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MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Miller/Spoolman's Living in the Environment, 18th Edition

  • G. Tyler Miller Jr.
  • Scott Spoolman
  • ISBN-10: 1285776224  |  ISBN-13: 9781285776224
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00
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Overview

MindTap™ Environmental Science for Miller/Spoolman's Living in the Environment, 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.

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Features and Benefits

  • Seamlessly delivery appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.
  • Seamlessly delivery appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.
  • 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.


Checklist: The learning objectives from the chapter, for use as preparation or review.
Pre-Learning Assessment: Students check to see what they know before diving into the material.
Video: A chapter-launching video engages the student in the topic.
Reading: Broken down into sections, parts of the eBook can easily be hidden or rearranged in the Learning Path.
Aplia Assignment: Auto-graded homework gets students thinking actively and creatively as they build upon their knowledge.
Post-Learning Assessment: Students are assessed on what they have learned from the material.
Reflection: Students come full circle to reflect on the Core Case Study from the beginning of the reading, to vote on an issue and provide reasoning behind it.

Alternate Formats

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To customize your learning solution, contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1285776232 | ISBN-13: 9781285776231

    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00

Learning Resource Bundles

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ePack: Living in the Environment, Loose-leaf Version, 18th + MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305529812  | ISBN-13: 9781305529816

List Price = $181.95  | CengageBrain Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Living in the Environment
    List Price = $228.95  | CengageBrain Price = $228.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $171.75
  • MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Miller/Spoolman's Living in the Environment
    List Price = $136.00  | CengageBrain Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00


Bundle: Living in the Environment, Loose-leaf Version, 18th + MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305367413  | ISBN-13:  9781305367418

List Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Living in the Environment
    List Price = $228.95  | CengageBrain Price = $228.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $171.75
  • MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00


Bundle: Text + MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305922549  | ISBN-13:  9781305922549

List Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Living in the Environment
    List Price = $228.95  | CengageBrain Price = $228.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $171.75
  • MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00
  • JoinIn™ Student Response System - iClicker Rebate Coupon $10 2014
    List Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $105.00


Bundle: Living in the Environment, Loose-leaf Version, 18th + MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  130593315X | ISBN-13:  9781305933156

List Price = $181.95  | CengageBrain Price = $181.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Living in the Environment
    List Price = $228.95  | CengageBrain Price = $228.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $171.75
  • MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00
  • JoinIn Student Response System, Turning Tech $10 Coupon, Fall 2016
    List Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00


Resources

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Student Supplements

MindTap® Environmental Science, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1285776232 | ISBN-13: 9781285776231)

MindTap™ Environmental Science for Miller/Spoolman's Living in the Environment, 18th 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 = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

G. Tyler Miller Jr.

G. Tyler Miller has written 62 textbooks for introductory courses in environmental science, basic ecology, energy, and environmental chemistry. Since 1975, Miller's books have been the most widely used textbooks for environmental science in the United States and throughout the world. They have been used by almost three million students and have been translated into eight languages. Miller has a professional background in chemistry, physics, and ecology. He has a PhD from the University of Virginia and has received two honorary doctoral degrees for his contributions to environmental education. He taught college for 20 years, developed one of the nation's first environmental studies programs, and developed an innovative interdisciplinary undergraduate science program before deciding to write environmental science textbooks full time in 1975. Currently, he is the president of Earth Education and Research, which is devoted to improving environmental education.

Scott Spoolman

Scott Spoolman is a writer and textbook editor with more than 30 years of experience in educational publishing. He has worked with Tyler Miller since 2003 as a contributing author on editions of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, and SUSTAINING THE EARTH. With Norman Myers, he also coauthored ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS: A MODULAR APPROACH. Spoolman holds a master's degree in science journalism from the University of Minnesota. He has authored numerous articles in the fields of science, environmental engineering, politics, and business. He worked as an acquisitions editor on a series of college forestry textbooks. He has also worked as a consulting editor in the development of over 70 college and high school textbooks in fields of the natural and social sciences. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the forests and waters of his native Wisconsin along with his family— his wife, environmental educator Gail Martinelli, and his children, Will and Katie.