To Whomever at Apex Learning Cares:

Apex Learning: It has come to my attention that your AP Macroeconomics course switches presentation formats in Unit 7. Please, please correct this. Not only is the change irritating, the “new” style is much less usable than the “old” style (Units 1-6). ================ I should send that to them. They’ve changed formats for their presentations. The old ones, used in Units 1-6, were great, with forward/backward buttons for skipping through content, great for review. The “new” ones don’t. Argh! And as I’ve mentioned before, the volume levels are continuing to decrease; I am now at full volume and can barely…

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Wonderful Features, Apex. Not! (Part 2)

As a continuation of “” I post this: Seventh, Apex has used two different narrators for their AP Macroeconomics course. A man and a woman, who alternate units. The man was usually audible, but is no longer in the last unit. The woman, too, was audible, but has been very very quiet the last couple units she did. And the narrator in the AP Biology course is perfectly audible, at the same system volume level. Sounds like some Flash files need to be adjusted…

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Wonderful Features, Apex. Not!

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before, but I take AP classes at my school through an online portal from Apex Learning. That said, I am less than satisfied with their software. First of all, in the complete opposite functionality of Blackboard Academic Suite (the portal for the regular classes), the discussions in Apex have no threads. Navigating conversations is very difficult, since there is no threading, indenting, nesting, or any other helpful feature. Second, the course window times out after a certain period (I haven’t timed it, but it’s pretty short). It gives a very annoying error if…

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