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

  • Valerie Hansen Yale University
  • Kenneth R. Curtis California State University, Long Beach
  • ISBN-10: 1305271092  |  ISBN-13: 9781305271098
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $81.00
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MindTap™ History for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief, 2nd 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.

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  • 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.
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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.


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: 1305271114 | ISBN-13: 9781305271111

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  • MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief
    List Price = $81.00  | CengageBrain Price = $81.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $81.00


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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.

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MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume I, Brief  (ISBN-10: 1305271041 | ISBN-13: 9781305271043)

MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 1, 2E is a personalized, immersive, online digital learning platform and teaching experience with relevant assignments that build critical thinking skills and reading comprehension, as well as allows you to measure these skills and outcomes with ease. Through a carefully designed chapter-based learning path, MindTap allows students to easily identify the chapter’s learning objectives, interact with multimedia sources, complete reading activities organized into short, manageable blocks, and test their content knowledge with Aplia™ Critical Thinking Activities developed for the most important concepts in each chapter. MindTap also provides a set of web applications known as MindApps to help you create the most engaging course for your students. The MindApps range from ReadSpeaker (which reads the text out-loud to students) to Kaltura (allowing you to insert inline video and audio into your curriculum) to ConnectYard (allowing you to create digital “yards” through social media—all without “friending” your students). MindTap for Liberty, Equality, Power goes well beyond an eBook, a homework solution/digital supplement, a resource center website, or a Learning Management System. It is truly a Personal Learning Experience that allows you to synchronize the text reading and engaging assignments. To learn more, ask your Cengage Learning sales representative to demo it for you—or go to www.Cengage.com/MindTap. Personalized teaching becomes yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control what students see and when they see it. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities are designed to take students up the levels of learning, from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement, and completion rates.

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

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 is a personalized, immersive, online digital learning platform and teaching experience with relevant assignments that build critical thinking skills and reading comprehension, as well as allows you to measure these skills and outcomes with ease. Through a carefully designed chapter-based learning path, MindTap allows students to easily identify the chapter’s learning objectives, interact with multimedia sources, complete reading activities organized into short, manageable blocks, and test their content knowledge with Aplia™ Critical Thinking Activities developed for the most important concepts in each chapter. MindTap also provides a set of web applications known as MindApps to help you create the most engaging course for your students. The MindApps range from ReadSpeaker (which reads the text out-loud to students) to Kaltura (allowing you to insert inline video and audio into your curriculum) to ConnectYard (allowing you to create digital “yards” through social media—all without “friending” your students). MindTap for Liberty, Equality, Power goes well beyond an eBook, a homework solution/digital supplement, a resource center website, or a Learning Management System. It is truly a Personal Learning Experience that allows you to synchronize the text reading and engaging assignments. To learn more, ask your Cengage Learning sales representative to demo it for you—or go to www.Cengage.com/MindTap. Personalized teaching becomes yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control what students see and when they see it. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities are designed to take students up the levels of learning, from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement, and completion rates.

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

Student Supplements

MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume I, Brief  (ISBN-10: 1305271041 | ISBN-13: 9781305271043)

MindTap™ History for Hansen's Voyages in World History, Volume I, Brief, 2nd 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. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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

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, Volume I, Brief, 2nd 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 -- including Aplia™ Critical Thinking assignments that give you experience working with maps and primary sources, flashcards, and note taking -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Aplia Critical Thinking exercises. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.

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

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.