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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.

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 MasteringA&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 MasteringA&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.

Using MyReadinessTest and MasteringA&P in a fully online class

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Joseph D. Gar
West Kentucky Community and Technical College

12-Feb-2015

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Combined use of MyReadinessTest and MasteringA&P with Knewton Adaptive Follow-Up enabled the instructor to more easily identify at-risk students and provided students with remediation tools that helped them succeed in the online course.

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.

Student success continues to be higher using Mastering (2013)

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Bruce Fisher
Roane State Community College

26-Dec-2013

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After the initial analysis of course results using MasteringA&P, a new study was done to evaluate additional semesters. Findings show that students continue to earn more As and Bs and fewer students are withdrawing from the course.

Hybrid Course Developed using Mastering

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Gary Glaser
Genesee Community College

26-Dec-2013

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Redesigning this course with MasteringA&P provided the resources and flexibility needed to more fully engage students and help improve student learning and success.

Departmental Redesign Increases Success Rates

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Louis McIntyre
Robeson Community College

26-Dec-2013

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Adding prelecture MasteringA&P assignments facilitated increased student preparedness and engagement and enabled more time for interactive learning. As a result, final course grades of A and B significantly increased.

MyLab & Mastering Student Success Story

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11-Dec-2013

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I have retained so much more information after using Pearson products.

Christina Ferrucci, Mohawk Valley Community College

Students using Mastering had higher mean exam scores

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Robert Boyce, Ariana Lipp
University of North Carolina Wilmington

4-Dec-2013

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Study results show that students who used MasteringA&P had higher mean test grades than students not using MasteringA&P. Those students with the highest GPAs demonstrated significant improvement in final grades using MasteringA&P.

Success rates and exam scores increased after Mastering is required

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Amy Ryan
Clinton Community College

4-Dec-2013

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After changing MasteringA&P assignments from optional to required as part of the course assessment, exam scores and student success rates increased.

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.

Individualized Learning with MasteringA&P (2012)

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Bruce Fisher
Roane State Community College

1-Jan-2012

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Personalized feedback in MasteringA&P helps students to identify where to focus their efforts, which results in better exam preparation and higher course grades.

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