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MindTap Health, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, 8th Edition

  • Dianne Hales
  • ISBN-10: 1285515714
  • ISBN-13: 9781285515717
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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Overview

About the Product

MindTap Health for Hales' An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Features

  • Seamlessly deliver appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.

  • Break course content down into movable objects to promote personalization, encourage interactivity and ensure student engagement.

  • Customize the course – from tools to text – and make adjustments 'on the fly,' making it possible to intertwine breaking news into their lessons and incorporate today's teachable moments.

  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements, student engagement will increase leading to better student outcomes.

  • Track students' use, activities and comprehension in real-time, which provides opportunities for early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.

  • Assess knowledge throughout each section: after readings, in activities, homework, and quizzes.

  • Automatically grade of all homework and quizzes

Reviews

"I found MindTap very useful because it was easy to follow and everthing was right there."
— Student, San Jose State University

About the Author

Dianne Hales

Dianne Hales is one of the most widely published and honored health writers in the country. Her bestselling textbooks include AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS, and AN INVITATION TO PERSONAL CHANGE. Her most recent trade book is LA PASSIONE: HOW ITALY SEDUCED THE WORLD. Others include the award-winning compendium of mental health information CARING FOR THE MIND: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH; THINK THIN, BE THIN (with Doris Helmering); JUST LIKE A WOMAN: HOW GENDER SCIENCE IS REDEFINING WHAT MAKES US FEMALE; THE MIND-MOOD PILL BOOK; INTENSIVE CARING: NEW HOPE FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY (with Dr. Timothy Johnson); HOW TO SLEEP LIKE A BABY; THE U.S. ARMY TOTAL FITNESS PROGRAM; NEW HOPE FOR PROBLEM PREGNANCIES; and THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SLEEP. The President of Italy named Hales a "Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana" (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in recognition of her bestselling book LA BELLA LINGUA as an "invaluable tool for promoting the Italian language." Her other writing awards include prizes from the American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, California Psychiatric Society, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Council for the Advancement of Scientific Education, and the New York City Public Library. Her latest general audience book is the biography MONA LISA: A LIFE DISCOVERED.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition  (ISBN-10: 1133940005 | ISBN-13: 9781133940005)

Dianne Hales invites students to build their future of healthy living by evaluating their current lifestyles and making healthy changes. Delivering the most current coverage available, this engaging, student-oriented text integrates health concepts--body, mind, and spirit--with a wealth of applications for students' lives. The Eighth Edition provides building blocks like the new "Health in Action" activities and "Build Your Future" checklists to help students have a healthy, happy, fulfilling future. The new chapter on social health addresses important online issues and concerns of students. More than a text, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BUILD YOUR FUTURE, Brief Edition is a resource for lifelong learning and skills. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

MindTap Health, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hales' An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition  (ISBN-10: 1285513797 | ISBN-13: 9781285513799)

MindTap Health for Hales' An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition, 8th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.

Student Supplements

An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition  (ISBN-10: 1133940005 | ISBN-13: 9781133940005)

Do you want to better understand how your personal health affects your daily life? Do you want to make healthier choices and change certain behaviors? Learn It and Live It with AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BUILD YOUR FUTURE, Brief Edition. This student-oriented text helps you assess your health behaviors, encourages behavior change, and gives you practical ways to achieve it. Through its clear and engaging writing style, this text addresses current issues related to health and wellness that can affect you now and throughout your life. Delivering the most current coverage available, this book equips you with practical ideas and tools that you can immediately apply to your own life, helping you make informed decisions about your mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

MindTap Health, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Hales' An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition  (ISBN-10: 1285513797 | ISBN-13: 9781285513799)

MindTap Health for Hales' An Invitation to Health: Building Your Future, Brief Edition, 8th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses.