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MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, 15th Edition

  • Fred S. Kleiner Boston University
  • ISBN-10: 1305275675  |  ISBN-13: 9781305275676
  • Prior Releases: 2013
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Art for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, 15th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.

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.
  • 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 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.


Chapter eBook.
Chapter Videos.
What Do You Know? Pre-Chapter Quiz.
Reading Activities.
Bonus Images and Accompanying Essays.
Compare and Contrast Activities.
Google Earth Activities.
Image Flashcards.
Multiple-Choice Chapter Quiz.
Slide Quiz.
Essay Questions.
Museum and Google Art Project links (within Chapter Appendix).
Guide to Studying (within Chapter Appendix).

Book Level Resources:
Video Library, including YouTube playlists and videos of key architectural sites.
Google Earth Coordinates for all sites in the text.
Interactive Timeline.
Articles and Reference links.
Glossary with audio pronunciations.
Research and Writing Guide.
Architectural Basics resources.

Alternate Formats

Choose the format that best fits your student's budget and course goals

To customize your learning solution, contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305275683 | ISBN-13: 9781305275683

    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

ePack: Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, Loose-leaf Version, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305716949  | ISBN-13: 9781305716940

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $183.95  | CengageBrain Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.50


Bundle: Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, Loose-leaf Version, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305716957  | ISBN-13:  9781305716957

List Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Vol I
    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, Loose-leaf Version
    List Price = $183.95  | CengageBrain Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.50


Bundle: Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A, B, C, Loose-leaf Version, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, 15th

ISBN-10:  1305786432  | ISBN-13:  9781305786431

List Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity
    List Price = $183.95  | CengageBrain Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.50
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.75
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.75
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Vol I
    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50


Bundle: Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A, B, Loose-leaf Version, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, 15th

ISBN-10:  1305786491  | ISBN-13:  9781305786493

List Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity
    List Price = $183.95  | CengageBrain Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.50
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.75
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Vol I
    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50


Bundle: Text, Vol I + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305516591  | ISBN-13:  9781305516595

List Price = $177.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $133.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
    List Price = $163.95  | CengageBrain Price = $163.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $123.50
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Vol I
    List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50


ePack: Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A, B, C, Loose-leaf Version, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I

ISBN-10:  1305786440  | ISBN-13:  9781305786448

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity
    List Price = $183.95  | CengageBrain Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.50
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.75
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.75
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


ePack: Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A, B, Loose-leaf Version, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I

ISBN-10:  1305786505  | ISBN-13:  9781305786509

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity
    List Price = $183.95  | CengageBrain Price = $183.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $138.50
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages
    List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.75
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


ePack: Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity, 15th + Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages, 15th + Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I

ISBN-10:  1305711009  | ISBN-13:  9781305711006

List Price = $277.95  | CengageBrain Price = $277.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $209.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages
    List Price = $84.95  | CengageBrain Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.00
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book C: Non-Western Art to 1300
    List Price = $84.95  | CengageBrain Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.00
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


ePack: Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity, 15th + Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages, 15th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I

ISBN-10:  1305710983 | ISBN-13:  9781305710986

List Price = $192.95  | CengageBrain Price = $192.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $145.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book A: Antiquity
    List Price = $94.95  | CengageBrain Price = $94.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25
  • Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book B: The Middle Ages
    List Price = $84.95  | CengageBrain Price = $84.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.00
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
    List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


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Reviews

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Resources

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Vol I  (ISBN-10: 1305275683 | ISBN-13: 9781305275683)

MindTap™ Art for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, 15th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.

List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50

Student Supplements

MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Vol I  (ISBN-10: 1305275683 | ISBN-13: 9781305275683)

MindTap™ Art for Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I, 15th 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.

List Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $64.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Fred S. Kleiner

Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and dedication to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.