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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.

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 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.

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.

MyLab Accounting educator study examines quiz and exam scores in online course

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Rick Street, Instructor
Spokane Community College

22-Jan-2018

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The combination of Street’s online virtual lessons and MyLab Accounting assignments gave students the background and practice necessary to be successful in the course.

Revel educator study examines impact on student reading and performance in Intro to Humanities course

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Dr. Patricia Eshagh
California State University, Stanislaus

19-Jan-2018

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Dr. Eshagh implemented Revel in Introduction to the Humanities with the goal of assigning module quizzes to improve student reading and preparedness for class sessions. Eshagh hoped to also improve course discussion and her students’ critical thinking skills. Results indicate students who earned a higher percentage of total Revel quiz points also earned a higher percentage of total reflection assignment points and a higher overall percentage of points in the course.

Revel Criminal Justice educator study examines impact on student performance and engagement

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Dr. Chernoh M. Wurie
Virginia Commonwealth University

12-Jan-2018

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Dr. Wurie implemented Revel in his Principles of Investigation course with the goal of improving student engagement and performance. Results indicate students who earned a higher percentage of total participation/Revel assignment points also earned a higher percentage of final exam/evaluation points and a higher overall final percentage of points in the course.

Revel educator study examines impact of digital solution in Composition course

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Robert Carlson
Texas Southmost College

12-Jan-2018

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Carlson’s primary goal for using Revel was to hold students accountable for reading and knowing the course material. On an end-of-semester survey, 92 percent of student survey respondents strongly agreed that completing Revel reading and quizzes increased their understanding of the course material, and 79 percent agreed that experiencing the text through Revel helped them feel more engaged with the course content than a traditional textbook.

Pearson Inclusive Access study tracks student access and cost savings

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Russell Larsen
University of Iowa

9-Jan-2018

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Pearson Inclusive Access at the University of Iowa has enabled 88% of students to begin completing course assignments before or during the first week of class. Over two years, students in one course at the university have saved over $146,000 in course materials.

Spotlight on Success: Prerequisites Mini Review

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3-Jan-2018

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Ten institutions that used Prerequisites in MyLab Math or MyLab Statistics saw average pass rate increases of 10 percentage points. Included in this mini-review are summaries of each institution's implementation and associated results.

Spotlight on Success: Personalized Homework Mini Review

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3-Jan-2018

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Six institutions that used Personalized Homework in MyLab Math or MyLab Statistics saw average pass rate increases of 9 percentage points. Included in this mini-review are summaries of each institution's implementation and associated results.

Spotlight on: Flipping the Class

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1-Jan-2018

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Considering flipping your class? MyLab assignments and resources can help! Find out how four institutions implemented MyLab to create a flipped classroom.

Spotlight on: Simulations

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1-Jan-2018

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MyLab simulations are designed to help students develop critical-thinking skills and apply course concepts to real-world business challenges. Find out how four institutions incorporated simulations for improved learning and increased course success.

Spotlight on: Dynamic Study Modules

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1-Jan-2018

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Do your students struggle to understand and remember basic concepts? Dynamic Study Modules, available in MyLab, offer additional practice in areas where students struggle most. Find out how four institutions implemented Dynamic Study Modules to improve student engagement and preparedness for increased course success

Spotlight on: Learning Catalytics

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1-Jan-2018

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Looking for ways to increase student engagement and encourage collaborative learning? Find out how four institutions successfully implemented Learning Catalytics in the classroom.

Revel Criminal Justice educator study examines impact on student performance and engagement

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Bill Brogan
McHenry County College

15-Dec-2017

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Brogan aimed to increase student preparedness for class and improve class discussion through implementing Revel. Students who scored above the median on Revel chapter quizzes scored significantly higher on the research paper than students who scored below the median on Revel chapter quizzes. Brogan believes Revel has improved student participation and outcomes in his course.

Special Interest Article on Active Learning: Engaging Distracted Students in the Classroom

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1-Dec-2017

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Do you struggle with students who are more focused on their tablets than what’s happening in the classroom? Do you see students with a death grip on their phones trying to sneak glances as you lecture? Do you feel like you are competing with a digital device for a student’s attention? This article discusses active learning strategies to address those issues, along with examples of how instructors have implemented Mastering and Learning Catalytics as part of a redesign to more active learning.

Special Interest Article on Planning Your Technology Implementation

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1-Dec-2017

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Research demonstrates that technology-enhanced instruction can both increase student learning outcomes and lead to greater efficiencies in costs and other resources. As more instructors adopt educational technology, it is important that they understand how to implement the technology to achieve their desired goals.

MyLab Math/Statistics educator study measures student outcomes in corequisite courses

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Sue Ann Jones-Dobbyn, Kim Martin, Brittany Mosby, Nancy Pevey, Claire Suddeth
Pellissippi State Community College

6-Nov-2017

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College-level math course completion rates increased 14 percentage points when corequisite courses were implemented.

MyLab Economics educator study analyzes Study Plan and test scores

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Medoune Seck
John Abbott College

2-Nov-2017

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Data show that students with the highest use of the Study Plan in MyLab Economics had average test scores seven percentage points higher than moderate Study Plan users and 11 percentage points higher than low Study Plan users.

MasteringBiology Educator Study - University of Essex

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Gail Capper
University of Essex

1-Nov-2017

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Mastering Biology has been in place at the University of Essex (UK) for over 7 years and throughout that time the lecturer Louise Beard has developed a bank of evidence assessing its impact on her module, on her students grades and their experience. This Educator Study presents key findings around the impact Mastering Biology had on attainment, experience and engagement during that time and, more specifically, for the students who completed the module in 2016.

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