Connect for Biology
A proven tool to help students earn better grades and instructors optimize their time and energy, Connect for Biology enables instructors to seamlessly create and auto-grade assignments correlated to learning objectives. Adaptive technology offers students immediate, detailed feedback on their work, allowing them to focus on areas where they need improvement. Explore features available within Connect.
Connect for Biology Features
Connect strengthens the link between faculty, students and coursework. Watch to learn more.
Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.
The ultimate course preparation tool, Biology Prep leverages proven adaptive learning technology to identify and address students’ knowledge gaps before the semester even begins, ensuring that students enter their courses prepared. By efficiently targeting, assessing and revisiting the prerequisite information that they need to know, Biology Prep helps students take on the challenges of college-level work.
Within Connect, instructors can choose from a variety of questions, many of which are interactive or include a tutorial or animation to help students grasp more difficult concepts within each chapter. Instructors can also use the tutorials and animations during class time or one-on-one with students as an extra resource.
provide an engaging and entertaining way to bring the relevancy of science to students. These concept-based videos walk students through simple experiments to show them science is everywhere. Instructors who use BioNow videos find their students are more engaged in class and more curious about science. Each video is assignable and assessable with over 20 questions per video to use pre or post lecture.
As a learning science company, we create content that builds up higher-order thinking skills. Within McGraw-Hill Connect®, we tag it accordingly so you can filter your search, assign it, and receive reporting on it. These content asset types can be associated with one or more levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
What Is Active Learning in Majors Biology?
Active learning refers to a variety of teaching strategies with the common goal of actively engaging students in the learning process. Studies show that, compared to the passive transfer of information, active learning can result in:
Greater development of critical thinking skills
Better understanding of challenging concepts
A more equitable and engaging learning environment
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