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Mastering homework participation as an indicator of course success

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Justin Walguarnery
University of Hawaii at Manoa

8-Dec-2014

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Students who consistently attempt the MasteringBiology homework tend to have significantly higher exam scores than students who skip the assignments.

MyWritingLab for Nursing Students

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Bev Schaefer and Shirlene Newbanks
Indiana Wesleyan University

19-Nov-2014

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Ninety-eight percent of students taking Introduction to Baccalaureate Nursing successfully completed their work in MyWritingLab, leading to improved writing skills—a critical element of their Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

Bev Schaefer and Shirlene Newbanks

Unidos + MySpanishLab Case Study

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Lilia Ruiz-Debbe
Stony Brook University

10-Nov-2014

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Tracking data from seven components in our final exams allows us to make data-driven decisions about what skills need to be given more emphasis as we hone our course model. When surveyed, 90 percent of our instructors would choose to continue teaching with the flipped model.

Lilia Ruiz-Debbe

MyWritingLab Case Study

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Lisa Williams
Kirkwood Community College

5-Nov-2014

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After taking Basic Writing, a developmental writing course in which MyWritingLab accounts for 50 percent of the final grade, Compass exam retest scores average 24 points higher than initial placement scores.

Lisa Williams

MySpanishLab Case Study

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Dallas Jurisevic
Metropolitan Community College

23-Oct-2014

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Final exam area scores in the hybrid course format average three percentage points higher than in the online course format and eight percentage points higher than in the face-to-face course format.

Dallas Jurisevic

Unidos MySpanishLab Case Study

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Marta Tecedor Cabrero
Texas Tech University

17-Oct-2014

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One hundred percent of instructors teaching the flipped method report that the quality of students' communication skills has improved and that they have seen a noticeable increase in student engagement and communication during class time. Ninety-five percent of instructors would elect to continue teaching the flipped model.

Marta Tecedor Cabrero

MyProgrammingLab Case Study

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Andrew Eisler
University of Central Florida

9-Oct-2014

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After implementation of MyProgrammingLab, the percentage of students earning final course grades of A or B increased by 22 percentage points—from 30 to 52 percent. The percentage of students earning a D or F decreased by 21 percentage points—from 30 to 9 percent.

MyProgrammingLab Case Study

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Andrew Eisler
University of Central Florida

9-Oct-2014

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After implementation of MyProgrammingLab, the percentage of students earning final course grades of A or B increased by 22 percentage points—from 30 to 52 percent. The percentage of students earning a D or F decreased by 21 percentage points—from 30 to 9 percent.

MyITLab Case Study

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Sue McCrory
Missouri State University

9-Oct-2014

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Students who complete all or most of their MyITLab assignments earn higher average exam scores and higher final course grades than students who skip five or more assignments over the semester.

MyCJLab Case Study

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Jane Quimby
Colorado Mesa University

9-Oct-2014

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MyCJLab interactive resources keep students engaged in course content, thereby improving learning and overall course success. Data show a positive correlation of r = .81 between MyCJLab homework scores and both exam scores and final course grades.

MyReadinessTest helps identify at-risk students and provides remediation to help improve student performance

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Paul Luyster
Tarrant County College

29-Sep-2014

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Students who scored less than 75% on the MyReadinessTest diagnostic exam had a higher rate of not completing the course. Similarly students who mastered more than 50% of the items in the study plan earned significantly higher exam scores.

MyServSafeLab

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Christina Hasemann
SUNY - Broome Community College

21-Sep-2014

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MyServSafeLab helps students master course concepts and obtain critical course certification. Data from fall 2012 and spring 2013 indicate a correlation between MyServSafeLab assessment scores and certification exam scores.

MyITLab Case Study

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George Fiori
Tri-County Technical College

21-Sep-2014

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After implementation of MyITLab, average exam grades increased across all applications, final course letter grades significantly improved, and retention rates increased from 66 to 91 percent.

Flipped classroom leads to increased As and Bs

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Judy Meier Penn
Shoreline Community College

18-Sep-2014

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Assessment scores increased and more students earned As and Bs after redesigning the course to a flipped format and using Mastering Microbiology to enhance student learning outside the classroom.

MyITLab

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Maureen Allen
Elon University

10-Sep-2014

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Use of MyITLab led to sustainable mastery of course content. Data show a significant correlation between MyITLab homework scores and average exam scores, plus a 100 percent pass rate for students taking the MOS Certification Exam for Excel 2010.

MyAutomotiveLab Case Study

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Pete Gregory
Pitt Community College

3-Sep-2014

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Final course data indicate a positive, significant correlation between average MyAutomotiveLab scores (exams and homework) and final course grades. Students who earned final course grades of A, B, or C scored an average of 35 percentage points higher than students who earned Ds or Fs.

MyBCommLab Case Study

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Ruth White
Bowling Green State University

3-Sep-2014

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Students who achieved higher scores on MyBCommLab homework assignments also earned higher final course grades. In addition, Writing Space’s automatic grading saved the instructor time and provided students with consistent, objective evaluations of their written work.

MyHospitalityLab Case Study

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Rick Florsheim
University of Central Florida

3-Sep-2014

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After implementation of MyHospitalityLab, midterm and final exam scores and final course grades improved. Data also indicated a significant, positive correlation between MyHospitalityLab homework scores and exam scores.

MyITLab Case Study

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Margo Chaney
Carroll Community College

3-Sep-2014

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Adding Pre-Tests and Trainings to the implementation resulted in an increase in mean overall application scores. Students who took advantage of unlimited attempts at Trainings to score at least 90 percent achieved greater Pre-Test-to-Post-Test gains than students who did not.

MyITLab Case Study

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Bob Warren
Delgado Community College

3-Sep-2014

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MyITLab’s real-world simulations enabled students to practice more frequently. As a result, more students successfully completed the course and the number of students achieving a course grade of A or B increased by 18 percentage points.

MyITLab Case Study

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Cliff Niemeier
Jefferson Community & Technical College

3-Sep-2014

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Data indicate a positive, significant correlation between MyITLab homework scores and overall final course grades, whereby students acheiving As and Bs in the course earned significantly higher MyITLab scores than students earning Cs, Ds, and Es.

MyITLab Case Study

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Stoney Brooks
Washington State University

3-Sep-2014

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In a class test using MyITLab, students’ scores on the course’s Excel component significantly improved: the percentage of A/B scores increased from 37 to 65% and C/D scores decreased from 60 to 24%.

MyServSafeLab Case Study

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Toni Perry
Community College of Morris

3-Sep-2014

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MyServSaveLab homework scores positively correlated to students’ final course grades and achievement of National ServSafe Certification.

MasteringEngineering users earned more As and fewer Fs

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Monique Head
Morgan State University

21-Aug-2014

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After implementing MasteringEngineering, students had more opportunities to practice problem-solving and receive immediate feedback.

MasteringChemistry users earned more As and Bs

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Laura McAtee
Montgomery County Community College

13-Aug-2014

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In the pilot semester using MasteringChemistry, students earned more As and Bs than prior semesters.

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