Comparative Studies

Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Wesson, MS
Course: Statistics
Using Hawkes Learning, students’ average homework scores, final exam scores, and overall scores in fall courses increased over those in classes using MyMathLab.


New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, NM
Courses: Basic Math and Elementary Algebra
When New Mexico Junior College implemented Hawkes Learning into Basic Math and Elementary Algebra in spring 2016, the Mathematics Department observed an overall 35.09% grade increase.


Greenville Technical College
Greenville, SC
Course: Developmental Mathematics
After piloting Aleks, MyMathLab, and Hawkes for a large-scale developmental math redesign pilot, Greenville Tech uniformly decided to implement Hawkes based on vast improvements in student success. 


University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Course: Intermediate Algebra
By implementing Hawkes’s mastery-based assignments and error-specific feedback, UNC Charlotte accomplished the goal of improving student results and made Intermediate Algebra an effective gateway course to the credit-bearing level. 


West Kentucky Community & Technical College
Paducah, KY
Course: Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra
By switching from MyMathLab to Hawkes, WKCTC saw increase in student retention rates, a decreased need for tutors, an increase in student motivation and satisfaction, and an increase in the number of students finishing the developmental sequence early or on time.


Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA
Course: Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra
By implementing a Modular-Emporium redesign of its developmental mathematics courses, Kirkwood Community College increased student performance on common exam questions and raised the average final exam score by 25%.


Fort Scott Community College
Fort Scott, KS
Course: College Algebra
Fort Scott Community College compared two groups of College Algebra students and found that those using Hawkes courseware demonstrated increased post-test scores compared to those using a textbook only. 


University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Courses: Special Topics in College Mathematics for Non-STEM Majors and
Special Topics for STEM Majors
The University of Louisville replaced all traditional sections of Intermediate Algebra with two new emporium-style intervention courses. When the classes started using Hawkes in fall 2016, 72.5% of students passed, compared to 54.2% of students who passed the previous fall semester using a different software platform.