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MindTap College Success for Student Success in College: Doing What Works! 2nd Edition

Christine Harrington

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Overview

MindTap™ College Success for Harrington's Student Success in College: Doing What Works!, 2nd Edition is the 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. MindTap College Success includes "Author Introduction" and "Tips from the Author" videos, narrated video walkthroughs of the research articles in each chapter, interactive versions of the chapter activities, chapter quizzes, Aplia homework to promote critical thinking, and more. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Christine Harrington, Middlesex County College

Dr. Christine Harrington is a professor in the History and Social Sciences department and serves as the director for the Center for the Enrichment of Learning and Teaching, a professional development center for faculty, at Middlesex County College in New Jersey. She is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Lehigh University, an M.A. in Counseling and Personnel Services, and a B.A. in Psychology from Trenton State College. She has been teaching the Student Success Course at the community college level for over 15 years, often teaching special sections for students with learning disabilities. In addition to teaching the Student Success course, Dr. Harrington's teaching experience includes Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, Child Psychology, and Lifespan Development, teaching many of these courses in an online format as well as the traditional in person format. Prior to teaching full time, she worked in the Counseling and Career Services Department for seven years, serving students with disabilities, as well as the general campus population. Dr. Harrington also served as the Assessment Coordinator for her campus, providing workshops, consultation and support to academic and service areas assessing courses, programs, and services. Dr. Harrington frequently presents at national conferences, colleges and universities on topics such as motivation, the syllabus, dynamic lecturing, and effective group work. Her research based approach to the student success course was featured in an article published in E-Source for College Transitions. Dr. Harrington was also invited to write a chapter on the developmental process of becoming a critical thinker for an upcoming book to be published by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience.
  • 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.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Give your students the benefit of having author Christine Harrington speak directly to them in a series of author videos introducing each chapter and key high-level topics, as well as walking them through the components of the research articles in each chapter.
  • Assign interactive versions of the chapter activities, discussion-board activities, MindTap-only chapter quizzes, and Aplia assignments for each chapter to assess students’ comprehension and application of the course material.
  • Integrate 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.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
LEARNING PATH
1. COLLEGE EXPECTATIONS: BEING A CRITICAL THINKER.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
2. SKILLS YOU NEED: MEMORY, NOTE TAKING, AND STUDYING TECHNIQUES.
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“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
3. SETTING EFFECTIVE GOALS AND MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TIME.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
4. IT’S SHOW TIME: PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS AND TESTS.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
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5. MOTIVATION, RESILIENCE, AND STRESS MANAGEMENT: STRATEGIES FOR WHEN COLLEGE AND LIFE GET CHALLENGING.
Reading with embedded Author Introduction video, “Tips from the Author” video for key topics, interactive (CNOW) versions of chapter activities, and chapter quiz.
“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
6. HOW ARE YOU DOING? MAXIMIZING LEARNING VIA SELF-REFLECTION.
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“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
7. MAKING GOOD ACADEMIC, CAREER, AND FINANCIAL DECISIONS.
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“Online Conversations” discussion-board activities.
Assignment powered by Aplia.
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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

Instructor's Web Site (Instructor's Manual with Test Bank, PowerPoint®)

ISBN: 9781305275553
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 introductions and tips from the author, learning outcome matrices, instructor's manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305663862
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

CSFI 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305276048
The College Success Factors Index (CSFI) 2.0 is an online resource to help you assess students at the start of your course in ten key areas linked by research to college success, identify at-risk students with early-alert reporting, validate your college success program with a post-course assessment of students' progress, and improve your institution's retention rates. Textbook-specific remediation for STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE, 2E will help your students strengthen the areas where the survey indicates they need improvement in order to achieve greater success in college.

FOR STUDENTS

CSFI 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305276048
The College Success Factors Index (CSFI) 2.0 is an online resource to help you assess yourself at the start of a course in ten key areas linked to college success, allowing you to identify your areas for improvement to increase your likelihood of success. It also enables you to determine your progress at the end of the course. Textbook-specific remediation for STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE, 2E will help you strengthen the areas that the survey indicates you could improve to achieve greater success in college.