Why Digital?

Digital Learning Tools: Solutions for All Price Points

Education changes nearly every year as newer technologies and methods arrive. College students and instructors now have more options than ever before. Today, digital and online learning opportunities are abound for students around the world, even creating chances to learn where there simply may have been none previously. And the future of higher education is only getting brighter.

Assign only what is needed

Digital tools give you and your students more flexibility in what is assigned to them. For example, students can purchase single eChapters through CengageBrain as opposed to the entire eBook. This means you can feel more comfortable assigning a text that you Read More…


Activate Digital Learning Products for Midterms and Finals

The second half of the semester is closing in! Hopefully, all of your students have activated their digital materials as needed for their classwork, but every semester there may be some that continue to put it off. As midterms and finals approach, help your students get the most out of their materials by reminding them to activate all of their Cengage Learning digital products if they haven’t done so already.

3 reasons to activate now

By now, you and your students should be settling in to a good rhythm in your classroom. However, it’s important to take a pulse of your Read More…


Tips for Students: Get Ahead with MindTap Personalized Learning

Why is everyone going digital? We asked students from all backgrounds to explain how they use Cengage Learning’s MindTap to help them study smarter, master class material, and improve grades. College students have mastered the tech scene, and it’s our job to rise to meet them at their level by providing the academic tools and resources they need to do their best.

MindTap advantage

Can you imagine having all your materials in one place — all of your class notes, all of your assignments, all of your tests, and even your due dates — everything? Then imagine being able to customize it to your needs by Read More…


It’s Time to Activate Digital Learning Solutions!

Students are officially heading back to school and settling into their classes. It’s time for both you and your students to take on another school year and start getting a feel for the course materials. That includes your digital learning materials, such as MindTap or other Cengage Learning products. If this is your first semester using a certain digital tool, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the product early so you can advise your students. If you’re already familiar, use can start encouraging your students to activate their products and begin accessing their materials. Students who aren’t accustomed Read More…


Why Digital: Digital Learning Tools Make Grading Simple

Digital learning tools have been shown to improve students’ learning comprehension as well as final outcomes. But the benefits fall on the instructor side of the spectrum as well. Digital tools, platforms, and resources often have built-in functionality for simple and insightful grading. There are options for all teaching types, even those who prefer to grade everything “by hand.” Digital tools like Cengage Learning’s MindTap allow instructors to see patterns in students’ learning by providing deep analysis. MindTap is a personal learning environment that contains activities (readings, assignments, apps, etc.) that instructors and students need in a course. You can customize MindTap by Read More…


Why Digital: Digital Learning is Customizable and Easily Accessible

Ambitious new students are making their way through campus doors as instructors are perfecting their lessons. And each semester, you both wonder how to get the most out of your time spent together. Today, digital and online learning opportunities can be customized to fit the needs of any student, any instructor, any classroom. And the future of higher education is only getting brighter.

Customize learning

The college classroom is not a one-size-fits-all experience. Two instructors within the same college department may have different preferences, just as two students in the same classroom may have different needs. When searching for learning materials for your Read More…


Why Digital: Instant Access to Your Materials and Classroom Community

Millennials may get a bad rap for demanding instant gratification, but we say, “what’s wrong with that?” With the many advancements of digital learning opportunities in the classroom, it’s easier than ever to meet your students where they are: online and on their devices. Two very special benefits to integrating digital into your classroom is that it allows you and your students to stay connected to the class as well as the classroom materials in a way that is beneficial for you both.

Instant access to classroom community

One of the best, yet simplest benefits of embracing digital is the the ability to improve communication between you and Read More…


Why Digital: Digital Learning Offers Choices for Any Budget

Education is evolving more rapidly than ever as newer technologies and methods arrive. Just a few years ago, e-readers were not in the hands of many students and online learning wasn’t quite so prevalent. Now students and instructors have more options than ever before. Today, digital and online learning opportunities are abound for college students around the world, even creating chances to learn where there simply may have been none previously. And the future of higher education is only getting brighter.

One stop shop

Digital learning tools allow you bundle up every element needed for a class into one seamless package. This helps make expectations extremely Read More…


Why Digital: Digital Tools Improve Learning Outcomes

Well-defined learning outcomes help educators design their course and determine the best use of technology, improving student success. Our studies have shown that digital learning tools in the classroom result in improved learning outcomes for students. This is because digital learning solutions make it easy for instructors to execute lesson plans and gather results in a format that drives desired outcomes.

Digital in the classroom

Within the past few years, advances in digital learning solutions have increased the options available to instructors. The challenge for instructors has evolved from simply incorporating a digital solution into their classroom into how to best leverage the myriad options available Read More…


Why Digital: Digital Learning Tools Boost Engagement

College students have endless lists of responsibilities, tasks, interests, and activities — all on top of their school work. One way to make sure they’re getting the most out of their college experience is by streamlining class work and making it more engaging for students. But how do you make that happen? Digital! Many students and instructors agree that digital learning tools can help both you and your students get engaged with their coursework.

Success in the classroom

We surveyed thousands of college students and instructors regarding the use of digital learning tools in the classroom. 74% percent of instructors report that the move towards implementing digital technologies in the Read More…