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MindTap Automotive for Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, Spiral bound Version 5th Edition

Chris Hadfield

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Overview

MindTap™ Automotive for Hadfield's Today's Technician: Automotive Engine Repair and Rebuilding, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 5th 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 Automotive for the Today’s Technician Series meets the needs of today’s automotive classroom, shop, and student. Classroom manual and shop manual readings are enriched with videos, animations, assessments, and learning activities. The shop manual’s complete, NATEF-based Job Sheets are included as editable PDFs that students can complete online and submit to you within the MindTap environment. MindTap also offers students two different engaging simulations, our all-new Automotive Theory Simulations and Delmar Automotive Training Online (DATO)! Our innovative Automotive Theory Simulations focus on applying fundamental concepts and theories to a virtual automotive bay. These simulations allow students to master common concepts and tasks, and practice with tools that they will use in the automotive industry. DATO gives students the ability to practice and build their diagnostic, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills. The combination of these hands-on simulations will better prepare students to succeed upon graduation and become career-ready!

Professional Automotive Technician Training Series

Chris Hadfield, Minnesota Transportation Center of Excellence

Christopher Hadfield is currently director the Minnesota Transportation Center of Excellence. Previous to this appointment, he was dean of career and technical education in Brainerd, Minnesota, capping a decade of experience as an automotive technology instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools, including stints as department chair and program coordinator. Before teaching, Chris was a master certified automotive technician working for a GM dealership, an independent, and a retail store, as well as owning his own business. In addition to being ASE Master Certified and ASE L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certified, he has a Bachelor of Science degree in automotive engineering technology with a minor in manufacturing engineering technology from Minnesota State University Mankato, and he has a Master of Education degree in community college teaching and learning from the University of Illinois Urbana--Champaign. Combining high school and college teaching expertise, along with hands-on experience from the shop, Chris lends his critical eye to a variety of Delmar-Cengage Learning automotive publications, including TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS and AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE JOB SHEETS FOR NATEF TASK MASTERY.
  • 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.
  • Activities include videos, animations, assessments, ASE style questions and more!
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that guide students through the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • 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.
  • Includes automotive shop simulation, DATO.
  • Within MindTap students are able to edit and submit job sheets, based on the NATEF task list, for faculty grading.
1. Chapter Overviews in PowerPoint.
2. eBook with ReadSpeaker, note-taking capabilities and more.
3. Videos and animations.
4. Chapter Assessments, including ASE-style questions.
5. Chapter Activities, including videos with questions, matching exercises, crossword puzzles, and more.
6. Worksheets based on NATEF AST and MAST tasks.
7. Editable Shop Manual Job Sheets.
8. DATO (Delmar Automotive Training Online) Diagnostic Scenarios.
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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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  • ISBN-10: 1305274970
  • ISBN-13: 9781305274976
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $100.00
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