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Overview

MindTap® Microeconomics: A Discovery Approach 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 is the assignment-first, activities-based, author-agnostic, student-friendly workflow, digital learning solution that gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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 Reader 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.
  • 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 streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
How to Do Homework Assignments – This brief exercise will show students how to do Aplia problems.

Quick Guide – These are a series of conversational exercises aimed at preparing students to do their homework by focusing on the most challenging concepts in the Unit.

Homework and Resources – These problem sets have two question types: 1) low level multiple choice type questions and 2) higher level world problem. Each problem has resource tools for students to work through their homework.

Graph Builder – This interactive experience will allow students to 1) see a static image of the figure, 2) work at their own pace through a series of complex graphical exhibits broken into layers, 3) re-build the graphical exhibit step-by-step, and 4) see a scenario of the concept being described in the Unit actually drawn out.

Show Me How Videos – These brand new instruction videos help walk a student through a similar concept as the homework problem they are working on. These are an engaging way to help students find resourceful information to complete their homework.

Adaptive Test Prep – This resource supports students as they prepare for an exam.

eReader – Digital eReader with embedded Concept Clips and Graph Builder exercises.

Flash Cards – Flash Cards reinforce Unit vocabulary and are conveniently embedded within the eReader.

MindTap Collaboration – This resource allows students and instructors to host a class-wide discussions and post individual comments and rebuttals.

Cognero Test Bank – Test Bank available in Cognero and through the CNOW app in MindTap for Economics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics.

Table of Contents:
1. Economics and the Economy.
2. Scarcity, Choice, and Opportunity Costs.
3. Demand and Supply.
4. Consumer Surplus, Producer Surplus, and Efficiency.
5. Elasticity.
6. Taxes, Subsidies, and the Tax System.
7. International Trade.
8. Consumer Choice.
9. Production and Costs.
10. Perfect Competition.
11. Monopoly, Regulation, and Antitrust.
12. Monopolistic Competition.
13. Oligopoly.
14. Externalities.
15. Public Goods and Common Resources.
16. The Market for Labor and Other Factors of Production.
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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.

Standalone Digital Access — Ultimate Value

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  • ISBN-10: 1305094034
  • ISBN-13: 9781305094031
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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

MindTap Economics: A Discovery Approach, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305863491
MindTap® Economics: A Discovery Approach 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 is the assignment-first, activity-based, author-agnostic, student-friendly workflow, digital learning solution that gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

FOR STUDENTS

MindTap Economics: A Discovery Approach

ISBN: 9781305863491
MindTap® Economics: A Discovery Approach helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals with a range of study tools, including Adaptive Test Prep and Graph Builder. 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 will charge your confidence along the way. 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.