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MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume I, Brief, 2nd Edition

  • Valerie Hansen Yale University
  • Kenneth R. Curtis California State University, Long Beach
  • ISBN-10: 1305271041  |  ISBN-13: 9781305271043
  • © 2016 | Published
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MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 1, 2E 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. MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 1, 2E guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative Learning Path Navigator where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework, and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web apps known as “MindApps”—allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal EverNote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. 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 students stay organized and efficient

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LEARNING PATH.
Setting the Scene.
The Traveler’s Journey.
Learning Objectives Checklist.
Reading Voyages in World History.
Critical thinking activities (Aplia).
Reflection activities.

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    ISBN-10: 1305271076 | ISBN-13: 9781305271074

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MindTap® History, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Brief  (ISBN-10: 1305269209 | ISBN-13: 9781305269200)

MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, 2E 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. MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, 2E guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative Learning Path Navigator where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework, and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web apps known as “MindApps”—allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal EverNote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. 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 students stay organized and efficient.

List Price = $125.00  | CengageBrain Price = $125.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.00

MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief  (ISBN-10: 1305271092 | ISBN-13: 9781305271098)

MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 2, 2E 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. MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 2, 2E guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative Learning Path Navigator where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework, and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web apps known as “MindApps”—allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal EverNote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. 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 students stay organized and efficient.

List Price = $81.00  | CengageBrain Price = $81.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $81.00

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MindTap® History, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Brief  (ISBN-10: 1305269209 | ISBN-13: 9781305269200)

MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, 2E 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. MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, 2E guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative Learning Path Navigator where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework, and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web apps known as “MindApps”—allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal EverNote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. 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 students stay organized and efficient.

List Price = $125.00  | CengageBrain Price = $125.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.00

MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief  (ISBN-10: 1305271092 | ISBN-13: 9781305271098)

MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 2, 2E 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. MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 2, 2E guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative Learning Path Navigator where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework, and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web apps known as “MindApps”—allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal EverNote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. 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 students stay organized and efficient.

List Price = $81.00  | CengageBrain Price = $81.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $81.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Valerie Hansen

Valerie Hansen received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. She is Professor of History at Yale University, where she teaches courses in East Asian history, especially pre-modern China. Her many scholarly publications include CHANGING GODS IN MEDIEVAL CHINA, 1127−1276 (Princeton UP, 1990) and NEGOTIATING DAILY LIFE IN TRADITIONAL CHINA: HOW ORDINARY PEOPLE USED CONTRACTS, 600–1400 (Yale UP, 1995). She is also author of THE OPEN EMPIRE: A HISTORY OF CHINA TO 1600 (WW Norton, 2000) and THE SILK ROAD: A NEW HISTORY (Oxford UP, 2012). As co-author of the Cengage Learning text VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, she contributes Chapters 1–15.

Kenneth R. Curtis

Kenneth R. Curtis received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in African and Comparative World History. His research focuses on colonial to postcolonial transitions in East Africa, with a particular focus on the coffee economy of Tanzania. He is Professor of History at California State University Long Beach, where he has taught world history at the introductory level, in special courses designed for future middle and high school teachers, and in graduate seminars. He has worked to advance the teaching of world history at the collegiate and secondary levels in collaboration with the World History Association, the California History/Social Science Project, and the College Board‘s Advanced Placement World History course.