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Browse our selection of recorded webinars—just like watching your favorite series, but with more ways to propel students forward. 

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Bringing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into Your Classroom
Presenter: Annette Nellen, San José State University 
Date Recorded: 6/1/2018

This one-hour webinar reveals how to bring the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—and its relevancy to individuals and business entities—into your classroom. Discover ideas for engaging students in classroom discussion and application of the changes, and how practitioners handle them.

 

Lifting Student Limits
Presenter: Fernando Bleichmar, Chief Product Officer, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 5/29/2018

Education is key for 21st-Century disruption. Here, Chief Product Officer Fernando Bleichmar reveals how Cengage Unlimited makes college more affordable and accessible than ever.


Live Virtual Machine Labs Training Series 
Presenter: Carrie Shaffer, Practice Labs
Date Recorded: 5/1/2018

Give this training series a listen to master the Live Virtual Machine Labs in MindTap. When you’re a knowledgeable, confident user of your instructional tools, you and your students get more out of them. 


The Path to Employability: Cengage C.A.R.E. Research
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 4/24/2018

Are your student prepared for Computing careers? Corinne Hoisington explores employability models, career options and the recent findings from our Cengage C.A.R.E.s study. 


See a Demo of the New MindTap for BUSN
Presenters: Authors Marce Kelly and Chuck Williams
Date Recorded: 4/13/2018

Join BUSN authors Marcella Kelly and Chuck Williams and learn how to bring business trends into your course. MindTap for BUSN offers a customizable course solution that builds student confidence.

 

See a Demo of the New MindTap for MGMT
Presenter: Author Chuck Williams
Date Recorded: 4/10/2018

Author Chuck Williams shares new ways to engage students in their Principles of Management class, and you'll see how MindTap can help them think and act like manager.
 

Turn Students into Marketers with MindTap for Contemporary Marketing
Presenter: Jeff Perlot, Green River College
Date Recorded: 4/10/2018

Discover the new MindTap and its “learn it today, use it tomorrow” approach via in-depth coverage of marketing concepts and strategies, plus real-world examples.

 

MindTap for Business Statistics and Analytics
Presenter: The Cengage Decision Sciences Team
Date Recorded: 4/4/2018

The Exploring Business Statistics and Analytics Activities offers students interactive tools and visualizations of the statistical concepts presented. Discover more features available in MindTap for Business Statistics and Analytics.
 

Teaching the New Network+ Exam
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage Author, Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Date Recorded: 3/27/2018

Author and educator, Jill West discusses the latest version of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam—from new content areas to ensuring students are ready.


CengageNOWv2 for Taxation
Presenter: The Cengage Learning Taxation Team
Date Recorded: 3/22/2018

With CengageNOWv2 for Taxation you’ll not only save time on grading, you’ll give students the digital environment they need to practice and develop real-world skills.


Break Free with MindTap
Presenter: John Carey, Cengage
Date Recorded: 3/8/2018

Break out and create the course you’ve always wanted (while helping students stay focused) with the cutting-edge digital resource MindTap: Principles of Economics

 

Top 10 Changes for 2018
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 2/27/2018

New Windows 10 and Office 365 updates are happening monthly. From the Creators Update to Cortana, hear what Corinne Hoisington has to say about them.
 

Success Measured: Your Students & the Job Market
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage author, North Georgia Technical College
Date Recorded: 2/23/2018

Learn how MindTap preps students for the skills-based environment today's job market demands, especially within the Computing industry. 
 

Maximize the Power of MindTap Economics
Presenter: Roger Arnold
Date Recorded: 2/21/2018

Join the Cengage team and author Rodger Arnold to get an in-depth look at Arnold’s new 13th Edition of Principles of Economics and MindTap!

 

Prep Students for Certs with MindTap for IT, Networking, and Security
Presenters: Cassie Cloutier, Associate Marketing Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 2/6/2018

Do your students have the tech skills employers look for? Learn how the Live Virtual Machine Labs in MindTap gives students the skills and prep needed to pass industry exams and get a job.

 

Engaging with Fitbits
Presenter: Sandy Keeter, Seminole State College of Florida
Date Recorded: 1/30/2018

Professor Sandy Keeter needed ways to increase enrollment in Intro to Computers. See how she leveraged an affordable technology that aligns with course concepts.
 

