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The smarter way to engage your students

SmartBook makes students more effective and efficent, and most importantly, more prepared for your class.

We now have the ability to harness theories from psychology and cognitive sciences in our software and embed these theories in the core structure of a course – deep within the content itself.

Well-researched and tested theories drive our technology

Smartbook tested theories infographic

  1. Flavell, J. H. "Metacognition and cognitive monitoring: A new area of cognitive-developmental inquiry." American Pyschologist (1979) 34,906 -911. Print.
  2. Ericsson, K. Anders, Krampe, Ralf Th., Clemens Tesch - Romer. "The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance". Psychological Review Vol. 100 No. 3 (1993) 363-406. Print
  3. Ebbinghaus, Herman, Trans. Clara E. Bussenius and Henry A. Ruger Memory: A Contribution to Experimental Psychology, Eastford, CT: Martino Fine Books, 2 – 11. Print
  4. Koster, Raph. A Theory of Fun for Game Design. Scottsdale, AZ: Paraglyph Press, Inc., 2005. Print.

Available within McGraw-Hill Connect®

"They’re ready for this. Students are hungry for information, but they want it delivered to them in a different format."

"I use the SmartBook reports to see how the class is progressing on specific objectives and see if there are any problems the entire class is struggling with. It is invaluable for real-time information that helps guide lecture focus."

Download best practices

Smartbook Best Practices PDF

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"Student engagement has increased outside the classroom, and they tend to log on over the weekends to complete the assignments and access the SmartBook."