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Revel educator study examines impact on student performance in online and face-to-face formats of Art History course

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Stephany Rimland
Harper College

14-May-2018

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To learn more about the impact of Revel on student success, this study focuses on evaluating differences in Revel implementation and results between Rimland’s face-to-face course and her online course during the Fall 2017 semester.

Roadmap to Corequisite Redesign: Key points to consider when implementing a corequisite solution

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7-May-2018

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Designed to walk instructors, administrators, and committees through initial thoughts about corequisite course design and MyLab integration, this roadmap highlights how institutions across the country are handling the transition and provides specific suggestions for MyLab usage.

MyLab Math in MyLabsPlus educator study looks at effect of regulated multiple attempts on quizzes in fully online College Algebra course

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Kim Walters
Mississippi State University

7-May-2018

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Fully online sections that had staggered minimum prerequisite homework scores in order to earn multiple quiz attempts saw increased scores in all course metrics, notably five percentage points in overall course grade and six percentage points on test averages.

Mastering Physics educator study reports on the success of using different assignment types

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John McClain
Temple College

1-May-2018

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Smaller, more frequent Mastering homework was assigned pre- and post-lecture to engage students and provide diverse learning opportunities. Results show that the group of students with above average Mastering scores had a higher exam average.

MyLab Math educator study examines impact of homework scores on pass rates in College Algebra II

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Steven Hair
Penn State

27-Apr-2018

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MyLab Math brings consistency across sections of this freshman math course. While the pass rate for the Fall 2017 cohort of College Algebra II was 79%, the pass rate for students earning 85% or higher on MyLab homework was 52 percentage points higher than for those students who earned less than 85% on MyLab homework.

Morgan State University evaluates the impact of Smarthinking online tutoring on academic performance

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27-Apr-2018

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Instructors teaching writing-intensive courses indicated that their students’ writing skills, confidence, and work quality improved as a result of the interaction with Smarthinking tutors. Students expressed appreciation for the fast turnaround and expert grammar and writing assistance provided by Smarthinking tutors.

Chestnut Hill College deploys Smarthinking online tutoring to boost students' academic skills

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24-Apr-2018

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Students, noting the positive impact of Smarthinking, indicated that they would use Smarthinking again and would encourage their peers to take advantage of the resource. We learned that introducing Smarthinking to students during their first year coursework enables students to form a healthy habit of accessing support services.

MyLab Business Law educator study observes Dynamic Study Modules and Mini Sim scores

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Joe Cooke
Walla Walla Community College

18-Apr-2018

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Every student scoring above average on MyLab assignments earned an A as their final course grade. On an end-of-semester student survey, 100% of respondents agreed that their use of MyLab positively impacted their quiz scores.

MyLab Finance educator study analyzes quiz and exam scores

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Mike Morgan
University of Southern Mississippi

12-Apr-2018

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tudents earning above average MyLab homework scores had higher average exam scores (nine percentage points higher) than students who scored below average on MyLab Finance homework. Eighty-four percent of student survey respondents agreed that they completed more homework for this course than they would have if MyLab had not been required.

MyLab Operations Management educator study analyzes pre-lecture homework assignments and simulations

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Richard Vail
Colorado Mesa University

6-Apr-2018

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MyLab Operations Management was adopted to encourage students to participate in their own learning and facilitate greater understanding of the course content. Ninety percent of students earning an above average MyLab homework score earned an A as their final course grade; 87% of student survey respondents agreed that the pre-lecture assignments in MyLab helped them understand the basic concepts in the upcoming lecture.

Valencia College evaluates the impact of Smarthinking online tutoring on student success and persistence

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3-Apr-2018

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Students who used both face-to-face and online tutoring had the highest success rates. Students who used tutoring of any type appeared more likely to be retained while students who used both types of tutoring appeared to have the highest rates of retention term-to-term and year-to-year. Students identified the prompting of an instructor as the most influential factor in their seeking tutoring assistance.

MyLab Math educator study profiles instructor and student engagement in Elementary Algebra

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Kim Gregor and Kathy Vezmar
Delaware Technical Community College

28-Mar-2018

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Faculty redesigned the Elementary Algebra course from an emporium model to a hybrid model that incorporated some of the newer features available in MyLab Math, such as customizable assignments and diagnostics. With their new implementation, they hoped to keep students on track with due dates, increase instructor and student engagement, and ultimately increase pass rates on assessments within the course.

Revel educator study examines impact on exam scores and student performance in Introduction to Sociology

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C.C. Coffman
Clemson University

15-Mar-2018

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Instructor Coffman implemented Revel in her course with the goal of assigning quizzes to increase student reading, engagement, and overall performance in the course. She reports students are arriving to class having read the material and are more engaged with the course content. Average exam scores and final grades were significantly higher when Revel was required for 13% of the overall course grade than when Revel was not required.

