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Redesigning College-Level Math

Examples of the Impact of Redesign on Student Learning

Mean Scores on Common Final Exams
Institution Course Traditional Redesign
Alcorn State University College Algebra 56% 66%
Auburn University Pre-Calculus Algebra 76% 81%
Louisiana State University* College Algebra 70% 78%
  Trigonometry 71% 85%
Oklahoma State University College Algebra 73% 80%
University of Central Florida College Algebra 63% 81%

University of Missouri-Kansas City

College Algebra 73% 79%
Virginia Tech Linear Algebra    
        
*Median      

Examples of the Impact of Redesign on Student Completion Rates

Final Grades of C or Better
Institution Course Traditional Redesign
Cleveland State Community College College Algebra    65% 79%
Louisiana State University College Algebra 64% 75%
  Trigonometry 59% 79%
SUNY at Oswego College Algebra 42% 52%
University of Central Florida College Algebra 65% 78%
University of Missouri-St. Louis College Algebra 50% 78%
Virginia Tech Linear Algebra 81% 87%

Examples of the Impact of Redesign on Cost Reduction

Cost Savings Summary
Institution
Cost-per-Student
Savings-per-Student

Traditional
Redesign
$
%
Alcorn State University $278 $184 $94 34%
Auburn University $128 $75 $53 41%
Louisiana State University $121 $78 $43

36%

Oklahoma State University $102 $74 $28 27%
SUNY at Oswego $387 $187 $200 52%
University of Central Florida $70 $49 $21 30%
University of Missouri-Kansas City $103 $67 $36 35%
University of Missouri-St. Louis $170 $119 $51 30%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $153 $124 $29 19%
Virginia Tech $91 $21 $70 77%
AVERAGE       38%