Achievement and outcomes

MindTap Promotes Student Success in Statistics for Psychology

How do you motivate students to persist and succeed in your Statistics for Psychology course? When MindTap counts for at least 20% of their grade, students in Statistics for Psychology classes are engaging in course material more and performing better. Recently, we analyzed MindTap usage across the 2014-2015 academic year. The data demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes. The data shows that students who use the platform consistently are more likely to improve their grades. When MindTap assignments count for at least 20% of their grade, students spend 50% more Read More…


Answering Test Questions: Three Essential Strategies

As the term comes nearer and nearer to its completion, students become more and more concerned about final exams.

Of course, if students want to successfully complete their final exams, they must invest ample time in preparing and studying for them. However, the manner in which they take those exams can also have a bearing on their performance during the examination period.

Below, we’ve shared three student success strategies for completing exams with confidence and competence, as summarized from Linda Wong’s Essential Study Skills, Eighth Edition. Share them with your students before you administer your final exam.

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Improve Student Outcomes in Philosophy with MindTap

What strategies are you using to reach and engage the students in your Philosophy courses? Have you considered using a digital solution? According to a recent report, 74% of surveyed college students feel they would perform better if their instructors would use more technology.

Students in Logic and Philosophy courses are spending more time on their homework and earning better grades when MindTap counts for 20% of their grade.

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Support Student Success in Art Courses with MindTap

Wondering how to support student success in your art courses, such as art history? Try incorporating digital for a grade. Recent analysis of MindTap usage across the 2014-2015 academic year demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes. Instructors who make MindTap count for at least 20% of their students’ score are seeing higher engagement and improved outcomes.

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The Benefits of Assigning MindTap in Marketing Courses

Looking for ways to increase the motivation of the the students in your Marketing courses? A digital learning solution may help.

Our recent analysis of MindTap usage across the 2014-2015 academic year demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes. When MindTap counts for at least 20% of their grade, Marketing students are engaging in course material more and performing better.
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MindTap Boosts Outcomes in Business Statistics Courses

Do you find it challenging to engage the students in your Introduction to Business Statistics courses? Try incorporating digital for a grade. Instructors who make MindTap count for at least 20% of their students’ score in Intro to Business Statistics see higher engagement and improved outcomes.

Recent analysis of MindTap usage across the 2014-2015 academic year demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes.

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Improving Student Outcomes in Automotive Courses

How do you encourage the students in your Automotive courses to succeed? Assigning digital could be key. Participation and outcomes improve when MindTap counts for 20% or more of students’ grade.

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Students in Business Courses Make the Grade with MindTap

Students in business courses are highly motivated to succeed in their professional careers… as well as their academic careers. If you’d like to help them see success in these arenas, try assigning MindTap. Our studies show that students spend 50% more time working in MindTap if it counts for at least 20% of their grade.

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Sparking Student Success in Criminal Justice with MindTap

Before the students in your Criminal Justice courses head out into their chosen careers, they need to master the concepts that are fundamental to their professional success. This mastery of critical concepts begins in your Criminal Justice course.

If you want to help your students succeed, try assigning MindTap. Our recent studies show that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes in many ways.
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Ten Steps to ‘A’-ing Accounting

Most students in introductory accounting have not had a course like accounting before. They need some direction or many will flounder. To encourage and give direction to students the at the beginning of his course in introductory accounting, Belverd E. Needles gives his “Ten Steps to ‘A’-ing Accounting.” He goes over these points on the first day of class and refers back to them during the course. He has used this approach for several years and has found that it leads to a higher success rate. Please feel free to use it in your class and let him know how it works.
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