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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.

Mastering Biology educator study reports on redesign

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Shelley Phelan
Fairfield University

4-Oct-2017

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The department started a redesign in 1999 and continued to evaluate results, monitor course costs, and stay up-to-date with educational technology, resulting in ongoing course changes to enhance learning. From 2010 to 2015, the group of students who had Mastering Biology homework scores above the mean had higher final exam averages than students who had lower Mastering homework scores.

Partner with Pearson on an educator study

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2-Aug-2016

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Are you being asked to report on learner outcomes? Implementing a redesign? Wondering what impact your Pearson digital solution is having on program goals? Pearson wants to partner with you. Your results—and the best practices you used to achieve them—can be helpful and inspiring to your peers.

Mastering Biology educator study assesses the implementation of pre-lecture homework

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Cathy Hughes
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

1-Aug-2016

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To free up class time for active learning and to ensure students came to class with an understanding of basic concepts, MasteringBiology pre-lecture homework was implemented.

Using different Mastering resources to engage students

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Thaddeus McRae
Broward College

31-May-2016

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The instructor used different resources and types of assignments in Mastering to engage and provide multiple learning opportunities for students. These included Dynamic Study Modules for pre-lecture, Tutorials, and Adaptive Follow-Up assignments.

2016 Science and Engineering White Paper with Educator Case Studies and Implementation Worksheets

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12-Jan-2016

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The 2016 Science and Engineering White Paper combines the three-phase approach of Pearson’s Ten Steps to a Successful Implementation, along with 21 educator case studies, to create a framework to help faculty plan and integrate technology into their course. It includes worksheets for each step and examples of how other faculty have implemented technology.

Successful implementation of Mastering across all course formats

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Mitch Albers
Minneapolis Community and Technical College

16-Dec-2015

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Evidence from this study showed that the students who did better in the course had attempted more MasteringBiology assignments and had a higher rate of testing out of or scoring 100 percent on personalized Knewton Adaptive Follow-Up assignments.

2015 Flipped Learning White Paper

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8-Dec-2015

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This white paper includes 6 implementation and results case studies in which a Flipped Learning model is being used successfully by instructors in a variety of disciplines utilizing MyLab, Mastering or REVEL.

Higher Exam scores when more Mastering homework is attempted

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Laura Almstead and Becky Miller
University of Vermont

18-Feb-2015

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Controlling for variables that influence a student’s exam score, results show that students who attempted more MasteringBiology assignments showed a significant trend towards higher exam scores.

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