How do you maximize student engagement?

There are a multitude of ways to promote interaction and encourage participation in a college course.  Whether you incorporate videos into class time, set up forums for online discussion, or follow the flipped classroom method, the goal is to increase student engagement and success.

If you are a current MindTap user, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to share your bright ideas and successful methods with other educators.  Enter our contest to tell us how you use MindTap to turn the light on engagement.

The requirements are simple:

  • Craft a 150-word (maximum) description describing how you engage your students and explaining how you use MindTap to deliver or amplify that experience.
  • Submit your Bright Idea here!


The prizes are great:

  • Professional Development Conference of YOUR CHOICE!
    One winner will receive the choice of paid travel and registration for a national or regional conference in your discipline OR to attend a TeamUP National event.
  • Professional Development Conference
    Two winners will receive funding for travel and accommodations to attend a TeamUP Professional Development conference.
  • $300 Professional Development Resources
    Five winners will receive a purchase credit of up to $300 to download professional development resources from the TeamUP Professional Development Portal.

We are excited to hear the creative ways that instructors are engaging students with MindTap.  Winners and prizes will be appointed on April 6th and the top submissions will be featured here, on Engaging Minds, the Cengage Learning blog.

MindTap is the digital learning solution that transforms today’s students into critical thinkers. Through personalized paths of dynamic assignments and applications, MindTap turns cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.

Turn the light ON with MindTap.