MyLabsPlus is a software program for educators that includes features to monitor students' progress within one course, across several courses, within a department or within an educational program, according to Pearson Higher Education. The program makes it possible to monitor student success on assignments, tutorials and exams using a customizable report format that highlights specific learning areas and progress towards course completion, and it displays student statistics in graphical and table formats.
The MyLabsPlus software is accessible via a customized online portal that is specific to the institution. Through this portal, all of the functionality of MyLabsPlus is accessible to students and faculty, including MyLab and Mastering courses. This customized portal provides one sign-on so that a single password grants access to the entire program.
The MyLabsPlus software is available for purchase by individual students, or an institution can choose to purchase the program in an open-access format that provides accounts for the number of students that are enrolled in the institution at the conclusion of the add and drop deadline for the current academic period, states Pearson Higher Education. The software allows instructors to enroll large numbers of students in their courses at once by connecting to the institution's central student and course database.