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  • Christine Harrington Middlesex County College
  • ISBN-10: 1305275985  |  ISBN-13: 9781305275980
  • © 2016 | Published
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Overview

MINDTAP COLLEGE SUCCESS FOR HARRINGTON'S STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE, 2nd Edition engages you to produce your best work—consistently. By seamlessly integrating course material with videos, activities, apps, and much more, MindTap creates a unique learning path that fosters increased comprehension and efficiency. You will be motivated with real world assignments and information that shows where you stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class. Be assured you will focus on what’s most important to the instructor with a learning path designed specifically by the instructor and for your course. Master the most important information with built-in study tools that help you stay organized and efficient. MINDTAP COLLEGE SUCCESS FOR HARRINGTON'S STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE, 2nd Edition includes “Author Introduction” videos for each chapter, “Tips from the Author” videos for most high-level chapter topics, narrated video walkthroughs of the research articles in each chapter, interactive versions of the chapter activities, chapter assignments and quizzes, and more.

Features and Benefits

  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Give your students the benefit of having author Christine Harrington speak directly to them in a series of author videos introducing each chapter and key high-level topics, as well as walking them through the components of the research articles in each chapter.
  • Assign interactive versions of the chapter activities, discussion-board activities, MindTap-only chapter quizzes, and Aplia assignments for each chapter to assess students’ comprehension and application of the course material.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments 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.


LEARNING PATH
1. COLLEGE EXPECTATIONS: BEING A CRITICAL THINKER.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
2. SKILLS YOU NEED: MEMORY, NOTE TAKING, AND STUDYING TECHNIQUES.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
3. SETTING EFFECTIVE GOALS AND MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
4. IT’S SHOW TIME: PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS AND TESTS.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
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5. MOTIVATION, RESILIENCE, AND STRESS MANAGEMENT: STRATEGIES FOR WHEN COLLEGE AND LIFE GET CHALLENGING.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
6. HOW ARE YOU DOING? MAXIMIZING LEARNING VIA SELF-REFLECTION.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
7. MAKING GOOD ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND FINANCIAL DECISIONS.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.

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    ISBN-10: 1305275993 | ISBN-13: 9781305275997

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Christine Harrington

Dr. Christine Harrington is a professor in the History and Social Sciences department and serves as the director for the Center for the Enrichment of Learning and Teaching, a professional development center for faculty, at Middlesex County College in New Jersey. She is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Lehigh University, an M.A. in Counseling and Personnel Services, and a B.A. in Psychology from Trenton State College. She has been teaching the Student Success Course at the community college level for over 15 years, often teaching special sections for students with learning disabilities. In addition to teaching the Student Success course, Dr. Harrington's teaching experience includes Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, Child Psychology, and Lifespan Development, teaching many of these courses in an online format as well as the traditional in person format. Prior to teaching full time, she worked in the Counseling and Career Services Department for seven years, serving students with disabilities, as well as the general campus population. Dr. Harrington also served as the Assessment Coordinator for her campus, providing workshops, consultation and support to academic and service areas assessing courses, programs, and services. Dr. Harrington frequently presents at national conferences, colleges and universities on topics such as motivation, the syllabus, dynamic lecturing, and effective group work. Her research based approach to the student success course was featured in an article published in E-Source for College Transitions. Dr. Harrington was also invited to write a chapter on the developmental process of becoming a critical thinker for an upcoming book to be published by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience.