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Revel Sociology Case Study

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Shawn K. Olson
Utah State University

3-Jun-2015

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Revel assignments prepared students to engage in class discussions and writing assignments that required them to analyze their own beliefs and opinions. The correlation between overall Revel scores and final course grades was very strong.

MyWritingLab Composition-level Co-requisite Case Study

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Emily Ryan-Radder
Hilbert College

1-Jun-2015

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Key Results: Students who passed the co-requisite Composition course had an average MyWritingLab score 41 percentage points higher than students who did not pass the course. There is a positive correlation between a student’s MyWritingLab score and the average score they receive on writing assignments, suggesting that students who do well on MyWritingLab also do well on their essays.

Emily Ryan-Radder

MyWritingLab Case Study

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Randi Brummett and Brooke Hughes
California State University, Bakersfield

1-Jun-2015

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Key Results: Since first implementing MyWritingLab in 2006, pass rates in developmental English courses have improved 6.4 percentage points, and subsequent success rates in Composition courses are 12.6 percentage points higher. From 2006 to 2014, MyWritingLab use saved CSUB $92,000 and 16,991 classroom hours.

Randi Brummett and Brooke Hughes

Revel Psychology Case Study

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Brittany Landrum
University of Dallas

29-May-2015

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After the implementation of Revel, students scored significantly higher on exams than students in the same course the previous year.

Revel Art Case Study

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29-May-2015

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Using Revel’s performance dashboard I could see how frequently students accessed their course material and completed their assigned readings. Students who completed their Revel assignments and earned an overall Revel score of 70% or more scored significantly higher than their peers on the exams.

Brad Hostetler, Florida State University

Building a Sense of Community in Large-Sized Classes via Peer- and Self-Assessment

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The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario

1-May-2015

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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.

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.

MasteringChemistry with Peer-Led learning showed higher success rates

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Issa Salame
City College of the City University of New York

12-Feb-2015

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A study showed that more students received As, Bs, or Cs when the Peer Led Team Learning model was combined with implementation of MasteringChemistry.

MyStatLab in Intro Stats

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Joe Diaco
Camden County College

28-Jan-2015

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Analysis shows that even after controlling for homework scores, percent of homework completed makes a significant contribution to explaining the variance in the average combined test and final exam scores. Based in this simple regression model, for each percent of homework completed, there is a 0.25 increase in the average test and exam scores.

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.

Higher exam scores and positive student feedback after implementing Adaptive Follow-Up

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

28-Dec-2014

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When Adaptive Follow-Up was added, there was a statistically significant increase in end-of-semester student exam scores.

Increased final exam averages after Adaptive Follow-Up Added

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Donna Barron
Hudson Valley Community College

28-Dec-2014

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The introduction of new concepts prior to lecture increased student engagement and participation, and the addition of prelecture and Adaptive Follow-Up assignments resulted in higher exam averages.

Students using MasteringA&P had higher final exam averages

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Chad Wayne
University of Houston

28-Dec-2014

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Students who used MasteringA&P to complete extra-credit homework earned significantly higher exam scores than students who did not use MasteringA&P.

Mastering users attempted more homework and had more As than those doing paper-and-pencil homework

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Jeffrey Knutsen
University of Colorado Boulder

28-Dec-2014

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Students who used MasteringEngineering for homework attempted more homework assignments and were more likely to earn an A in the course than students who did paper-and-pencil homework assignments.

Mastering Biology educator study

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Curtis Coffman
Vincennes University

28-Dec-2014

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After implementing Mastering Biology as part of a four-year course redesign to a flipped classroom, students earned more As and Bs and earned higher average final exam scores.

Science and Engineering Mastering Report 2015

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23-Dec-2014

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The Science and Engineering v.5 report features 12 data-driven case studies from both two- and four-year schools, along with research and statistics on current educational topics: student engagement, identifying at-risk students, Adaptive Learning, and flipping the classroom.

MyReadinessTest as a predictor of student success

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Louis McIntyre
Robeson Community College

9-Dec-2014

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Student scores on the MyReadinessTest diagnostic exam were predictive of student success in the course.

Mastering homework participation and student success

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Delena Bell Gatch
Georgia Southern University

9-Dec-2014

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Over a four-year period of study, students who attempted all of the MasteringPhysics homework assignments earned significantly higher final exam averages than students who skipped assignments.

Long Term Success with MasteringChemistry

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Robert Pribush
Butler University

9-Dec-2014

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Average American Chemical Society exam percentiles increased when MasteringChemistry was used to help students develop study skills and gain content mastery.

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