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MindTap® Computing Instant Access for The Illustrated Collection 1st Edition

Cengage Learning

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Starting At 123.00 See pricing and ISBN options

Overview

MindTap® Computing for The Illustrated Collection 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 learning experience. Choose from Illustrated’s comprehensive collection of content to customize the learning path to match what you teach in your introductory computing course. Powered by SAM’s auto-graded trainings, exams, and projects already populated in the learning path, MindTap® Computing for The Illustrated Collection propels students from memorization to mastery. The Illustrated series takes a skill-based approach that presents tasks one at a time for clear instruction and easy reference. It has efficient coverage of skills and offers the same content as other texts but in fewer modules and pages. This instructional design is complemented by SAM trainings, exams, and projects closely mapped to each module.

  • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course and the only product where you can find all of the interactive book content from the entire Illustrated series in line directly with SAM’s powerful auto-graded trainings, exams and projects. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • Access everything you need in one place. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded SAM assignments. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • Empower your students to reach their potential. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • Your course. Your content. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to select the content that you teach in your course from all of the Illustrated Windows 10 and Office 365 content in a clean and simple to navigate customizable learning path. You can choose only the modules you plan to teach. Reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A dedicated team, whenever you need them. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
  • StudyHub is 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.
The Learning Path includes the following Units:

Introduction – 3 Modules
Operating Systems – 9 Modules
Word – 18 Modules
Excel – 18 Modules
Access – 17 Modules
PowerPoint – 13 Modules
Outlook – 2 Modules
Integration – 6 Modules
Computer Concepts – 4 Modules (coming summer ’17)


Each Modules contains the following key resources:

• MindTap Reader. Shelly Cashman Series® text content in eReader format with integrated study tools
• SAM Training: In SAM trainings, students follow a natural progression of skill acquisition, where they receive an introduction, then observe, practice, and apply their skills in a simulated Office and computing environment.
• SAM Observe Videos. SAM Videos from the Training allow for quick reference and review of each skill.
• SAM Exams: Simulated like SAM trainings, in exams students are tasked with the instructions for the skill and leverage what they learned in the training to perform the higher-stakes assessment.
• SAM Projects: SAM projects provide students with the hands-on practice that is vital for their skill development. These projects are completed live in the Office application and students receive comprehensive feedback and remediation to improve their work.

In addition, the Collection includes:

• New Productivity Apps for Work and School. This module by Corinne Hoisington provides a visual introduction to Microsoft OneNote, Sway, Office Mix and Edge. This piece also includes fun, hands-on activities for active learning. Companion Sways provide videos and step-by-step instructions to help students learn to use each app.
• Office 365 Mixes. Focus on what’s new in each application.
• Office 365 Getting Started Guides. Provide fundamentals for each application.
• Student Success Guide. Describes tools and skills to bolster student success. That includes time management, planning, study skills and how to use OneNote in class or for personal use.
• Getting Started with Mac OS X. Explores the fundamentals of the Mac Operating System.
MindTap
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.

Standalone Digital Access — Ultimate Value

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  • ISBN-10: 1337391395
  • ISBN-13: 9781337391399
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $123.00
  • RETAIL $123.00

  • ISBN-10: 1337391441
  • ISBN-13: 9781337391443
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $183.00
  • RETAIL $183.00

White Papers, Case Studies, Success Stories

Increasing Student Learning Outcomes with MindTap

Research study demonstrates that students using MindTap substantially increased their content knowledge and skills over the course of a semester.

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Future Attorney Credits MindTap® for Time Management Skills & Better Grade

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MindTap® Saves Time and Improves Student Test Preparation

MindTap® Saves Instructor Time

MindTap® improves the complete student experience

MindTap Instructors Speak on a Streamlined Workflow - Jonathan

Instructor Jonathan Varhola from Wright State University talks about how MindTap helps him streamline his workflow.

"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."

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

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for The Illustrated Collection

ISBN: 9781337391399
MindTap® Computing for The Illustrated Collection 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 learning experience. Choose from Illustrated’s comprehensive collection of content to customize the learning path to match what you teach in your introductory computing course. Powered by SAM’s auto-graded trainings, exams, and projects already populated in the learning path, MindTap® Computing for The Illustrated Collection propels students from memorization to mastery. The Illustrated series takes a skill-based approach that presents tasks one at a time for clear instruction and easy reference. It has efficient coverage of skills and offers the same content as other texts but in fewer modules and pages. This instructional design is complemented by SAM trainings, exams, and projects closely mapped to each module.

Instructor's Website

ISBN: 9781337391481
Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, instructor’s manual, test banks, and more.

FOR STUDENTS

MindTap® Computing Instant Access for The Illustrated Collection

ISBN: 9781337391399
MindTap helps you learn on your terms. Instant access in your pocket. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MindTap helps you create your own potential. Gear up for ultimate success. In a recent study*, two-thirds (68%) of students participating noted that they were more confident in their abilities due to their usage of SAM*. Track your scores on SAM assignments in your MindTap course and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot "P” will charge your confidence along the way. *Study: Three Key Components to Empowering Student Success with Microsoft Office Skills and on the MOS Exams. Study done by Project Tomorrow. MindTap helps you own your progress Make your textbook yours. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.