Biology - Non-Majors

Biology - Non-Majors

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 Overview

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SmartBook

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.

Relevancy Modules

With the help of the new Relevancy Modules within Connect®, students will be able to see how biology actually relates to their everyday lives. Each module consists of videos, an overview of basic scientific concepts, and then a closer look at the application of these concepts to the relevant topic. Students and instructors can access the new Relevancy Modules ebook at no additional cost! Auto-graded assessment questions which correlate to the modules are also available within Connect®.The 8 modules demonstrate the connections between biological content and topics that are of an interest to society as a whole.

Animations/Tutorials

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.

BioNow Videos

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.

Connect Reports

Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.

Tegrity

Tegrity is a video capture and remote proctoring solution available within Connect that drives student engagement in traditional, flipped, hybrid, or fully online courses.



Connect for Biology Titles


Connect Master

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THEME-BASED APPROACH

Have you ever wanted to teach biology by relevant themes? Well, now you can! Connect Master: Why Biology? Is the first ever theme-based course that associates biological processes to topics relevant to students’ lives. This approach enables non-majors students to create connections, become more engaged with the content, and make informed decisions as scientifically literate citizens.



Case Studies


Connect Decreases Grading Time and Improves Exam Scores and Student Engagement

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Connect & LearnSmart Labs Enable Educators to Design a Lab-Intensive Biology Course Entirely Online—And Help Students Achieve Success

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