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MyMathLab in Business Calculus

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Darin Kapanjie
Temple University

31-Dec-2015

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In this hybrid redesign of a Business Calculus course where the instructor cut class time by 50 percent and utilized lecture videos to supplement instruction outside of class and MyMathLab to assess student learning, final course grades remained constant.

Math Redesign Toolkit

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1-Sep-2015

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This toolkit is designed to help math educators to develop a carefully planned and actionable redesign road map.

Subsequent Success MyMathLab Case Study

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Developmental Mathematics Team
Montana State University Billings

29-Jun-2015

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When controlled for pre-COMPASS scores, students who participate in a modularized, combined Introductory and Intermediate Algebra course perform significantly better in subsequent courses of College Algebra (8 percent higher) and Finite Math (7 percent higher) than students who take the traditional two-semester Introductory Algebra and Intermediate Algebra sequence.

MyLab Math educator study highlights use of Video Organizer

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Kim Ghiselin
State College of Florida

25-Jun-2015

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After implementing MyLab Math plus its accompanying Video Organizer in a fully online, self-paced Elementary Algebra course, student pass rates increased by 20 percentage points

Personalized Homework in MyMathLab

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Patty Bonesteel
Wayne State University

2-Apr-2015

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After requiring that poorly performing students complete personalized homework assignments between quiz attempts, students studied more effectively and average pass rates increased nearly 20 percent.

ABC rates increase by as much as 22 percent in course redesign from face-to-face delivery to mastery-based, flexibly-paced emporium model.

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Kathy Spradlin
Liberty University

28-Jan-2015

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“I enjoy that if I know the material I can advance, and if I am struggling with a particular area I can spend a little more time on it and not worry about the rest of the class moving on.” --Student

Developmental courses redesigned in a MyLabsPlus-supported emporium model resulted in an 18.4 percent increase in pass rates, plus increases in learning gains.

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Susan Twigg
Wor-Wic Community College

23-Jan-2015

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While all redesigned courses demonstrated higher learning gains, the Intermediate Algebra course had an increase of 57.4 percentage points, or 844%.

After implementing Personalized Homework in MyMathLab, final exam scores improved an average of 7.6 percentage points over the institutional average in face-to-face Intermediate Algebra courses.

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15-Jan-2015

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I get to work with students more and actually teach in class, rather than simply writing down problems and grading.

Brad Stetson, Schoolcraft College

Data from a developmental math redesign pilot indicates that the average rate of student progress in redesigned classes was nearly 40 percent higher than that in traditional classes.

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Joseph Brenkert
Front Range Community College

12-Jan-2015

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Although only 65 percent of students in the redesigned hybrid-format classes passed, students progressed on average through 95 percent of a course—illustrating the true advantage of redesign.

In a technical math course, average ABC rates rise 11 percent after implementation of MyMathLab in spring 2011 and 31 percent after Contextual Projects were assigned within MyMathLab in fall 2013.

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6-Jan-2015

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I’m so glad I’m using MyMathLab in this course. It saves time in class, which has enabled me to add a test; and now I can use the same materials in both my face-to-face and online sections.

Matthew Hudock, St. Philip's College

Help Me Solve This tool perceived by students to develop understanding of math

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Ruthmae Sears, Francis Hopf, Ana Torres-Ayala, Matthew Maher
University of South Florida

1-Jan-2015

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The survey results found that the Help Me Solve This tool was the resource used most frequently and that students had a positive disposition toward it. Eighty percent of the students who completed the survey reported that they used the Help Me Solve This tool to solve tasks perceived to be a challenge.

MathXL and MyMathLab success at the high school level

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Campbellsville High School, Howard High School, The Dunham School, Riverside High School, St. John Vianney High School

18-Jul-2014

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High school teachers from around the nation report programmatic success and qualitative student improvement with MyMathLab and MathXL

Student contract, MyMathLab's immediate feedback and interactive features increase students' time on task, also retention rate by 8 percent, ABC rate by 74 percent

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17-Jul-2014

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I have never had results in Prealgebra that were as strong as those from these students. They reported to me that the student contracts motivated them to do the necessary work and that MyMathLab really helped them to learn the material.

