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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Study Island

Over all, I was very impressed with my experience using Study Island. I think that it provides a great resource for teachers of larger groups of students. On the other hand, it may not be as worthwhile of an investment in a small group or individual student level. All in all, kids love this program, and it provides teachers with an in-depth look at how a child is progressing or understanding the content/standard being covered in the Study Island activity. The colors are fun, the graphics are fun, and the questions are nicely organized and customizable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udacity

Udacity is great for working professionals who want to continue their education by learning relevant technical job skills. The platform offers a well-produced content library with new courses added regularly. Overall, Udacity is best suited for individuals who need to gain technical industry experience and certifications in order to better perform in their workplaces. Udacity is a very valuable resource, however, I would not recommend it for all organizations - as there are more cost-friendly options on the market.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Study Island
7.6
Udacity
Course authoring
Study Island
9.0
Udacity
Course catalog or library
Study Island
8.5
Udacity
Player/Portal
Study Island
8.5
Udacity
Learning content
Study Island
8.5
Udacity
Mobile friendly
Study Island
5.5
Udacity
Progress tracking & certifications
Study Island
8.5
Udacity
Assignments
Study Island
9.0
Udacity
Compliance management
Study Island
6.5
Udacity
Learning administration
Study Island
7.0
Udacity
Learning reporting & analytics
Study Island
7.0
Udacity
Social learning
Study Island
6.0
Udacity

Pros

Study Island

  • Fun user-friendly format.
  • Engaging games for students.
  • Easy to navigate for all teachers, regardless of their familiarity with computers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udacity

  • More than fourteen projects between two Nanodegrees. You can showcase these projects in your portfolio.
  • Real-time feedback and a community of supporters.
  • Knowledge hub/base with easy search and some really useful information.
Javier Carrion | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Study Island

  • The program would be great with seasonal games.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udacity

  • Quiz questions in some cases could be made clearer. I didn't feel the questions were always phrased in a way that I could easily understand what was being asked.
  • Requests for support can sometimes take a very long time to get resolved.
  • Cost structure changed from a fixed-price model to a subscription-only model, and prices are significantly increased as such.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Study Island

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Udacity

Udacity 9.6
Based on 7 answers
They are already very good. But, would be great if Udacity improves the area of standardizing offline projects and exercises so that people could attempt to work offline. Including documentation on how to do it. More practical or real-world projects to choose and work on after course completion. Maybe a community can do it.
Alex Ho | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Study Island

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Udacity

Udacity 8.8
Based on 11 answers
I didn't personally have any issues with the program, but scheduling time to review the final project was easy, and the assistant was pleasant to work with.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Study Island

I didn't choose Study Island over Renaissance Accelerated Math. Study Island doesn't offer the in-depth review of standards over and over like Renaissance Accelerated Math does. Plus, Renaissance Accelerated Math also makes them wait 2 weeks then re-introduces the standards they have mastered to make sure they still have that mastery, and if they don't, it makes them re-do that standard.
Missy Berry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udacity

I combined my learning from various platforms and did on exclusively reply on any one. However, the free courses in Udacity lacks the comprehensiveness as Coursera.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Study Island

  • It has put teachers on the same page since we are all using the same platform
  • It has improved student test scores and retention
  • It has given us a platform to create and give student assessments in a fun way outside the typical classroom setting
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Udacity

  • I am already in a great position as a CTO with a great company. I hope to be able to build some new technology with what I am learning, but I haven't applied any of it yet to my own real-world problems. I will though.
Tim Hunt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Study Island

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Study Island Editions & Modules

Edition
Study Island5.501
  1. per student/per subject
Additional Pricing Details

Udacity

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Udacity Editions & Modules

Edition
Starting Price$399.001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Study Island
8.5
Udacity
8.8

Usability

Study Island
Udacity
9.6

Support Rating

Study Island
Udacity
8.8

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