Cengage CAREs
Presenter: Sandy Keeter, Seminole State College
Date Recorded: 1/11/2018

Launched in 2017, Cengage CAREs continues to gather research regarding students entering the workforce with and without specific technology and computing skills. Join us for our CARE Spring research study to help future graduates and identify technology skill gaps.   
 

The Technology Behind Modern Data Centers
Presenter: Ted Simpson
Date Recorded: 11/28/2017

Cengage author Ted Simpson highlights today’s virtualization technology as the backbone of Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) and Cloud computing. In this presentation, you’ll learn about the advantages and challenges of implementing a VDI infrastructure and explore popular VDI products from VMware and Microsoft. While VMware is the current leader in virtualization systems, Microsoft’s Hyper-V is rapidly gaining ground, making it vital that IT professionals be familiar with both. 

 

An Introduction to the PCAOB’s New Auditor Reporting Standard
Presenters: Karla Johnstone and Audrey Gramling
Date Recorded: 11/16/2017

Learn the requirements of the new auditor reporting standard for public company audits, including motivation for the new standard, plus critical audit matters in reports.

 

Revenue from Contracts with Customers
Presenters: Carl Warren and Jeff Jones
Date Recorded: 11/16/2017

Get an overview of the Accounting Standards Updated issued by Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Discussion includes why the standard was issued and its main provisions.


Understanding and Teaching the new Leasing Standard
Presenters: Don Pagach and Jeff Jones
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017

The new leasing standard becomes effective for all companies in 2019. Find out how lessees and lessors are affected, and how those effects can be taught in your classroom.

 

Teaching the New Security+ Exam
Presenter: Mark Ciampa
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017

Cengage author, Mark Ciampa, explores the updates in the October 25, 2017 CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-501, including:

  • changes in overall exam content
  • how the exam objectives link to Bloom’s Taxonomy ladder
  • strategies for implementing these updates in your course
     

QuickBooks Online – Accounting Has Arrived in the Cloud
Presenter: Glenn Owen
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017

Learn about the important differences between QuickBooks desktop and QuickBooks Online versions, along with tricks, tips, and updates for a successful course integration.

 

Beyond the Grade Book: Preparing Job-Ready Communicators with MindTap
Presenter: Marcy Krugel, Florida Atlantic University 
Date Recorded: 10/24/2017

This webinar, Presenter faculty partner Marcy Krugel, will highlight the benefits of MindTap that will help instructors prepare students for the work place.

 

Maximize the Power of MindTap in Introduction to Business
Presenter: Shawn Orr, Ashland University
Date Recorded: 10/18/17

Shawn Orr, director of faculty services in the College of Online and Adult Education at Ashland University, shares best practices for using technology to engage students.  

 

Take Your Keyboarding Course to the Next Level
Presenter: Facilty Partner Nancy Abshier
Date Recorded: 10/10/17

This brief-but-exciting webinar explores the new functionalities within MindTap and SAM and discover how to take your keyboarding course to the next level.  


Maximize the Power of MindTap in Marketing
Presenter: Kathleen Borbee
Date Recorded: 10/9/2017

Join Faculty Partner and MindTap Marketing user Kathleen Borbee  in a discussion on maximizing the power of MindTap in your classroom. Borbee will showcase the key content features that were specifically designed to help students understand how marketing impacts business. 

 

Path to Employability – Programming Webinar Series
Presenters: Cassie Cloutier, Associate Marketing Manager and Kate Mason, Associate Product Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 10/3/2017

Teach your students to learn like a Developer with MindTap Programming and Web Development. The Live IDE in MindTap gives students the coding skills needed to succeed in Technical Computing. 

 

Path to Employability – IT Webinar Series
Presenters: Cassie Cloutier, Associate Marketing Manager and Amy Savino, Associate Product Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 10/3/2017

See how the Live Virtual Machine Labs in MindTap give students the troubleshooting skills needed to succeed in Technical Computing. Plus, get a sneak peek of our new auto-grading feature.

 

Promoting Creativity: Less Talking and More Doing!
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 9/26/2017

Creativity and innovation are frequently identified as key 21st century skills, important to success in education and current and future careers. But as discussions of its importance proliferate, information on strategies that teachers can use to foster student creativity is less common. The goals of this session are to note the importance of creativity and innovation using technology, summarize recent research and provide examples of how creativity can be enhanced in today’s schools and classrooms. Become part of the innovative classroom experience with hands-on free activities that promote creativity!

