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MyLab MIS educator study explores the benefits of simulations

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Rita Reagan-Redko
Stony Brook University

4-Feb-2019

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Students scoring above average on MyLab assignments earned quiz scores eight percentage points higher than students scoring below average on MyLab assignments. On an end-of-semester survey, 91% of respondents agreed that the Decision-Making Sims in MyLab MIS allowed them to practice business decision-making skills and to understand the impact of their decisions.

MyLab Marketing educator study explores student performance

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Rebecca Reczek
The Ohio State University

4-Feb-2019

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Data show a very strong, positive correlation between MyLab assignment scores and MyLab quiz scores for both hybrid and online sections. 87% of respondents on an end-of-semester survey agreed that the MyLab Mini Sims allowed them to practice business decision-making skills and helped them understand the impact of the decisions they were making.

MyLab IT educator study highlights implementation best practices and transition to LMS integration

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Barbara Fogle
Trident Technical College

31-Jan-2019

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With a compressed, seven-week term and a new, high-enrollment, required First Year Experience Seminar using MyLab IT, the educator piloted Learning Management System integration to facilitate a seamless experience for students accessing course technology. As a long-time user of MyLab IT, the educator has developed a number of implementation best practices using tools within the program (coordinator course, Project Creation Tool), in addition to outside resources.

MyLab IT educator study observes the impact of homework on exam scores

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Lois Blais
Walters State Community College

30-Jan-2019

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This study includes results regarding the impact of homework on exam scores. It highlights the benefits of LMS integration and digital badging to students and includes MyLab IT implementation best practices from the educator.

MyLab IT educator study examines impact of homework completion and achievement

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Robert Huyck
Mohawk Valley Community College

28-Jan-2019

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95% of student survey respondents agreed that they prefer to have required course materials included in the course fee (through Pearson Inclusive Access) rather than having to purchase them on their own. 90% of student survey respondents indicated an appreciation for LMS integration that simplified the experience of accessing MyLab IT via Blackboard without needing a separate login and password. As the completion rate of homework assignments increased, the unit exam average also increased.

Mastering Physics educator study reports on strategies to engage students in learning

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Adam Beehler
University of Utah

24-Jan-2019

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Mastering Physics was implemented to provide interactive resources for both in- and out-of-class use, along with in-class active learning. The groups of students who earned above average Mastering scores had significantly higher final exam averages, and a strong correlation was found between pre-lecture Mastering homework and Learning Catalytics.

MyLab IT educator study highlights impact of homework on exam scores and implementation of best practices

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Amy Rutledge
Oakland University

24-Jan-2019

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Students who scored above average on MyLab IT homework earned average exam scores 11 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on homework. As a long-time user of MyLab IT, the educator has developed many best practice assignments including a syllabus quiz, a midterm journal reflection assignment, and a “how-to” Grader Project assignment.

MyLab Finance educator study examines the impact of homework on quiz and exam scores

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Li Yong
Mercy College

23-Jan-2019

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Data indicate that successful completion of MyLab homework assignments was indicative of higher quiz and exam scores. 88% of students scoring above average on MyLab homework earned an A, B, or C as their average exam grade, demonstrating mastery of course content.

Mastering Biology educator study looks at required and extra credit homework

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Charles Galt
Santa Rosa Junior College

17-Jan-2019

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Students reported Mastering helped them do better in the course and the results showed that the group with above average Mastering performance had a higher exam average.

Spotlight on: Mastering Physical Sciences

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1-Jan-2019

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How can requiring Mastering benefit your students? Find out how three institutions implemented Mastering to improve student engagement and preparedness and develop problem-solving skills for increased course success.

Spotlight on: Mastering A&P

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1-Jan-2019

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How can requiring Mastering A&P benefit your students? Find out how two institutions implemented Mastering to engage students and improve learning.

Mastering A&P Australia

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Dr. Didy Button, Lecturer in Nursing
Flinders University, Australia

1-Jan-2019

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One lecturer at Flinders University in Australia found that Mastering A&P not only improved student engagement in her course, but also helped students understand concepts that are typically difficult to master.

