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MyLab IT educator study examines impact of computer application assignments

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Patrick Logue
South Plains College

25-Feb-2019

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Students who completed all MyLab IT Simulation Trainings earned average Grader Project scores 11 percentage points higher than students who skipped one or more Simulation Trainings. Students who scored above average on MyLab IT Grader Projects earned average exam scores 12 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on Grader Projects. On an end-of-semester survey, 96% of respondents agreed that their understanding of the course material increased as a result of using MyLab IT.

MyLab IT educator study explores impact of homework performance and completion

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Regina Hartley
Appalachian State University

23-Feb-2019

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Students who scored above average on MyLab IT lab assignments had an average Capstone Grader Project score 16 percentage points higher and average exam score 14 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab IT lab assignments. Students are encouraged to achieve a score of 90% or higher on Capstone Grader Projects in order to earn a MyLab IT badge. On an end-of-semester survey, 76% of respondents agreed that, “MyLab IT badges give me an advantage when applying to jobs.”

MyLab Finance educator study examines the impact of homework, including Excel projects, on test scores

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Kathy Towle
University of New Mexico

22-Feb-2019

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Students who scored above average on MyLab assignments earned average test scores nine percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab assignments. On an end-of-semester student survey, 89% of respondents agreed that their understanding of the course material increased as a result of using MyLab Finance.

MyLab Management educator study explores simulation use and exam success

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Irene Wilder
SUNY Jefferson

22-Feb-2019

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On an end-of-semester student survey, 92% of respondents agreed that MyLab Data indicate that students earning higher MyLab assignment scores also earned higher average quiz and exam scores. On an end-of-semester student survey, 92% of respondents agreed that Mini Sims were a real-world application of the chapter material that allowed them to apply course concepts to actual business challenges.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance in Microeconomics

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Melissa Hendrickson
North Carolina State University

22-Feb-2019

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Data indicate that average exam scores were seven percentage points higher for students earning Revel scores above average. On an end-of-semester student survey, 88% of respondents agreed that the ”read a little, do a little” interactive approach of Revel helped them learn and retain the material better than they would have with a traditional print textbook.

Revel Personal Finance educator study examines student performance and test scores

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Tim Green
North Georgia Technical College

22-Feb-2019

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Chapter test scores and final course scores improved significantly after implementation of Revel. On an end-of-semester survey, 100% of respondents agreed that the ”read a little, do a little” interactive approach of Revel helped them learn and retain the material better than they would have with a traditional textbook.

MyLab IT educator study highlights Microsoft Office Specialist testing initiative

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Daniel Ciomek, MBA
San Francisco State University

18-Feb-2019

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​To allow students to take the industry-standard Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams on campus, Ciomek initiated the process to become a Certiport Authorized Test Center. Since Between May and December 2018, 196 students sat for an Excel or Access MOS exam​; 81 students (41%) passed and received certifications. On an end-of-semester student survey, 89% of respondents agreed that, “Having a Microsoft Office Specialist certification brings an advantage when applying to jobs.”

MyLab IT educator study examines assignment scores in flexibly-paced online course

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Susumu Kasai
Salt Lake Community College

15-Feb-2019

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Despite a flexible schedule in which all course assignments were due at the end of the semester, the majority of students (79%) stayed on track with the instructor’s recommended pacing guide and completed 91% of course assignments on average. Students who scored above average on homework earned Grader Project scores an average of 15 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on homework.

MyLab Marketing educator study explores the use of simulations

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Karen Loveland
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

13-Feb-2019

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MyLab Marketing was adopted to offer an online course as challenging and multifaceted as face-to-face classes. Data suggest that the students who successfully completed MyLab assignments also earned higher quiz and final course grades. Additionally, MyLab simulations added a critical thinking component to the course.

MyLab IT educator study examines homework and test scores

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Michelle Craddock
Lorain County Community College

8-Feb-2019

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Students who scored 90% or greater on MyLab IT homework had lab test scores 12–17 percentage points higher than students who scored less than 90% on MyLab IT homework. 100% of respondents agreed that they were able to easily access MyLab IT through Canvas and appreciated not having a separate, second login and password for MyLab IT.

MyLab Marketing educator study explores student performance

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Rebecca Reczek
The Ohio State University

4-Feb-2019

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Data show a very strong, positive correlation between MyLab assignment scores and MyLab quiz scores for both hybrid and online sections. 87% of respondents on an end-of-semester survey agreed that the MyLab Mini Sims allowed them to practice business decision-making skills and helped them understand the impact of the decisions they were making.

