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MindTap Communication for Media/Impact: An Introduction to Mass Media 12th Edition

Shirley Biagi

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Overview

MindTap® Communication for Biagi's Media/Impact: An Introduction to Mass Media, 12th 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. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Shirley Biagi, California State University, Sacramento

Shirley Biagi is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Sacramento. Her bestselling text, MEDIA/IMPACT: AN INTRODUCTION TO MASS MEDIA, is also published in Canadian, Greek, Spanish, and Korean editions. Biagi has authored several other Wadsworth Communication texts, including MEDIA/READER: PERSPECTIVES ON MASS MEDIA INDUSTRIES, EFFECTS AND ISSUES and INTERVIEWS THAT WORK: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR JOURNALISTS. Along with Marilyn Kern-Foxworth, she is co-author of FACING DIFFERENCE: RACE, GENDER AND MASS MEDIA.
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Chapter Learning Objectives. These Learning Objectives are linked to the key points of the chapter to keep students focused on the important takeaways.

Getting Started Engagement Polls interest students in the chapter’s topic and allow them to see other students’ responses.

eBook for MindTap® Communication for Biagi’s Media/Impact: An Introduction to Mass Media, 12th Edition. The acclaimed MindTap Reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with tagged note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking for easy study guide creation.

Drag-and-drop autograded, interactive activities allow students to reflect on data and
statistics presented in the chapter.

Chapter quizzes let students test themselves and see what they have learned.

Media Diary activities are uploadable assignments that provide an opportunity for students to synthesize chapter material in an engaging personal way. Students can submit a short paper or multimedia assignment.

Impact/Action videos are concise news features on various topics created exclusively for Media/Impact. These have been revised and updated by the author.

The Career and Social Media Guides give students insight into the practical applications of their coursework.
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