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    New White Paper Shows Frequent Use of Navigate 2 Enhances Student Learning Experiences

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 17, 2016 4:35:04 PM

    close up of hands on laptop sized for FBIn our continuing efforts to measure the real-life impact of Navigate 2, we recently surveyed students and instructors who used it over the course of a semester. In our new white paper, we examine the findings that those who used Navigate 2 often reported more positive learning experiences. Read the white paper now.

    The majority of instructors had positive experiences with Navigate 2. Overall, 77% rated Navigate 2 as a helpful learning tool. Moreover, instructors who accessed Navigate 2 often during their course consistently rated the product more positively than those who reported accessing it only sometimes.

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    When asked about their experience using Navigate 2:

    • 74% of instructors said they want to continue using it
    • 71% of instructors said they would recommend it to other instructors

    The majority of instructors who used Navigate 2 often during their course said that the activities helped their students learn.

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    Overall, 73% of students surveyed were satisfied with Navigate 2. Moreover, students who accessed Navigate 2 often reported an 82% satisfaction rate compared to 58% for those who used it sometimes. Therefore, it can be concluded that using Navigate 2 with higher frequency can result in enriched learning experiences.

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    What’s more, when asked if they would recommend Navigate 2 for their course in the future, 68% of students said that they would. For students who used Navigate 2 often during their course, 76% said they would recommend it. Additionally, of those who would recommend Navigate 2, the reasons most frequently cited were its helpfulness as a study tool and ease of use. For example, nearly 80% of students found Navigate 2 easy to use.

    The majority of students reported that Navigate 2 activities were helpful to their learning, especially when used often:

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    When asked if the Navigate 2 eBook allowed them to be more flexible with their study time, 67% of students said that it did. For those students who used the eBook often, 69% said that it made studying more accessible. Students said specifically that the eBook was easy to use and allowed them to study more flexibly.

    “The [Navigate 2] chapter quizzes have greatly helped me grasp the most important information in a chapter and it has definitely helped me earn more points on my exams.” - Student Testimonial

    “The [Navigate 2] flashcards and practice exams helped me to focus and learn the material. Additionally, Navigate 2 helped me to apply the knowledge and to carry the lessons from chapter to chapter.” - Student Testimonial

    “[Navigate 2] has helped me understand concepts better and in a quicker way with the available tools and resources.” - Student Testimonial

    When asked to rank Navigate 2 features on a scale of 1 to 10, students rated ease of use and organization the highest. The assessments and study center also received high ratings.

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    In addition, after their experience using the Navigate 2 eBook, the majority of students preferred it to using a printed text alone.

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    “[Navigate 2] allowed more flexibility for reading my assignment. I could access the content anywhere without having to carry around a textbook.” - Student Testimonial

    “[Navigate 2] is a very useful tool which gave me the ability to read the book online, as well as take chapter quizzes and look at review materials." - Student Testimonial

    “Navigate 2 is an easy to use way to access and submit assignments, review lessons, and prepare for exams.” - Student Testimonial

    Conclusions

    • The majority of instructors found Navigate 2 a helpful learning tool
    • The majority of students would recommend Navigate 2 to others and found it easy to use
    • Students who used Navigate 2 more often reported higher satisfaction rates
    • Students overwhelming said that the Navigate 2 eBook made content more accessible
    • After their experience using Navigate 2, students preferred it to a printed textbook alone

     

    To learn more about Navigate 2, visit our website.

    Topics: eBooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

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