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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 Engineering educator study investigates homework copying at Texas Tech

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Ameri Gurley
Texas Tech University

15-Jun-2017

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After adopting Mastering Engineering, the instructor implemented best practices to minimize cheating and to encourage students to view and use homework as a tool for learning rather than as a way to get course credit.

MasteringEngineering Mechanics of Materials educator study investigates student performance in a hybrid format at Tennessee Technological University

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David Huddleston
Tennessee Technological University

13-Dec-2016

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This study was conducted as part of a statewide initiative. A hybrid format was implemented in Statics in an effort to increase enrollments and improve performance.

MasteringEngineering Statics educator study investigates student performance in a hybrid format

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Elizabeth Hutchins
Tennessee Technological University

17-Nov-2016

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This study was conducted as part of a statewide initiative. A hybrid format was implemented in Statics in an effort to increase enrollments and improve performance.

MasteringEngineering educator study measures impact of flipped classroom redesign

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Calvin Stewart
University of Texas at El Paso

16-Nov-2016

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Course Success rates and exam scores increased when MasteringEngineering and a flipped format was implemented.

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.

Mastering Engineering Educator Study

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Lori Troxel
Vanderbilt University

9-Dec-2015

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Mastering Engineering was implemented to improve students' problem-solving skills and to move toward a more active class with the goal of flipping the classroom. Average exam scores increased after Mastering Engineering pre-lecture tutorial assignments were added.

Mastering users attempted more homework and had more As than those doing paper-and-pencil homework

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Jeffrey Knutsen
University of Colorado Boulder

28-Dec-2014

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Students who used MasteringEngineering for homework attempted more homework assignments and were more likely to earn an A in the course than students who did paper-and-pencil homework assignments.

Science and Engineering White Paper, v. 5

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23-Dec-2014

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The Science and Engineering v.5 White Paper features 12 new data-driven case studies from both 2- and 4-year schools, along with research and statistics on current educational topics: student engagement, identifying at-risk students, Adaptive Learning, and flipping the classroom.

MasteringEngineering users earned more As and fewer Fs

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Monique Head
Morgan State University

21-Aug-2014

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After implementing MasteringEngineering, students had more opportunities to practice problem-solving and receive immediate feedback.

Increased engagement and student success after adopting MasteringEngineering

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Paul Akangah
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

27-Dec-2013

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Because students are engaged by MasteringEngineering homework, they spend more time using it and develop more independent-learning skills. After only one semester, there was a strong correlation between homework scores and final exam grades, and student success rates improved.

Homework completion and student success increased with MasteringEngineering

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Boon-Chai Ng
Andrews University

27-Dec-2013

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MasteringEngineering’s automatic grading and immediate feedback features engage students and help them better learn course concepts. Students complete more homework and, as a result, both exam scores and success rates have increased.

Mastering Science and Engineering White Paper, 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.

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.

Student Learning Improved with MasteringEngineering

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Manohar Arora
Colorado School of Mines

1-Jul-2013

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Longitudinal Study of Online Statics Homework as a Method to Improve Learning

MasteringEngineering helps with large enrollments

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Catherine Dobson
University of Hull

1-Jan-2012

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MasteringEngineering saves time for the instructor and significantly increases student satisfaction, engagement, learning, and success.

Engaging distance students through online tutorials

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Jo Devine, Weena Lokuge
University of Southern Queensland

1-Jan-2012

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AAEE Conference paper investigating the way that MasteringEngineering was used by students to identify whether differentiated usage patterns could be discerned for students at differing levels of achievement in the course.

Using the Mastering Gradebook to Prevent Copying

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John Cummings
Clemson University

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to use the gradebook and associated diagnostics to quickly identify challenging topics and common student misconceptions, see the detailed work of individual students, compare your students' work to the system average, and more. The gradebook can also be used to detect and discourage student copying on homework. This session is appropriate for instructors from any science discipline.

Using Mastering to Measure Student Performance Against Learning Outcomes

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William Hanna
Massasoit Community College

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how to map homework assignments to your learning outcomes, how to generate reports on your students' performance against those learning outcomes, and how to use the information in the reports.

Mastering: It's not just for Homework Anymore

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Rebecca Orr
Collin College

1-Oct-2011

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Learn how you can expand your Mastering usage beyond traditional post-lecture assignments.

Patterns, correlates & reduction of homework copying

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David J. Palazzo, Young-Jin Lee, Rasil Warnakulasooriya, David E. Pritchard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2010

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Paper published in Physics Education Research 6, 010104 2010 showing that online homework copying can be detected, follows understandable temporal patterns, and is sufficiently prevalent that it is very likely causative of a significant fraction of course failure.

Problem-solving transfer in web-based Socratic Tutor

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Rasil Warnakulasooriya, David J. Palazzo, David E. Pritchard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2005

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Published in the Proceedings of the 2005 Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 41-43. The paper seeks to demonstrate robust evidence of problem-solving transfer as evidenced by the reduction in time to solution, requests in hints and the incorrect responses.

Time to completion reveals problem-solving transfer

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Rasil Warnakulasooriya, David E. Pritchard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1-Jan-2004

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Published in the Proceedings of the 2004 Physics Education Research Conference, pp. 205-208. This study provides evidence of learning and problem-solving transfer in physics as seen by time to completion curves using the web-based homework tutor, MasteringPhysics.

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