Third Edition   ©2015

LaunchPad for What is Life? A Guide to Biology with Physiology (Six Month Access)

Jay Phelan (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-01154-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-01154-3; Format: LaunchPad
Developed with extensive feedback from instructors and students, W.H. Freeman’s new online course space offers:
  • Pre-built units for each chapter, curated by experienced educators, with media for that chapter organized and ready to assign or customize to suit your course.
  • All online resources for the text in one location, including an interactive e-Book, LearningCurve adaptive quizzing (see below), Bio 101 Tutorials, Q Animations, graph-reading and data analysis activities, assessment questions (written by the author), all instructor resources, and more.
  • Intuitive and useful analytics, with a Gradebook that lets you see how your class is doing individually and as a whole.   
  • A streamlined interface that lets you build an entire course in minutes.

In a game-like format, LearningCurve adaptive and formative quizzing provides an effective way to get students involved in the coursework. It offers:
  • A unique learning path for each student, with quizzes shaped by each individual’s correct and incorrect answers.
  • A Personalized Study Plan, to guide students’ preparation for class and for exams.
  • Feedback for each question with live links to relevant e-book pages, guiding students to the reading they need to do to improve their areas of weakness.