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MindTap Office Technology for The Administrative Professional: Technology & Procedures, Spiral Bound Version 15th Edition

Dianne S. Rankin, Kellie A. Shumack, Ph.D.

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Overview

MindTap® Office Technology for Rankin/Shumack’s The Administrative Professional: Technology & Procedures, 15th 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. Choose assignments from a menu including Blog Posts; Cool Tools to build students’ electronic savviness, such as "Create an Audio File" and "Submit an Online Resume"; and auto-graded quizzes. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Dianne S. Rankin,

Dianne S. Rankin is an author, a consulting editor, and a developer of instructional materials for textbooks, websites, and ancillaries as well as educational publishers. Dianne has taught at the high school and community college levels and continues to teach computer classes for businesses and organizations. In addition, she has firsthand experience as an administrative assistant.

Kellie A. Shumack, Ph.D., Auburn University, Montgomery

Kellie A. Shumack is an associate professor of instructional technology and a department head in the College of Education at Auburn Montgomery. She has worked as an administrative assistant and has taught at the secondary, community college, and university levels. Kellie has designed numerous college courses in both the online and face-to-face environments. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, two textbooks, and several book chapters, and she has presented at over 40 professional conferences. Kellie was awarded the 2012 Auburn Montgomery College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award, received the 2010 Delta Pi Epsilon Outstanding Doctoral Research Award, and maintains a certificate to teach online courses at the postsecondary level.
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The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.

Chapter Learning Objectives. These Learning Objectives are linked to the key points of the chapter to keep students focused on the important takeaways.

Chapter Outlines give the students a quick preview of the structure of the chapter’s key points.

eBook for The Administrative Professional: Technology & Procedures, 15th Edition. The acclaimed MindTap Reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with tagged note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking for easy study guide creation.

Video Assessments bring chapter concepts to life. Students analyze video content by answering assessment questions.

Interactive Quizzes help students consolidate their learning. References back to relevant sections of the eBook remediate incorrect answers.

Blog post assignments at the end of each chapter encourage students to reflect on the chapter content and provide an analysis by creating a blog post for each chapter.

Cool Tools build students’ computer savviness and real-world skills. Whether researching a technology purchase, developing an electronic form, creating a collaborative document, or creating an online resume, students use chapter concepts to create their own original content, while building skills that will be valuable to employers.

Web links send students out to the real world to find more information on professional organizations, use helpful online tools, and explore more about chapter 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: 1305581202
  • ISBN-13: 9781305581203
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Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305581173
Everything you need for your course is in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download slide presentations, an instructor's manual, and more.

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ISBN: 9781305581258
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.