Professional Training and Development

How to Customize and Create Units in MindTap

Have you already already personalized your MindTap course? Now, take a few extra steps to customize and create units in MindTap!

In this video, we’ll show you how you can rename units and items. We’ll also create some new units and folders in your learning path. These helpful tips will help you make a MindTap course that’s truly personalized to the particular needs of your course.
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How to Use MindTap Assignment Apps

This video provides you with a brief overview of MindTap Assignment Apps. Learn how to manage the activities and assignments within MindTap through the Assignment Apps. You can change options, change settings, and more.

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How to Share Content in MindTap

Want to learn more about the features and functionality of MindTap?

In this video we’re going to look at some MindApps that allow you and your students to share content or presentations. You’ll learn about RSS feeds, MindTap’s MyContent App, and YouSeeU, which allows students to create and share video presentations.

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MindTap Tips: How to Use MindApps

In this video, we review the MindApps within MindTap. Think of MindApps as apps or buttons that are very similar to what you see on your smartphone or tablet.

MindApps have a variety of purposes: some are assignment apps, some are sharing apps, some are collaboration apps that allow discussion, and others are study tools that enhance students’ learning experience. This video focuses on the study tools, which are specifically designed to support the student experience in MindTap. Learn about the dictionary, flashcards, the “My Notes” section, and more.

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MindTap Reader: How to Make the Most of the MindTap eBook

Let’s talk about the customizable, interactive MindTap eBook. This certainly is not the flat, one-dimensional experience that we think of as eBooks. MindTap’s eBook provides a very interactive way to get our students involved with learning tools that will help them be successful.

This video shows you the MindTap Reader in action. See the various ways that you and your students can make the most of the MindTap Reader in your course!

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How to Use the MindTap Progress App

In this video, we’re going to look MindTap’s Progress App. This app is so much more than just a gradebook because it also gives you an overview of students’ interaction with and progress on the graded activities in the class. The best part about this app is the Engagement Tracker within the Analytics tab. Let’s take a look!

This video walks you through the various features of the Progress App. Learn how to use the app to better understand students’ understanding of course content. Learn how to use the gradebook, the analytics tab, and more.

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How to Collaborate and Share Content in the MindTap eBook

Within the MindTap eBook, there are a number of apps that focus on collaborating, sharing, studying and practicing.

This video provides you with an introduction to these apps—such as the homework app, the flashcard app, the ReadSpeaker app, the RSS feed, and the My Notes app—and how you and your students can use them within the eBook.

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How Students Can Personalize Their MindTap Experience

In previous videos, we’ve shown how an educator can customize and create an engaging environment in the MindTap eBook, but students also have options that allow them to personalize their own experience.

This video provides you with an overview of these options. See how students can use the highlighting tool, the dictionary app, the flashcards, and the ReadSpeaker app to make their MindTap experience their own.

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How to Add Your Own Content to the MindTap eBook

The MindTap eBook can be personalized for your course experience in a number of ways.

This video takes you through the process of adding and creating your own content (such as a video activity or a document saved as a Microsoft Word doc or a PDF file) to the MindTap eBook.

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MindTap How-To: Customizing the eBook with Added Content

MindTap‘s eBook is an engaging tool for students. Just like the Learning Path, you can also customize the eBook by adding existing content or creating and adding engaging and interesting new content.

This video shows you how to customize the MindTap eBook with content such as videos, web link activities, and RSS feeds.

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