StudyMate Comparison Chart

The StudyMate product line includes StudyMate Author and StudyMate Class. Each application has unique features and capabilities, enabling instructors to choose the technology and approach that works best for them.

StudyMate Class StudyMate Author

Learning Activities

Three authoring templates make content creation easy yes yes
12 learning activities (including flash cards, self-quizzes, crosswords, and more) support a range of learning styles yes yes

Technology & LMS Integrations

Client-based Windows application allows working offline yes
Web-based application resides entirely within the LMS (available for Blackboard Learn, Canvas, Brightspace, & Moodle) yes
Learning activities can be created for any learning system (Blackboard Learn, Canvas, Brightspace, Moodle, Sakai, and more) yes

Mobile Learning

Activities and games are viewable on smartphones and tablets yes yes
Free apps for the iPad/iPhone, Android or Kindle — sync with courses, work offline yes

Student Participation & Grading

Students can add items to a StudyMate project and edit those created by classmates (instructor-enabled feature) yes
Track student usage of activities and games, including edit history yes
Grade student participation, with scores appearing in the learning system gradebook yes
"MyStudyMate" lets students create projects that are available to only themselves and the instructor. Can be monitored and graded. yes

Importing & Exporting

Items can be imported from other StudyMate projects and other applications, such as Respondus 4 yes yes
Content can be imported directly from Word docs yes
Content can be imported directly from text files yes yes
Multiple choice questions can be copied directly to the learning system's native assessment tool yes

Language Support

Multiple languages can be selected for the learning activities (English, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, French, & German) yes yes
Multiple languages are available throughout the entire application (English, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, French, & German) yes

Piloting & Licensing

Free Pilot or Trial 3-month,
campus-wide pilot
30-day trial,
for individual users