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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.

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.

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.

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.

MasteringBiology Success Story Profile

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20-Nov-2013

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MasteringBiology is a great source of information for the students. It allows them to spend more time with the content and come up with their own questions.

Dr. Ross Shaw, Grant MacEwan University

Biology on the Cutting Edge: A Sucess Story Profile

Educator Testimonial (PDF)

20-Nov-2013

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Biology on the Cutting Edge has provided us with a great opportunity to introduce Canadian research.

Mike Shaw, University of Manitoba

MasteringBiology Success Story

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20-Nov-2013

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The main reason we use MasteringBiology is to increase student engagement and have the students work with the material on an increasingly regular basis. It’s a good way to keep them focused and on track, and it provides us with an additional means of evaluation.

Kevin Scott, University of Manitoba

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