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MindTap Agriscience for Introduction to Food Science and Food Systems 2nd Edition

Rick Parker, PhD., Miriah Pace

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Overview

MindTap® Agriscience, for Parker/Pace’s Introduction to Food Science and Food Systems, 2nd 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 gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience with unique tools specifically for your course, including engaging assignments, interactivities, games, video and quizzing. MindTap is logically organized into content-specific sections containing each of these features. You can customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Rick Parker, PhD., College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls

Rick Parker is President of the National Agricultural Institute and Director of the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). Formerly a division director and instructor at the College of Southern Idaho for two decades, he taught biology, food science, and animal science. He also worked as the Director for AgroKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Currently, Dr. Parker is also the Editor for the peer-reviewed NACTA Journal, which focuses on of teaching and learning scholarship. An experienced author, Dr. Parker has published a number of Cengage Learning texts, including Aquaculture Science, Introduction to Plant Science, Fundamentals of Plant and Soil Science, Introduction to Food Science, and Equine Science. He also co-authored Fundamentals of Plant Science.

Miriah Pace, National Agricultural Institute

Miriah Pace works with Dr. Parker at the National Agricultural Institute, where she develops and maintains websites, develops curricula, and edits NACTA Journal.
  • MindTap offers a unique set of tools, including content-specific readings, assignments, interactivities, games, video and quizzing, saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, it 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.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app and adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • 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 with the MindTap Mobile App.
  • 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 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.
  • Deliver important information and empower your students to personalize their experience with the on-stop-study tool, StudyHub. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
  • Quickly and easily connect with students directly from the MindTap platform using the Message Center app. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.
Logically-arranged content-specific sections springboard you into your course, cutting down on class preparation time, including current and relevant topics such as the food systems and sustainability, nutrition, food composition, quality factors, food processing and deterioration, preservation, the processing of various foods and food products, environmental concerns, food safety, regulation and labeling, packaging world food needs, and career opportunities.

Engaging activities, including flashcards, interactive PPT, relevant video clips, labs and games, accompany the readings and enhance the learning experience by encouraging your students to interact with and apply the course material.

A combined English Glossary and Spanish Glosario App provides instant access to definitions for terms in both English and Spanish, ensuring that all students have equal opportunity to learn key concepts.
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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: 1305410890
  • ISBN-13: 9781305410893
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $212.00
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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 Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305410992
Log on to this password-protected site to access a wide range of resources such as electronic versions of the instructor's manual, eLectures, lesson plans and PowerPoint® slides that coordinate with book chapters, extra test questions, answers to end-of-chapter review questions, and a full-color image gallery. You also get access to Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, a flexible online system that provides chapter-by-chapter quizzes. For these instructor-specific resources, please visit CengageBrain.com at http://login.cengage.com and follow the prompts for obtaining access this secure site.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305410930
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. Include your own favorite test questions, create multiple test versions in an instant, and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.