Higher Education

MindTap® Biology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access, 9th Edition

  • Lauralee Sherwood West Virginia University
  • ISBN-10: 1305273303  |  ISBN-13: 9781305273306
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Biology for Sherwood's Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems, 9th 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 6 months of usage.

Additional Product Information

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, 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.


Chapter Opening Video.
Pre and Post Learning Assessment.
Reading Activities.
Digital Study Guide.
Clinical Case Study.
Conceptual Homeork.
Chapter Test.

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: 130527329X  | ISBN-13: 9781305273290

    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00

  • MindTap 1 Term (6 Months) + Loose-leaf

    ISBN-10:  1305717015 | ISBN-13:  9781305717015

    List Price = $181.95  | CengageBrain Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

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: Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems, Loose-leaf Version, 9th + MindTap® Biology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305717015  | ISBN-13: 9781305717015

List Price = $181.95  | CengageBrain Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Biology, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $136.00  | CengageBrain Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00
  • Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems
    List Price = $164.95  | CengageBrain Price = $164.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.25


Bundle: Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems, Loose-leaf Version, 9th + MindTap® Physiology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305616650 | ISBN-13:  9781305616653

List Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems
    List Price = $164.95  | CengageBrain Price = $164.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.25
  • MindTap® Biology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00


Efficacy and Outcomes

White Papers, Case Studies, Success Stories

MindTap® Promotes Active Learning for Non-Major Biology Students -

Better MindTap® Grades — Better Course Grades

View Instructor Success Story (PDF, 160 KB)

Student Takes On Extremely Challenging Course Work and Credits MindTap® with Success -

Digital Solution Empowers Student to Study and Live More Efficiently

View Student Success Story (PDF, 263 KB)

Video Testimonials

Reviews

“MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable.”

— Stephen Brusnighan, Kent State University

“I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students' engagement. It was an unmitigated success.”

— Robert Black, Global Business, SUNY Maritime College

“Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this.”

— Carey Roberts, History, Arkansas Technology University

“MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there.”

— Student, San Jose State University

“I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap.”

— Student, University of Central Florida

“MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me.”

— Student, Franciscan University of Steubenville

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lauralee Sherwood

Following graduation from Michigan State University in 1966, Dr. Lauralee Sherwood joined the faculty at West Virginia University, where she is currently a Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine. For the past 40 years, Professor Sherwood has taught an average of over 400 students each year in physiology courses for pharmacy, medical technology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, medical, dental, dental hygiene, nutrition, exercise physiology, and athletic training majors. She has authored three physiology textbooks: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS, FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, and ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY: FROM GENES TO ORGANISMS, all published by Cengage Learning/Brooks/Cole. Dr. Sherwood has received numerous teaching awards, including an Amoco Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award, a Golden Key National Honor Society Outstanding Faculty Award, two listings in Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and the Dean's Award of Excellence in Education.

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Engagement Services

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  • Online or on-ground training — scheduled at your convenience
  • Instructional videos and handouts to get your students registered in minutes
  • Proactive check-ins from your personal Digital Solutions Coordinator to ensure things are running smoothly
  • US-based technical support available around-the-clock via phone and online chat (plus online self-service!)
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