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Managing Large Courses

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David Dearden
Brigham Young University

1-Jan-2010

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Using Mastering to manage your large courses, containing hundreds of students, and to gain insight into your class' performance, quickly identify students at risk, and help prepare your students for class allowing you to spend your time in lecture more effectively.

Creating an Active Learning Environment

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Eileen Gregory
Rollins College

1-Jan-2010

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2010 Pearson Course Redesign Conference presentation on a successful redesign using Mastering. The presentation includes a discussions of the problems that the particular department faced before implementing course redesign; steps they took to implement course redesign; and the results their students achieved in redesigned courses.

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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