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MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Mauk/Metz's The Composition of Everyday Life, 5th Edition

  • John Mauk Northwestern Michigan College
  • John Metz Kent State University at Geauga
  • ISBN-10: 1305115775  |  ISBN-13: 9781305115774
  • © 2016 | Published
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Overview

MindTap® English for Mauk/Metz's The Composition of Everyday Life, 5th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With MindTap English, you can get individualized feedback on your writing from a professional tutor. With this resource and an array of tools and apps -- from flashcards to note taking -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Features and Benefits

  • Easily grade student papers electronically using customizable rubrics and correction mark sets that link to related content in the eBook. Save time managing peer review electronically and catch citation and plagiarism issues early with our originality checker.
  • Select readings to include in your course from a database of over 9 million articles and 78,000 full books.
  • Encourage students to use the six tutoring sessions included with their MindTap access to get personalized feedback on their writing from professional tutors.
  • Foster a community of writers amongst your students by creating forums, peer reviews, and discussion boards that occur in the context of your course's content.
  • A variety of activity options allow your students to create their own multimodal compositions and share them with their peers.
  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used out-of-the-box or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, googledocs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of individual student and class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Auto-graded grammar, research, and citation assignments save valuable class time while giving students an opportunity to hone these important skills. Instant feedback about their performance helps students understand and apply the concepts.

Content and Assets

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.


LEARNING PATH

LEARNING OBJECTIVES (shows the expected performance)

GETTING STARTED (motivates students to learn more and collaborate)

READING (introduces concepts and provides context and depth). Includes the following in-line assets, where applicable: ACTIVITIES (comprehension checks and invention work); VIDEOS (instructional inline videos covering the writing and research process and demonstrating how others have worked in particular writing contexts; may include auto-graded activity)

WRITING ACTIVITY (submission of writing assignments for peer review and instructor commenting and grading)

Alternate Formats

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305115783 | ISBN-13: 9781305115781

    List Price = $60.00

Learning Resource Bundles

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ePack: The Composition of Everyday Life, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305713753  | ISBN-13: 9781305713758

List Price = $79.95


ePack: The Composition of Everyday Life, Concise, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  130571976X  | ISBN-13:  9781305719767

List Price = $79.95


ePack: The Composition of Everyday Life, Brief, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305814509  | ISBN-13:  9781305814509

List Price = $79.95


Bundle: The Composition of Everyday Life, Brief, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305625838  | ISBN-13:  9781305625839

List Price = $79.95


Bundle: The Composition of Everyday Life, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305713761  | ISBN-13:  9781305713765

List Price = $79.95


Bundle: The Composition of Everyday Life, Concise, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® English, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305712102 | ISBN-13:  9781305712102

List Price = $79.95


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

John Mauk

John Mauk has a Ph.D. in rhetoric and writing from Bowling Green State University and a Masters in language and literature from the University of Toledo. Scholarship includes an article on critical geography and composition (COLLEGE ENGLISH, March 2003). Mauk now teaches composition and rhetoric courses at Northwestern Michigan College. In 2007, he served on the NCTE Nominating Committee.

John Metz

John Metz has a B.A. in English from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (1983) and an M.A. in English from the University of Toledo (1985). He has taught first-year writing for over 20 years and currently teaches at Kent State University at Geauga in Twinsburg, Ohio.