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MindTap Art for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Concise Global History 4th Edition

Fred S. Kleiner

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Overview

MindTap® Art for Gardner's Art Through the Ages, A Concise Global History, 4th Edition 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 is the first image-led educational software for art that keeps artwork at the forefront of study. This customizable, interactive, image-first digital experience encourages students to discover the history and meaning of art with a visually rich eBook that places art, discussion and curated content all on the same two-page spread. Students can expand image details; explore curated content, such as videos and architectural panoramas; and visit locations of art and architecture via Google Maps.

Fred S. Kleiner, Boston University

Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and dedication to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.
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Read: Chapter eBook. The image-first reader pairs videos, Google Maps links, and 360-degree panoramas with the applicable image in the text. Students can access engaging supplemental content without ever leaving the image itself.

Study: a collection of resources to help students master the material, including: architectural basics modules; image flashcards; articles and references resources; and an Image Guide (a note-taking template with chapter images).

Quiz: allows students to test their knowledge and comprehension through: architecture video questions; compare and contrast exercises; essay questions; a slide quiz; a Google Art Project quiz; and a multiple choice chapter quiz.

Appendix: book-level appendix provides additional resources, such as a pronunciation guide; museum index; and research and writing guide.
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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: 1305659511
  • ISBN-13: 9781305659513
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