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Overview

MindTap® Math for Larson’s CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, 10th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Developed and designed in response to years of research, MindTap builds upon the foundation of superior content from Larson’s CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, leveraging modern technology, algorithmically-generated problems, and an advanced answer evaluation engine to address the unmet needs of students and educators. Easy to use, efficient and informative, MindTap provides instructors with the ability to personalize their course with dynamic online learning tools, videos and assessments, a student diagnostic pre-test and personalized improvement plan to help students improve their foundational skills outside of class time and just-in-time, integrated remediation assets that keep students focused, motivated and engaged in learning the math.

Ron Larson, The Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College

Dr. Ron Larson is a professor of mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught since 1970. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Colorado and is considered the pioneer of using multimedia to enhance the learning of mathematics, having authored over 30 software titles since 1990. Dr. Larson conducts numerous seminars and in-service workshops for math educators around the country about using computer technology as an instructional tool and motivational aid. He is the recipient of the 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: EARLY TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS, the 2013 Text and Academic Authors Association Award for CALCULUS, the 2012 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award for CALCULUS: AN APPLIED APPROACH, and the 1996 Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY Award for INTERACTIVE CALCULUS (a complete text on CD-ROM that was the first mainstream college textbook to be offered on the Internet). Dr. Larson authors numerous textbooks including the bestselling Calculus series published by Cengage.
  • Time-saving and beneficial, the Pre-Course Assessment allows you to focus on teaching more challenging topics in class. Complete with an algorithmic diagnostic pre-test and a personalized improvement plan with separate algorithmic practice and quiz questions, the Pre-Course Assessment helps students identify gaps and improve understanding of their foundational skills outside of class time.
  • Easy to use and personalize, the MindTap Learning Path matches the way you teach your course. It groups the most engaging digital learning assets and activities together by week and topic, including lecture videos, readings and automatically-graded assessments, to help your students master each learning objective.
  • Relevant and customizable, assorted just-in-time learning tools such as solution videos to similar problems, step-by-step tutorials, targeted readings and examples from the textbook, solution key and more are embedded directly adjacent to each question to help students maintain focus while completing automatically-graded assessments.
  • Informative and timely, the Progress App and gradebook enable you to track student performance from assignment #0. View student grades overall or by assessment and quickly evaluate student learning, both individually and across your roster.
  • Accessible and efficient, MindTap breaks down the traditional textbook and delivers the right information you and your students need online. Whether it is bite-sized sections for each topic in the Learning Path, relevant information and examples presented within context of homework assignments or the full eBook via the MindTap Reader, you and your students choose when and where to read the text.
  • For your convenience, pre-built assessments designed by subject matter experts are available to help you get started with the assignment portion of your course. The exercises come from the end-of-section problem sets in the text. You can use these assessments as they are, customize them to your liking, or design your own by personally selecting the exercises you wish to assign.
LEARNING PATH.

Lecture Videos. These brief, closed captioned videos offer topic-specific coverage that address all concepts covered throughout the course.
Readings. In response to student and instructor feedback, MindTap deconstructs the traditional textbook and gives students the content when and where they need it. Bite-sized sections are assigned to each topic in the Learning Path.

Pre-built Assessments: For your convenience, pre-built assessments designed by subject matter experts are available to help you get started with the assignment portion of your course. The exercises come from the end-of-section problem sets in the text. You can use these assessments as they are, customize them to your liking, or design your own by personally selecting the exercises you wish to assign.
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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: 1305967119
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"From what I have seen, I believe the tools and media being offered will help improve both the learning experience for the students and teaching experience for the instructor."

[About the Pre-Course Assessment] "I believe it is a great approach to helping students identify their weaknesses in their perquisite knowledge as well as provide an opportunity for them to develop the necessary skills which will better prepare them to succeed in the course."

"I currently use a few different online features in each course: one for housing important documents etc, and one for online homework. It seems like MindTap is a one stop shop where I can do everything."

[About the Learning Path] "It is user friendly for instructors and students."

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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 Edition for Calculus: An Applied Approach, 10e

ISBN: 9781305860933
Instructor Sample/Review copy of Calculus: An Applied Approach, 10e.