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Partner with Pearson on an educator study

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2-Aug-2016

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Are you being asked to report on learner outcomes? Implementing a redesign? Wondering what impact your Pearson digital solution is having on program goals? Pearson wants to partner with you. Your results—and the best practices you used to achieve them—can be helpful and inspiring to your peers.

Impact of MasteringAstronomy Tutorial Homework

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Kathy Shan
University of Toledo

25-Jul-2016

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Students in this study who were required to do the MasteringAstronomy tutorial assignments as part of their course grade performed better in the course and on the exams than students who were given the assignments as optional homework.

2016 Science and Engineering White Paper with Educator Case Studies and Implementation Worksheets

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12-Jan-2016

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The 2016 Science and Engineering White Paper combines the three-phase approach of Pearson’s Ten Steps to a Successful Implementation, along with 21 educator case studies, to create a framework to help faculty plan and integrate technology into their course. It includes worksheets for each step and examples of how other faculty have implemented technology.

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.

Science and Engineering White Paper, v. 5

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23-Dec-2014

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The Science and Engineering v.5 White Paper features 12 new data-driven case studies from both 2- and 4-year schools, along with research and statistics on current educational topics: student engagement, identifying at-risk students, Adaptive Learning, and flipping the classroom.

Mastering Science and Engineering White Paper, v. 4

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26-Dec-2013

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A compendium of 47 studies quantifying Mastering's impact on teaching, learning, and retention. The studies illustrate the variety of ways instructors have used Mastering and the results they have achieved.

Increasing Student Success Using Online Quizzing in Introductory (Majors) Biology

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

30-Sep-2013

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Through detailed, statistical analysis, the benefit of quizzing is demonstrated to be significant for students of diverse academic abilities. Pre-exam quizzing using Mastering is an effective way to increase student performance on exams and allows class time to be utilized for teaching activities.

An Introductory Majors Biology Course Redesign: Significant Improvements in Exam Scores

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

1-Jan-2012

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2012 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.

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Engaging/Exciting your Students with Custom Content in Mastering

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Scott Hildreth
Chabot College

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to map homework assignments to your learning outcomes, how to generate reports on your students' performance against those learning outcomes, and how to use the information in the reports.

Using Mastering to Measure Student Performance Against Learning Outcomes

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William Hanna
Massasoit Community College

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to map homework assignments to your learning outcomes, how to generate reports on your students' performance against those learning outcomes, and how to use the information in the reports.

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