 

Discover More YouSeeU Enhancements for Your Fall Courses
Presenter: Denise Carr, Pellissippi State Community College
Date Recorded: 8/22/2017

Join Cengage Faculty Partner Denise Carr of Pellissippi State Community College as she discusses how she integrates YouSeeU into her course while demonstrating new features for both instructors and students. 

 

Bringing Tax Reform into Your Classroom
Presenter: Author Annette Nellen
Date Recorded: 8/15/17

Join author Annette Nellen as she reviews the plans and possible process for upcoming tax reform. She’ll also share ways to bring the tax reform topic into your own Taxation courses. 

 

Leveraging Virtual Reality in Your Course
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 6/30/2017

Technology advances daily with new tools that improve our lives in countless ways.  Following her popular presentation earlier this year, Corinne Hoisington returns to share how advancements in virtual reality technology can help to better engage today’s students.  Hear about the latest releases from the likes of uber-tech companies like Microsoft, discover how you can integrate mixed reality into your online or in-person courses, and learn how these advancements can attract students to your institution before they even step foot on campus.

 

Best Practices for Coding
Presenter: Dr. Kyla McMullen, University of Florida
Date Recorded: 6/30/2017

Discover results from the University of Florida when they pitted MindTap against other leading learning solutions, as well as best practices for the flipped classroom.

 

Teaching Technology with Technology
Presenter: Kathleen Borbee, Monroe Community College
Date Recorded: 6/29/2017

Discover the process of teaching MS Office 2016 online to encourage student engagement and collaboration. You’ll explore course structure, SAM integration with Blackboard and more.

 

Setting Up Students for Success from Day One
Presenter: Rachelle Hall, Glendale Community College
Date Recorded: 6/29/2017

CIS, Business and Microsoft Technology Professor Rachelle Hall is a pro at propelling students forward. Watch her discuss the benefits of the course-fee model.

 

The Evolution of Collaboration in Education
Presenter: Michael Brunetti, Cloud Productivity, Microsoft
Date Recorded: 6/29/2017

Michael Brunetti, Director of Cloud Productivity for Microsoft, discusses how student expectations are shaping technology. Discover ways Microsoft is meeting these expectations.

 

Cengage Services & Product Road Map
Presenters: Dave Geppert, Senior Vice President, Engagement Services and Balraj Kalsi, General Manager, Science, Technology & Math - Cengage
Date Recorded: 6/28/2017

Dave Geppert and Balraj Kalsi reveal what’s next for Cengage products and services.

 

Integrating SAM 2016 with D2L Brightspace
Presenter: Michael Manderfeld, Minnesota State University
Date Recorded: 6/27/2017

Michael Manderfeld discusses his course, Introduction to Computers and Applications. Discover the elements of Backward Design, curricular priorities and integration of content into D2L Brightspace.

 

Teaching Practical Cyber Security
Presenter: Mark Ciampa, Western Kentucky University
Date Recorded: 6/27/2017

Many students aren’t diligent about securing their computers. Explore ways to teach applied practical computer security awareness in computer courses.
 

Tech for Workforce and Education Development
Presenter: John Dyer, American Association of Community Colleges
Date Recorded: 6/27/2017

John Dyer, Workforce and Economic Development expert, drives workforce and economic opportunity. Explore workforce development partnerships at community colleges, tech trends and more. 

 

How to Recognize and Reject Fake News
Presenters: Rachelle Hall & Beth Berry, Glendale Community College
Date Recorded: 6/26/2017

Many students mistake “Fake News” for the truth—and use it for schoolwork and important decisions. Explore teaching strategies for identifying unreliable news.

 

Standing Strong for Change
Presenter: Kelly Hinson, Gaston College
Date Recorded: 6/26/2018

Discover ways to give students a strong start. Prepare for your semester with SAM or MindTap, plus find navigation strategies and do’s and don’ts.

 

Tech Employment in the Next 10 Years
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 6/26/2017

New ideas and constant upgrades assure domestic job security—despite fears of outsourcing. Here’s how to guide students into meaningful, high-paying careers.
 

Using MindTap in Principles of Management
Presenter: Denise Carr, Associate Professor at Pellissippi State Community College 
Date Recorded: 4/12/2017 

Listen in as Denise Carr, Cengage Faculty Partner and Associate Professor at Pellissippi State College, shares how her experience with MindTap helped make her Principles of Management course more effective.   

 

Discover MIS7 with the Author
Presenter: Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D. 
Date Recorded: 4/7/2017 

Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D., discusses the highlights of his new edition of MIS7. Featuring a fresh design, this new edition is building engagement in MIS courses everywhere. 

