PERSONALIZED LEARNING AND METRICS
When answering questions, students mark whether they are “certain” or “unsure” of their answers. This allows Fast Forward Academy to determine your confidence level in each topic and eliminates the effects of guessing on your performance metrics. For example, if you answer a question correctly, but are “unsure” of your answer, then there is a high likelihood that it was a guess and they know that you don’t really understand the concept being tested.
The same conclusion can be drawn if you answer a question incorrectly but are “certain” of your answer. However, if you answer correctly and are “certain,” then they know that that you are confident in your understanding of that concept. Of course, this data becomes more meaningful as you answer more questions on each topic. These confidence levels, along with several other data points, are then used by Fast Forward Academy’s Opportunities algorithm to make recommendations as to where you should concentrate your studies
In addition to reporting on each quiz session, they also provide students with an Opportunities Target as a visual representation of your progress. As you work through the course, you will see the topics (represented by circles) change in color from red to yellow to green and move from the outer edges of the Target into the center. The goal is for you to eventually have all topics in the center of the Target.
Students can also use the Fast Focus feature to leverage your performance data and create a final review. With just a click, you can turn on the Fast Focus feature and remove all of the topics in which Fast Forward Academy has determined you are prepared, leaving you with your weakest topics (opportunities to improve your scores) and the corresponding book material, video lectures, and questions