In the spring of 2017, we asked over 500 instructors and over 14,500 students what they thought about Sapling Learning’s online homework system. Here’s how they responded.
Proven Student Success
Dr. Marc Loudon of Purdue University found that organic chemistry students that mostly used Sapling Learning in their studies scored over 1 letter grade higher than those that did not. He also demonstrated that driven students who study with Sapling
Learning and EOC questions performed better than students who studied with EOC questions alone. Similarly, students who did not use EOC questions but used Sapling Learning performed better than students who used neither.
Dr. Matt Liberatore of the Colorado School of Mine’s compared a section of his course integrating Sapling Learning homework with a section using Blackboard quizzes and suggested homework and found that his students credited Sapling Learning’s instructional
feedback with helping them succeed on exams. His Sapling Learning students achieved twice as many A’s and 50% more B’s than the control section, and the proportion of students passing with a C or better improved from 72% to 92%.
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“A no fuss homework system that gives students quick and accurate feedback on their learning. It is easy enough to use that students have few questions on the system and only questions on understanding the homework."
Jared Bowen, Brigham Young University, Idaho
"The ease of use compared to other programs I have used along with the helpful hints and explanations made this program the best homework program I have used."
Shawn Tarr, Ashland Community & Technical College
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