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Spotlight on: The Pearson Advantage

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11-Mar-2022

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Pearson’s Efficacy and Learning team reviewed six of the top OER competitors and evaluated Pearson’s strengths against each of these offerings. Through this work we found that Pearson excels with supporting instructors and helping students achieve personalized outcomes.

Pearson and Mastering educator study examines how it supports student learning over OER

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Ty Bryan
Community College

23-Aug-2021

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In Summer 2021, Professor Ty Bryan at a community college in Southern United States met with Pearson to discuss how he uses and experiences Human Anatomy & Physiology, 2nd Edition by Amerman and Mastering A&P™ in his Anatomy & Physiology I and II courses.

Spotlight on: Mastering A&P

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1-Jan-2019

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How can requiring Mastering A&P benefit your students? Find out how two institutions implemented Mastering to engage students and improve learning.

Mastering A&P Australia

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Dr. Didy Button, Lecturer in Nursing
Flinders University, Australia

1-Jan-2019

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One lecturer at Flinders University in Australia found that Mastering A&P not only improved student engagement in her course, but also helped students understand concepts that are typically difficult to master.

Mastering A&P educator study analyzes quizzing and use of optional resources

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Xavier Aranda
University of Texas at Arlington

20-Dec-2018

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Students who performed better on Mastering A&P quizzes tended to have higher final exam averages than students who scored lower on the quizzes. Survey feedback revealed that students liked and were using the optional Dynamic Study Modules, so the instructor decided to add those as part of the required homework in upcoming semesters.

Spotlight on Technology: MyLab, Mastering, and Revel

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1-Aug-2018

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For instructors, technology can mean less time grading and more time for lecture preparation. But how does it benefit your students? Find out how MyLab, Mastering, and Revel are helping engage, support, and prepare students to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: What if exam scores aren't reflective of homework scores?

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1-Apr-2018

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If correlations between required Mastering homework scores and exam performance are not strong, first try to understand why. The initial thought may be that students are cheating on homework. While that can be the case, it is not the only reason that can happen as demonstrated by the examples shared in this spotlight.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: How can cheating on Mastering homework be addressed?

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1-Apr-2018

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What best practices should be implemented to address cheating? How can you implement homework to motivate students to work the problems themselves? This spotlight includes research-based strategies designed to provide guidance to educators when needed.

Spotlight on Mastering Implementation: How can students be held accountable for coming to class prepared?

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1-Apr-2018

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Find out how instructors can implement pre-lecture assignments in Mastering to prepare for class. Said one educator, "Since adoption of Mastering Biology and implementation of pre-lecture homework assignments, students are noticeably more engaged during lectures, and classes are more interactive.”

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.

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.

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.

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