George Woodbury, College of the Sequoias
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Of students who passed optional Math Review course, 83 percent enrolled in the subsequent course, Prealgebra, with a passing rate of 81 percent on the first attempt

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Barbara Stoner
Reading Area Community College

17-Jul-2014

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By wrapping underprepared math students in support and encouraging them to be accountable for their learning, RACC helps students quickly and successfully catch up with their peers—and stay in school.

Barbara Stoner

The U Do the Math modified emporium model increased pass rates and closed the achievement gap between the college’s low-income and other students.

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16-Jul-2014

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Students focus on learning the material, not simply performing acceptably on high stakes tests on a given day.

John Squires, Chattanooga State Community College
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Use of MyMathLab’s Adaptive Study Plan, powered by Knewton, both decreases score deviation and improves student participation and confidence.

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16-Jul-2014

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For instructors interested in flipping their courses, the Adaptive Study Plan is an invaluable tool...

Diane Hollister, Reading Area Community College
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Getting Started: Planning Your MyMathLab Implementation

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16-Jul-2014

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A two-page questionnaire to help new users think about how best to set up their MyMathLab implementation.

Students in a fully online college algebra course who take advantage of an option to retest experience an average test score improvement of 11.56 points.

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Tony Bower
St. Philip's College

16-Jul-2014

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Prior to re-testing, students must complete a Personalized Homework based on their first attempt on the test. To make a second attempt on the test, students must first pass the Personalized Homework assigned at a minimum of 80%.

Tony Bower

Frequent low-stakes assessments in Calculus redesign resulting in consistent course delivery, increased opportunities for mastery of course material

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16-Jul-2014

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It may seem counter-intuitive to be please with 'doing no harm' to students, but in a short amount of time we have made substantial changes to the delivery of our calculus courses that saved money and time...Students now have more accessible, high-quality resources at their disposal.

Jeffrey Heib, University of Louisville
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After implementing a MyLabsPlus-supported hybrid format, student success rates increased by 29 percent.

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Leslie Whiston
University of South Alabama

16-Jul-2014

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"I never learned math as quickly as I did with this software. It took me from being a C student in math to an A+ student." --Student, University of South Alabama

Leslie Whiston

Combination of guided content learning, acceleration, and remediation as needed helps students successfully complete developmental math courses.

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Susan Barbitta
Guilford Technical Community College

16-Jul-2014

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After redesigning its developmental math sequence with MyLabsPlus in an emporium model, Guilford Technical Community College significantly increased the average success rate of each developmental math course and achieved an 85 percent average subsequent course success rate.

Susan Barbitta

MyLab Math Report

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16-Jul-2014

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The MyLab Math v.6 report showcases data-driven, exemplar case studies from both two- and four-year schools as well as feature articles inspired by the most talked about topics among the higher ed math community.

Moving to a MyLabPlus-supported, hybrid model produced dramatic increases in pass rates, including a 129.9 percent boost for Intermediate Algebra.

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Joseph Agbeko
South Arkansas Community College

28-Mar-2014

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Faculty attribute the success of the redesigned developmental math program to three main factors: (1) the teamwork of dedicated instructors, (2) the new model’s use of both classroom instruction and individualized lab work, and (3) the support of Pearson’s software and textbooks.

Joseph Agbeko

After redesigning College Algebra using MyMathLab in the Emporium model, combined fall and spring success rates increased an average of 11.8 percentage points—from 60 percent to 71.8 percent.

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Cathy Wilkerson and April Church
East Carolina University

28-Mar-2014

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In the redesigned format, students spend one hour per week in class with an instructor, and are required to spend three hours per week in the lab working on MyMathLab homework, quizzes, and tests.

Cathy Wilkerson and April Church

After redesigning College Algebra using MyLabPlus in an emporium model, success (ABC) rates increased nearly 12 percent and final exam pass rates increased 21 percent.

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Summarized from a study by Fran Hopf, Ruthmae Sears, Ana Tores, and Matthew Maher; Submitted by Marcus McWaters
University of South Florida

28-Mar-2014

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The redesigned College Algebra course promotes active learning, addresses diverse learning styles, encourages mastery-level learning, and enables students to be more in control of their learning process.

Summarized from a study by Fran Hopf, Ruthmae Sears, Ana Tores, and Matthew Maher; Submitted by Marcus McWaters

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