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MindTap Microeconomics: A Discovery Approach 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-13: 9781305094031
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Overview

MindTap® Microeconomics: A Discovery Approach, 1st Edition, is the assignment –first, activities based, author agnostic, student friendly workflow, digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap® Microeconomics: A Discovery Approach, 1st Edition, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours', focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

MindTap® 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 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.
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MindTap Microeconomics: A Discovery Approach

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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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FOR INSTRUCTORS

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

ISBN: 9781305094031
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.

FOR STUDENTS

MindTap Microeconomics: A Discovery Approach

ISBN: 9781305094031
MindTap® Microeconomics: 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 can be gathered into a guide you can organize.