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OWLv2 for Chemical Principles 8th Edition

Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste

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Overview

Students can use this ISBN at www.CENGAGEbrain.com to purchase instant access to OWLv2, the most trusted online learning solution for chemistry with the MindTap Reader version of Chemical Principles 8e. Mastering a skill takes practice, but a good coach makes that practice meaningful. Unlike other online homework systems that just drill, OWLv2’s Mastery Learning activities allow students to work at their own pace until they understand each concept and skill. Each time a student tries a problem, OWLv2 changes the chemicals, values, and sometimes even the wording of the question to ensure students are learning the concepts and not cheating the system. With detailed, instant feedback, multiple attempts, and interactive learning resources, students get the help they need without fear of losing points. Now with improved student and instructor tools and greater functionality, OWLv2 is more robust than ever. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2. Visit www.CENGAGE.com/owlv2 to learn more.

Learn about OWLv2!

Steven S. Zumdahl, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Steve Zumdahl is the author of market-leading textbooks in introductory chemistry, general chemistry, honors-level chemistry, and high school chemistry. Recently retired from his long-time position as Director of Undergraduate Programs at the University of Illinois, he has received numerous awards for his contributions to chemical education. These include the National Catalyst Award in recognition of his contribution to chemical education, the University of Illinois Teaching Award, the UIUC Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Award, and the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award (five times). He earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Wheaton College (IL), and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

Donald J. DeCoste, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Donald J. DeCoste is Associate Director of General Chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign and has been teaching chemistry at the high school and college levels for 26 years. He earned his BS in Chemistry and PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign. At UIUC he has developed chemistry courses for nonscience majors, preservice secondary teachers, and preservice elementary teachers. He teaches courses in introductory chemistry and the teaching of chemistry and has received the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award four times. Don has led workshops for secondary teachers and graduate student teaching assistants, discussing the methods and benefits of getting students more actively involved in class. When not involved in teaching and advising, Don enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.
OWLv2
OWLv2 offers a full, mobile-ready textbook combined with mastery learning activities that allow students to understand each concept and skill at their own pace.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1305864212
  • ISBN-13: 9781305864214
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $105.00
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OWLv2 Motivates Chemistry Students to “Own” Their Learning

Problem-specific feedback, step-by-step tutoring, and the ability for instructors to set multiple attempts encourages student persistence.

Instructors Create More Engaging Homework Assignments with OWLv2

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OWLv2’s unique features build conceptual understanding and problem-solving skills

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Student Performance Increases Dramatically with OWLv2 Use

OWLv2 Instructor Testimonial: Barbara Oakley

Listen to what Instructor Barbara Oakley has to say about learning Chemistry and using OWLv2!

“It gives you a warning if there may be an incorrect submission so you have a chance to recheck before you submit answer. If you get the question wrong, it explains the solution in detail so that you can still continue to learn.”

"During class lectures, you’re given the information but not how to use it. With chemistry it’s all about practice, and OWLv2 gives you so many options to learn and use the content.”

“It breaks down the problems into steps that make it easy to learn the concepts.”

“I like that it really breaks down the chapter in terms of the basic concepts, then there are separate questions that involve applying the concepts and theories in order to solve the problems. It provides a really great learning structure for grasping new material.”

“The mastery questions are awesome. They are set up so you can’t just look at them and apply a formula. They force students to go beyond the foundational concepts and really tap into higher-level thinking.”

“If you hold students accountable, they realize OWL will help them understand concepts and get a better grade.”

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781305867123
The Study Guide is a comprehensive self-study aid for students containing alternative strategies for solving problems, supplemental explanations for the most difficult material, and self-tests. There are approximately 400 worked examples and 1,200 practice problems (with answers) designed to give students mastery and confidence with the concepts covered in the text.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305672987
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to: author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions create multiple test versions in an instant deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want.

Student Solutions Manual

ISBN: 9781305867116
This manual contains answers and detailed solutions to all the in-chapter Exercises, Concept Checks, and Self-Assessment and Review Questions, plus step-by-step solutions to selected odd-numbered end-of-chapter problems.

FOR STUDENTS

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781305867123
The perfect way to prepare for exams, build problem-solving skills, and get the grade you want! This comprehensive self-study aid contains alternative strategies for solving problems, supplemental explanations for the most difficult material, and self-tests. Approximately 400 worked examples and 1,200 practice problems (with answers) are included to help you master the concepts covered in the text.

Student Solutions Manual

ISBN: 9781305867116
This manual contains answers and detailed solutions to all the in-chapter Exercises, Concept Checks, and Self-Assessment and Review Questions, plus step-by-step solutions to selected odd-numbered end-of-chapter problems.