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MindTap Networking for Guide to Operating Systems 5th Edition

Greg Tomsho

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Overview

MindTap® Networking for Tomsho's Guide to Operating Systems, 5th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and the learning experience as you ensure understanding and boost students’ employability. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Greg Tomsho, Yavapai College

Greg Tomsho is director of the Computer Networking Technology Department and Cisco Academy at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona. He has earned the CCNA, MCTS, MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, Server+ and Linux+ certifications. A former software engineer, technical support manager and IT director, he has more than 30 years of computer and networking experience. He has written numerous other leading books, including MCSA GUIDE TO INSTALLING AND CONFIGURING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO ADMINISTERING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2, MCSA GUIDE TO CONFIGURING ADVANCED MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2012/R2 SERVICES, Guide to Operating Systems, MCTS GUIDE TO WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION, MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION, GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS, GUIDE TO NETWORK SUPPORT AND TROUBLESHOOTING and A+ COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE.
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.
  • StudyHub is a one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app and adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, Web sites, Google Docs and more. 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.
  • The pre-populated IQ software allows you to create additional quizzes to add to your learning path, making the creation of midterms, final exams, and beyond a snap.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
Learning Path.

Welcome to Your Course: Read a brief introduction to the Guide to Operating Systems course.

Getting Started with MindTap: Watch a brief video that will show you how to use MindTap and how to make the most of your course.

Course Readiness Resources: Check out this list of networking organizations, Web sites, and publications.

Before You Begin: Read the requirements necessary for completing the hands-on activities and challenge labs.

Pre- and Post-Assessments: Test your knowledge of various operating systems.

Read: Review the module learning objectives and then read the material in the eReader.

Labs: Practice what you've learned in each module by completing the hands-on projects and then use those skills during the challenge labs to perform a task without step-by-step instructions.

Study: Review main concepts from each module with the PowerPoint slides; practice key terms with interactive flashcards; and then test yourself with a crossword puzzle.

Apply: Use what you’ve learned from each module by taking the Reviewing the Basics Quiz and challenge yourself to solve the on-the-job cases posed in the Think Critically Quizzes.

In the News: View the RSS feeds and stay current with the latest news in networking.

Visualize: Watch engaging animations to help explain and illustrate difficult operating systems concepts.
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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: 1337282162
  • ISBN-13: 9781337282161
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $100.00
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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

Instructor's Companion Web Site

ISBN: 9781305107670
Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials, such as PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305108592
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions. Create multiple test versions in an instant and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.