Philosophy

Student Punts Procrastination Using Aplia for Philosophy

Taylor Weyland admits that she sometimes (just sometimes) waits too long to begin her assignments at Texas A&M University. Using Aplia in her philosophy course changed that.

Aplia Boosted Engagement and Results

Aplia helped me stay engaged with the material,” Taylor says. “I like how Aplia shows you the percentage grade after you submit an assignment. It shows you what answers were incorrect. I also like how it gives you hints when you are stuck on a problem.” Taylor liked the course outcomes even more. “I was pleased with the ‘A’ I got, and was happy Aplia helped me get Read More…


What’s New in Art, Music and Philosophy

Humanities educators! Cengage has brand new titles coming out this spring for the art, music, and philosophy disciplines. Would you like to learn more about our product offerings or receive a sample copy? Contact your Learning Consultant today and we’ll get you started.

Art

Cunningham, Reich, Fichner-Rathus, Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I and II, 9th Edition ©2018 Culture and Values, 9th Edition, introduces students to art, music, philosophy, religion, and literature from the beginnings of civilization to the contemporary world, encouraging students to consider how understanding both their own and other heritages contribute to becoming Read More…


Philosophy Students Achieve Higher Grades and Instructors Report Improved Critical Thinking Skills with MindTap

In the fall of 2015, MarketingWorks and SEG Measurement, two independent research firms, conducted a comprehensive study of whether students in philosophy courses that use MindTap® receive higher grades and improve their critical thinking skills more than a comparable group of students in similar philosophy courses that do not use MindTap. A total of 227 students and nine instructors teaching 15 philosophy classes in nine different institutions of higher education participated in the MindTap research, including five classes that used MindTap and 10 classes that did not. All instructors who used MindTap provided feedback about MindTap throughout the semester, Read More…


Higher Grades and Improved Critical Thinking with MindTap

In the fall of 2015, MarketingWorks and SEG Measurement, two independent research firms, conducted a comprehensive study of whether students in philosophy courses that use MindTap® receive higher grades and improve their critical thinking skills more than a comparable group of students in similar philosophy courses that do not use MindTap. A total of 227 students and nine instructors teaching 15 philosophy classes in nine different institutions of higher education participated in the MindTap research, including five classes that used MindTap and 10 classes that did not. All instructors who used MindTap provided feedback about MindTap throughout the semester, Read More…


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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