 

MindTap Business Communication Webinar
Presenter: Eric Wagner, Marketing Manager, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 3/22/2017 

Discover how MindTap Business Communication: Process and Product reinforces course concepts and supports skills-based practice in your Business Communication course. 

The New Network+ Exam
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage author, North Georgia Technical College
Date Recorded: 3/27/2018

Author and educator, Jill West discusses the latest version of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam—from new content areas to ensuring students are ready.
 

MindTap Pathopharmacology Information Session
Presenters: Bruce Colbert, Cengage Author, University of Pittsburg, Linda Parks, Dakota State University, The Cengage Team  
Date Recorded: 2/12/2018

Listen in on the Cengage product and marketing teams to learn more about the all-new, all-digital solution—MindTap Pathopharmacology.
 

Kinesiology for Careers
Presenter: Jake Warde, Sr. Content Developer, Cengage
Date Recorded: 2/6/2018

Join us for a comprehensive Webinar of our brand NEW Kinesiology book and MindTap.

Q&A Session: MindTap for Surgical Technology
Presenters: The Cengage Product & Marketing Team​
Date Recorded: 10/4/2017

Ready to get the most out of your MindTap experience? Watch as members of the Cengage Product, Sales and Marketing team answer questions straight from the audience. .

Best Practices for Using the AST Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist
Presenters: The Cengage Product & Marketing Team
Date Recorded: 9/12/2017

Discover best practices for using MindTap Surgical Technology and explore its key features, including the new Mayo Tray Setup Simulation.

Demo of MindTap for Moini's The Pharmacy Technician
Presenters: The Cengage Product & Marketing Team
Date Recorded: 7/21/17

Ready to improve student engagement? Join the Cengage Product and Marketing team for a quick demo of the all-new MindTap Moini's The Pharmacy Technician, 3rd Edition

Lifespan Psychology: Viewing the Lifespan as a Whole
Presenter: Jenn O’Neal, Faculty Partner and Flipped Classroom Extraordinaire
Date Recorded: 4/23/2018

Faculty partner Jenn O'Neal describes how MindTap Lifespan Psychology in her class, including Investigate Development. 

 

Abnormal Psychology: Incorporating the Dimensional Approach
Presenter: Christopher A. Kearney, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Author of Abnormal Psychology: A Dimensional Approach
Date Recorded: 4/17/2018

Hear how Chris Kearney works the dimensional approach into his text and into his classroom. Find out why it's so important to him as well as other ways in which his text really draws on this theme.
 

Human Sexuality: Staying Current & Addressing Student Needs
Presenter: Janell Carroll, Author of Sexuality Now and Professor of Psychology at University of Hartford
Date Recorded: 4/23/2018

Hear how Janell Carroll works her students' point of views and self-made interviews into her class. Plus, get advice on bringing these tools into your own classroom. 

 

How to Energize Your Classroom & Engage Students
Presenters: EmmaLeigh Kirchner, Assistant Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Mercyhurst University, and Mary King, Criminal Justice Instructor, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Date Recorded: 3/29/18 

This webinar empowers you to take action in your Criminal Justice course and master new, effective ways to improve student performance through better engagement.


Culture and Culturally Relevant Teaching
Presenter: Author Valerie Ooka Pang
Date Recorded: 3/21/18 

Join author and professor Valerie Ooka Pang for a discussion designed to get teachers thinking about the complex nature of student cultures and how to integrate these cultures into classrooms.  
 

Teaching an Integrated Reading and Writing Course is as easy as 1, 2, Fusion! – Part 2
Presenter: Tina Willhoite, San Jacinto College
Date Recorded: 4/6/2018

Teaching a reading and writing course can be difficult—but not with strategies from Professor Tina Willhoite of San Jacinto College. Get them here!

 

Teaching an Integrated Reading and Writing Course is as easy as 1, 2, Fusion! – Part 1
Presenter: Dr. Jenny Billings
Date Recorded: 3/6/18 

Integrated Reading and Writing can be difficult to teach. Learn teaching strategies from Dr. Jenny Billings, Developmental Reading and English Chair at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

 

Language Practice, Language Access: A New Model for Students
Presenter: Sean Ketchem, Cengage
Date Recorded: 3/1/18 

Isn't it time to address the key challenges faced by students when accessing and using course materials? In this session, we will! Discover how a whole new approach to student access and affordability can build confidence, boost retention and convert intro and intermediate students to language minors and majors.

