Connect for Finance
Whether accessing online homework or quizzes, getting up to speed on prerequisite material, or utilizing a media-rich eBook, Connect Finance provides a complete digital solution. Connect’s seamless partnership with course content allows instructors and students to go beyond the print world, into the digital realm with complete confidence. Connect Finance features include:
Connect for Finance Features
Assignable Video Series
Assignable, animated videos with 3 accompanying questions help students understand the key learning objectives. These dynamic videos are between 2-5 minutes in length are especially helpful to keep students engaged and those who would like additional review outside of the text. Videos are available with select Corporate Finance and Personal Finance titles.
Excel Simulation Problems
Excel Simulation Problems allow students to practice their Excel skills within the context of Corporate Finance or Investments. Questions feature animated, narrated Help and Show Me tutorials for students, as well as automatic feedback and grading for both students and professors. Excel Simulation problems are available with select Corporate Finance, MBA Corporate Finance, and Investments titles.
Personal Financial Plans
All NEW Personal Financial Plans are available for the first time within Connect. The assignable, auto-gradable plans correlate with sections of the text and have students work through a case and apply concepts learned.
Prep Courses cover the basic concepts in Math, Statistics, Accounting, Excel, and Economics, and are comprised of animated tutorial modules with quiz questions. Instructors can assign as homework or include for optional practice. Prep Courses give instructors more time in class to cover finance topics, and ensure that students do not get left behind.
Assignable End-Of-Chapter Material
Connect for Finance helps students learn more efficiently by providing feedback and practice material when they need it, where they need it. Our assignable, gradable end-of-chapter content helps students learn to solve problems and apply the concepts in finance. Algorithmic versions allow students to practice problems as many times as they need, to ensure that they fully understand each problem.
Algorithmic problems are auto-graded exercises using different numeric values each time a problem is served up to the student. This gives students practice in working a problem several times – same question, but different numbers each time. This also deters cheating because each student in a class or lab receives a slightly different version of the problem and correct answer.
Guided Examples provide narrated and animated, step-by-step walkthroughs of algorithmic versions of assigned exercises, allowing students to identify, review or reinforce the concepts and activities covered in class. Immediate feedback is provided so students can focus on the areas where they need the most guidance.
Comprehensive Test Bank
Connect includes a comprehensive test bank of various question types, allowing the instructor to create auto-graded assessment material with multiple problem types, algorithmic variation, and randomized question order.
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.
Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.
Discover how you can flip your own classroom
Click the button below to view a podcast series hosted by Jeffrey L. Anderson and Larry Hess. Each podcast is less than five minutes and will provide you with tips and best practices for flipping your own classroom.
Podcast topics include:
- What is the flipped classroom?
- What does a flipped classroom look like?
- How do I flip my classroom?
- What are some best practices for flipping the classroom?
- How do I flip my class today?
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