You will automatically transition to the Modified Mastering platform when you copy your existing Mastering course or create a new course. Find out what to expect — and what's better in Modified Mastering.

Personalize each student’s learning experience

Tutorial Homework Problems

Tutorial homework problems in Mastering Engineering are designed to emulate the instructor’s office-hour environment. Tutorials guide students through engineering concepts in multi-step problems that provide feedback specific to their errors and optional hints that break down the problems into smaller steps. Tutorial homework problems are developed for each course to support the problem solving techniques unique to that course.

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Tutorial Homework Problems

Gain insight into student and class performance

Gradebook and Diagnostic Charts

The Mastering gradebook records all scores for automatically graded assignments. Struggling students and challenging assignments are highlighted in red giving you an at-a-glance view of potential hurdles in the course.

Diagnostic charts provide unique insight into class and student performance. With a single click, you can view a selection of charts that summarize key performance measures such as: item difficulty, time on task and grade distribution.

Give students access to their textbook anytime, anywhere

Pearson eText

Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook available within Mastering. It lets students read, highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary* all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media* engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily customize the table of contents and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class — motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning.

  • NEW - Analytics Dashboard. Use the dashboard to gain insight into how students are working in their eText to plan more effective instruction in and out of class.
  • Scheduled Reading. Assign a chapter or specific section to hold students accountable for their reading and help them prep for lecture, homework, and quizzes. Scheduled Readings populate to each student’s assignment page, and you can now link readings directly to a Mastering assignment.

*Available with select titles.

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Give every student a voice

Learning Catalytics™

With Learning Catalytics, you’ll hear from every student when it matters most.

You pose a variety of questions that help students recall ideas, apply concepts, and develop critical-thinking skills. Your students respond using their own smartphones, tablets, or laptops.

You can monitor responses with real-time analytics and find out what your students do — and don’t — understand. Then, you can adjust your teaching accordingly, and even facilitate peer-to-peer learning, helping students stay motivated and engaged.

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Target gaps in student understanding

Adaptive Follow-Ups

Adaptive Follow-Ups are targeted problem sets that follow a homework assignment and provide additional practice to address gaps in understanding identified in the original homework assignment. This practice of repeatedly presenting concepts over spaced intervals helps students understand and retain information. These are available for select titles and assignable for credit or extra practice.

Graphical Answer Type in Mastering Engineering

Watch how students can practice their problem-solving skills by drawing shear and bending moment diagrams from the free-body diagram of a beam in Mastering Engineering.

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Vector Drawing Tool in Mastering Engineering

Tour the Vector Drawing Tool in Mastering Engineering to learn how students visualize answers just like they were working a problem out by hand.

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Link from your LMS to Mastering Chemistry

Link from your LMS to Mastering Chemistry

Learning Management System (LMS) Integration

You can now link from Blackboard Learn, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, or Moodle to Mastering Chemistry.* Access assignments, rosters, and resources, and synchronize grades with your LMS gradebook.

For students, single sign-on provides access to all the personalized learning resources that make studying more efficient and effective.

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*Note that LMS integration is available only for Modified Mastering Chemistry.

Additional Features

Imagine the impact of first-day access on your course

Offering course content through the Pearson Inclusive Access model can help students achieve more by providing affordable, high-quality digital course materials on or before the first day of class. Because all students have access by day one, faculty can start teaching and students can start learning. Learn more about Inclusive Access.

Video Solutions and Coaching Activities

Available in the Study Area for each Mastering course, Video Solutions are complete, step-by-step solution walkthroughs of representative homework problems from the course textbook. Video Solutions provide additional assistance for students with homework or preparing for an exam—hours of valuable review give students help when they need it most.

Coaching Activities are assignable items in the Mastering Engineering Item Library that combine the popular Video Solutions resource with corresponding assessment questions.

Continuously improving content

Mastering Engineering offers a dynamic pool of assignable content that improves with student usage. Detailed analysis of student performance statistics—including time spent, answers submitted, solutions requested, and hints used—ensures the highest quality content.

Learning Outcomes

All assignable Mastering Engineering content has been tagged to ABET Learning Outcomes A, E & K. Mastering enables you to add your own learning outcomes and associate those with the Mastering content. Learning Outcomes Summaries allow you to track student or class level performance for both publisher-provided learning outcomes and your own custom learning outcomes.

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