Efficacy and research

Delmar Online Training Simulation: HVAC for Digital and Print Solutions

Lennox turned to Cengage Learning’s pair of best-selling resources: Delmar’s Online Training Simulation: HVAC and the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology text. Together, these tools proved to be the perfect fit for the Virtual BuildATech curriculum. “We purchase everything directly from Cengage Learning,” says De La Portilla. “Once the students register for the program they receive the book. And with the Online Training Simulation, they simply log on to where the online course materials are housed. It’s quick and easy—they have everything they need within a few days of registering for the course.” Read More…


OWLBook: Improving Academic Outcomes in Chemistry at New Mexico State University

Is it possible to develop student study skills in general chemistry, while working to meet or exceed funding markers for success? In this study, follow the success of one program at New Mexico State University. Authored by Bill Vining, Susan Young, Roberta Day, and Beatrice Botch, OWLBook offered Dr. Dunlavy an assignable and online program specifically created to help students succeed in general chemistry classes.

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Enhanced WebAssign: Increasing Passing Rates in Beginning Algebra

Powerful online homework solution, Enhanced WebAssign, engages classroom learners with immediate feedback, rich tutorial content, and interactive eBooks, helping students to develop a deeper conceptual understanding of their subject matter. With passing rates hovering near 75%, could a redesign of beginning algebra to include online homework increase instructor effectiveness and student engagement and retention? In this study, follow the success of one program at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. Read More…


Aplia Sparks Increase in Learner Success Rates in Developmental Reading Course

Considering adding an online-learning homework solution to your repertoire but unsure of its effectiveness? In this study, follow the success of a developmental reading course at Mid-South Community College. You’ll learn how Aplia has lead learners to higher rates of achievement and helped instructors increase their effectiveness. Read More…