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Mastering: It's not just for Homework Anymore

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how you can expand your Mastering usage beyond traditional post-lecture assignments.

Using the Mastering Gradebook to Prevent Copying

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John Cummings
Clemson University

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to use the gradebook and associated diagnostics to quickly identify challenging topics and common student misconceptions, see the detailed work of individual students, compare your students' work to the system average, and more. The gradebook can also be used to detect and discourage student copying on homework. This session is appropriate for instructors from any science discipline.

Better student success with Pre-lecture assignments

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Andrea Aspbury
Texas State University

1-Jan-2011

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Organismal Biology students who completed prelecture quizzes in MasteringBiology receive significantly higher exam scores than those students who do not complete them. In addition, requiring prequizzes has resulted in record-low D/F/W rates for the course.

Course redesign with MasteringBiology

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David Collings
University of Canterbury

1-Jan-2011

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Because of a natural disaster impacting University facilities, a course redesign was necessary, resulting in the adoption of MasteringBiology. Results showed a strong correlation between the formative assessments in MasteringBiology and the summative assessments.

Patterns, correlates & reduction of homework copying

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David J. Palazzo, Young-Jin Lee, Rasil Warnakulasooriya, David E. Pritchard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2010

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Paper published in Physics Education Research 6, 010104 2010 showing that online homework copying can be detected, follows understandable temporal patterns, and is sufficiently prevalent that it is very likely causative of a significant fraction of course failure.

Students practice Applying Concepts in Mastering

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Catie Grandi
University of Colorado Boulder

1-Jan-2010

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The MasteringBiology assignments enable students to apply what they learn by answering questions and to retain the information.

Study shows significant gains with MasteringBiology

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Gerry Rayner
Monash University

1-Jan-2009

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Students who used MasteringBiology outperformed those who did not. The consistency in score gains exhibited is an educationally significant result.

Problem-solving transfer in web-based Socratic Tutor

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Rasil Warnakulasooriya, David J. Palazzo, David E. Pritchard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2005

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Published in the Proceedings of the 2005 Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 41-43. The paper seeks to demonstrate robust evidence of problem-solving transfer as evidenced by the reduction in time to solution, requests in hints and the incorrect responses.

Time to completion reveals problem-solving transfer

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Rasil Warnakulasooriya, David E. Pritchard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2004

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Published in the Proceedings of the 2004 Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 205-208. This study provides evidence of learning and problem-solving transfer in physics as seen by time to completion curves using the web-based homework tutor, MasteringPhysics.

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