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The Course Support package was designed to be the only resource you need to ensure your students' success in class and on boards. We provide your students with a special version of the Firecracker study platform, customized specifically to your curriculum so students can follow along in-app lecture by lecture, week by week. In addition, you will also receive course-specific weekly formative quizzes and end of course exams to administer to your students. The number of courses, students, and exams in this package are entirely up to you.
|Course Connect||Student or faculty-led mapping of Firecracker topics to course lectures|
|Curriculum Alignment||Firecracker-led alignment and customization of our topic and assessment content to your school curriculum|
|Course Weekly Quizzes||20-question formative quiz based on course week learning objectives|
|Course Exams||100-question summative exam based on course learning objectives|
|Faculty QBank||Access to Firecracker 3000+ USMLE & COMLEX-style clinical cases|
This summer, Firecracker launched an innovative new program called Course Connect that allows students to align Firecracker’s topic material with course schedules. We were overwhelmed by the response, with more than 500 students from 160 medical schools contacting us to build customized topics trees mapped to their weekly lecture schedules. We offer this service free-of-charge to students and we are now allowing faculty members to participate.
Here are the basic steps:
Please note: Firecracker does not accept lecture material or assignments from students.
You can learn more and sign up at: http://www.firecracker.me/courseconnect
For schools that want a comprehensive alignment of their curriculum to Firecracker topics, led by Firecracker’s content team. We’ll review each course’s learning objectives, working closely with faculty to ensure the alignment meets their needs.
Based on a thorough review of your weekly learning objectives, Firecracker can provide students with 20 board-style questions, fielded every week on Firecracker’s platform.
For faculty that want to provide their students with board-style course exams or simply practice tests for their courses ahead of their own summative exam, Firecracker can review your course learning objectives and recommend a 100-question test.
Firecracker can provide faculty with access to 3000+ questions that are modeled to board standards with item characteristics collected by thousands of students across the country. These questions can be selected individually or in bulk and present using Firecracker’s web and mobile applications or loaded into legacy exam distribution tools like ExamSoft.