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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.

Partner with Pearson on an educator study

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2-Aug-2016

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Are you being asked to report on learner outcomes? Implementing a redesign? Wondering what impact your Pearson digital solution is having on program goals? Pearson wants to partner with you. Your results—and the best practices you used to achieve them—can be helpful and inspiring to your peers.

Implementation of pre-lecture homework to address student preparedness

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Cathy Hughes
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

1-Aug-2016

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To free up class time for active learning and to ensure students came to class with an understanding of basic concepts, MasteringBiology pre-lecture homework was implemented.

Using different Mastering resources to engage students

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Thaddeus McRae
Broward College

31-May-2016

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The instructor used different resources and types of assignments in Mastering to engage and provide multiple learning opportunities for students. These included Dynamic Study Modules for pre-lecture, Tutorials, and Adaptive Follow-Up assignments.

2016 Science and Engineering White Paper with Educator Case Studies and Implementation Worksheets

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12-Jan-2016

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The 2016 Science and Engineering White Paper 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.

Successful implementation of Mastering across all course formats

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Mitch Albers
Minneapolis Community and Technical College

16-Dec-2015

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Evidence from this study showed that the students who did better in the course had attempted more MasteringBiology assignments and had a higher rate of testing out of or scoring 100 percent on personalized Knewton Adaptive Follow-Up assignments.

2015 Flipped Learning White Paper

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8-Dec-2015

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This white paper includes 6 implementation and results case studies in which a Flipped Learning model is being used successfully by instructors in a variety of disciplines utilizing MyLab, Mastering or REVEL.

Higher Exam scores when more Mastering homework is attempted

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Laura Almstead and Becky Miller
University of Vermont

18-Feb-2015

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Controlling for variables that influence a student’s exam score, results show that students who attempted more MasteringBiology assignments showed a significant trend towards higher exam scores.

2015 Active Learning: Implementation Strategies for High Impact Efficacy Report

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11-Feb-2015

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This 2015 efficacy report offers compelling examples of how active learning was deployed at both two- and four-year institutions, inside and outside the classroom, and across a variety of disciplines. Grounded in research and supported by discipline-specific, data-driven implementation models, the 12 exemplar case studies included in this report illustrate how to successfully translate those same active-learning strategies for use in your classrooms.

Higher exam scores and positive student feedback after implementing Adaptive Follow-Up

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

28-Dec-2014

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When Knewton Adaptive Follow-Up was added, there was a statistically significant increase in end-of-semester student exam scores.

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