Improving student outcomes with MindTap

Growing Enrollment & Student Potential: How One Program Prepares Learners for Higher Education

This fall, freshmen across the University of California’s campuses will arrive with expectations of how to excel—but with the institution’s newest location comes new student experiences. In rural Merced, one unique student population brought opportunities to effect change in a community and bring digital literacy to young learners—many of whom are the first in their families to enroll in higher education. Kevin Reimer, Instructor in UC Merced’s University Extension Department, reveals how he developed a dual-enrollment program that builds skills for high school students while putting them on the path to college.   Reducing Fears for First-Time Enrollers Merced is located in a Read More…


5 Tips to Engage Your Introduction to Business Students

  Want to capture the attention of your Introduction to Business students? Check out the following five tips to engage your students and increase success in class — and beyond. Tip 1: Make Content Applicable to Students’ Daily Lives Incorporating hot topics in business from Amazon, to AI, to the #MeToo movement, helps students relate course concepts to their everyday lives.  The Cengage Higher Ed Faculty Community provides articles related to discipline content that you can bring in for classroom discussion.  From reviewing new branding strategies in Marketing Dunkin’ to learning about the Worst Read More…


Increasing Engagement with Digital Resources

Author:  Dr. Stephanie Thomas, Cornell University How do you engage a class of more than 450 students with varying academic backgrounds and vastly different interests in the subject? This is the challenge I face every fall semester when I offer Introductory Microeconomics. I approach this question from the following perspective: students come to class on the first day because they have to come. They come to class the rest of the semester because they want to come. It’s hard for us to imagine why a student wouldn’t want to come to class! As instructors, most of us enjoyed going to Read More…


MindTap Supports Strong Student Outcomes in History

Would you like to see improved participation and outcomes in your History courses? Try assigning digital. Our studies show that students spend more time on their homework and earning better grades when MindTap counts for 20% of their grade.
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MindTap Supports Student Learning in Environmental Science Courses

Have you been seeking out additional ways to engage the students in your Introduction to Environmental Science courses? Try incorporating digital for a grade. Instructors who make MindTap count for at least 20% of their students’ score in Introduction to Environmental Science see higher engagement and improved outcomes.

Digital learning tools matter to today’s students. According to a recent report, 74% of surveyed college students feel they would perform better if their instructors would use more technology.

Recent analysis of MindTap usage for all disciplines across the 2014-2015 academic year demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes.

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Promote Student Success in Paralegal Studies with MindTap

What are your goals for your Paralegal Studies courses? Do you want to see improved participation? Improved outcomes? Students in Paralegal Studies courses courses are spending more time on their homework and earning better grades when MindTap counts for 20% of their grade.

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MindTap Helps Improve Student Performance in HR Management Courses

Hoping to increase student engagement and improve student outcomes in your HR Management courses? Try assigning a digital solution.

Recent analysis of MindTap usage across the 2014-2015 academic year demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes. When MindTap assignments count for at least 20% of their grade, students spend 50% more time in the platform.

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MindTap Leads to Better Scores in Music Appreciation Courses

How do you encourage the students in your Music Appreciation courses to perform to the best of their abilities? Assigning digital could be key. Participation and outcomes improve for Music Appreciation students when MindTap counts for 20% or more of their grade.

Recent analysis of MindTap usage for all disciplines across the 2014-2015 academic year demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes. When MindTap assignments count for at least 20% of their grade, students spend 50% more time in the platform.
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MindTap Promotes Student Success in Statistics for Psychology

How do you motivate students to persist and succeed in your Statistics for Psychology course? When MindTap counts for at least 20% of their grade, students in Statistics for Psychology classes are engaging in course material more and performing better. Recently, we analyzed MindTap usage across the 2014-2015 academic year. The data demonstrates that using MindTap can have a significant and positive impact on student learning and outcomes. The data shows that students who use the platform consistently are more likely to improve their grades. When MindTap assignments count for at least 20% of their grade, students spend 50% more 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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