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Case study examines the impact of MyLab IT Excel practice on MOS exam results and use of MyLab Accounting in Financial Accounting course

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KD Hatheway-Dial
University of Idaho

4-Sep-2019

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Hatheway-Dial saw the need to include Excel proficiency in her course for two main reasons: employers were asking for graduates with Excel skills, and a working knowledge of Excel would help students in their subsequent business courses. Hatheway-Dial used MyLab IT for Excel practice and assessment and offered an incentive for students to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel certification exam. Data show that 63% of students who completed all MyLab IT assignments passed the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel certification exam, while just 25% of students who skipped one or more assignments passed.

Highlighting Inclusive Access at San Jacinto College, from pilot to full-scale implementation [brief summary]

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San Jacinto College

28-Aug-2019

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Tasked with putting San Jacinto College’s mission of providing equity for all students into action, the Open Books Plus program is helping students minimize their college costs. In just two semesters, the program has grown over 1300%. This study shares the coordinated steps taken by multiple departments to successfully implement Inclusive Access through Open Books Plus.

Highlighting Inclusive Access at San Jacinto College, from pilot to full-scale implementation [executive summary]

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San Jacinto College

28-Aug-2019

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Tasked with putting San Jacinto College’s mission of providing equity for all students into action, the Open Books Plus program is helping students minimize their college costs. In just two semesters, the program has grown over 1300%. This study shares the coordinated steps taken by multiple departments to successfully implement Inclusive Access through Open Books Plus.

Revel Finance educator study examines impact on student preparedness and performance

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Jeffrey Koplik
Bryant University

26-Aug-2019

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Revel was adopted in order to encourage students to read the text prior to attending lecture. On an end-of-semester student survey, 95% of respondents agreed that completing Revel assignments prior to attend lecture helped them prepare for the new material being introduced that day in class.

MyLab Math educator study observes improved student outcomes after flipping the classroom in Liberal Arts Math courses

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Dr. Scott Demsky
Broward College

15-Aug-2019

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After implementing a flipped course model, average final course grades improved 8 percentage points in one course and 17 percentage points in another. 93% of student survey respondents agreed or strongly agreed that completing pre-class assignments in MyLab Math encouraged them to become familiar with the content.

MyLab Economics educator study examines the use of Dynamic Study Modules and the Inclusive Access distribution model

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Jeff Johnson
Athens State University

29-Jul-2019

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Data indicate that students with above average Dynamic Study Module scores earned average MyLab quiz scores 15 percentage points higher than those with below average DSM scores. 94% of respondents on an end-of-semester survey agreed that having access to MyLab assignments and the eText [through the Pearson Inclusive Access model] on the first day of class increased their chances of getting a good grade in this course.

MyLab educator study examines impact of homework scores on student success in Intermediate Algebra

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Kathy Nabours
Riverside City College

29-Jul-2019

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In addition to restructuring their Intermediate Algebra course objectives and utilizing MyLab Math, math faculty decided to incorporate the text "The New Science of Learning" directly into the course. Their goal was to improve learning and student outcomes in the course by teaching students to recognize how their brains learn and, in particular, the value of doing homework.

MyLab Management Australia

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Dr. Nadine Campbell, Academic Course Advisor, Human Resource Management
Western Sydney University, Australia

28-May-2019

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A lecturer and academic course advisor at Western Sydney University, Australia found that utilizing MyLab Management in her Organisational Behaviour course resulted in a reduction in her administrative workload, while improving student engagement and helping students understand their motivations for taking the course.

MyLab Math with Learning Catalytics Australia

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Ms Gerrie Roberts, Senior Lecturer
Monash University, Australia

9-May-2019

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A Business Statistics instructor at Monash University believes that MyLab Math with Learning Catalytics has significantly reduced the administrative burden that is typically required for large lectures. Not only that, MyLab Math with Learning Catalytics has enhanced student engagement and created a more enjoyable learning experience for students.

Mastering A&P Australia

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Natalie Bennett, Lecturer & Elise Randle-Barrett, Lecturer
Monash University, Australia

5-Apr-2019

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Instructors believe that Mastering A&P has been instrumental in supporting the teaching of their course. Instructors are able to monitor student learning and provide students with a variety of ways to learn complex concepts and practice with instant feedback. Mastering A&P also promotes positive student engagement.

Revel Accounting Australia

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Greg van Mourik, Lecturer
Monash University, Australia

1-Apr-2019

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An Accounting for Business instructor at Monash University believes that Revel helps increase student engagement, which leads to more productive and engaging lectures.

How one educator used Revel Psychology to make a measurable difference to her teaching

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Dr. Manda Williamson
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

1-Apr-2019

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This Educator's Guide accompanies the Revel Psychology study conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their 2019 efficacy reporting. This guide demonstrates how one professor, Dr. Manda Williamson, used Revel to re-imagine her course and optimize her students' learning.

Revel Psychology Impact Evaluation Study

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

1-Apr-2019

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This study was conducted by Pearson's Impact Evaluation Team as part of their efficacy reporting. In Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, Pearson set out to explore whether the use of Revel is related to learner outcomes in areas like student experience, engagement, completion, and achievement. After conducting a study with 316 students taking Introduction to Psychology at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, researchers found that students who obtained higher quiz scores in Revel tended to do better on course exams. Not only that, survey data suggested that students had a positive learning experience using Revel; many reported it was a more efficient way to study than using other resources.

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.”

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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