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MindTap® ACE for Non-Majors Biology is the Affordable, Curated, Effective solution for teaching and learning with OER. Whether you want to adopt an open solution, or your institution requires it, relevant and high-quality OER content can be hard to find, and the options to make it accessible to all students are not always the most student-friendly or flexible. MindTap ACE is a combination of Cengage-owned content and carefully curated OER content which has been thoroughly vetted by subject matter experts -- delivered in MindTap, a digital platform that is fully customizable to your course, easy to integrate in your Learning Management System, and proven to be effective at improving student outcomes. When you adopt a MindTap ACE course, you can be confident that you're giving your students a low-cost option that will improve the course experience and ease of student access, and help you improve student outcomes with MindTap's powerful analytics. Enjoy the best aspects of using OER content like access and price, without the hassle of content curation and upkeep, with MindTap ACE. We are proud to offer MindTap ACE, which offers curated content, light assessment, instructor resources and support, and analytics. But if you are looking for robust assessment options, print options, premium apps like YouSeeU, Knewton Adaptive, Mastery Training, and more, please take a look at and ask about our flagship MindTap products. []

  • MindTap® helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. Resources include Science in Context articles, quizzing, OER videos and links, and flashcards.
  • 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 adjust the course as needed based 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 learning path using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, 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.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
Science in Context article motivates students by demonstrating the relevance of the material in each chapter.

Quizzes keep students on track and ensure they are grasping the key concepts.

Flashcards help students learn the key terms in each chapter.

OER videos and links engage students and help them develop understanding of key concepts, processes, and applications.

Test bank and image library in each chapter are available to instructors.
Each MindTap product offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price. Students who purchase digital access can add a print option at any time when a print option is available for their course.

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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Instructor Anne Strauch from Rochester Institute of Technology talks about how MindTap helps her personalize her course.

"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students' engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."