Biology

Improve Student Outcomes in Anatomy & Physiology with MindTap

In a recent report, 74% of surveyed college students shared that they feel they would perform better if their instructors would use more technology.

If you’d like to provide this type of engaging experience for your students, consider assigning digital. Our studies have shown that students in courses like yours are spending more time on their homework and earning better grades when MindTap counts for 20% of their grade.  Read More…


MindTap Helps Non-Majors Biology Students Succeed

What goals do you have for the students in your non-majors biology course? If you’d like to see improved outcomes and participation, think about using and assigning MindTap in your course. Students are spending more time on their homework and earning better grades when MindTap counts for 20% of their grade.

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Biology Majors Improve Their Grades in Intro with MindTap

For biology majors, the path to success begins in the introductory course. By assigning MindTap, you can help students improve their grades and increase their level of engagement with the class. Students are spending more time on their homework and earning better grades when MindTap counts for 20% of their grade.

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Make it Count: Assign Digital in Biology Courses

How do you motivate students to perform in your biology courses? When MindTap counts for at least 20% of their grade, biology students are increasing their level of engagement and improving their success in the class.
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MindTap with Aplia Promotes Active Learning for Non-Majors Biology Students

Rebekka Darner Gougis of Illinois State University uses MindTap® in her biology for non-science majors course at Illinois State University, and both she and her students are satisfied with the personalized online learning experience.

No stranger to online teaching resources, Rebekka previously used another company’s digital biology product. While she appreciated some aspects of the program, she was also troubled by it. “All questions were the type for which answers could be easily found online,” she says. “I got tired of seeing students cheat by just Googling the answers. I wanted to try something that was newer and that motivated students to think more critically, and MindTap was appealing.”
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Getting Students to Read Their Textbooks

Guest Contributor: Reggie Cobb, Nash Community College. In the past, students used textbooks as their primary resource, as they provide more detailed information used for better understanding of course content. However, with recent advances in technology, learning content is now being delivered via presentation documents, videos, and animations. This instant availability has allowed students to push textbooks aside, using them infrequently and as secondary resources. The challenge with my students at Nash Community College is to get them to actually use their textbooks and use them effectively. To address this challenge, I use a combination of textbook material Read More…


Aplia Helps Dr. Kathryn Lowrey’s Students Interact and Connect with Biology Concepts

When teaching Biology, your students benefit from resources that clarify some of the more complicated biological processes. Ideally, those resources will also provide them with extra help and practice for learning and retaining your course material, and also help to increase motivation among your students. Discover how Dr. Kathryn Lowrey of Jefferson Community and Technical College (Louisville, Kentucky) used Aplia to engage students, promote critical thinking and comprehension, and help students visualize and understand complex processes, systems, and concepts. Read More…