Using Aplia, Verdis Robinson’s American History Students Analyze Lessons from the Past

If you teach American History, you may recognize the challenge of helping students to develop their ability to think analytically, draw conclusions, and go beyond memorization of facts and figures. If so, read this Success Story featuring Verdis Robinson of Monroe Community College (Rochester, NY), which shows how he used Aplia in his American History course to facilitate his students’ contextualization and analysis of course material, encourage active participation in the classroom, and demonstrate the significance of the individuals and events he covers in his course. Read More…

MindTap Helps History Students at Arkansas Tech University Improve Their Mindset and Grades

Some students approach U.S. History courses with eagerness about the topic—while others need added motivation and study-skill development in order to make it through the class. How can you help all your students engage with the subject matter and become more enthusiastic about what they’re studying? Discover how Dr. Carey Roberts used MindTap to engage students in active learning opportunities, encourage efficient study and review of course material, and ultimately see improved grades in a United States History class at Arkansas Tech University.

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