 

The Opportunities of the Digital Classroom
Presenter: Janet Bunch, Northwest Mississippi Community College
Date Recorded: 2/28/18 

Join us to explore how one Intro Spanish program is using new technologies to promote student confidence and proficiency. The presenter, Professor Bunch, will walk through examples of a student-centered online learning approach that fosters language acquisition and real-world collaboration.

 

Take on the World with Cengage World Languages: High-Leverage Practices in Blended Language Teaching
Presenter: Dr. Fernando Rubio, University of Utah
Date Recorded: 2/27/18 

Find out how technology enables instructors to incorporate common high-leverage teaching practices into their blended language courses through a mix of online and face-to-face components. The session will focus on two core practices: enhancing teaching presence and facilitating rich interactions.

 

Elementary Science Education in the Age of NGSS
Presenter: Author Janice Koch 
Date Recorded: 2/27/18 

Author of Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers and emeritus professor at Hofstra University, Janice Koch, discusses the impacts of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) on K - 8 Science programs. 

 

Elementary Education Reading Methods
Presenters: Authors Betty Roe, Sandra Smith, and Nancy Kolodziej 
Date Recorded: 11/8/17 

Authors of Teaching Reading in Today's Elementary Schools, Betty Roe, Sandra Smith, and Nancy Kolodziej, discuss the state of K-8 reading programs, teaching Elementary Reading with success, and other new-edition highlights. 

 

Make a Difference with MindTap for Criminal Justice
Presenters: Eugene Matthews, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Park University & Scott Rudeen, Online Program Chair for Criminal Justice, Broadview University 
Date Recorded: 11/7/17 

This webinar features experienced Criminal Justice instructors discussing best practices for effective instruction and share how MindTap improves student outcomes. 
 

Trends Shaping the Education Landscape: Building Inclusive Classrooms  
Presenter: Author Laurie Nielsen
Date Recorded: 11/1/17  

Professor Laurie Nielsen shares strategies for fostering inclusion, including what an inclusive classroom framework looks like and the benefits of inclusive education. 

 

Students Are More Than Their GPA
Presenter: Sandy Owen, Faculty Partner 
Date Recorded: 10/23/2017 

See how the integration of MindTap Education and the ePortfolio solution, Pathbrite lets pre-service students demonstrate completion of assignments for graduation, accreditation, and state licensure.

 

Elementary Education Science Methods
Presenter: Author Janice Koch
Date Recorded: 10/18/2017

Janice Koch, author and emeritus professor at Hofstra University, discusses K-8 Science programs, how to teach Elementary Science with success, and more.

 

Trends Shaping the Education Landscape: Preschool Suspension & Expulsion
Presenters: Authors Lynn Marotz and Sara Kupzyk
Date Recorded: 10/11/2017

Please join Professor Lynn Marotz and Dr. Sara Kupzyk for a discussion around what is driving suspension and expulsion in early childhood settings and more effective ways to address this problem. 

 

Elementary Education Literacy Methods
Presenter: Author Dr. David Cooper 
Date Recorded: 9/27/2017 

Dr. David Cooper, author and emeritus professor at Ball State University, talks about the state of K-8 literacy programs, how to successfully teach Elementary Literacy, and more. 

 

Trends Shaping the Education Landscape: Social Justice & Historical Perspectives
Presented by: Dr. Valerie Ooka Pang, Professor Graduate Adviser, Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary and Secondary) School of Teacher Education San Diego State University 
Date Recorded: 9/20/17 

Learn why students should have a comprehensive understanding of the various racial and cultural groups that influenced equal rights in the U.S.  

 

Counselor Education in the Digital Age
Presenter: Author Diane Gehart 
Date Recorded: 4/7/2017 

Dr. Diane Gehart shares a variety of new online platforms that increase interactive learning. These techniques are applicable for Counseling Theory courses, Introductory Skill classes, Practicum courses, and any course involving in-session skills.

 

Family Therapy Education in the Digital Age
Presenter: Diane Gehart 
Date Recorded: 3/31/2017 

Dr. Diane Gehart shares a variety of new online platforms that increase interactive learning. These techniques are applicable for Family Therapy Theory courses, Introductory Skill classes, Practicum courses, and any course involving in-session skills.

 

Engaging and Assessing Adolescents: An Interview with Megan and Maddie
Presenter: Ronald Rooney 
Date Recorded: 3/24/2017 

In this session, presenters discuss best practices for using the video, “An Interview with Megan and Maddie,” in teaching engagement and assessment with adolescents. 

