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Political Science

Political Science textbooks, educational software, outcomes and more

Drive Critical Thinking and Participation

By building higher-level critical thinking while sparking interest in the discipline, MindTap for American Government, International Relations, and Comparative Politics prepares students for the world beyond your course. With 50% of employers claiming college graduates lack critical-reasoning skills, students need learning tools designed with their future in mind.


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How? With Cengage Unlimited! This digital subscription offers students unlimited and on-demand access to all Cengage digital learning platforms, ebooks, online homework and study tools—in one place, for one price. This means that for $119.99 a semester, students can access a library of more than 22,000 products.

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This all-digital product gets students interacting with a myriad of readings, videos, graphics and news sources—each with a corresponding activity that instantly assesses learning. Professor Josh Dyck discusses his experience with the product above.

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Faculty are talking about Political Science, and they’ve got a lot to say!

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Greg Dixon

Greg Dixon, University of West Georgia

“With MindTap and its easy to use analytics, I have reduced the rate at which students fail my course by about 40%...Better retention rates without sacrificing rigor. That is why I stay with MindTap.”

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Josh Dyck

Josh Dyck, UMass Lowell

“When we talk in class, MindTap has already engaged students, so they come in thinking about issues that are at a much higher level...For an introductory class, this is extraordinary.”

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