With InQuizitive, students practice their writing, editing, and research skills in an interactive, feedback-driven environment. The low-stakes activities are adaptive, so students receive additional practice in the areas where they need more help.
The Norton Teaching Tools site offers customizable activities and assignments in one easily searchable place. Written by Richard Bullock and Deborah Bertsch, with special contributions from instructors across the country, it offers all the popular resources from A Guide to Teaching the Norton Field Guides to Writing along with new content for the Sixth Edition.
Accessibility is central to Norton’s products. To meet the greatest range of requirements, we follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and strive for WCAG 2.1 AA across all products. The Norton Field Guide package presents material in multiple ways—in an ebook, printed book, short videos, and interactive InQuizitive activities.
On-demand support is available from a dedicated customer success manager who will consult on course design integrate our tools into your LMS, and provide ongoing support. In a recent survey, 91 percent of instructors felt supported or very supported using Norton learning tools.
The interactive ebook has highlighting and note-taking capabilities that encourage active reading, while instructors can create their own models of engaged reading to share with their students using the instructor annotation tool. The NEW instructive videos are also now embedded in the ebook.
Adaptive and low-stakes InQuizitive for Writers activities build confidence and promote a growth mindset.
Show the videos in class or assign them with accompanying LMS quizzes to reinforce key topics before students start working on their own writing.
Find models of transparent writing assignments, rubrics, model essays, and PowerPoint slides for each chapter with accompanying activities in the NEW Norton Teaching Tools site.
Assign reading strategy and comprehension quizzes for each reading selection and chapter of the text with Norton Testmaker. Quizzes are easy to customize and export to deliver through your LMS.
Interactive InQuizitive for Writers activities offer students hands-on practice working with sources, websites, databases, and more, with answer-specific feedback and reference links to corresponding sections of The Little Seagull Handbook.
The Little Seagull Handbook ebook—4-year access now included with all new copies of The Norton Field Guide—gives students access to 4 documentation styles and updated advice on research as it’s done online today.
Assign the Plagiarism Tutorial to teach students why plagiarism matters, what counts as plagiarism, and how to avoid plagiarism, with a short quiz that reports to your LMS gradebook.
Find activities that can be incorporated into your existing course through a NEW guide on incorporating information literacy and research skills, authored by a librarian.
Show the videos in class or assign them with accompanying LMS quizzes to reinforce strong research skills before students work with sources.
NEW short videos cover revision strategies and writing reflection.
InQuizitive for Writers activities help students practice editing sentences in applied contexts, with answer-specific feedback and links to corresponding pages of The Little Seagull Handbook for reference.
The Little Seagull Handbook ebook gives students four years of access to a robust editing section, including guidance on editing the key “Errors that Matter” and new advice on revising to ensure respectful, inclusive language.
Robust reports in InQuizitive provide insight into class and individual student performance on activities, allowing for just-in-time teaching where students need the most help. Instructors tell us that assigning InQuizitive for 10–15 percent of the course points ensures students complete the activities and understand important concepts before they write and revise their papers.
Peer-review templates correspond with expanded writing assignments and rubrics and help you facilitate peer review activities. They can be downloaded from the Norton Teaching Tools site or uploaded directly into your LMS.