 

Integrative Counseling
Presenter: Gerald Corey 
Date Recorded: 3/8/2017 

Dr. Gerald Corey shares the theories he draws on in his integrative approach to Counseling and how to teach students to think from integrative perspectives.

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Prevent Cheating
Presenters: Michael Jacobs, Cengage
Date Recorded: 4/4/2018

Discover strategies for preventing cheating in Physics during this interactive webinar hosted by WebAssign expert Matt Kohlmeyer.

 

Engaging Students in General Chemistry
Presenter:John C. Kotz, State University of New York, Oneonta (Emeritus), and David Treichel, Nebraska Wesleyan University  
Date Recorded: 3/8/2018

In this webinar, co-authors John Kotz and David Treichel discuss their unique approach to promoting deeper student understanding of General Chemistry concepts, as detailed in their book, Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity, 10th Edition.


Redesigning Liberal Arts Math: Solutions for corequisites and Quantitative Reasoning

Presenter: Rita Lombard, Product Team Manager, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 2/27/2018

Course Redesign is sweeping the nation, including in Liberal Arts Math. This session includes information about Quantitative Reasoning and corequisites, new solutions to support these course models, and more. 
 

MindTap Pathopharmacology Information Session
Presenters: Bruce Colbert, Cengage Author, University of Pittsburg, Linda Parks, Dakota State University, The Cengage Team  
Date Recorded: 2/12/2018

Listen in on the Cengage product and marketing teams to learn more about the all-new, all-digital solution—MindTap Pathopharmacology.

 

Kinesiology for Careers
Presenter: Jake Warde, Sr. Content Developer, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 2/6/2018 

View this comprehensive webinar for a deep dive into our new Kinesiology textbook and MindTap

 

Reimagining Statistics with Learning Objectives
Presenter: Wendiann Sethi, Ph.D., Director of Developmental Mathematics at Seton Hall University  
Date Recorded: 11/17/2017 

Dr. Wendiann Sethi explores an innovative way to teach Statistics, including the flexibility of a fully digital, learning objective-based course that covers 200+ learning objectives.

 

Redesign in Real-Time: Solutions for the Changing Liberal Arts Math Landscape
Presenters: Rita Lombard, Product Manager and Powell Vacha, Content Developer 
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017 

The Mathematics Product and Content teams show how Cengage is partnering with educators to develop solutions for the growing trends of Quantitative Reasoning and Corequisites. 

 

Multisensory Learning
Presenter: Michael Jacobs, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017 

Dive into multisensory learning with interactive video vignettes, a new question type that promotes them to conceptualization over memorization.

 

Statistics in the Digital Age
Presenter: Catherine Van Der Laan, Product Manager for Statistics, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 11/1/2017 

Statistics instructors often spend free time creating their own Labs, when courses tailored for Statistics could do the work for them. Join us to explore a host of innovative time-saving features. 
 

Quantitative Reasoning and Productive Struggle in the Classroom
Presenter: Richard N. Aufmann, Palomar College 
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017 

The Productive Struggle Method encourages students to approach difficult problems in ways that make sense to them. Author and instructor Dick Aufmann discusses his experiences with Productive Struggle in his Quantitative Reasoning courses. 

 

Developmental Math Virtual Office Hours: Building Student Success – MindTap Math Foundations
Presenters: Brien Dunn, Louisiana Delta Community College; Paul Nolting, Learning Specialist and Adjunct Professor at Hillsborough Community College in Florida 
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017 

We know teaching Mathematics can be difficult and time consuming. Now learn from current users how MindTap Math Foundations can build student confidence and accelerate progress in Mathematics. 


Transitioning from Algebraic Thinking to Statistical Thinking – A PreStatistics Primer
Presented by: Don Davis, Coordinator of Statistics at Lakeland Community College 
Date Recorded: 10/13/2017 

Discover techniques students can use to develop number sense, learn statistics-related techniques and gain confidence in preparation for Introductory Statistics.

 

MindTap for Nutrition: Powered by You
Presenter: Terry Weideman, Oakland Community College 
Date Recorded: 10/12/2017 

Learn how MindTap not only guides students, but also includes study resources, conceptual "Closer Look" assignments, and Diet & Wellness Plus activities.

 

MindTap for Biology: Powered by You
Presenter: Reggie Cobb, Nash Community College
Date Recorded: 10/4/2017

Learn how MindTap gives instructors complete control of their course – to design engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence.

