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MyLab Entrepreneurship educator study examines quiz and exam scores

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Lincoln Brown
Oklahoma State University

19-Feb-2018

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Quizzes in MyLab Entrepreneurship are assigned to encourage students to read the textbook and attend lecture prepared with a basic understanding of the chapter topics. Seventy-seven percent of student survey respondents agreed that the use of MyLab helped them prepare for exams.

MyLab Finance educator study analyzes quiz and exam scores

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Mark Stohs
California State University–Fullerton

13-Feb-2018

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Students with MyLab quiz scores above average earned exam scores 15 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab quizzes. 93 percent of respondents on the student survey agreed that they did more homework for this course than they would have if MyLab had not been required.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance in communication course

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Jacki Brucher Moore
Kirkwood Community College

13-Feb-2018

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Instructor Brucher Moore implemented Revel in her course with the goal of assigning quizzes to improve student reading, engagement, and preparedness for class sessions. She reports that following the implementation of Revel in the course, students are arriving to class having read the text and are prepared for discussion. Results show that students who earned a Revel grade of A, B, or C in the course were also more likely to pass the course.

MyLab Marketing educator study reviews video case studies and Writing Space assignments

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Catherine Cuckovich
Oakland University

6-Feb-2018

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Students complete ten video case studies and four Writing Space assignments in MyLab throughout the semester. Students who scored above average on MyLab video case studies earned MyLab Writing Space scores 21 percentage points higher than students who scored below average on MyLab video case studies.

MyLab Marketing educator study examines test scores and the use of Mini Simulations

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Melodi Guilbault
New Jersey Institute of Technology

25-Jan-2018

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Revel Accounting Information Systems educator study examines quiz and exam scores

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Eileen Taylor, Associate Professor
North Carolina State University

23-Jan-2018

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Revel was adopted to hold students accountable for reading and understanding basic course concepts, leading to a more interactive lecture. Students completing all Revel quizzes earned average exam scores 11 percentage points higher than students who skipped at least one Revel quiz.

MyLab Accounting educator study examines quiz and exam scores in online course

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Rick Street, Instructor
Spokane Community College

22-Jan-2018

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The combination of Street’s online virtual lessons and MyLab Accounting assignments gave students the background and practice necessary to be successful in the course.

Revel educator study examines impact on student reading and performance

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Dr. Patricia Eshagh, Instructor
California State University, Stanislaus

19-Jan-2018

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Dr. Eshagh implemented Revel in Introduction to the Humanities with the goal of assigning module quizzes to improve student reading and preparedness for class sessions. Eshagh hoped to also improve course discussion and her students’ critical thinking skills. Results indicate students who earned a higher percentage of total Revel quiz points also earned a higher percentage of total reflection assignment points and a higher overall percentage of points in the course.

Revel educator study examines impact of digital solution in Composition course

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Robert Carlson
Texas Southmost College

12-Jan-2018

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Carlson’s primary goal for using Revel was to hold students accountable for reading and knowing the course material. On an end-of-semester survey, 92 percent of student survey respondents strongly agreed that completing Revel reading and quizzes increased their understanding of the course material, and 79 percent agreed that experiencing the text through Revel helped them feel more engaged with the course content than a traditional textbook.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance and engagement in Principles of Investigation course

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Dr. Chernoh M. Wurie, Instructor
Virginia Commonwealth University

12-Jan-2018

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Dr. Wurie implemented Revel in his Principles of Investigation course with the goal of improving student engagement and performance. Results indicate students who earned a higher percentage of total participation/Revel assignment points also earned a higher percentage of final exam/evaluation points and a higher overall final percentage of points in the course.

Digital direct access study tracks student access and cost savings

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Russell Larsen
University of Iowa

9-Jan-2018

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Digital Direct Access at the University of Iowa has enabled 88% of students to begin completing on course assignments before or during the first week of class. Over two years, students in one course at the university have saved over $146,000 in course materials.

Spotlight on Success: Prerequisites Mini Review

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3-Jan-2018

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Ten institutions that used Prerequisites in MyLab Math or MyLab Statistics saw average pass rate increases of 10 percentage points. Included in this mini-review are summaries of each institution's implementation and associated results.

