Achieve

  • Macmillan

Achieve Macmillan’s next-generation online learning system: a fully mobile, accessible, and flexible learning system that offers powerful assessment tools and content to support students of all levels of preparation.

Achieve is Macmillan’s next-generation online learning system: a fully mobile, accessible, and flexible learning system. Achieve offers powerful assessment tools and content to support students of all levels of preparation in an intuitive and user-friendly system. Achieve was co-designed with students and instructors and developed using research-based learning science principles. It supports learning in traditional, online, hybrid, or a fully flipped classroom, with options for both synchronous and asynchronous learning to support students no matter where their education takes place. Our Learning Science team continues to research different aspects of Achieve, such as the Goal-setting and Reflection Surveys, to determine what is effective and they then work with our Product Teams to make improvements to Achieve based on data from users. From this research we know Achieve helps improve learning for students of all levels.

Starting price
$21 - $60
Per Student, Per Semester
Free Trial
Inclusive Access Available

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Education is the gateway to limitless opportunities. At Macmillan Learning, we want to work with you and your students to help your students achieve better outcomes, at an affordable price.


How CourseGateway Reviews Products

Reviews are established through an evaluation process applied to each courseware product.

How CourseGateway Reviews Products

Reviews are established through an evaluation process applied to each courseware product.

10/01/2020
Last evaluated
Reviewed with Rubric v1

Overall

Last evaluated
Reviewed with Rubric v1

Overall

Achieve is a robust and user friendly tool that demonstrates convincingly that non-STEM courses can also be delivered using adaptive technology. The writing tool is especially helpful.


There is an abundance of resources associated with the e-text, and it is user friendly.

Achieve needs to consider equity-minded design.

Last evaluated
Reviewed with Rubric v1
Last evaluated
Reviewed with Rubric v1

Overall

Achieve is a robust and user friendly tool that demonstrates convincingly that non-STEM courses can also be delivered using adaptive technology. The writing tool is especially helpful.


There is an abundance of resources associated with the e-text, and it is user friendly.

Achieve needs to consider equity-minded design.

Last evaluated
Reviewed with Rubric v1

Equity

2 / 5
Total Equity Rating
Existence and quality of product attributes that promote equitable outcomes for African American/Black, LatinX, Indigenous/Native American, Asian American, Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian, and Alaskan Native students, poverty-affected students, and first-generation students.

None

There are no equity-minded student supports or learning activities.

Equity

2 / 5
Total Equity Rating
Existence and quality of product attributes that promote equitable outcomes for African American/Black, LatinX, Indigenous/Native American, Asian American, Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian, and Alaskan Native students, poverty-affected students, and first-generation students.

None

There are no equity-minded student supports or learning activities.

2 / 5
Total Equity Rating

Design
Language
Learning Activities
Outcomes
Student representation
Student supports

Efficacy

4.5 / 5
Total Efficacy Rating
Existence and quality of research that supports a product's effectiveness in improving student learning outcomes.

The Product Advisory Board notes six case studies from community college and university levels with numerous levels of research reported.

There is no identified research design support.

Efficacy

4.5 / 5
Total Efficacy Rating
Existence and quality of research that supports a product's effectiveness in improving student learning outcomes.

The Product Advisory Board notes six case studies from community college and university levels with numerous levels of research reported.

There is no identified research design support.

4.5 / 5
Total Efficacy Rating

Case Studies
Evidence Across Institution Types
Research design support
Rigorous Methodologies
Third-Party Efficacy Research

Functionality

4 / 5
Total Functionality Rating
Existence and quality of product attributes that relate to instructional design and user experience.

The system is very user-friendly, like Canvas, and there are multiple options for content for instructors to provide students. Homework questions can be modified in the Question Banks for Chemistry, while Achieve for English allows for instructor resource uploads.

The Product Advisory Board is unsure if instructors can edit questions and content of each resource in all courses.

Functionality

4 / 5
Total Functionality Rating
Existence and quality of product attributes that relate to instructional design and user experience.

The system is very user-friendly, like Canvas, and there are multiple options for content for instructors to provide students. Homework questions can be modified in the Question Banks for Chemistry, while Achieve for English allows for instructor resource uploads.

The Product Advisory Board is unsure if instructors can edit questions and content of each resource in all courses.

4 / 5
Total Functionality Rating

Adaptivity
Collaboration
Customization
Enables evidence-base teaching practices
Learner Guidance
Measurement and Structure
Usability

Systems Capabilities

4 / 5
Total Systems Capabilities Rating
Technical components that indicate systems compatibility, ease of implementation, and data management capabilities.

The English course allows for peer review. Achieve for English allows for instructor resource uploads.

Course content is set. Content can be selected from menus, though it's not clear whether templates can be modified or instructor resources uploaded.

Systems Capabilities

4 / 5
Total Systems Capabilities Rating
Technical components that indicate systems compatibility, ease of implementation, and data management capabilities.

The English course allows for peer review. Achieve for English allows for instructor resource uploads.

Course content is set. Content can be selected from menus, though it's not clear whether templates can be modified or instructor resources uploaded.

4 / 5
Total Systems Capabilities Rating

Content Management
Course Administration
Data Access

CourseGateway Reviews

Product reviews are performed by our Product Advisory Board, an independent panel of educators and practitioners.

CourseGateway Reviews

Product reviews are performed by our Product Advisory Board, an independent panel of educators and practitioners.

Support

Email for Faculty
Email for Student
In-Person Faculty Training/Onboarding
Phone for Faculty
Phone for Student
Technology/Platform Integration
Text/Chat for Faculty
Text/Chat for Student
Virtual Faculty Training/Onboarding
Courses

Calculus (Single & Multivariable)
Introductory Anatomy & Physiology
Introductory English Composition
Introductory General Biology
Introductory General Chemistry
Introductory Physics
Introductory Probability & Statistics
Introductory Psychology
Liberal Arts Math
Macroeconomics Principles
Microeconomics Principles
Precalculus
U.S. History Survey (All Periods)
Disciplines

Biology
Chemistry
Economics
English
History
Math
Physics
Psychology
LMS Integrations

Blackboard
Brightspace
Canvas
Moodle
Sakai
Schoology
Standards Integrations

IMS Global LTI Tool Consumer
IMS Global LTI Tool Provider
Product Features

Formative Assessments
Hints and Feedback
Instructor Content
Interactive
Native Learning Activities
Native Learning Content
Native Learning Outcomes
Progress Tracking (Instructor)
Progress Tracking (Student)
Summative Assessments
Third-Party Content

How CourseGateway Reviews Products

Reviews are established through an evaluation process applied to each courseware product.

How CourseGateway Reviews Products

Reviews are established through an evaluation process applied to each courseware product.