MindTap® Health, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hales' An Invitation to Health, 16th Edition

  • Dianne Hales
  • ISBN-10: 1285776321  |  ISBN-13: 9781285776323
  • © 2015 | Published
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MindTap™ Health for Hales' An Invitation to Health, 16th 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 an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- 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.

Features and Benefits

  • Seamlessly delivery appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.
  • Break course content down into movable objects to promote personalization, encourage interactivity and ensure student engagement.
  • Customize the course – from tools to text – and make adjustments ‘on the fly,’ making it possible to intertwine breaking news into their lessons and incorporate today’s teachable moments.
  • 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, which provides opportunities for 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.
  • Automatically grade of all homework and quizzes

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.

Each chapter includes:
Diet & Wellness Plus activity.
Video that introduces the chapter content.
Making This Chapter Work for You: Review Questions.
Making This Chapter Work for You: Critical Thinking.
Video Library with all videos that appear in the chapter.
Global Health Watch exercise featuring critical thinking questions based on a chapter-related news article.
Online Journal.

Alternate Formats

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 128577633X | ISBN-13: 9781285776330

    List Price = $94.00

Learning Resource Bundles

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ePack: Cengage Advantage Books: An Invitation to Health, Loose-leaf Version, 16th + MindTap® Health, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305593871  | ISBN-13: 9781305593879

List Price = $139.95  | CengageBrain Price = $139.95

Bundle: Cengage Advantage Books: An Invitation to Health, Loose-leaf Version, 16th + MindTap® Health, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305367405 | ISBN-13:  9781305367401

List Price = $139.95

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dianne Hales

Dianne Hales is one of the most widely published and honored health writers in the country. Her bestselling textbooks include AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS, and AN INVITATION TO PERSONAL CHANGE. Her trade books include the award-winning compendium of mental health information CARING FOR THE MIND: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH; THINK THIN, BE THIN (with Doris Helmering); JUST LIKE A WOMAN: HOW GENDER SCIENCE IS REDEFINING WHAT MAKES US FEMALE; THE MIND-MOOD PILL BOOK; INTENSIVE CARING: NEW HOPE FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY (with Dr. Timothy Johnson); HOW TO SLEEP LIKE A BABY; THE U.S. ARMY TOTAL FITNESS PROGRAM; NEW HOPE FOR PROBLEM PREGNANCIES; and THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SLEEP. The president of Italy named Hales a "cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana" (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in recognition of her best-selling book LA BELLA LINGUA as an "invaluable tool for promoting the Italian language." Her other writing awards include prizes from the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, California Psychiatric Society, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Council for the Advancement of Scientific Education, and the New York City Public Library. Her latest general audience book is biography MONA LISA: A LIFE DISCOVERED.