Personalize learning for each student

Adaptive Learning

Not every student learns the same way or at the same rate. With the growing need for acceleration through many courses, it's more important than ever to meet students where they learn. Personalized learning in the MyLab gives you the flexibility to incorporate the approach that best suits of your course and your students.

Thanks to advances in adaptive learning technology, you now have the resources to do just that. Several types of adaptive learning resources are built into MyLab Statistics, giving you the flexibility to incorporate the style and approach that best suit your course structure and students' needs.

  • Available with select MyLab Statistics courses, instructors can choose to make Skill Builder exercises available within homework assignments to give students just-in-time adaptive practice. When students are struggling with their assigned homework, Skill Builder will deliver additional adaptive exercises that help each student improve the skills needed to complete the assignment. The adaptive engine tracks each student’s performance and delivers questions to each individual that adapt to his or her level of understanding. When the system has determined that the student has a high probability of successfully completing the assigned exercise, it suggests that the student return to the assignment.
  • Personalize homework assignments for students based on their performance on a quiz or test. This way, students can focus on just the topics they have not yet mastered.
  • With Companion Study Plan Assignments you can now assign the Study Plan as a prerequisite to a test or quiz, guiding students through the concepts they need to master.

Help remediate and prepare students

Integrated Review Course Options

One of the biggest challenges in many math and statistics courses is making sure students are adequately prepared with the prerequisite skills needed to successfully complete their course work. Pearson offers a variety of content and course options to support students with just-in-time remediation and key-concept review as needed.

  • MyLab Statistics with Integrated Review courses can be used for just-in-time prerequisite review or for co-requisite courses. These courses provide videos on review topics, along with pre-made, assignable skill-review quizzes and personalized homework assignments integrated throughout your MyLab Statistics course content.
  • In addition to algorithmically regenerated questions that are aligned with your textbook, MyLab Statistics courses offer a Getting Ready for Statistics question library that contains more than 450 exercises on prerequisite topics. Assign these questions to students who may need a little extra practice on their prerequisite skills to be successful in your course.

Promote conceptual understanding

Interactive Courses and Content Options

Successful students have the ability to apply their knowledge to new situations and contexts. Making connections with statistical concepts helps students internalize difficult ideas needed for success in current and future courses.

  • NEW! Interactive Courses engage students by combining text, videos, tutorials, and assessment into one seamless learning experience. Through a series of Interactive Assignments, students are encouraged to experience the material in new, dynamic, and engaging ways.
  • Modern statistics is practiced with technology, and MyLab Statistics makes learning and using software programs as seamless and intuitive as possible. Copy data sets from the eText and MyLab Statistics exercises directly into software such as StatCrunch or Excel®. Students can also access instructional support tools including tutorial videos, Study Cards, and manuals.
  • StatCrunch®: This powerful, web-based statistical software is integrated into MyLab Statistics, so students can quickly and easily analyze data sets from their text and exercises. In addition, MyLab Statistics includes access to www.StatCrunch.com, the full web-based program where users can access tens of thousands of shared data sets, create and conduct online surveys, interact with a full library of applets, and perform complex analyses using the powerful statistical software.

Motivate students to do more

Real-World Statistics Videos and Learning Catalytics

Students are motivated to succeed when they're engaged in the learning experience and understand the relevance and power of statistics. Through online homework, students receive immediate feedback and tutorial assistance that motivates them to do more, which means they retain more knowledge, improve their test scores, and perform better in future courses. Plus, new solutions to further engage students are continually being added.

  • StatTalk Videos: this series of 24 videos, hosted by fun-loving statistician Andrew Vickers, demonstrates important statistical concepts through interesting stories and real-life events. Videos include assessment questions and an instructor’s guide.
  • Business Insight Videos: ten engaging videos show how managers at top companies use statistics in their everyday work. Assignable questions are built in to your MyLab Statistics course to encourage discussion. These are available for Business Statistics Courses only.
  • Learning Catalytics fosters student engagement and peer-to-peer learning. Generate class discussion, guide your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. MyLab Statistics now provides access to Learning Catalytics—an interactive student response tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more sophisticated tasks and thinking.

Tailor your course to your students' needs

Data & Analytics

MyLab Statistics provides resources to help you assess and improve student results at every turn. A comprehensive gradebook with enhanced reporting functionality helps you efficiently manage your course.

  • With the new Reporting Dashboard, you can view, analyze, and report learning outcomes, and get the information you need to keep your students on track. Available via the Gradebook and fully mobile-ready, the Reporting Dashboard presents student performance data at the class, section, and program levels in an accessible, visual manner. Its finegrain reports allow instructors and administrators to compare performance across different courses, across individual sections and within each course.
  • Item Analysis: Track class-wide understanding of particular exercises so you can refine your class lectures or adjust the course/department syllabus. Just-in-time teaching has never been easier.

Link from your LMS to MyLab Statistics

Learning Management System (LMS) Integration

You can now link from Blackboard Learn, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle to MyLab Statistics. Access assignments, rosters, and resources, and synchronize grades with your LMS gradebook.

For students, single sign-on provides access to all the personalized learning resources that make studying more efficient and effective.

Learn more about our LMS integration services

Link from your LMS to MyLab Statistics

Additional Features

Powerful homework and test manager

You can choose from hundreds of exercises available for your specific course, and can even choose exercises from a different book to provide an almost limitless number of available exercises. You can create, import, and manage online homework assignments, quizzes, and tests—or start with "Ready to Go" assignments—all of which are automatically graded, allowing you to spend less time grading, and more time teaching!

Comprehensive online course content

Filled with a wealth of content, MyLab Statistics is tightly integrated with the author approach of your choosing, but you can also easily add, remove, or modify existing instructional material. You can also add your own course materials to suit the needs of your students or department. In short, MyLab Statistics lets you teach exactly as you'd like.

Easily scalable and shareable content

MyLab Statistics lets you manage multiple class sections, and other instructors can copy your settings so a standardized syllabus can be maintained across your department. If you've spent time customizing your MyLab Statistics course and want to use the same course next semester, you can copy your existing course, preserve all your customizations, and share with other instructors.

Pearson eText: access anytime, anywhere

The Pearson eText gives students access to their textbook anytime, anywhere. In addition to note taking, highlighting, and bookmarking, the Pearson eText offers interactive and sharing features. Rich media options let students watch lecture and example videos as they read or do their homework. Instructors can share their comments or highlights, and students can add their own, creating a tight community of learners in your class.

The Pearson eText companion app allows existing subscribers to access their titles on an iPad or Android tablet for either online or offline viewing.

The complete eText is available to students in MyLab Statistics for the lifetime of the edition. Students have unlimited access to the eText within any course that uses that edition of the textbook.

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