MyLab MIS educator study explores the benefits of simulations

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Rita Reagan-Redko
Stony Brook University

4-Feb-2019

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Students scoring above average on MyLab assignments earned quiz scores eight percentage points higher than students scoring below average on MyLab assignments. On an end-of-semester survey, 91% of respondents agreed that the Decision-Making Sims in MyLab MIS allowed them to practice business decision-making skills and to understand the impact of their decisions.

MyLab IT educator study highlights implementation best practices and transition to LMS integration

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Barbara Fogle
Trident Technical College

31-Jan-2019

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With a compressed, seven-week term and a new, high-enrollment, required First Year Experience Seminar using MyLab IT, the educator piloted Learning Management System integration to facilitate a seamless experience for students accessing course technology. As a long-time user of MyLab IT, the educator has developed a number of implementation best practices using tools within the program (coordinator course, Project Creation Tool), in addition to outside resources.

MyLab IT educator study observes the impact of homework on exam scores

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Lois Blais
Walters State Community College

30-Jan-2019

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This study includes results regarding the impact of homework on exam scores. It highlights the benefits of LMS integration and digital badging to students and includes MyLab IT implementation best practices from the educator.

MyLab IT educator study examines impact of homework completion and achievement

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Robert Huyck
Mohawk Valley Community College

28-Jan-2019

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95% of student survey respondents agreed that they prefer to have required course materials included in the course fee (through Pearson Inclusive Access) rather than having to purchase them on their own. 90% of student survey respondents indicated an appreciation for LMS integration that simplified the experience of accessing MyLab IT via Blackboard without needing a separate login and password. As the completion rate of homework assignments increased, the unit exam average also increased.

MyLab IT educator study highlights impact of homework on exam scores and implementation of best practices

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Amy Rutledge
Oakland University

24-Jan-2019

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Students who scored above average on MyLab IT homework earned average exam scores 11 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on homework. As a long-time user of MyLab IT, the educator has developed many best practice assignments including a syllabus quiz, a midterm journal reflection assignment, and a “how-to” Grader Project assignment.

Mastering Physics educator study reports on strategies to engage students in learning

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Adam Beehler
University of Utah

24-Jan-2019

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Mastering Physics was implemented to provide interactive resources for both in- and out-of-class use, along with in-class active learning. The groups of students who earned above average Mastering scores had significantly higher final exam averages, and a strong correlation was found between pre-lecture Mastering homework and Learning Catalytics.

MyLab Finance educator study examines the impact of homework on quiz and exam scores

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Li Yong
Mercy College

23-Jan-2019

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Data indicate that successful completion of MyLab homework assignments was indicative of higher quiz and exam scores. 88% of students scoring above average on MyLab homework earned an A, B, or C as their average exam grade, demonstrating mastery of course content.

Mastering Biology educator study looks at required and extra credit homework

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Charles Galt
Santa Rosa Junior College

17-Jan-2019

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Students reported Mastering helped them do better in the course and the results showed that the group with above average Mastering performance had a higher exam average.

Spotlight on: Mastering A&P

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1-Jan-2019

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How can requiring Mastering A&P benefit your students? Find out how two institutions implemented Mastering to engage students and improve learning.

Spotlight on: Mastering Physical Sciences

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1-Jan-2019

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How can requiring Mastering benefit your students? Find out how three institutions implemented Mastering to improve student engagement and preparedness and develop problem-solving skills for increased course success.

Mastering A&P educator study analyzes quizzing and use of optional resources

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Xavier Aranda
University of Texas at Arlington

20-Dec-2018

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Students who performed better on Mastering A&P quizzes tended to have higher final exam averages than students who scored lower on the quizzes. Survey feedback revealed that students liked and were using the optional Dynamic Study Modules, so the instructor decided to add those as part of the required homework in upcoming semesters.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance in online General Psychology course

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Garth Neufeld
Cascadia College

30-Oct-2018

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Instructor Neufeld implemented Revel in General Psychology with the goal of getting students to read the text, complete course assignments, and be more engaged in the course. Results indicate students earned higher average final exam scores when the course was redesigned and Revel was implemented.

Mastering Chemistry educator study evaluates learning resources

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Jo Nell Aarons Gillings
Miami Dade College

19-Oct-2018

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When Mastering was implemented, the instructor received positive feedback from students, and students who used different resources tended to have higher final exam scores. When asked about what they liked about Mastering one student said, "What I liked about Mastering was the relevance it had toward the material we experienced on the exams and in class."

Spotlight on: Revel American Government

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1-Oct-2018

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Find out how two educators required Revel in American Government courses in order to prepare and engage students and increase course success.

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