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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 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: 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.

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: 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 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 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 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 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.

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.

Spotlight on: Career Success Program

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1-Mar-2018

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Do your students need help to discover, develop, and demonstrate career readiness skills? Learn more about Pearson’s Career Success Program, designed to help students infuse their academic understanding with employer-ready skills and demonstrated accomplishments.

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.

Spotlight on: Mastering Engineering

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1-Mar-2018

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

Spotlight on: Revel Accounting, Marketing, and Economics

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1-Mar-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 Marketing, Accounting, and Economics courses.

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.

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.

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.

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