Neil F. Comins
William J. Kaufmann
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LearningCurvePowerful adaptive quizzing, a game-like format, direct links to the e-Book, instant feedback, and the promise of better grades make using LearningCurve a no brainer. Customized quizzing tailored to each text adapts to students responses and provides material at different difficulty levels and topics based on student performance. Students love the simple yet powerful system and instructors can access class reports to help refine lecture content.
A Fully interactive e-BookEvery LaunchPad e-Book comes with powerful study tools for students, video and multimedia content, and easy customization for instructors. Students can search, highlight, and bookmark, making it easier to study and access key content. And teachers can make sure their class gets just the book they want to deliver: customize and rearrange chapters, add and share notes and discussions, and link to quizzes, activities, and other resources.
Intuitive and Useful Analytics The gradebook quickly and easily allows you to look up performance metrics for your whole class, for individual students and for individual assignments. Having ready access to this information can help in both lecture prep and in making office hours more productive and efficient.
Assignable Media Resources with AssessmentEach LaunchPad incorporates a wide range of interactive resources developed exclusively for the course, including tutorials, animations, videos, activities, and more. All of these resources can be assigned through LaunchPad, with assessment results reporting directly into the gradebook.
Astronomy TutorialsThese self-guided, concept-driven experiential walkthroughs engage students in the process of scientific discovery as they make observations, draw conclusions, and apply their knowledge. Astronomy tutorials combine multimedia resources, activities, and assessment questions.
Image Map ActivitiesThese activities use figures and photographs from the text to assess key ideas, helping students to develop their visual literacy skills. Students must click the appropriate section(s) of the image and answer corresponding questions.
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