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MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Baldauf's Emerge with Computers v. 5.0, 5th Edition

  • Kenneth Baldauf Florida State University
  • Beverly Amer Northern Arizona University
  • ISBN-10: 128573632X  |  ISBN-13: 9781285736327
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Computing for Baldauf's Emerge with Computers v. 5.0, 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, 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. MindTap Computing leverages the latest technologies such as RSS feeds, YouTube videos, and Web links to engage students in exploring computer concepts, issues, and skills. Fully updated for Office 2013, MindTap Computing helps students become digitally literate for the real world.

Features and Benefits

  • Seamlessly delivery appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.
  • Break course content down into movable objects to promote personalization, encourage interactivity and ensure student engagement.
  • Customize the course – from tools to text – and make adjustments 'on the fly,' making it possible to intertwine breaking news into their lessons and incorporate today's teachable moments.
  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements, student engagement will increase leading to better student outcomes.
  • Track students' use, activities and comprehension in real-time, which provides opportunities for early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.
  • Assess knowledge throughout each section: after readings, in activities, homework, and quizzes.
  • Automatically grade of all homework 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.


MODULE 1: COMPUTING.
Unit 1: Digital Technology.
Unit 2: Personal Information Management.
Unit 3: Ethics.
Unit 4: Hardware.
Unit 5: Software.
Unit 6: Digital Life.
MODULE 2: NETWORKING.
Unit 1: Internet.
Unit 2: Web Research.
Unit 3: Freedom of Speech.
Unit 4: Web Publishing.
Unit 5: Telecommunications.
Unit 6: Privacy.
Unit 7: Security.
MODULE 3: MEDIA.
Unit 1: Digital Media.
Unit 2: Intellectual Property Rights.
Module 4: BUSINESS INFORMATION.
Unit 1: Database.
Unit 2: E-Commerce.
Unit 3: Business Systems.
Unit 4: Globalization.
Unit 5: Project Management.
Unit 6: Artificial Intelligence.
Module 5: OPERATING SYSTEMS.
Unit 1: Windows 7.
Unit 2: Windows 8.
Unit 3: Mac OS X.
Module 6: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013.
Unit 1: Office 2013.
Unit 2: Word 2013.
Unit 3: Excel 2013.
Unit 4: PowerPoint 2013.
Unit 5: Access 2013.
Unit 6: Other Office 2013 Applications.
Module 7: MICROSOFT OFFICE FOR MAC 2011.
Unit 1: Office 2011.
Unit 2: Word 2011.
Unit 3: Excel 2011.
Unit 4: PowerPoint 2011.
Unit 5: Other Office 2011 Applications.
Module 8: GOOGLE DOCS.
Unit 1: Google Docs.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285736338 | ISBN-13: 9781285736334

    List Price = $153.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.75

Resources

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Student Supplements

Cengage-Hosted Emerge with Computers v. 5.0 Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285780116 | ISBN-13: 9781285780115)

EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS is a new and revolutionary way to learn about digital literacy. It bridges the gap between conventional education and the way students want to learn by creating an environment that encourages you to do what comes naturally: surf the Web. Leveraging the latest technologies such as RSS feeds, YouTube videos, and Web links, EMERGE promotes discovery learning which allows you to explore, peruse, skip over, delve, wander, and drill into Computer Concepts, Issues, and Skills. EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS 5.0 is fully updated to cover Microsoft's newest version of Office – Office 2013.

List Price = $139.00  | CengageBrain Price = $139.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.00

Local LMS Emerge Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285779835 | ISBN-13: 9781285779836)

EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS is a new and revolutionary way to learn about digital literacy. It bridges the gap between conventional education and the way students want to learn by creating an environment that encourages you to do what comes naturally: surf the Web. Leveraging the latest technologies such as RSS feeds, YouTube videos, and Web links, EMERGE promotes discovery learning which allows you to explore, peruse, skip over, delve, wander, and drill into Computer Concepts, Issues, and Skills. EMERGE WITH COMPUTERS 5.0 is fully updated to cover Microsoft's newest version of Office - Office 2013.

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kenneth Baldauf

Ken Baldauf is the Director of the Program in Interdisciplinary Computing at Florida State University, where he is responsible for developing courses to meet the computing and technology needs across disciplines. Since joining FSU's faculty in 1998, Ken has taught Computer Fluency, Information Management, Digital Media, Web Development, and Programming courses to classes with enrollments as large as 2,500 students per semester. Ken has partnered with Course Technology on many projects over the years, which include weekly tech news podcasts called CourseCasts, and Succeeding with Technology, a technology driven and student focused computer concepts textbook. With years of experience teaching thousands of students, Ken recognized a growing disconnect between technology education and the way students want to learn. Ken partnered with Course Technology again to develop Emerge with Computers, an exciting new online framework intended to revolutionize the way students learn about and experience technology.

Beverly Amer

Beverly Amer is a Principal Lecturer of CIS and Accounting in the W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University (NAU). She is a Faculty Fellow in the school’s University College, and is course coordinator for Introduction to Computer Information Systems, a liberal studies course required for numerous majors. Her most recent achievements include recognition with NAU’s President’s Award for pedagogy innovation, and teaching awards within her college and the Liberal Studies program. Prior to her current appointment in 1993, she was on the faculty of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida for 5 years, and taught MIS courses as part of the business school’s CCTV program. Beverly has been an author with Cengage since 2007 on Computers in Our World, Portfolio Projects for Soft Skills, and Emerge with Computers. Her passion is creating relevant and engaging course content for today’s college students so they are equipped with the skills necessary for success in work and life.