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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.

Spotlight on: Smarthinking Online Tutoring

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1-May-2018

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Are your students accessing tutoring services that could boost their academic performance and persistence? Find out how three institutions are implementing Smarthinking with successful results.

Spotlight on: Best Practices for Revel Implementation

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1-May-2018

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Follow these five best practices to make the most out of your Revel implementation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Spotlight on: Revel

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1-Apr-2018

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How can requiring Revel benefit your students? Find out how four institutions implemented Revel to increase student engagement, participation, and success in the course.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: How can cheating on Mastering homework be addressed?

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1-Apr-2018

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What best practices should be implemented to address cheating? How can you implement homework to motivate students to work the problems themselves? This spotlight includes research-based strategies designed to provide guidance to educators when needed.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: What if exam scores aren't reflective of homework scores?

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1-Apr-2018

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If correlations between required Mastering homework scores and exam performance are not strong, first try to understand why. The initial thought may be that students are cheating on homework. While that can be the case, it is not the only reason that can happen as demonstrated by the examples shared in this spotlight.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: How can students be held accountable for coming to class prepared?

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1-Apr-2018

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Find out how instructors can implement pre-lecture assignments in Mastering to prepare for class. Said one educator, "Since adoption of Mastering Biology and implementation of pre-lecture homework assignments, students are noticeably more engaged during lectures, and classes are more interactive.”

Spotlight on Revel: Psychology

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1-Apr-2018

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Find out how three educators required Revel in order to prepare and engage students and increase course success.

Spotlight on: Revel History

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1-Apr-2018

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

Spotlight on: MyLab IT

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1-Apr-2018

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How does MyLab IT help students in college and beyond? Find out how four institutions successfully implemented MyLab IT.

Spotlight on: Revel Sociology

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1-Apr-2018

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Find out how four different institutions required Revel in order to prepare and engage students and increase course success.

Spotlight on: Pearson Inclusive Access

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1-Apr-2018

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Inclusive Access enables students to access course materials on or before the first day of class, reduces the cost of their education, and improves student performance and retention. Find out how four institutions implement the program in this spotlight on Inclusive Access.

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.

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