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OWLv2 with MindTap Reader for Chemistry in Focus: A Molecular View of Our World 7th Edition

Nivaldo J. Tro

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Overview

Created by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is a powerful online learning system for chemistry with a unique Mastery Learning approach, which allows students to practice at their own pace, receive meaningful feedback and access a variety of learning resources to help them master chemistry and achieve better grades.

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Nivaldo J. Tro, Westmont College

Nivaldo J. Tro received his BA degree from Westmont College and his PhD degree from Stanford University. He went on to a postdoctoral research position at the University of California at Berkeley. In 1990, he joined the chemistry faculty at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Professor Tro has been honored as Westmont's outstanding teacher of the year three times (1994, 2001, and 2008). He was named Westmont's outstanding researcher of the year in 1996. Professor Tro lives in the foothills of Santa Barbara with his wife, Ann, and their four children, Michael, Alicia, Kyle, and Kaden. In his leisure time, Professor Tro likes to spend time with his family in the outdoors. He enjoys running, biking, surfing, and snowboarding.
  • BIG PICTURE VIDEOS: 15 brand new conceptual videos for most chapters, narrated by textbook author Nivaldo Tro, depict the overall themes and key concepts in the textbook via animations with associated media quiz questions.
  • ENHANCED ADAPTIVE STUDY PLAN: Now featuring questions more tailored to the text, the adaptive study plan provides a summary of chapter topics and contains quiz questions, along with remediation activities, videos, and eBook links.
  • MASTERY LEARNING PROBLEMS: Mastery learning problems contain questions associated with specific concepts or skills. With these unique problems, the chemistry, the wording of the questions, and the numbers change to ensure student mastery. This 3-way randomization of problems allows students to practice and understand the underlying chemical concepts before they gain mastery and move on.
  • MULTIMEDIA ACTIVITIES: Interactive tutorials, Simulations and Visual Exercises are interactive problems designed to promote conceptual understanding and support problem-solving skills.
  • PRACTICE PROBLEMS: End-of-chapter problems that match the textbook are available in OWLv2. These problems are randomized and include detailed feedback with solutions to help students prepare for exams.
  • MINDTAP READER E-BOOK: OWLv2 offers access to a mobile-compatible ebook, which has all the textbook content, plus multimedia and note-taking capabilities.
1. Molecular Reasons.
2. The Chemist's Toolbox.
3. Atoms and Elements.
4. Molecules, Compounds, and Chemical Reactions.
5. Chemical Bonding.
6. Organic Chemistry.
7. Light and Color.
8. Nuclear Chemistry.
9. Energy for Today.
10. Energy for Tomorrow: Solar and Other Renewable Energy Sources.
11. The Air Around Us.
12. The Liquids and Solids Around Us: Especially Water.
13. Acids and Bases: The Molecules Responsible for Sour and Bitter.
14. Oxidation and Reduction.
15. The Chemistry of Household Products.
16. Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
17. Drugs and Medicine: Healing, Helping, and Hurting.
18. The Chemistry of Food.
19. Nanotechnology. (Online only)
Appendix 1: Significant Figures.
Appendix 2: Answers to Selected Exercises.
Appendix 3: Answers to Your Turn Questions.
Glossary.
Index.
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: 1337399795
  • ISBN-13: 9781337399791
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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.

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OWLv2 results in Mastery, Not Memorization

OWLv2’s Mastery Learning activities let students work at their own pace until they mastery the concept.

“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 OWLv2 will help them understand concepts and get a better grade.”

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