MyLab Economics educator study analyzes the impact of Learning Catalytics

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Jens Schubert
University of Delaware

6-Mar-2018

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Students who scored higher on Learning Catalytics in-class assignments, on average, earned higher exam grades and higher final course grades. Ninety percent of student survey respondents agreed that the in-class Learning Catalytics questions helped their understanding of the lecture content or helped them identify misconceptions they had about the lecture material.

MyLab Business Law educator study reviews Dynamic Study Modules and exam scores

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Charles J. Soos, JD, Associate Professor
Rutgers University

1-Mar-2018

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In Business Law I, midterm exam scores were 9 percentage points higher than midterm scores when MyLab was optional. In Business Law I, midterm exam scores were five percentage points higher than midterm scores when MyLab was optional. On an end-of-semester student survey, 97% of respondents agreed that their understanding of the course material increased as a result of using MyLab.

MyLab IT educator study documents hybrid emporium model in Business Computing I course

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Mary Catherine Chauvin
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

23-Feb-2018

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To save time and money for the department, the course was redesigned from a face-to-face course to a hybrid, emporium-style course run by one lead instructor, keeping MyLab IT as the foundation of the course. Students who completed all Excel Grader Projects in MyLab IT had average Excel Capstone Project scores seven percentage points higher than students who skipped one or more Excel Grader Projects and the difference is statistically significant. At the end of the course, 89 percent of students reported feeling extremely or very confident in their ability to successfully use Microsoft Office.

MyLab Operations Management educator study analyzes homework assignments and exam scores

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Kyle Stone
Colorado Mesa University

23-Feb-2018

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Students earning MyLab problem set scores above average had average exam scores four percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab problem sets. 88 percent of student survey respondents agreed that the use of MyLab positively impacted their exam scores.

Texas Tech University deploys Career Success Program to help students align academic and career planning

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22-Feb-2018

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Students are focusing much earlier than before on career readiness, linking career and academic planning, and creating assets that showcase their personal brand and demonstrate employability skills. Data shows students engaging deeply with Career Success Program, progressively developing assets like an elevator pitch, resume, and LinkedIn profile that research shows are linked to interview and hiring opportunities.

MyLab Entrepreneurship educator study examines quiz and exam scores

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Lincoln Brown
Oklahoma State University

19-Feb-2018

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Quizzes in MyLab Entrepreneurship are assigned to encourage students to read the textbook and attend lecture prepared with a basic understanding of the chapter topics. Seventy-seven percent of student survey respondents agreed that the use of MyLab helped them prepare for exams.

MyLab Math educator study explores impact of test retake program in College Algebra course

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Phoebe Rouse, Debra Kopcso, Stephanie Kurtz
Louisiana State University

15-Feb-2018

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Students who earned a D/F on Test 1 and participated in the school’s Test Retake Program, which requires several steps of remediation, saw an average course success (ABC) rate of 72 percent, compared to a course success rate of 41 percent for students who also earned a D/F on Test 1 but did not participate in the program.

MyLab Finance educator study analyzes quiz and exam scores

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Mark Stohs
California State University–Fullerton

13-Feb-2018

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Students with MyLab quiz scores above average earned exam scores 15 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab quizzes. 93 percent of respondents on the student survey agreed that they did more homework for this course than they would have if MyLab had not been required.

Revel Communication educator study examines impact on student performance

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Jacki Brucher Moore
Kirkwood Community College

13-Feb-2018

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Instructor Brucher Moore implemented Revel in her course with the goal of assigning quizzes to improve student reading, engagement, and preparedness for class sessions. She reports that following the implementation of Revel in the course, students are arriving to class having read the text and are prepared for discussion. Results show that students who earned a Revel grade of A, B, or C in the course were also more likely to pass the course.

MyLab Marketing educator study reviews video case studies and Writing Space assignments

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Catherine Cuckovich
Oakland University

6-Feb-2018

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Students complete ten video case studies and four Writing Space assignments in MyLab throughout the semester. Students who scored above average on MyLab video case studies earned MyLab Writing Space scores 21 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab video case studies.

MyLab Marketing educator study examines test scores and the use of Mini Simulations

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Melodi Guilbault
New Jersey Institute of Technology

25-Jan-2018

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Revel Accounting Information Systems educator study examines quiz and exam scores

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Eileen Taylor, Associate Professor
North Carolina State University

23-Jan-2018

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Revel was adopted to hold students accountable for reading and understanding basic course concepts, leading to a more interactive lecture. Students completing all Revel quizzes earned average exam scores 11 percentage points higher than students who skipped at least one Revel quiz.

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