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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.

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.

Spotlight on Technology: MyLab, Mastering, and Revel

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1-Aug-2018

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For instructors, technology can mean less time grading and more time for lecture preparation. But how does it benefit your students? Find out how MyLab, Mastering, and Revel are helping engage, support, and prepare students to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: How can students be held accountable for coming to class prepared?

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1-Apr-2018

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Find out how instructors can implement pre-lecture assignments in Mastering to prepare for class. Said one educator, "Since adoption of Mastering Biology and implementation of pre-lecture homework assignments, students are noticeably more engaged during lectures, and classes are more interactive.”

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: How can cheating on Mastering homework be addressed?

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1-Apr-2018

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What best practices should be implemented to address cheating? How can you implement homework to motivate students to work the problems themselves? This spotlight includes research-based strategies designed to provide guidance to educators when needed.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: What if exam scores aren't reflective of homework scores?

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1-Apr-2018

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If correlations between required Mastering homework scores and exam performance are not strong, first try to understand why. The initial thought may be that students are cheating on homework. While that can be the case, it is not the only reason that can happen as demonstrated by the examples shared in this spotlight.

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.

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.

Mastering A&P educator study reports on class test results for A&P I

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Jill Kirby
Lipscomb University

10-Aug-2017

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Performance in the A&P I pilot section showed that students who had higher Mastering averages and attempted more assignments tended to have higher quiz, unit exam, and final exam averages.

Mastering A&P educator study reviews pilot results for A&P II

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Jill Kirby
Lipscomb University

10-Aug-2017

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Results in A&P II showed that students who attempted all of the Mastering homework or who earned higher than the mean average Mastering score had significantly higher quiz, unit exam, and final exam averages than students who skipped one or more assignments or averaged below the mean. In addition, student comments reinforced that they found Mastering beneficial.

MasteringA&P educator study explores student experience

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Louis McIntyre
Robeson Community College

17-Nov-2016

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Students who participated a study provided positive feedback via student surveys, with participating students saying they are likely to recommend Mastering to a friend or colleague. Student comments provided insight into their experience which helped educators understand what impact Mastering had on the time spent working outside of class.

Using MasteringA&P to prepare students for lab

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Glenda Hill
El Paso Community College

4-Oct-2016

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The instructor implemented MasteringA&P homework as part of the lab so students would be more prepared to do activities and to develop their conceptual understanding of course topics.

Student success increased after implementing Mastering A&P

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Suzanne Pundt
University of Texas at Tyler

16-Aug-2016

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In both A&P I and II, student success rates and exam scores increased after Mastering A&P was implemented with multiple assigned learning activities.

MyReadinessTest™ educator study investigates student preparedness

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Sheela Vemu
Waubonsee Community College

11-Aug-2016

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By assigning the MyReadinessTest pre-diagnostic test, the instructor was able to identify students who were less prepared coming into the course. Students who remediated with the study plan generated by the pre-diagnostic test tended to do better in the course.

2016 Science and Engineering Report with Educator Case Studies and Implementation Worksheets

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12-Jan-2016

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The 2016 Science and Engineering Report 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.

MasteringA&P Pilot designed to address success rates and reporting needs

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Thomas Yingst
San Antonio College

11-Dec-2015

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Students who did more MasteringA&P tended to score higher on exams, and success rates increased after MasteringA&P was piloted. Student learning outcomes are mapped and tracked to facilitate teaching and reporting.

Using Getting Ready for A&P to Understand Student Course Readiness

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Ferdinand Esser
Mercy College

10-Dec-2015

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To begin to address retention, instructors implemented the diagnostic Getting Ready for A&P pretest and used the data to understand student readiness and performance. Based on findings, they implemented a new recitation to help students increase their chance of success.

Using MyReadinessTest and MasteringA&P to Enhance learning

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Shawn Macauley
Muskegon Community College

9-Dec-2015

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The results from the MyReadinessTest diagnostic test indicated that students who scored lower may be more at risk, and that there was a strong positive correlation between MasteringA&P homework and exam scores.

Students using MasteringA&P had higher final exam averages

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Chad Wayne
University of Houston

28-Dec-2014

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Students who used MasteringA&P to complete extra-credit homework earned significantly higher exam scores than students who did not use MasteringA&P.

Science and Engineering Mastering Report 2015

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23-Dec-2014

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The Science and Engineering v.5 report features 12 data-driven case studies from both two- and four-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 Report, 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.

When Mastering was integrated in course and lab, student success rates increased

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Lourdes Norman-McKay
Florida State College at Jacksonville

4-Dec-2013

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Grade data indicate that use of Mastering learning technologies enhances student pass rates and improves student retention. Student feedback and faculty observations suggest that it also helps students better prepare for both lecture and lab and more fully engage in the curriculum.

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.

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