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MindTap College Success for Becoming a Master Student 16th Edition

Dave Ellis

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2015
Starting At 76.00 See pricing and ISBN options

Overview

MindTap® College Success for Ellis' Becoming a Master Student, 16th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap®, with its integrated personal success indicator and early-alert reporting feature, helps your students assess and improve the specific behaviors, attitudes, and skills that have been proven to lead to college and career success. It also helps you, as the instructor, to easily personalize student learning by seamlessly combining your own assignments, YouTube videos, open-source content, and innovative course activities with Cengage Learning’s market-leading content into a singular learning path designed to truly elevate student thinking.

Dave Ellis,

Dave Ellis is a leadership coach, author, educator, and philanthropist. He is a respected lecturer and electrifying workshop leader who has captivated audiences worldwide since first sharing his principles in 1979. Ellis got started in education in 1976, when he taught junior high school math. After getting a master's degree in mathematics, he taught computer science for six years at National American University, where he became assistant dean of student services. In 1979, he designed a course to improve student retention and then traveled the country for a decade conducting workshops for teachers on ways to improve student retention and test scores. He began training coaches in 1983 and started a public course for coaches in 1993. He puts into practice the principles he teaches, utilizing his remarkable system in his own life. His friends and colleagues often describe him as the happiest person they know with an amazingly wonderful life. He is president of Breakthrough Enterprises, a publishing and consulting company, as well as founder and president of The Brande Foundation, a nonprofit organization offering assistance to organizations working toward world sufficiency, environmental integrity, human rights, and personal transformation. Ellis has contributed millions of dollars to the work of his foundation and other organizations. You can visit Ellis' website at http://www.daveellisleadership.com. Ellis resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Trisha. They have four daughters and four grandchildren.
  • 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 graded assignments and quizzes provide students with instant feedback on their work.
  • Exclusive digital content on health and diversity is offered in bite-size pieces at the end of the Learning Path, and can easily be moved elsewhere to suit your course and curriculum.
  • Students are provided 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.
  • 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 tools like flashcards and the full book.
  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • 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.
  • The College Success Factors Index (CSFI), our personal success indicator, helps identify students' needs early in the term based on 10 factors proven by research to lead to success in higher education. The post-test, taken when your course is almost complete, allows both you and students to track their progress over of the term.
  • Our new Learning Path layout allows you and students to easily locate chapter reading, assignments, and videos by placing them in recognizable and distinct folders.
LEARNING PATH:

Instructor Video Library – This folder contains CSFI Walkthrough videos to help you set up and use the CSFI, as well as additional video content you may wish to use with your students.

CSFI for Becoming a Master Student – Our personal success indicator can be used at the beginning and end of the term to identify at-risk students and track student progress and growth.

eBook for Becoming a Master Student - The MindTap Reader allows students to read, take notes, highlight, and bookmark the same content delivered in our print text. In addition, each chapter contains a Learning Outcomes video and short engagement activity.

Chapter assignments – Each chapter contains digitized journal entries, critical thinking exercises, quizzes, and Aplia.

Chapter videos – Each chapter contains a variety of videos, such as Learning Outcomes, One Minute with Dave Ellis, and Master Students in Action.

Exclusive Digital Content – Additional health and diversity content is offered in bite-size pieces that can be moved around (or kept as is) to suit your needs.

College Success Glossary – This glossary offers helpful terms and definitions that students should know as they begin their college career. They are also offered as 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.

Standalone Digital Access — Ultimate Value

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Digital Access + Print — Flexible Value

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MindTap Instructors Speak on a Streamlined Workflow - Jonathan

Instructor Jonathan Varhola from Wright State University talks about how MindTap helps him streamline his workflow.

"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

Instructor's Companion Website

ISBN: 9781337289917
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, instructor’s manual, test banks, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781337111188
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.