POWER is the only research-based First Year Experience series with a unifying system for students to develop essential critical thinking and problem-solving skills. POWER Learning maximizes students' potential for success in college and life by addressing a diverse student population with real-world examples and applications in the context of their career in an engaging, accessible and meaningful way. Connect tools like SmartBook 2.0’s adaptive reading experience helps solidify students’ understanding of the foundational material, while others like the interactive Application-Based Activities put students in real-world situations to help them apply course concepts.
Chapter 2: Making the Most of Your Time
Chapter 3: Taking Notes
Chapter 4: Taking Test
Chapter 5: Reading and Remembering
Chapter 6: Choosing Your Courses and Academic Program
Chapter 7: Technology, Distance Learning, and Information Literacy
Chapter 8: Transfer Strategies: Making the Leap from Community College to a Four-Year School
Chapter 9: Diversity and Your Relationships
Chapter 10: Money Matters
Chapter 11: Juggling: Stress, Family, and Work
Chapter 12: Careers
By prompting students to engage with key concepts, while continually adapting to their individual needs, Connect activates learning and empowers students to take control resulting in better grades and increased retention rates. Proven online content integrates seamlessly with our adaptive technology, and helps build student confidence outside of the classroom.
Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.
Your text has great instructor tools, like presentation slides, instructor manuals, test banks and more. Follow the steps below to access your instructor resources or watch the step-by-step video.
- To get started, visit connect.mheducation.com to sign in. (If you do not have an account, request one from your McGraw Hill rep. To find your rep, visit Find Your Rep)
- Then, under "Find a Title," search by title, author, or subject
- Select your desired title, and create a course. (You do not have to create assignments, just a course instance)
- Go to your Connect course homepage
- In the top navigation, select library to access the title's instructor resources