Higher Education

MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Lazzari/Schlesier's Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, 5th Edition

  • Margaret Lazzari Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California
  • Dona Schlesier Divine Word College
  • ISBN-10: 1305114531  |  ISBN-13: 9781305114531
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $83.00
Experience MindTap

Media Showcase

MindTap for Lazzari/Schlesier's Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, 5th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers.

Combining dynamic assignments and applications with book content and pedagogy, MindTap helps students explore the connections between art and their daily lives to better engage them with art across time and around the world.

About

Overview

MindTap™ Art and Humanities for Lazzari/Schlesier's Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, 5th 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, activities that allow students to explore the connections between art and their daily lives, 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.

Features and Benefits

  • Margaret Lazzari is an art critic and writer whose books include Art and Design Fundamentals and The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist. An active artist, Margaret's drawings and paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout the United States.
  • 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 Opener Videos.
Chapter Quizzes.
ART EXPERIENCES Activities.
Internet and Video Exercises.
Critical Thinking Questions.
Image Flashcards.

Book Level Resources:
Learning Objectives.
Glossary.
Research Springboard.
Interactive timeline.
Video Library, including YouTube playlists and studio art demonstrations.
Crossword puzzles.
Foundations modules.

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: 1305114515 | ISBN-13: 9781305114517

    List Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25

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: Exploring Art, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305716981  | ISBN-13: 9781305716988

List Price = $102.95  | CengageBrain Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Lazzari/Schlesier's Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach
    List Price = $83.00  | CengageBrain Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $83.00
  • Exploring Art
    List Price = $168.95  | CengageBrain Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $126.75


Bundle: Exploring Art, Loose-leaf Version, 5th + MindTap® Art & Humanities, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305701844  | ISBN-13:  9781305701847

List Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25
  • Exploring Art
    List Price = $168.95  | CengageBrain Price = $168.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $126.75


Bundle: Text + MindTap® Art & Humanities Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305419138 | ISBN-13:  9781305419131

List Price = $254.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $191.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach
    List Price = $241.95  | CengageBrain Price = $241.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $181.50
  • MindTap® Art, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $83.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $62.25


Efficacy and Outcomes

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, 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, 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

Margaret Lazzari

Margaret Lazzari is an art critic and writer whose books include Art and Design Fundamentals and The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist. An active artist, Margaret's drawings and paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout the United States.

Dona Schlesier

Dona Schlesier taught for 27 years at Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa, where she is now Professor Emerita. Her drawings and multimedia have been exhibited nationally and internationally.