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MindTap® Automotive, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Schnubel's Today's Technician Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning, 5th Edition

  • Mark Schnubel Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1305275004  |  ISBN-13: 9781305275003
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Automotive for Schnubel's Today's Technician: Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning, 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 Automotive meets the needs of today's automotive classroom, shop, and student. Classroom manual and shop manual readings are enriched with videos, animations, assessments, and learning activities. The shop manual's NATEF-based job sheets are included as editable PDFs that students can complete online and submit to you from within the MindTap environment. MindTap also offers students the ability to practice and build their diagnostic, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills in a safe environment by offering diagnostic scenarios from Delmar Automotive Training Online (DATO). Access to this product is valid for 24 months of usage.

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Features and Benefits

  • Contol 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.
  • Includes automotive shop simulation, DATO.
  • Within MindTap students are able to edit and submit job sheets, based on the NATEF task list, for faculty grading.
  • Activities include videos, animations, assessments, ASE style questions and more!

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.


eBook with ReadSpeaker, note-taking capabilities and more.
Breakdown of both Classroom and Shop manuals.
Videos and animations.
Activities- videos with questions, matching exercises, crossword puzzles, etc.
DATO (Delmar Automotive Training Online: Diagnostic Scenarios).
Job Sheets, based on the NATEF tasksChapter Overviews in PowerPoint.
Chapter Assessments, including ASE-style questions.
Chapter Activities, including videos with questions, matching exercises, crossword puzzles, and more.
1. Heating and Air Conditioning – History and the Environment / Safety.
2. Temperature and Pressure Fundamentals / Special Tools and Procedures
3. Engine Cooling and Comfort Heating Systems.
4. Air Conditioning System Operating Principles.
5. Refrigerant System Components.
6. Refrigerant System Servicing and Testing.
7. Diagnosis of the Refrigeration System.
8. Compressors and Clutches.
9. Case and Duct Systems.
10. System Controls.
11. Retrofit and Future Trends (R-12 to R-134a).

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305275012 | ISBN-13: 9781305275010

    List Price = $115.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.25

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

Classroom Manual  (ISBN-10: 1133017436 | ISBN-13: 9781133017431)

This integrated, two-book set covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, allowing students to learn fundamental climate control theory before applying their knowledge through practical, hands-on automotive work.

List Price = $160.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $120.75

Student Supplements

Classroom Manual  (ISBN-10: 1133017436 | ISBN-13: 9781133017431)

This integrated, two-book set covers theory and hands-on content in separate Classroom and Shop Manuals, allowing students to learn fundamental climate control theory before applying their knowledge through practical, hands-on automotive work.

List Price = $160.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $120.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Mark Schnubel

Mark Schnubel is an associate professor and coordinator of the automotive technician and automotive management programs at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Connecticut. He is an ASE-Certified Master Automotive Technician with decades of experience in the automotive services industry and holds a master’s degree in education. In addition to his activities as an author and educator, Schnubel has served as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Education on academic preparation for 12th graders planning to enter job-training programs after graduation.