Advanced Student Learning Insights in Codio

By Mohit Chandarana on Sep 16, 2019 11:51:59 AM

Actionable insights based on student learning data

Data is arguably the world’s most valuable commodity. However, the challenge with data is that there’s tons of it, and raw, unorganized data is difficult to analyze.

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Codio Launches “Global Assessments Library” of Editable, Auto-Graded Assessment Questions

By Joshua Stowell on Aug 27, 2019 11:21:40 AM

Codio’s Global Assessments Library is live for all users! 

Our Global Assessments Library contains auto-graded assessment questions covering a wide range of topics, difficulty levels, and assessment types—and it’s available for all instructors to make use of.

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Shorter, Open Texts Increase Learning

By Elise Deitrick on May 14, 2019 10:26:54 AM

The barriers of traditional textbooks

Students had very limited access to information when textbooks first became an educational tool—so they needed to include anything deemed relevant to a given subject. With access to more information than most libraries in their pockets, it no longer makes sense for students to lug around heavy, expensive physical textbooks.

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Python Tutor comes to Codio as “Visualizer”

By Elise Deitrick on Feb 27, 2019 3:40:52 PM

Visualizations can help students better understand complex programming concepts like parameters, constructors, and recursion.

For many computer science educators, Python Tutor is a familiar name —Philip Guo’s wonderful resource has been around for almost a decade. During that time, “over five million people in over 180 countries have used Python Tutor to visualize over 75 million pieces of code.”

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Introducing Codio Books!

By Elise Deitrick on Feb 25, 2019 11:25:47 AM

Why C-Books?

Codio recently released its first C-Book—“Think Python” by Allen Downey (see more details here). However, the sheer volume of textbook replacements and eBooks makes it hard to understand what makes C-Books different.

We Use Quality OER Books

First, we start by choosing quality OER (Open Educational Resource) books.

“Numerous studies of the impact of OER on student outcomes—conducted across diverse disciplinary, institutional, and jurisdictional contexts—have repeatedly confirmed the same result: that students using OER perform just as well as or, in some cases, better than those using commercial course materials."[1]

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