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MindTap Developmental English for Paragraphs and Essays: With Integrated Readings 13th Edition

Lee Brandon, Kelly Brandon

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Overview

MindTap® Developmental English for Brandon/Brandon's Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings, 13th 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 learning experience with robust and engaging learning tools. An interactive ebook, instructive animations, pre-built flashcards, guided practice and homework powered by Aplia, and additional readings incorporated into a singular learning path guides students through your course. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Lee Brandon, Mt. San Antonio College

Lee Brandon is the author of twelve college English textbooks with Cengage Learning, including the best-selling series, Sentences, Paragraphs, and Beyond with Integrated Readings, and Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings and the highly successful At a Glance series. He has served as chair of the English Department at Mt. San Antonio College, where he taught for more than thirty years and occasionally still teaches. Few authors are as active in the promotion of their books as Lee Brandon, who regularly visits schools across the country and presents at professional conferences. Lee also has to his credit poems and short stories in magazines; songs recorded and in sheet music; a best-selling musical play for elementary school students (in print with Lorenz Music); a play produced by a college drama department; a published Ford Foundation grant project; a chapbook of ballads about his youth, Oklahoma, My Sweet Sorrow; a chapbook of ballads about his experience teaching for ten years in a high-security California women's prison, Butterflies on Barbwire; and newspaper articles about travel, adventures, and whimsical experiences.

Kelly Brandon, Santa Ana College

Kelly Brandon is a partner in the father-son writing team for two best-selling series, Sentences, Paragraphs, and Beyond with Integrated Readings and Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings, as well as the At a Glance books. He is a tenured professor of English at Santa Ana College, where he has taught for twenty-four years. His B.A. is from the University of California at Los Angeles and his M.A. is from the University of California at Santa Barbara. For recreation he does bodybuilding, backpacks, plays the clarinet, drives his fully restored 1953 yellow and white Chevrolet Bel Air, listens to music, and reads eclectically and voraciously.
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Learning Objectives: Learning objectives outline the key concepts of the chapter.

Reading Activity: Chapter readings in the MindTap Reader include additional instructional videos covering key writing, reading, and grammar topics.

Guided Practice with Aplia: These automatically graded assignments (powered by Aplia®) introduce key concepts and provide scaffolded, multi-step practice opportunities for key concepts in the chapter.

Read and Write Activities: This anthology of career-related reading activities (powered by Questia ®) enables students to further integrate and transfer skills by reading and responding to high-interest nonfiction texts.
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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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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

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access for Brandon/Brandon’s Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings

ISBN: 9781305858602

Annotated Instructor's Edition for Brandon/Brandon's Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings, 13th

ISBN: 9781305655386