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Using MasteringChemistry Assignments to address different learning needs

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Michael Lufaso
University of North Florida

10-Dec-2015

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Different types of assignments were implemented to address different needs. Students who had low scores on exam 1 but did more Mastering homework reduced the gap with students who did well on exam 1 but tended to skip more homework.

Using Getting Ready for A&P to Understand Student Course Readiness

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Ferdinand Esser
Mercy College

10-Dec-2015

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To begin to address retention, instructors implemented the diagnostic Getting Ready for A&P pretest and used the data to understand student readiness and performance. Based on findings, they implemented a new recitation to help students increase their chance of success.

Using MyReadinessTest and MasteringA&P to Enhance learning

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Shawn Macauley
Muskegon Community College

9-Dec-2015

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The results from the MyReadinessTest diagnostic test indicated that students who scored lower may be more at risk, and that there was a strong positive correlation between MasteringA&P homework and exam scores.

Using MasteringNutrition in Hybrid and Traditional courses

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Milli Owens
College of the Sequoias

9-Dec-2015

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Student satisfaction was high using MasteringNutrition in face-to-face and hybrid sections, and a correlation was found between Mastering homework and exam scores.

Using MasteringAstronomy in large lecture and lab courses

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Christopher Taylor
Binghamton University, The State University of New York

9-Dec-2015

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MasteringAstronomy was used in different ways for a large lecture and lab non-science majors course, and a strong positive correlation between Mastering scores and course scores was found.

Mastering Engineering Educator Study

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Lori Troxel
Vanderbilt University

9-Dec-2015

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Mastering Engineering was implemented to improve students' problem-solving skills and to move toward a more active class with the goal of flipping the classroom. Average exam scores increased after Mastering Engineering pre-lecture tutorial assignments were added.

Impact of more frequent engagement with Mastering resources

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Natalie Crist
University of Hawaii at Hilo

8-Dec-2015

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Evidence from this study shows that,each semester, students who attempted more required MasteringChemistry assignments and performed better on optional Adaptive Follow-Up assignments tended to have higher final exam scores..

Flipped Learning Implementation Strategies for High Impact

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8-Dec-2015

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This report includes six 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.

MyFoundationsLab Case Study

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Fred Silbermann
Middlesex Community College and Meriden Adult Education

8-Dec-2015

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Intensive College Transition Program completers needed an average 1.6 fewer developmental courses. Accuplacer and CASAS Pre- and Post-test results indicate consistent learning gains in math and English.

MyStudentSuccessLab Case Study

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Ray Emett
Salt Lake Community College

1-Dec-2015

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Module post-tests indicated learning gains across 15 of 16 course learning objectives. Average scores improved from 67 percent on the Pre-Course Diagnostic to 77 percent on the Post-Course Assessment.

MathXL Case Study for Business Statistics

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Bryan Crissinger
University of Delaware

20-Nov-2015

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Data for this course indicate a strong positive correlation between MathXL homework grades and final course grades. Additionally, students who performed below average on their initial exam but earned higher than average MathXL grades throughout the course experienced increasingly higher exam averages for Exam 2 through the Final Exam.

MyMathLab

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Ray Ryan
National University of Ireland

16-Nov-2015

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MyMathLab used to provide continuous assessment for campus students, and to provide distance learning students with a rich learning environment.

MyMathLabGlobal Case Study

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Lancaster University

13-Nov-2015

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An exploratory study with a medium sized, purposeful sample of 191 students whose findings assist us in understanding how MMLG helps in supporting learner engagement and achievement.

English MyLabs Implementation Strategies for High Impact

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12-Nov-2015

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This white paper contains 11 data-driven implementation case studies co-developed by educators and our Efficacy Results team. These studies were selected from a range of English reading and writing programs and are accompanied by best practices for getting started with your own digital implementation.

MyITLab Case Study

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Chuck Downing
Northern Illinois University

9-Nov-2015

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Data indicate that MyITLab homework scores may be an indication of future success on quizzes, final exams, and final course grades. Students who earned higher MyITLab scores had consistently higher letter grades across all course assessments. MyITLab completion rates are also indicative of higher quiz and final exam scores.

MyLab™ and eBooks

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Jim Harris, eLearning Development & IT Support Manager, Northampton Business School
University of Northampton, UK

5-Nov-2015

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Northampton Business School have been using MyLabs successfully since 2010. In 2013 they worked with Pearson to integrate MyLabs into their VLE to reduce the administrative burden and improve the student experience. Their eLearning Development & IT Support Manager feels a collaborative partnership has been developed with Pearson. At the same time, Vital Source supported them to deliver a suite of Pearson eBooks to their distance learners through the VLE.

Custom solution

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Fiona Saunders, Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
University of Manchester, UK

5-Nov-2015

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This University of Manchester lecturer was keen to try something innovative so when she found out that she could create a personalised case book to match her course, including Harvard business cases, she jumped at the chance. She found the process surprisingly simple and now recommends it to colleagues.

Kortext eBooks

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Dr Daniela Tavasci, Department of Business & Finance
Queen Mary Univeristy, London

5-Nov-2015

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By making eBooks available on the MSc Economics and Finance course, Queen Mary University increased the efficiency of their textbook distribution process. They were able to make core materials more accessible to students and educators whenever and wherever they needed them.

MyMathLab

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Carrie Rutherford, Faculty of Business
London South Bank University

5-Nov-2015

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MyMathLab was originally adopted to give business students an opportunity to practice their maths skills on 3 foundation courses in the Faculty of Business. It was then utilised to assess students via weekly homework and class tests.

MyMathLab Global

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Dr Ahmad Daryanto, Senior Marketing Lecturer
Lancaster University

5-Nov-2015

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MyMathLab Global was used to help marketing students with quantitative topics and consultancy projects in years 2 and 3. They were assigned weekly homework and tests through MyMathLab with a requirement of 40% pass mark in the end of term tests

MyStrategyExperience

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Nigel Brennan, Warwick Manufacturing Group
University of Warwick

5-Nov-2015

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The simulation was run during intensive 5 day courses, with groups of students in 6 countries. Students worked in groups during all phases, creating a competitive learning environment.

MyBradyLab Case Study

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Mark Komins
EMS Training Institute

4-Nov-2015

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Students who achieved higher quiz and exam scores also earned higher MyBradyLab scores. In addition, data show a very strong positive correlation between MyBradyLab homework scores and average quiz and exam scores.

MySpanishLab Case Study

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Maria Villalobos-Buehner
Rider University

2-Nov-2015

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In fall 2014 and spring 2015, students completed, on average, 89 percent of their MySpanishLab homework. Students who completed 80–100 percent of their MySpanishLab homework scored an average of 8 percentage points higher on all major course assessments than students who completed less than 80 percent of their MySpanishLab homework.

Maria Villalobos-Buehner

MySpanishLab Case Study

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Angela Carlson Lombardi
University of Minnesota

16-Oct-2015

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The data suggest a positive correlation between MySpanishLab homework in Intermediate Spanish I and the overall course grade: students who complete and score higher on MySpanishLab homework also perform better in the course overall.

Angela Carlson Lombardi

MySpanishLab Case Study

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Charles Molano
Lehigh Carbon Community College

16-Oct-2015

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The overall success rate for online students in Elementary Spanish in spring and summer 2015 was 87 percent. There is a strong positive correlation between MySpanishLab homework scores and the overall course grade earned.

Charles Molano

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