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My IT Lab | Pearson Education review from Kent, Ohio

This program is completely awful. I had to use this program for a class in my undergrad studies and it didn't teach me anything, the only thing it had provided for me was frustration. Many of the activities I had to complete I already knew how to compute, but the system would only allow you to do it exactly their way. In some instances even the way they wanted you to do it still would not work. Absolutely terrible program that should not be used for any type of course in any substance whatsoever. If schools are going to continue to use this program for classes, it really needs to be revised just for the sanity of future students.
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#787526 Review #787526 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Pearson Education Program
Reason of review
Damaged or defective
Preferred solution
Let the company propose a solution

Pearson Education's PARCC test is (still) Full of ***

1.0
Details
I am a freshman at Los Alamos High School, and for 2 years in a row I have had to deal with this, for lack of a more poignant term, *** Today I just took a 'practice test' The reason provided that Pearson needed a practice run of the test again, After sucking up 2 months of my 8th grade year with their test, Was to 'fix bugs'. You should not be 'fixing bugs' in your test after nearly 9 months of testing. This excuse is, once more, *** Furthermore, the test questions, this year and last, were utterly absurd. In the language arts test, which I just had to do a practice run of today, There were multiple right answers. There was only one way to earn points on the question. You must pick the 'right' answer and citation for that answer. This means you have a one in 16 chance of guessing which right answer is actually 'right'. *** During last year's math test, I was asked the following question, word for word. "A hose is filling a pool with a volume of 25 liters of water. How long will it take to fill the pool?" Any person with a basic understanding of math will understand that this is impossible to solve, as one has no method of discovering how fast the water is put into said pool. Furthermore, This was an extended response question. You have no method for even 'guessing' the right answer. Quite frankly, *** The truth is, these Bullsh*tting *** get payed and subsidized to 'fix' their test. But it's not broken. They get funding to 'fix' the test, and don't need to 'fix' the test. The only evidence they use for needing to 'fix' the test is failure rates of students. Which is why the test is designed to be failed. And why its enforcement by law under the threat of job loss from teachers, Is ***
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#787521 Review #787521 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Pearson Education Practice Exam
Cons
  • Offending god
  • Crimes against humanity
  • Being lied to and strongarm tactics by pearons rep
Reason of review
You profiting off of making me suffer, and trying to make me fail so you can use me as a farm for cash.
Preferred solution
FUCKTHEFUCKOFFYOUFUCKINGFUCKFACESBULLSHITTINGPIECESOFTRASHFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKSHITSHITSHITDICKFUCKERS!
Tags
  • Child Profiteering
  • Corrupting Government
  • Killing Education
  • Extortion Through Taxes
  • Crimes Against Humanity

Art Appreciation stinks | Pearson Education review from Highland Park, Illinois

First the *the Edition of Sayer is a scam. Typical swapping out photos to be P.C. Some of there substitution images are not anywhere as good as the earlier additions! Revel is terrible; forcing an arbitrary chapter test for no other reason than seeing which students are reading the text; ridiculous. I always have and will continue to create and deliver my own quizzes! The content of the text, may have been expanded with several chapters that are, seemingly about art and social issues; however, a decent instructor has been covering these issues; revision after revision! It's a scam to get schools and students to pay more on an every 2-3 year schedule with little to show for it beyond books being useless at Re-sale. My department is canceling its use; just teaching from the text, NO BELLS AND WHISTLES.
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#782083 Review #782083 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Bad quality

Gave me AIDS | Pearson Education review from Spokane, Washington

Using this for my entry class CPLA class which should have been a breeze gave me AIDS and make me kill myself. It was descent for my Psych class but was worse than Canvas in every aspect. It's slow, unreliable, fidgety, and tedious. It is a useless money maker, and everybody from the distributors and producers to the teachers and students who use it know that. Having to use this made me reconsider going to college and to just become a male ***.
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#782044 Review #782044 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Bad quality

2nd Semester, 2nd fail on Pearson. | Pearson Education review from New Port Richey, Florida

This is the second semester in a row that I had to take a Pearson Educations online Math class. After paying an outrageous amount of money to access their course, I've had the course deactivated on me for no reason. Each time I've spent hours on the phone trying to access back to class. My most recent occurrence, I was hung up on after I asked the operator to check back with me because my phone was going to die. She said, if the call drops she will call back. I said to her, How are you going to call back if my phone is dead? She said, Oh, then hung up on me without resolving my problem. I've never dealt with anyone in any educational institution that was that ignorant. I am now waiting for some to answer a chat. I've been waiting for 22 minutes. Long enough for me to find this site and vent my frustration. I can understand if this was the first time.. but this is now the second time I had to deal with them. I will switch my university if I have to take another Pearson Course. I am completely done with this horse ish and pray that I do not have to change universities because of Pearson.
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#781919 Review #781919 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service

Want your computer hacked into then use a Pearson product. | Pearson Education review from Richmond, Virginia

Pearson has loaded its software learning systems with almost everything a hacker would need to get into your system. Get control of it and ruin your life. Adobe and Java give those hackers the keys to the kingdom, and the ability to take over. As one who has had their computer hacked into several times I do not trust anyone anymore. Especially a combo of goodies like Pearson provides. I will use the book for my course but I will never use the web site.
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#776310 Review #776310 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Cons
  • Transparency
Reason of review
poor online protections
I hate Pearson. It is, without a doubt, the worst education company I have ever used, and possibly the worst education company that has every existed. It's super laggy, it teaches you absolutely nothing, the questions make no sense, and often the answers that are...
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#1743119

Pearson seems like they decided to leave their technology in 2005, yet they continuously charge an arm and a leg for the "newest version" of a textbook. Can anyone honestly explain to me how such a company thrives in today's technology-driven world?

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#775343 Review #775343 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service
1.0
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My internet is probably the fastest a customer can get but does not matter when I am doing my home work at mymathlab.com it is really frustrating the fact that I had paid over $100 for a code and cannot use the website properly because it is so slow, all I have to say...
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Anonymous
#1098624

I'm having the same problem since there new updated layout from the previous one from 2015

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#774351 Review #774351 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Pearson Education Program
Reason of review
Not as described/ advertised
Preferred solution
Price reduction
I want you all to know what big money companies like Pearson are doing to us all!! As a college student, I am always looking for the best buys on my class necessities, otherwise I could end up spending upwards of $600 for books in ONE semester. This semester I was...
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#773045 Review #773045 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Poor customer service
Under advise from a sales rep I chose a book to be published in their new Revel platform. Sounded great, but everything except the book is a mess. Students have been unable often to access their work. I, a professor, cannot trust the data in their "Performance" mode. I...
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Anonymous
#1163692

Totally agree horrendous books

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#746347 Review #746347 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Reason of review
Bad quality
Loss
$5000
Preferred solution
I'll never get money from them, but actually providing what they promised would help.