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MindTap Counseling for An Advanced Lifespan Odyssey for Counseling Professionals 1st Edition

Bradley T. Erford

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Overview

MindTap® Counseling for Erford's An Advanced Lifespan Odyssey for Counseling Professionals is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of content. Help students become practitioners of their own learning as they master skills and build professional confidence. A scaffolded learning experience moves students from lower- to higher-order thinking skills by reinforcing concepts through demonstrated application. Realistic videos illustrate skills and concepts with questions that ask students to evaluate. Easily design your course to match your own objectives and preferred teaching methods.

Help your students become practitioners of their own learning with MindTap for Counseling and Social Work!

Bradley T. Erford, Loyola College in Maryland

Bradley T. Erford, Ph.D., is a professor in the school counseling program of the Educational Specialties Department at Loyola College in Maryland. He is a past president and fellow of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a recipient of the ACA Research Award, ACA Extended Research Award, ACA Professional Development Award, and ACA Carl Perkins Government Relations Award. He has authored or edited more than 30 books. His research specialization lies primarily in the development and technical analysis of psychoeducational tests and has resulted in the publication of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and psychoeducational materials.
  • MindTap Counseling prepares students to be ethical, responsive practitioners. Students practice counseling skills in real-life situations, and track their progress toward licensure and professional practice.
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
LEARNING PATH
START: Students begin to think about the upcoming chapter by completing a polling activity or completing a reflection activity.

READ: The acclaimed MindTap reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with tagged note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking for easy study guide creation.

DISCUSS: Students have the opportunity to think critically about what they have learned thus far through the “Think About It” exercises. Prompts are also included on a class discussion board so that students can share and interact with the class even while away from the classroom.

PRACTICE: Case studies, called “Case Examples,” along with related assessment allow students to think about real-life scenarios and provide their thoughts. Relevant video keeps students engaged by including assessment either throughout or at the end of what they just watched.

REVIEW/REFLECT: The reflection or critical thinking activity at the end of the chapter allows students to think and reflect on what they have learned throughout the chapter from a different, more knowledgeable perspective. They can then review this content with chapter quizzing and flashcards.
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Each MindTap product offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price. Students who purchase digital access can add a print option at any time when a print option is available for their course.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1305858964
  • ISBN-13: 9781305858961
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $80.00
  • RETAIL $80.00

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MindTap Instructors Speak on Personalization - Diane

Instructor Diane Carter from the University of Idaho talks about how MindTap helps her personalize her course.

"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students’ engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online Test Bank

ISBN: 9781305858930
Organize your course and capture your students' attention with the resources found in the Test Bank, including multiple-choice, true/false, short-answer, and essay questions -- most with answers and page references for each chapter of the text.

Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781305858923
This detailed manual provides sample syllabi, course guidelines, in-class exercises, and chapter objectives to assist instructors in teaching the course.

Online PowerPoint®

ISBN: 9781305858947
Helping you make your lectures more engaging while effectively reaching your visually oriented students, these handy Microsoft PowerPoint® slides outline the chapters of the main text in a classroom-ready presentation.