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MindTap Dental Assisting, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Phinney/Halstead’s Accompany Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach, 5th, 5th Edition

  • Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd
  • Judy Halstead
  • ISBN-10: 1305967712
  • ISBN-13: 9781305967717
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

MindTap for Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach, 5th 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. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. Video clips, interactive quizzing, games, flashcards, audio pronunciations, and simulations all provide a unique and engaging experience for learners. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

Features

  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools, saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, MindTap automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.

  • MindTap provides students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.

  • MindTap saves students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.

  • MindTap tracks students in real time with the Progress app; instructors can adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

  • With the MindTap Mobile app, instructors can keep students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to the course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.

  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pulling from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs, and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.

  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class—within the student view of the Progress app.

  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you, streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.

  • StudyHub is the one-stop studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.

  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.

Reviews

“I don’t think I would have learned as much without MindTap. In other classes I don’t spend much time in the book because doing so is so involved and time consuming. MindTap saves time and provides us with more study tools than the textbook.
— Student in Medical Terminology Class, Research Participant

About the Author

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd

Donna Phinney was a Certified Dental Assistant and program director for the Dental Assisting Program at Spokane Community College. She devoted her 20-year career to the dental field as a dental assistant and office manager and later to consulting and teaching. Ms. Phinney was a fellow of the American Dental Assistants Association, where she served as a consultant and an appointed commissioner, as well as an active member of the Washington State Dental Assisting Association. She earned her BA from Eastern Washington University and MEd from Whitworth College.

Judy Halstead

Judy Halstead, CDA, is the former Dental Assisting Program Director for a private college and a high school skills center. Now retired, she also worked as a dental assistant and an enthusiastic industry representative for more than 30 years. As a president of the Washington Dental Assistant Association, Ms. Halstead often delivered lectures and workshops at local, state and regional dental conferences as well as served as an industry consultant. She earned a BA from Eastern Washington University and is a Certified Dental Assistant with an Expanded Functions certificate.

Table of Contents

LEARNING PATH
Reality Check.
Reading.
Quick Checks.
Learning Labs.
Study Time: Power points, Flashcards, Crosswords, Concentration.
Test Yourself: Case Studies, Critical Thinking, Spelling.
Exam Review.

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

MindTap Dental Assisting, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Phinney/Halstead’s Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach  (ISBN-10: 130596781X | ISBN-13: 9781305967816)

MindTap for Dental Assisting, 4 terms (24 months) Phinney/Halstead’s Accompany Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach, 5th 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

MindTap Dental Assisting, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access for Phinney/Halstead’s Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach  (ISBN-10: 130596781X | ISBN-13: 9781305967816)

It’s 1 AM, there are 20 tabs open on your computer, you lost your flashcards for the test, and you’re so tired you can’t even read. It’d be nice if someone came up with a more efficient way of studying. Luckily, someone did. With a single login for MindTap Dental Assisting for Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach, 5th you can connect with your instructor, organize coursework, and have access to a range of study tools, including e-book and apps all in one place! Manage your time and workload without the hassle of heavy books! The MindTap Reader keeps all your notes together, lets you print the material, and will even read text out loud. Need extra practice? Find pre-populated flashcards and the entire eBook in the MindTap Mobile App, as well as quizzes and important course alerts. Want to know where you stand? Use the Progress app to track your performance in relation to other students. Engage with the material. Videos and animations help your understanding of key concepts while simulations and quizzing helps you bridge the gap from learning to real world application.