 

MindTap General Chemistry Virtual Office Hours
Presenters: Bill Vining, Professor, SUNY Oneonta and Susan Young, Professor, Hartwick College 
Date Recorded: 9/20/2017 

Professor Bill Vining, co-author of MindTap General Chemistry, demonstrates the content and functionality of MindTap in this recorded webinar.

 

Virtual Office Hours: WebAssign for Developmental Math
Presenter: Michael Lafreniere, Associate Professor Environmental Engineering, Technology and Mathematics from Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus
Date Recorded: 9/13/2017  

Learn from current users how WebAssign can build student confidence and accelerate progress in Mathematics, from basic operations to quadratic equations. 

 

Building Student Success with MindTap Math Foundations
Presenters: The Cengage Math Team
Date Recorded: 6/14/2017

View our helpful virtual Office Hours and discover today’s most engaging solution for Developmental Math. 

 

How to Rock Your O-Chem Class: Novel Approaches to Teaching Organic Chemistry
Presenters: Brent L. Iverson, University of Texas, Austin and Eric Anslyn, University of Texas, Austin
Date Recorded: 4/6/2017

Co-authors Brent Iverson and Eric Anslyn discuss details from their book, Organic Chemistry, 8th Edition. Learn about their revolutionary presentation to help students develop an understanding of how molecules react, and more. 

 

Using WebAssign for Calculus
Presenter: Ryan Ahern, Sr. Marketing Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 3/31/2017

Explore our webinar recording to discover how WebAssign Calculus can refresh Algebra and Trigonometry skills and improve conceptual understanding through visualization.

 

Using WebAssign and Videos to Create a "Co-laboratory"
Presenter: Michael Lafreniere, Ohio University - Chillicothe
Date Recorded: 3/31/2017

Tune in to hear Ohio University’s Michael Lafreniere as he discusses this proven-effective, fully digital teaching model for Mathematics.

Improved Experience in MindTap: Unveiling Your New MindTap Dashboard
Presenter: Jenny Billings, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Date Recorded: 6/20/2018

Professor Jenny Billings from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College walks through a new, 2-view MindTap dashboard that streamlines course content and offers improved editing tools.


The FUNdamentals of Higher Education
Presenter: Shawn Orr, Ashland University 
Date Recorded: 4/26/2018

There’s what students want…and then there’s what they need. How can you bridge the gap to meet both student and employer expectations? Join Shawn Orr from Ashland University to discuss: 

  • What employers expect from today’s graduates  
  • Strategies for meeting the needs of students, employers and communities
  • How to address these issues in your colleges and classroom

 

Higher Ed Time Hack
Presenters: Audrey Wick, English professor at Blinn College
Date Recorded: 3/21/2018 

Time. We all want more of it, but where is it hiding? If you're like most instructors, it's hard to find spare time with a stack of courses to teach and multiple activities to grade each week. Join your peers as Professor Audrey Wick from Blinn College offers hacks to speed up the grading process, boost time management and maybe even win back a little time for yourself! Because, when you have time to focus on you, you're more likely to give students your all when class starts.
 

Top 10 Changes for 2018
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 2/27/2018

New Windows 10 and Office 365 updates are happening monthly. From the Creators Update to Cortana, hear what Corinne Hoisington has to say about them.
 

Addressing Affordability with an Unlimited Love of Learning
Presenters: Donna Donald, Liberty University and Megan Galvin, SVP & Director of Marketing for Higher Education, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 2/15/2018 

Hear Professor Donna Donald discuss how the costs of tuition, textbooks and learning tools have affected her students, as well as the ways she’s found to address high cost. Then, learn how Cengage is addressing affordability with Cengage Unlimited, a first-of-its-kind subscription model that gives students access to everything we've got for one price.

 

Leveraging Virtual Reality in Your Course 
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College  
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017 

Technology advances daily with new tools that improve our lives in countless ways. Following her popular presentation earlier this year, Corinne Hoisington returns to share how advancements in virtual reality technology can help to better engage today’s students. Hear about the latest releases from the likes of uber-tech companies like Microsoft, discover how you can integrate mixed reality into your online or in-person courses, and learn how these advancements can attract students to your institution before they even step foot on campus. 