Mastering A&P educator study analyzes quizzing and use of optional resources

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Xavier Aranda
University of Texas at Arlington

20-Dec-2018

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Students who performed better on Mastering A&P quizzes tended to have higher final exam averages than students who scored lower on the quizzes. Survey feedback revealed that students liked and were using the optional Dynamic Study Modules, so the instructor decided to add those as part of the required homework in upcoming semesters.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance in online General Psychology course

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Garth Neufeld
Cascadia College

30-Oct-2018

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Instructor Neufeld implemented Revel in General Psychology with the goal of getting students to read the text, complete course assignments, and be more engaged in the course. Results indicate students earned higher average final exam scores when the course was redesigned and Revel was implemented.

Mastering Chemistry educator study evaluates learning resources

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Jo Nell Aarons Gillings
Miami Dade College

19-Oct-2018

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When Mastering was implemented, the instructor received positive feedback from students, and students who used different resources tended to have higher final exam scores. When asked about what they liked about Mastering one student said, "What I liked about Mastering was the relevance it had toward the material we experienced on the exams and in class."

Spotlight on: Revel American Government

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1-Oct-2018

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Find out how two educators required Revel in American Government courses in order to prepare and engage students and increase course success.

MyLab Statistics Impact Evaluation Study

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Maastricht University

25-Sep-2018

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. Pearson conducted research with Maastricht University (Netherlands) using data collected in 2015 and found that higher exam scores were associated with higher scores on homework assignments and quizzes in MyLab Statistics.

MyLab Math Developmental Math Impact Evaluation Study 1

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25-Sep-2018

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. In Fall 2015, Pearson conducted research across five US higher ed institutions and found that higher homework, quiz, and test scores in MyLab Math were related to a higher probability of passing the course, and the more a student engaged with MyLab homework (regardless of right or wrong answers), the more likely a student was to pass the course.

Mastering Physics Impact Evaluation Study

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Penn State University

25-Sep-2018

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. In 2015 and 2016, Pearson conducted an analysis of course data with Penn State University and found that students in Introductory Physics courses who did better on their Mastering Physics homework tended to perform better in course exams and external standardized assessments (FCI and BEMA). Penn State emphasized the importance of using Mastering homework for practice and learning rather than as a primary way to earn course credit.

Mastering Chemistry Impact Evaluation Study 2

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Ohio State University

25-Sep-2018

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. SRI International conducted research at Ohio State University, comparing students who used Mastering Chemistry to students who used Sapling. In Fall 2016, use of Mastering Chemistry was associated with higher course performance than was use of Sapling in terms of final exam scores, course grades and passing the course. In Spring 2017, use of Mastering Chemistry was associated with higher course performance than was use of Sapling in terms of course grade and passing the course.

Mastering Chemistry Impact Evaluation Study 1

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25-Sep-2018

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. A study conducted by SRI International at a highly selective research university in California indicated a strong positive association between use of Mastering Chemistry and course performance. When controlling for prior achievement and demographic characteristics, the positive relationships between the number of problems attempted and the final exam and course scores were statistically significant. The majority of students reported that Mastering helped them come to class better prepared, have access to a greater variety of learning materials, and prepare for tests/quizzes.

Mastering Biology Impact Evaluation Study

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25-Sep-2018

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. In Spring 2017, Pearson set out to investigate the relationship between the use of Mastering Biology and academic performance. After conducting research with 106 students at a large four-year state university in Texas, researchers found that averaging 90% or better on their Mastering homework assignments was associated with a 9% increase in their exam scores.

MyLab educator study examines the impact of the Companion Study Plan in Developmental Math

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Brandi Winchester
J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College

14-Sep-2018

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Learn how one institution used the Companion Study Plan as the primary remediation tool and increased test scores.

Spotlight on: Quantitative MyLabs

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1-Sep-2018

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MyLab means less time grading and more time for lecture preparation. But how does it benefit your students? Find out how four institutions implement MyLab to prepare and engage students for success in the classroom and beyond.

MyLab Math educator study examines student success in Transitional Algebra

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Claudean Ellis
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

31-Aug-2018

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Learn how one institution uses a modular pathways approach to streamline objectives and allow their students to reach their college-level math courses in a single semester.

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