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2015 Active Learning: Implementation Strategies for High Impact Efficacy Report

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11-Feb-2015

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This 2015 efficacy report offers compelling examples of how active learning was deployed at both two- and four-year institutions, inside and outside the classroom, and across a variety of disciplines. Grounded in research and supported by discipline-specific, data-driven implementation models, the 12 exemplar case studies included in this report illustrate how to successfully translate those same active-learning strategies for use in your classrooms.

Mastering Biology educator study

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Curtis Coffman
Vincennes University

28-Dec-2014

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After implementing Mastering Biology as part of a four-year course redesign to a flipped classroom, students earned more As and Bs and earned higher average final exam scores.

Higher exam scores and positive student feedback after implementing Adaptive Follow-Up

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

28-Dec-2014

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When Knewton Adaptive Follow-Up was added, there was a statistically significant increase in end-of-semester student exam scores.

Science and Engineering White Paper, v. 5

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23-Dec-2014

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The Science and Engineering v.5 White Paper features 12 new data-driven case studies from both 2- and 4-year schools, along with research and statistics on current educational topics: student engagement, identifying at-risk students, Adaptive Learning, and flipping the classroom.

Mastering homework participation as an indicator of course success

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Justin Walguarnery
University of Hawaii at Manoa

8-Dec-2014

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Students who consistently attempt the MasteringBiology homework tend to have significantly higher exam scores than students who skip the assignments.

Continued Student Success with MasteringBiology

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Sandi Connelly
Rochester Institute of Technology

9-Nov-2014

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Course redesign, with increased implementation of MasteringBiology and more active learning resulted in a trend towards both higher exam scores and a tightening of exam scores.

Departmental redesign resulted in increased student success

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Louis McIntyre
Robeson Community College

26-Dec-2013

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Undertaking a departmental redesign by adding prelecture Mastering assignments facilitated increased student preparedness and engagement and enabled more time for interactive learning. As a result, final course grades of A and B significantly increased.

Mastering Science and Engineering White Paper, v. 4

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26-Dec-2013

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A compendium of 47 studies quantifying Mastering's impact on teaching, learning, and retention. The studies illustrate the variety of ways instructors have used Mastering and the results they have achieved.

MasteringBiology helps assess student mastery

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Warner Bair
Lone Star College-Cy Fair

26-Dec-2013

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Since implementing MasteringBiology, success rates are higher—and have remained higher—and more students are earning final course grades of A. MasteringBiology helps to assess student mastery to identify misconceptions and areas of weakness.

Exam Scores Increased When Adaptive Follow-Up was Implemented with MasteringBiology Homework

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

25-Nov-2013

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Student feedback indicated that Adaptive Follow-Ups were beneficial in mastery of concepts and motivated them to work harder on MasteringBiology homework assignments.

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