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MindTap Paralegal for Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration 8th Edition

Dennis R. Hower, Janis Walter, Emma Wright

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Overview

MindTap® Paralegal for Hower/Walter/Wright’s Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration, 8th 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 with the right eBook content and unique set of quizzes, case studies, assignments curated specifically for your course. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Dennis R. Hower, University of Minnesota

Currently a practicing lawyer, Dennis R. Hower is formerly a professor for the University of Minnesota. In 1983, the university presented him with the Horace T. Morse Amoco Foundation Award for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education.

Janis Walter, University of Cincinnati

Janis Walter, J.D., is a professor of Paralegal Studies at the University of Cincinnati where she coordinates and teaches in the university's ABA-approved paralegal program, a position she has held since 1988. She has served as the chair of the American Bar Association's Approval Commission on Paralegals since 2012 and previously served as a commissioner and on the Standing Committee for Paralegals. In addition, she has chaired and served as the educational representative on many site teams evaluating paralegal programs. An active member of the American Association for Paralegal Education, Professor Walter has developed model syllabi and served as editor of the PARALEGAL EDUCATOR. She has presented at many different forums on topics ranging from teaching effectiveness to handling adoptions. She is also the author of THE OHIO COURTS, widely popular CD case studies covering civil litigation, criminal law, and family law, and developed three learning labs for a virtual law office. Professor Walter holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. She is licensed to practice in Kentucky and Ohio and before the United States Supreme Court.

Emma Wright, University of Cincinnati

Emma Wright is an adjunct professor in the Paralegal Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to teaching in a traditional classroom setting, Emma has implemented distance learning classes into the program and has integrated technology into her traditional classes. She has participated in numerous site visits on behalf of the American Bar Association’s Approval Commission. She is also an active member of the American Association for Paralegal Education, serving on the national conference committee and presenting at regional conferences. Emma is a partner in the Wright Law Group where she focuses her practice on Estate Administration, Family Law, and Criminal Law.
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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.
eBook for Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration, 8th edition - The acclaimed MindTap Reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with embedded interactive learning activities, tagged note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking for easy study guide creation.

Lecture Notes – the PowerPoint slides provide an overview of the key points of the reading.

Case Studies - students test their analytical thinking through case studies with follow-up questions.

Flash Cards – the customizable flash cards provide students with an opportunity to practice vocabulary and legal definitions.

Assignments – the assignments help students apply their understanding of the concepts by responding to questions about current paralegal topics.

Quiz - students test their understanding of the reading by completing the quiz.

Explore Additional Resources – this section of the learning path provides students with additional study materials including crossword puzzles and helpful websites.
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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: 1305506227
  • ISBN-13: 9781305506220
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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 Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305506244
The Instructor Companion Website includes an Instructors Manual with sample syllabus, lecture outline and teaching suggestions, test banks, and customizable PowerPoint presentations.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305506176
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.