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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 Microbiology educator study explores using Mastering’s Student Learning Outcomes feature

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Jonathon Morris
Manchester Community College

1-Jun-2017

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A pilot study incorporated using Mastering's Student Learning Outcome feature to better understand student performance and learning.

MasteringMicrobiology educator study reports on implementation of a pre- and post-test

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Judy Meier Penn
Shoreline Community College

19-Dec-2016

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After developing questions based on ASM learning objectives, the instructor administered a pre- and post-test and uses the results to help monitor student performance and learning.

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.

Flipped Learning Implementation Strategies for High Impact

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8-Dec-2015

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This report includes six 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.

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.

Flipped classroom leads to increased As and Bs

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Judy Meier Penn
Shoreline Community College

18-Sep-2014

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Assessment scores increased and more students earned As and Bs after redesigning the course to a flipped format and using Mastering Microbiology to enhance student learning outside the classroom.

Use of Mastering Provides insight into Student Mastery

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Zhongguo Xiong
University of Arizona

27-Dec-2013

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MasteringMicrobiology enabled additional content coverage and provided insight into students’ mastery of course material.

Departmental Redesign leads to higher student success

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Louis McIntyre
Robeson Community College

27-Dec-2013

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Adding prelecture MasteringMicrobiology assignments facilitated increased student preparedness and engagement and enabled more time for interactive learning. As a result, student success rates increased and final course grades of A significantly increased.

Integrating Mastering into lecture and Lab

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Warner Bair
Lone Star College–Cy Fair

27-Dec-2013

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Exam scores and success rates improved as MasteringMicrobiology was increasingly integrated into both lecture and lab.

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.

MasteringMicrobiology Student Success Story

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11-Dec-2013

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MasteringMicrobiology also helped me understand how microbes work and infect humans. Now, I have a better understanding of pathogens.

Vicky Gomez Arevalo, Cerritos College

MasteringMicrobiology Student Success Story

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10-Dec-2013

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I liked the fact that I could go back and practice later. Flipping through flashcards was very helpful.

Lisa Glavich, Folsom Lake Community College

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.

Correlation with Mastering and course performance

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Denise Foley
Santiago Canyon College

1-Jan-2012

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MasteringMicrobiology homework scores have a significant, positive correlation with final exam scores and student learning outcome results.

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.

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.

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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