 

The Mobile State
Presenter: Yoshi Tryba, Platform Product Manager, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 10/19/2017 

Did you know that student smartphone ownership exceeds laptop ownership (94% vs. 91%)? There’s never been a better time to learn about mobile learning. You now have more opportunities to reach students wherever they are and empower them with tools to bring their grades to the next level. Watch Yoshi Tryba of Cengage as he reviews the current state of mobile and provides insight into ways you can infuse your course with mobile to make a difference.

 

Student Success in the 21st Century
Presenter: Shawn Orr, Ashland University  
Date Recorded: 10/18/2017 

Watch Professor Shawn Orr as she compares profiles of students then and now, considers how expectations have changed from both the student and instructor perspectives, and shares strategies to create an impactful 21st century classroom to engage a new era of students.

 

Instructional Design: Build Digital Courses for Success
Presenter: Jenny Billings, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College  
Date Recorded: 10/17/2017 

Jenny Billings helped to roll out one of the first, and largest, all-inclusive e-Textbook (e-Text) initiatives at her institution in fall 2014. Through that process and project, she gained experience with CourseMate, SCORM packages, CengageBrain, ConnectYard, Flashnotes, Aplia, WebAssign and more. Since going digital, Jenny and her colleagues at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College have seen huge improvements in student success and even retention. Watch to learn about her digital journey.
 

Support Experiential Learning and Student Employability
Presenter: Cornel Plebani, Eastern Maine Community College  
Date Recorded: 9/14/2017 

Department Chair Cornel Plebani from Eastern Maine Community College rebuilt his program with experiential learning. See how this focus gives students experience, tools and contacts to find gainful employment and success.

 

MindTap Sneak Peek
Presenter: Matt, Platform Product Manager  
Date Recorded: 9/14/2017 

Get an exclusive preview of upcoming enhancements and additions to the MindTap platform, including exciting course and section management features, an updated 2-view dashboard, gradebook improvements, and more.

 

Tips on Powering Your Course Your Way
Presenter: Audrey Wick, Blinn College
Date Recorded: 3/21/2017

Digital platforms and technology provide countless opportunities for educators and students, but how can you make sense of it all? Powerful digital tools with personalized, instructional touches can work in concert through any discipline and modality, especially with proper planning. Join your peers as they peek behind the digital curtain to discover tips, tricks and tools to personalize and project your personality through your digital course to optimize student engagement and confidence.

 

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning
Presenter: James M. Lang, Assumption College
Date Recorded: 3/21/2017

James Lang leads an interactive session based on his book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning” and companion series in The Chronicle of Higher Education. He discusses strategies for improving student learning with a series of modest but powerful changes that make a big difference—many of which can be put into practice in a single class period.

 

Journey to Digital: Tips to Grow Confident Learners
Presenter: Scott Domowicz, Pittsburgh Technical Institute
Date Recorded: 2/21/2017

Join Scott Domowicz from Pittsburgh Technical Institute as he shares ways to use digital learning tools to instill student confidence and encourage success in your course and beyond.

 

LMS Integration with Brightspace by D2L 
Presenters: Jill Staut and Matt Stoelting from Cengage
Date Recorded: 11/1/2016

Learn how to quickly and simply integrate Cengage digital solutions into your campus Learning Management System. Ensure students get up and running quickly and have direct access to your course materials using only their campus LMS. 

 

LMS Integration with Canvas 
Presenters: Jill Staut and Matt Stoelting from Cengage
Date Recorded: 11/1/2016

LLearn how to quickly and simply integrate Cengage digital solutions into your campus Learning Management System. Ensure students get up and running quickly and have direct access to your course materials using only their campus LMS. 

 

LMS Integration with Blackboard 
Presenters: Jill Staut and Matt Stoelting from Cengage
Date Recorded: 11/2/2016

Learn how to quickly and simply integrate Cengage digital solutions into your campus Learning Management System. Ensure students get up and running quickly and have direct access to your course materials using only their campus LMS. 

 

3 Ways to Use ePortfolios to Drive Student Success
Presenter: Dr. Melissa Jordine, California State University, Fresno
Date Recorded: 9/6/2016

Dr. Melissa Jordine shares her experience using the Pathbrite ePortfolio platform in her courses and how it’s aided students in a real way: granting them the ability to build ePortfolios. 

 

4 Tips to Build Active Learning with Digital
Presenter: Jenny Billings, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, North Carolina
Date Recorded: 4/7/2016

Professor Jenny Billings shares her tips to build active learning with digital. Learn how assigning content and incorporating interactive activities raised student involvement. 

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