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MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Parsons' New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2016, Comprehensive, 18th Edition

  • June Jamrich Parsons
  • ISBN-10: 1305274776  |  ISBN-13: 9781305274778
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Computing for Parsons' New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2016, Comprehensive, 18th 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.


1. Digital Content.
2. Digital Devices.
3. Networks.
4. The Web.
5. Social Media.
6. Software.
7. Security and Privacy.
8. The IT Industry.
9. Enterprise Computing.
10. Data Management.
11. Programming.

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: 1305274865 | ISBN-13: 9781305274860

    List Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $109.50

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: eBook: Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 2016: Introductory + eBook: Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Introductory + MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Parsons' New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2016, Comprehensive, 18th

ISBN-10: 1337591734 | ISBN-13: 9781337591737

List Price = $105.71  | CengageBrain Price = $105.71  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $105.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Parsons' New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2016, Comprehensive
    List Price = $146.00  | CengageBrain Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00
  • eBook: Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Excel 2016: Introductory
    List Price = $27.99  | CengageBrain Price = $27.99  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.99
  • eBook: Shelly Cashman Series® Microsoft® Office 365 & Access 2016: Introductory
    List Price = $27.99  | CengageBrain Price = $27.99  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.99


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, 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

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

LMS Integrated for MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access, Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305391233 | ISBN-13: 9781305391239)

A unique access code provides your students with seamless access to their MindTap™ Computing resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter the access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $146.00  | CengageBrain Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00

Student Supplements

LMS Integrated for MindTap® Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access, Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305391233 | ISBN-13: 9781305391239)

A unique access code provided you with seamless access to your MindTap™ Computing resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter the access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $146.00  | CengageBrain Price = $146.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

June Jamrich Parsons

June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.