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Increasing Student Success Using Online Quizzing in Introductory (Majors) Biology

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

30-Sep-2013

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Through detailed, statistical analysis, the benefit of quizzing is demonstrated to be significant for students of diverse academic abilities. Pre-exam quizzing using Mastering is an effective way to increase student performance on exams and allows class time to be utilized for teaching activities.

Increased success with Prelecture Assignments

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Melissa Fierke
State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry

1-Jan-2013

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Students come to class better prepared and are more engaged after doing prelecture assignments in MasteringBiology. As a result, student success rates are significantly higher.

Better exam results with MasteringBiology

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Sandra Connelly
Rochester Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2012

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Increasing the use of MasteringBiology enabled more active learning opportunities, promoted more-efficient lectures and office hours, and resulted in higher exam scores.

Better student success with Pre-lecture assignments

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Eileen Gregory
Rollins College

1-Jan-2012

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Students recognize the value of completing MasteringBiology assignments, resulting in more-engaging classroom discussions, more time for active learning, and consistently higher exam scores.

MasteringBiology users outperformed non-users

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Jung Choi, Tonya Shearer, David Garton
Georgia Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2012

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In a study conducted over two semesters, students who used MasteringBiology consistently outperformed students who were not using MasteringBiology.

MasteringBiology

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Louise Beard
University of Essex

1-Jan-2012

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MasteringBiology offers an interactive learning format that more effectively engages students with course materials and thereby helps them perform better in the course.

Quantifying Student Success: How to Conduct an Efficacy Study using Mastering

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Robert Pribush
Butler University

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to get started with gathering and analyzing your student success data, what to consider, and helpful tools provided by Pearson. You will also hear from an experienced Mastering user who will share his own story of the impact of data collection on his teaching experience.

Using Mastering to Measure Student Performance Against Learning Outcomes

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William Hanna
Massasoit Community College

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to map homework assignments to your learning outcomes, how to generate reports on your students' performance against those learning outcomes, and how to use the information in the reports.

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.

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