Spotlight on Success: Personalized Homework Mini Review

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3-Jan-2018

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Six institutions that used Personalized Homework in MyLab Math or MyLab Statistics saw average pass rate increases of 9 percentage points. Included in this mini-review are summaries of each institution's implementation and associated results.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance and engagement

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Bill Brogan
McHenry County College

15-Dec-2017

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Brogan aimed to increase student preparedness for class and improve class discussion through implementing Revel. Students who scored above the median on Revel chapter quizzes scored significantly higher on the research paper than students who scored below the median on Revel chapter quizzes. Brogan believes Revel has improved student participation and outcomes in his course.

Special Interest Article on Planning Your Technology Implementation

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1-Dec-2017

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Research demonstrates that technology-enhanced instruction can both increase student learning outcomes and lead to greater efficiencies in costs and other resources. As more instructors adopt educational technology, it is important that they understand how to implement the technology to achieve their desired goals.

Special Interest Article on Active Learning: Engaging Distracted Students in the Classroom

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1-Dec-2017

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Do you struggle with students who are more focused on their tablets than what’s happening in the classroom? Do you see students with a death grip on their phones trying to sneak glances as you lecture? Do you feel like you are competing with a digital device for a student’s attention? This article discusses active learning strategies to address those issues, along with examples of how instructors have implemented Mastering and Learning Catalytics as part of a redesign to more active learning.

MyLab Math/Statistics educator study measures student outcomes in corequisite courses

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Sue Ann Jones-Dobbyn, Kim Martin, Brittany Mosby, Nancy Pevey, Claire Suddeth
Pellissippi State Community College

6-Nov-2017

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College-level math course completion rates increased 14 percentage points when corequisite courses were implemented.

MyLab Economics educator study analyzes Study Plan and test scores

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Medoune Seck
John Abbott College

2-Nov-2017

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Data show that students with the highest use of the Study Plan in MyLab Economics had average test scores seven percentage points higher than moderate Study Plan users and 11 percentage points higher than low Study Plan users.

Revel educator study examines impact of increased Revel assignments on student performance

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Catherine Medrano
College of the Sequoias

24-Oct-2017

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When a greater number of Revel assignments (108) were required in the course, overall course grades, average exam scores, average essay scores, and final Revel scores were higher than when fewer assignments (56) were required in the course.

Revel educator study examines impact on student performance and writing assignments

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Catherine Medrano
College of the Sequoias

10-Oct-2017

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Students earning higher Revel scores also earned significantly higher average participation, average exam, and final course scores. Data indicate a strong correlation between the overall percentage of Revel points earned and average exam scores.

MyLabsPlus educator study documents improved pass rates in flipped Finite Math course

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Brian Rickard and Deborah Korth
University of Arkansas

6-Oct-2017

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After flipping the Finite Math course, pass (ABC) rates increased five percentage points. In a voluntary, end-of-semester student survey, 76 percent of respondents said their understanding of course material increased as a result of using MyLab Math.

Digital direct access study tracks student access and cost savings

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Russell Weldon and Daren Ray
Auburn University

4-Oct-2017

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The digital direct access program at Auburn University has cumulatively saved students close to a million dollars since Fall 2014.

Mastering Biology educator study reports on redesign

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Shelley Phelan
Fairfield University

4-Oct-2017

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The department started a redesign in 1999 and continued to evaluate results, monitor course costs, and stay up-to-date with educational technology, resulting in ongoing course changes to enhance learning. From 2010 to 2015, the group of students who had Mastering Biology homework scores above the mean had higher final exam averages than students who had lower Mastering homework scores.

MyLab Math with MyLabsPlus educator study examines homework impact in Developmental Math I & II

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Kathryn Merritt
Pensacola State College

22-Sep-2017

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Students’ module PostTest scores improved an average of 40 percentage points from their module PreTest scores. Students who earned higher MyLab homework scores showed greater improvement between module PreTests and PostTests. Students who scored higher on MyLab homework earned higher final course scores.

MyLab Operations Management educator study examines homework and exam scores

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Adam Munson
University of Florida

19-Sep-2017

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Munson’s goal in assigning MyLab homework is to provide students with additional exposure to the quantitative material necessary to prepare for exams and to provide more varied practice opportunities. Students who earned above-average MyLab assignment scores earned higher average exam and final course scores than students who earned MyLab scores below average.

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