course.</li></li></ul><li>How do I enroll in my course?<br />#1 Enter your new username and password.<br />
  11. 11. How do I enroll in my course?<br />#2 Enter MathXL<br />
  12. 12. How do I enroll in my course?<br />#3 Select I am taking a course that is using MathXL, and I need to enroll in my instructors course.<br />
  13. 13. How do I enroll in my course?<br />#4 Enter your course ID provided by the instructor.<br />#5 Click on Enroll.<br />
  14. 14. How do I enroll in my course?<br />#6 If the course is correct, click enroll.<br />
  15. 15. How do I enroll in my course?<br />#5 If the course is correct, click OK. You will then be taken to the course home page.<br />
  16. 16. Your MathXL Course?<br />To access your MathXL course, go to www.mathxl.com and log in using your username and password . <br />#1 Enter your new username and password.<br />
  17. 17. Your MathXL Course?<br />After clicking on Enter MathXL, you will be taken to your course Home Page.<br />#2 Enter MathXL<br />
  18. 18. Your Course Home Page<br />This is the course Home Page<br />
  19. 19. Home Page Navigation Bar<br />Click here to go to a list of all your courses.<br />Click here to go back to the course home page.<br />Click here to go to your assignments page.<br />Click here to enter your study plan.<br />
  20. 20. Home Page Navigation Bar<br />Click here to go to course calendar.<br />Click here to see your grades.<br />
  21. 21. Home Page Features<br />Indicates today’s date and marks the due dates. Always consult syllabus for confirmation. <br />Your current assignments. Click to enter<br />
  22. 22. Homework in MathXL <br />To work on a homework assignment in MathXL, click on the Homework and Tests Bar<br />Click here to go to your assignments page.<br />
  23. 23. Homework in MathXL <br />This is the Homework/Test Manager<br />Select an assignment to work on.<br />
  24. 24. Homework in MathXL <br />Get Started by Clicking Question 1<br />
  25. 25. Homework in MathXL <br />To move to the next question click the next number<br />Enter your answer in the text box provided. <br />This keypad allows you to choose the symbols/format you need for your answer. <br />
  26. 26. Homework in MathXL <br />Click on Check Answer to see if your answer is correct.<br />A message will indicate if you have the correct answer. Click on OK. A green checkmark will indicate that you have completed the problem.<br />
  27. 27. Homework in MathXL <br />A message will indicate if you have the incorrect answer. MathXL will also provide a clue to solving the problem. Click on Done to try again.<br />
  28. 28. Homework in MathXL <br />If you obtain an incorrect answer three times, MathXL will give you the correct answer.<br />MathXL will then allow you to work on a similar exercise. You will then have three more attempts to get a correct answer. This process repeats allowing you to work on a problem as many times as necessary to get a correct answer.<br />
  29. 29. Homework in MathXL <br />When ready to advance to the next problem, click on the desired number. It is NOT necessary to do the questions in order.<br />When ready to stop working, click on save.<br />
  30. 30. Quizzes in MathXL<br />This is the Homework/Test Manager<br />Select a quiz to work on.<br />
  31. 31. Quizzes in MathXL<br />Quiz Information<br />When ready to start the quiz, click on “I am ready to start.” Otherwise, click on “cancel.” <br />
  32. 32. Quizzes in MathXL<br />Question #<br />Click on each to View<br /> Value of Quiz <br />Time Left<br />
  33. 33. Quizzes in MathXL<br /> When finished with the quiz, click on “Submit.”<br />Once you submit the quiz, there is no going back.<br />When you are finished with a question, click on “Next.”<br />You may go back and forth between questions in a quiz as long as you <br />DO NOT SUBMIT.<br />
  34. 34. Quizzes in MathXL<br />MathXL will confirm that you want to submit the test. If so, click on “Yes.”<br />
  35. 35. Quizzes in MathXL<br />MathXL will then take you to your quiz analysis and score.<br />
  36. 36. Quizzes in MathXL<br />You may review your quiz results or go to the results page.<br />
  37. 37. Grades in MathXL<br />Click here to see your grades and information pertaining to each assignment.<br />
  38. 38. Grades in MathXL<br />The total correct, score, time spent and date worked are shown on the right of the screen.<br />Assignments are listed on the left of the screen in chronological order.<br />
  39. 39. Quizzes in MathXL<br />Each attempt at a quiz will show on the results page but <br />ONLY THE HIGHEST SCORE WILL BE RECORDED.<br />
  40. 40. Getting Help<br />“Help Me Solve This” will guide you step by step through the program to help you understand the rationale. This will not satisfy the question for the assignment. You will be given a similar problem to solve now that you know the steps. <br />“Textbook” takes you to the relevant pages in the textbook to review the materials.<br />Not all problems will have all options.<br />
  41. 41. Getting Help<br />“View an Example” will provide you with a detailed step-by-step example that is completed in entirety with explanations. <br />“Ask My Instructor” will email this problem to your instructor along with your written comments..<br />Not all problems will have all options.<br />
  42. 42. Getting Help<br />“View an Example” will provide you with a detailed step-by-step example that is completed in entirety with explanations. <br />“Ask My Instructor” will email this problem to your instructor along with your written comments..<br />Not all problems will have all options.<br />
  43. 43. Getting Help<br />Some problems will have video. You need to have Quiktime installed.<br />If animation is available, you can see the problem in action !!!!!<br />You can print the problem.<br />Not all problems will have all options.<br />
  44. 44.                                                                                                                                                        <br />Viewing your progress<br />Click to See your Quizzes or Homework<br />You should be at or beyond the red bar at all times. If you are not, you are behind in class.<br />Study Plan = Amount of course objectives mastered.<br />
  45. 45. Quick Links for Tip Sheets<br />How to Use the Equation Toolbar: http://help.pearsoncmg.com/xl/student/sa/Content/use_math_palette.htm<br />How to Format Your Math Entries: http://help.pearsoncmg.com/xl/student/sa/Content/format_math_sw.htm<br />How to Show Your Work: <br />http://help.pearsoncmg.com/xl/student/sa/Content/use_work_area_mxl_player.htm<br />How to Use the Learning Aid Toolbar:<br />http://help.pearsoncmg.com/xl/student/sa/Content/work_with_learning_aids_mxl_practice.htm<br />
  46. 46. The End<br />

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