Acumen is a software that enables thorough preparation of students pre-class. It enhances content delivery by the professor during class. It also engages students effectively post-class to further develop their understanding of the topic.
Acumen facilitates scheduled courses where learners attend real time video enabled lectures at specified timings.
The entire course follows a structured format, meaning lectures, discussions and submissions happen at a specified time.
Learners also have the option of taking up courses which allow them to learn at their own pace.
They are provided the content beforehand, and given a deadline before which they need to complete course readings and assignment submissions.
Organize lesson plans for the semester, build courses for students and save time on grading. Keep track of the class, monitor individual student performances and offer remedial courses.
Prepare a day-to-day schedule of lesson plans, topics to be covered, time required for a topic, for the entire academic year.
Create, upload and share video and audio content, PPTs, and documents, and import content from external sources on the central content repository. View content uploaded by colleagues, offer feedback and ratings. Access the highest rated content available to create quality lessons.
Record lessons using laptops, tablets, or even smartphones. Use the screencast feature to capture slideshows and whiteboard annotations. After recording, use the editing tools to crop the video; add descriptions, tags, subtitles, and attachments. Upload video to central content repository.
Track student attendance, conduct in-class group activities and engage students with individualized quizzes and tests via classroom management tools.
The autograder automatically grades objective tests such as quizzes and multiple choice questions. With smart grading tools, evaluate subjective assessments such as Q&A in a faster, more consistent way. Now focus on improving course delivery instead.
Performance Analytics identifies which topics a student finds difficult, individual performances, time spent in completing an assessment and average class performance, helping you provide timely guidance.
Provide customized feedback for each student. The built-in course authoring feature enables teachers to create personalized courses for students that include videos, PPTs, audio and more.
Get insights on how well students are responding to course content and receive feedback from them via polls and surveys.
Appointments enables professors to avail a set of timeslots over the week for student visits.
Access courses from anywhere, view recorded video lectures, complete and submit assignments through Acumen. Stay engaged in class, compete with your classmates on tests and assignments, take appointments from professors.
Preview content beforehand to improve your understanding of the topic and contribute to the class.
Grasp important concepts quickly by requesting personalized crash courses and suggested reading materials.
In case of absenteeism, access lecture videos on Acumen’s student portal.
Get schedule updates, assignment reminders and performance assessments via calendar.
Score points, win badges and top the leaderboard for course assessments and submissions through Gamification.
Engage in debates, share ideas, and brainstorm with peers using interactive learning tools such as forums and group chats.
Complete and submit assignments, read course material from anywhere, with easy mobile access.
ePortfolio sets up a personal profile which displays achievements and automatically updates itself when a course ends. Have an impressive personal profile in place for campus recruitments.
Monitor performances of each department from each branch of the institution; ensure timely completion of syllabus and consistency of content delivery at all levels of the institution.
Acumen’s multitenancy feature provides management with reports on the performances of professors and students for each branch of the university.
Share important announcements and updates with the entire campus via Acumen messages.
Get instant access to student attendance, performances and submission records via Acumen reports.
Track each teacher’s progress with weekly reports and analytics on course completion.
Get a bird’s-eye view of each professor’s performance through peer reviews, content ratings, students’ average test scores over the semester with Acumen data.