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MyWritingLab educator study explores impact of instructional technology on academic achievement in developmental English course

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Abby Flachmann, Valerie Turner, Brooke Hughes, Randi Brummett
California State University Bakersfield

22-Nov-2016

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Students who passed the course spent significantly more time using MyWritingLab and also completed more of the topics that were assigned to them. The correlation between the number of topics completed in MyWritingLab and students’ final essay score was moderately strong.

MyWritingLab educator study looks at auto-graded Writing Practice assignments at Yavapai College

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Joani Fisher
Yavapai College

16-Aug-2016

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To solve the challenge of correcting and giving feedback on large volumes of writing, Professor Joani Fisher turned to technology—specifically auto-graded Writing Practice in MyWritingLab—as a solution for grading a large portion of the writing assessment in College Composition I.

MyWritingLab and Pearson Writer Educator Study

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Rose Caruso
Seneca College

23-Mar-2016

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Students averaged 85 percent on required topic post-tests in MyWritingLab, demonstrating mastery of important grammar and writing skills. Student scores increased an average of 16 percentage points from diagnostic Skills Checks to post-tests for each required module. Eighty-one percent of student survey respondents said that completing MyWritingLab topics was extremely useful in helping to improve their writing. Pearson Writer gave students an opportunity for self-assessment in writing and revision, leading to better papers with fewer errors. One-hundred percent of student survey respondents believed that Pearson Writer positively impacted the grades they received on their writing assignments.

English MyLabs Implementation Strategies for High Impact

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12-Nov-2015

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This white paper contains 11 data-driven implementation case studies co-developed by educators and our Efficacy Results team. These studies were selected from a range of English reading and writing programs and are accompanied by best practices for getting started with your own digital implementation.

FastTrack and OnTrack Program with MyWritingLab and MyFoundationsLab

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John Cowles and Domingo Hernandez-Gomez
Grand Rapids Community College

1-Oct-2015

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78 percent of referred students have completed the English and Reading FastTrack/OnTrack programs, and 70 percent of those students successfully retested on the Accuplacer and placed out of developmental education, thus saving $505,800 in tuition and 52,266 contact hours.

John Cowles and Domingo Hernandez-Gomez

English Redesign Toolkit

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3-Aug-2015

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This toolkit is designed to help English educators to develop a carefully planned and actionable redesign road map.

MyWritingLab Case Study

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Randi Brummett and Brooke Hughes
California State University, Bakersfield

1-Jun-2015

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Key Results: Since first implementing MyWritingLab in 2006, pass rates in developmental English courses have improved 6.4 percentage points, and subsequent success rates in Composition courses are 12.6 percentage points higher. From 2006 to 2014, MyWritingLab use saved CSUB $92,000 and 16,991 classroom hours.

Randi Brummett and Brooke Hughes

MyWritingLab Composition-level Co-requisite Case Study

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Emily Ryan-Radder
Hilbert College

1-Jun-2015

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Key Results: Students who passed the co-requisite Composition course had an average MyWritingLab score 41 percentage points higher than students who did not pass the course. There is a positive correlation between a student’s MyWritingLab score and the average score they receive on writing assignments, suggesting that students who do well on MyWritingLab also do well on their essays.

Emily Ryan-Radder

English, Humanities, Social Sciences, and World Languages Report

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6-Feb-2015

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This 2015 report highlights successful implementations and results of Pearson products in 16 MyLab, Writing Space, and MyVirtualChild case studies. A hyper-linked solutions-based table of contents will help you quickly find the case study that aligns best with your goals/challenges.

MyWritingLab for Nursing Students

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Bev Schaefer and Shirlene Newbanks
Indiana Wesleyan University

19-Nov-2014

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Ninety-eight percent of students taking Introduction to Baccalaureate Nursing successfully completed their work in MyWritingLab, leading to improved writing skills—a critical element of their Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

Bev Schaefer and Shirlene Newbanks

MyWritingLab Case Study

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Lisa Williams
Kirkwood Community College

5-Nov-2014

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After taking Basic Writing, a developmental writing course in which MyWritingLab accounts for 50 percent of the final grade, Compass exam retest scores average 24 points higher than initial placement scores.

Lisa Williams

MyReadingLab and MyWritingLab Case Study

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Martha Campbell
St. Petersburg College

18-Sep-2014

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St. Petersburg College, eager to improve students' results and learning experience, coordinated a redesign of developmental reading and writing with impressive results.

Martha Campbell

MySkillsLab Case Study

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Angela Senigaglia
MiraCosta College

15-Aug-2014

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MiraCosta’s Adult High School Diploma Program uses Pearson's MySkillsLab in a lab-based, self-paced course designed to help students achieve reading and grammar competencies and be better prepared to enter into credit-bearing college courses. Since the use of MySkillsLab, placement rates into credit-bearing courses have increased from 32 percent to 42 percent in English 100 (college-level writing) and from 46 percent to 60 percent in Reading 100 (college-level reading).

Angela Senigaglia

MyWritingLab Composition-level Case Study

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Michelle F. Blake
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

15-Jul-2014

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After working through the MyWritingLab Learning Path modules, students averaged ten percentage points higher on the post-assessment, showing substantial improvement from the Path Builder diagnostic to the Mastery Check.

Michelle F. Blake

MyWritingLab Composition-level Case Study

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Rosa Chang
Florida International University

14-Jul-2014

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Key Results: Requiring advanced work in MyWritingLab has helped students in a senior-level capstone course do well on their final essay, with 91 percent of students receiving a passing grade on this final requirement.

Rosa Chang

Humanities and Social Sciences MyLab Report

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21-Feb-2014

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In this report, ten results-based studies provide concrete examples of how educators and institutions are partnering with Pearson to measure and improve student learning. Each study clearly defines what goals the schools were trying to achieve, how success has been measured, how a Pearson solution was implemented, and the results of that implementation.

MyWritingLab Case Study

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Dawn Cable
Eastern Gateway Community College

17-Feb-2014

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Redesigning our developmental course sequence with MyWritingLab resulted in increased student success rates.

Dawn Cable

MyWritingLab Case Study

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David Webster
Marion Technical College

1-Mar-2013

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