MindTap® Nutrition, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Whitney/Rolfes' Understanding Nutrition, 13th Edition

  • Eleanor Noss Whitney
  • Sharon Rady Rolfes
  • ISBN-10: 1285776143  |  ISBN-13: 9781285776149
  • © 2013 | Published
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MINDTAP NUTRITION FOR WHITNEY/ROLFE'S UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION, THIRTEENTH EDITION is a fully online, highly personalized learning experience built on Cengage Learning content. MINDTAP combines learning tools--readings, multimedia, activities and assessments into a singular Learning Path that guides learners through the curriculum. MINDTAP NUTRITION includes a variety of web apps called "MindApps," including ReadSpeaker, which reads the text out loud, and Diet & Wellness Plus which helps you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. It also includes a best-in-class eBook, ready for your notes and highlights.

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Features and Benefits

  • Seamless delivery of content and digital assets that engage students, encourage interactivity, and meet your specific course needs.
  • Break course content down into movable objects to promote personalization, encourage interactivity and ensure student engagement.
  • Utilize apps that help students learn, understand, and apply key concepts that support focused teaching and learning.
  • Customize the course--from tools to text--and make adjustments "on the fly," to include breaking news and incorporate today's teachable moments.
  • Add your own content--including documents, images, video and more--to engage your students with resources such as your own research and local/regional examples.
  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements; student engagement will increase, leading to better student outcomes.
  • Track students' use, activities and comprehension in real-time, so you can provide early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.
  • Assess knowledge throughout each section: after readings, in activities, homework, and quizzes.
  • The "Diet & Wellness Plus" app in MINDTAP NUTRITION helps students gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to their personal health goals. It enables them to track their diet and activity, generate reports, and analyze the nutritional value of the food they eat. It includes over 55,000 foods in its database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as student goals and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Diet & Wellness Plus helps students identify a problem behavior and make a positive change.

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.

Diet & Wellness Plus Tracking.
Pop-Up Tutors.
Case Studies.
Nutrition Portfolio Assignments.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285776151 | ISBN-13: 9781285776156

    List Price = $113.00

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ePack: Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Nutrition, Loose-leaf Version, 13th + MindTap® Nutrition, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305236114 | ISBN-13: 9781305236110

List Price = $158.95  | CengageBrain Price = $158.95

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Eleanor Noss Whitney

Ellie Whitney, PhD grew up in New York City and received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English and biology at Radcliffe/Harvard University and Washington Universities, respectively. She has taught at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University, has written newspaper columns on environmental matters for the Tallahassee Democrat, and has authored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics, many of which have been revised multiple times over the years. In addition to teaching and writing, she has spent the past three-plus decades exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology. Her latest book is Priceless Florida: The Natural Ecosystems (Pineapple Press, 2004).

Sharon Rady Rolfes

Sharon Rady Rolfes is a registered dietician nutritionist and a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center that maintains a research database on more than 1,000 nutrition-related topics. She has taught at Florida State University and coauthored several other college textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 10th EDITION. In addition to writing, she serves as a consultant for various educational projects, and volunteers on the board of Working Well, a community initiative dedicated to creating a healthy workforce. A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Ms. Rady Rolfes received her MS in nutrition and food science from Florida State University.